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New York Times, Monday, October 27, 1986

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { C J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,502
Across
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Move briskly : TROT
5
Rhyme scheme : ABBA
9
Absolute : UTTER
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Lose a lap : RISE
15
Fish-eating bird : LOON
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Prize money : PURSE
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Actor Dixon : IVAN
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Tedious : LONG
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Rhine pumice rock : TRASS
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Rotate : TAKETURNS
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Like some needs : UNMET
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Jubilant : ELATED
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Gobs : TARS
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Woven fabric : MESH
29
Successively : INTURN
33
Be meddlesome : SNOOP
37
___ de force : TOUR
39
Concept, to Colette : IDEE
40
City W of St. Louis : LADUE
41
Hockey's Bobby : ORR
42
Walks wearily : PLODS
43
" . . . prepared ___ for my steps": Psalm 57 : ANET
44
Early 1900's art cult : DADA
45
Tears apart : RENDS
46
Conditional release : PAROLE
48
Otherwise : ELSE
50
The ___, in E England : FENS
52
Postulate : ASSERT
57
"___ luego!" : HASTA
60
Ponders : TURNSOVER
63
Describing a hopeless situation : ALLUP
64
Leave out : OMIT
65
Church part : NAVE
66
Actor Roger from London : MOORE
67
Descartes : RENE
68
Together, musically : ADUE
69
Disburse : SPEND
70
Bring about : MAKE
71
Device on a loom : REED
Down
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No longer fresh : TRITE
2
Emulator : RIVAL
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Important Japanese port : OSAKA
4
Doctrine : TENET
5
Refer indirectly to : ALLUDE
6
Ill-mannered person : BOOR
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City on the Rhine : BONN
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Feeling of dread : ANGST
9
Cause disorder : UPTURN
10
Subway-entrance device : TURNSTILE
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British streetcar : TRAM
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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Be at ease : REST
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City near Phoenix : TEMPE
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Broadcast : AIR
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Greek portico : STOA
28
Throng : HORDE
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___ Thani, Thai province : UDON
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Actor Foxx : REDD
32
Loch of monster fame : NESS
33
Blow : SLAP
34
Zola novel : NANA
35
River to the Baltic : ODER
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Not in due order of succession : OUTOFTURN
38
Soviet river : URAL
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Fourth Estate : PRESS
44
Retreat : DEN
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Vaulted : LEAPED
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S. C. river : SANTEE
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Blizzard : STORM
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Detecting apparatus : SONAR
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Dodge : EVADE
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Theatrical entertainment : REVUE
56
Cornered : TREED
57
Amateur radio operators : HAMS
58
Poorly proportioned : ALOP
59
Liquor flavoring : SLOE
61
Swedish seaport : UMEA
62
Curling site : RINK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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