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New York Times, Monday, October 6, 1986

Author:
James R. Burns
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
James R. Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,481

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Across
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Maxims : SAWS
5
Antitoxins : SERA
9
Workplace watchdog agcy. : OSHA
13
Old Testament book : EZRA
14
"Get lost!" : SCRAM
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Chicken house : COOP
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And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Cocktail orders : MANHATTANS
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Got together : MET
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Railroad or bus chaser : LINE
21
Siouan tent : TEEPEE
22
Trains : SCHOOLS
24
Policeman's assigned route : BEAT
25
Shad ___ : ROE
26
Links party : FOURSOME
30
Marquis of ___ rules, in boxing : QUEENSBERRY
34
Thicken : GEL
35
Service branch: Abbr. : USCG
36
"___ pro nobis" : ORA
37
Willowy : SLIM
38
Suffix with sheep or wolf : ISH
39
Rude, derisory sounds : BRONXCHEERS
43
Amino-acids sources : PROTEINS
45
Back talk : LIP
46
Fade away : WANE
47
Shackles : FETTERS
51
Rank : RATING
54
Time periods : ERAS
55
Storage tank : VAT
56
"A Tree Grows ___": Smith : INBROOKLYN
58
Rescue : SAVE
59
Stud-farm newborn : FOAL
60
Minnesota features : LAKES
61
Brainstorm : IDEA
62
H.M.S. Pinafore's crew : TARS
63
Textile worker : DYER
64
Legendary Swiss hero : TELL
Down
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Appears to be : SEEMS
2
Ancient Mexican : AZTEC
3
Infuriation : WRATH
4
Actor Mineo : SAL
5
Glances over : SCANS
6
Sea eagle : ERNE
7
Stadium cheer : RAH
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Part of A.A.U. : AMATEUR
9
Musical groups : OCTETS
10
Daytime TV fare : SOAP
11
Put an edge on : HONE
12
Church section : APSE
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Greetings : SMILES
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Lachrymose : TEARY
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Web-footed bird : LOON
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Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
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Cleansing agent : BORAX
26
Seedless plants : FERNS
27
Stare at amorously : OGLE
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Memorable Israeli stateswoman : MEIR
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Stately trees : ELMS
30
Verbal sally : QUIP
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Superpower's initials : USSR
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"Little Sir ___" of songdom : ECHO
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U.S. pioneer : BOONE
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Calendar abbr. : SEPT
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Lotto relative : BEANO
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Author Lardner's given name : RINGOLD
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Deterges : CLEANS
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Shows that have no lows : HITS
44
Emulates Clemens : TWIRLS
47
Young chicken : FRYER
48
Escape by artifice : EVADE
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"Tzigane" composer: 1915 : RAVEL
50
Great bargain : STEAL
51
Falling-out : RIFT
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Wild Asian ox : ANOA
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Part of a ski tow : TBAR
54
Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Round Table knight : KAY
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Convene : SIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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