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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 1986

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,482
Across
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First Oscar film : WINGS
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Bitter : ACRID
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Pelage : FUR
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Soap plant : AMOLE
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Tours's river : LOIRE
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Alias, for short : AKA
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Restless feeling : SPRINGFEVER
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Journey part : LEG
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Impertinent : SASSY
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Thieves' unit : DEN
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Lohengrin's bride : ELSA
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Buddhist monastery : TERA
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Holy man : RABBI
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Verb ender : OSE
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Famous middle name : ALVA
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Certain sizes : LONGS
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Hedy Lamarr, for one : BRUNETTE
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Unmarried : SINGLE
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Face the target : AIM
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Theme of this puzzle : SEASONS
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Feed-bag tidbit : OAT
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Biblical book : ROMANS
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___ as (because) : INASMUCH
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Administer unction, old style : ANELE
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Porgy : SCUP
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Brooklyn follower : ITE
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Riveter of W.W. II : ROSIE
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Bridge : SPAN
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Mandolin's kin : LUTE
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___ Palmas : LAS
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Portray : ENACT
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Violinist Kavafian : ANI
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Shinleaf : WINTERGREEN
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Pep : VIM
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Emulated an expectant father : PACED
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Tempo marking : LENTO
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Munched : ATE
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Skillful : ADEPT
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Beaver's cousin : OTTER
Down
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Part of "T.W.T.W.T." : WAS
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Little rascals : IMPS
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Mrs. Helmer : NORA
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Shine : GLISTEN
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Feel : SENSE
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Nickname of a '36 contender : ALF
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Campus figure : COED
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Muralist of note : RIVERA
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Spenser's name for Ireland : IRENA
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Quarrel : FALLINGOUT
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Oahu music-makers : UKES
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Mode in Hindu music : RAGA
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Revolves : GYRATES
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Dark, to poets : EBON
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Utah resort : ALTA
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Ignorance, in an old saying : BLISS
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Hunter in the sky : ORION
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Gershwin hit: 1935 : SUMMERTIME
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Blister: Abbr. : VESIC
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Sugared : GLACE
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Clockmaker Thomas : SETH
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Theda of silents : BARA
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Bondsmen of old : ESNES
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Food fish : SNAPPER
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Burden : ONUS
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Mosque feature : MINARET
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Medium's forte : SEANCE
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Homer classic : ILIAD
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Word form with Saxon : ANGLO
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Scoria : LAVA
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Military group : UNIT
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Short distance : STEP
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Copper : CENT
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Pierre's pate : TETE
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F.D.R. agcy. : WPA
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Airline-schedule initials : EDT
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Neither's companion : NOR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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