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New York Times, Thursday, November 14, 1985

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,155
Across
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Strain from pressure : HEAT
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The Mounties of Can. : RCMP
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Suffixed : ADDED
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"___ Desire," Stanwyck film : ALLI
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Out of the wind : ALEE
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Thin and tall : REEDY
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Seberg role: 1957 : SAINTJOAN
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Shakespeare's "world" : STAGE
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Fleeces : CHEATS
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Phrased : WORDED
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Scabbard : SHEATH
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Grassy plain in Venezuela : LLANO
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Spruce : NEAT
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Indian nurse : AYAH
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Poet's foot : IAMB
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Frequent Brennan role : OLDSTER
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Supply with food : VICTUAL
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Cartoonist Gardner : REA
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Neither Dem. nor Rep. : IND
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Miscellany : ANA
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Dr. J's league : NBA
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Altogether : ENMASSE
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Took to task : BERATED
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Grate : RASP
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Release : UNDO
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Khartoum's river : NILE
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Poker Flat creator : HARTE
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Blake's "Gunsmoke" co-star : ARNESS
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Word of honor : PAROLE
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Hundred, to Hadrian : CENTUM
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Incomparable : ALONE
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Lamarr role: 1942 : TONDELAYO
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Malayan mammal : TAPIR
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"___ homo" : ECCE
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Verily : AMEN
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Lift : ERECT
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Provençal summers : ETES
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Actor Auberjonois : RENE
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Possesses : HAS
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High note : ELA
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K. Hepburn role: 1935 : ALICEADAMS
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Protective gear : TINHATS
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Javanese chief's title : RAJAH
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Jumbled mass : CLOT
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Piddling : MEASLY
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Stylograph, e.g. : PEN
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Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
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World Series winners: 1984 : DETROIT
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Word with pan or lock : DEAD
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Advantage : EDGE
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Stained : DYED
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Vietnam offensive : TET
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Oahu maiden : WAHINE
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Noisy one at 3 A.M. : SNORER
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E. Waugh book : HELENA
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Ritual wash basin : LAVABO
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Full of élan : ARDENT
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Russell role: 1958 : AUNTIEMAME
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Normand and Mercer : MABELS
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Epeeists : BLADES
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Polynesian trees : TIS
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Guarantee : ENSURE
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Diner or sleeper : CAR
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Voiceless : APHONIC
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Ringed : ANNULAR
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Boil down : DECOCT
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Vigilant : ALERT
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Where the Amazon rises : ANDES
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A.A.A. abbr. : RTE
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Hors d'oeuvre : PATE
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Kind of ligament : ALAR
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Lasso : ROPE
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Suffix with insist : ENCE
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Mark in curling : TEE
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Urge : YEN
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Integer : ONE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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