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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 1986

Author:
Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J V X }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,524
Across
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Porcelain : CHINA
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Overlook : MISS
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Current events : NEWS
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Home-run king : AARON
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Step ___ (accelerate) : ONIT
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Diamond Head's isle : OAHU
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Undaunted : STOUT
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Director Preminger : OTTO
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Emerald Isle : ERIN
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Patti Page hit record : TENNESSEEWALTZ
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Lascivious look : LEER
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Like: Suffix : ISH
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Whim : MAGGOT
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Hitchcock's "___ Window" : REAR
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Sine ___ non : QUA
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Anchor position : ATRIP
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Cenetaph : TOMB
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Sweet rolls : BUNS
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Ty Cobb's sobriquet : THEGEORGIAPEACH
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Outfit : TOGS
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Business transaction : DEAL
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Tarsus : ANKLE
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D.C. agcy. for senior citizens : SSA
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Borscht ingredient : BEET
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Invisible : UNSEEN
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___ Speedwagon, rock group : REO
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Very small quantity : IOTA
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Metrodome home team : MINNESOTATWINS
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Plunder : LOOT
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Bonito's kin : TUNA
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Kovacs or Pyle : ERNIE
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"___ Show of Shows" : YOUR
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Having wings : ALAR
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Soprano Mitchell : LEONA
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Lollapalooza : LULU
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One year's history : ANNAL
Down
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Play company : CAST
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Detest : HATE
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Press : IRON
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Grammar item : NOUN
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Dik-dik or kudu : ANTELOPE
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Beast weighing up to 1,800 lbs. : MOOSE
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Questioning : INTERROGATIONAL
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Location : SITE
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Pack away : STOW
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Christmas carols : NOELS
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Richter-scale event : EARTHQUAKE
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Expert : WHIZ
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Our star of stars : SUN
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Tennis unit : SET
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Broadcast : AIR
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Helm and Houston : MATTS
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A friend of Porthos : ATHOS
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Sociable : GREGARIOUS
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Fish spears : GIGS
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Author Ludwig : EMIL
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Lawyers' gp. : ABA
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Sam or Remus : UNCLE
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Pale : ASHEN
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Chimp's nesting place : TREE
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Hogan and Vereen : BENS
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Pindaric work : ODE
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Slender cigar : PANATELA
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___ vivant : BON
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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___ nous (confidentially) : ENTRE
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Japanese port city : OTARU
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Heath : MOOR
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Abbr. after a list of names : ETAL
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Philippine archipelago : SULU
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Birdhouse resident : WREN
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Look ___ (visit) : INON
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A 1492 ship : NINA
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Close an envelope : SEAL
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Caustic : LYE

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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