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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 1986

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { G J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,517
Across
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Fix : SUIT
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Outer, anatomically : ECTAL
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Stable infant : FOAL
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Frogner Park locale : OSLO
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Word with jet or prop : TURBO
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Concerning : INRE
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Start of a quip : THEDICTIONARYIS
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Wyo.'s ___ Range : TETON
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Affair of honor : DUEL
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Indian carved pole : XAT
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"___ pro nobis" : ORA
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Arrived : CAME
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Isr. neighbor : LEB
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More of the quip : THEONLYPLACE
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Between pie and mode : ALA
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Hamlet's "___ take arms . . . " : ORTO
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Jury : PANEL
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Fuel gas : PROPANE
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Sat : ROOSTED
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Sharp : ACRID
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A ___ Able : ASIN
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"___ the season . . . " : TIS
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More of the quip : WHERESUCCESS
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N.Y.C. or Balt. : SPT
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___ avis : RARA
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___ de tête (headache) : MAL
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Health club : SPA
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Armadillo : TATU
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New Zealand aborigine : MAORI
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End of the quip : COMESBEFOREWORK
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Caine role : ALFIE
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Rolls of money : WADS
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Inventor Nikola : TESLA
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Exhibit boredom : YAWN
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___ voce : SOTTO
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Member of the wedding : USHER
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"___ Song Go . . . " : ILETA
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Fuss : TODO
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Common abbr. : ETC
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Film director's cry : CUT
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Neptune's emblem : TRIDENT
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___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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Desolate : LONELY
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Evergreen : FIR
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Gemstone : ONYX
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"Vissi d'arte," for one : ARIA
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For fear that : LEST
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Part of a foot : INCH
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Syrian city : ALEPPO
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Long, long time : AEON
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Jeanne of "Jules et Jim" : MOREAU
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Detonations : BLASTS
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Snouted mammals : TAPIRS
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Roman cuirass : LORICA
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Fair grades : CEES
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Antiquity, in poesy : ELD
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Chief : ARCH
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Knowledge : LORE
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Handle roughly : PAW
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Experts : ADEPTS
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Lulu : ONER
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Napes : SCRUFFS
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Rossini's "___ Mater" : STABAT
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Ditto : SAME
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Cabbage; bread : MOOLA
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Pointer : ARROW
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Compare : LIKEN
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Harbor sight : SCOW
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Negri of silents : POLA
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In the center of : AMID
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Far: Comb. form : TELE
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Gone : AWAY
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Aurora, to Aristotle : EOS
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J. R.'s concern : OIL
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Cartoonist Gardner : REA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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