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New York Times, Wednesday, November 19, 1986

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,525
Across
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Speaker's spot : DAIS
5
Do the butterfly : SWIM
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Mottled : PIED
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Arran resident : SCOT
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"___ Alice," Albee play : TINY
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Norway, to a native : NORGE
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Slingshots : CATAPULTS
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Ted Lange on "The Love Boat" : ISAAC
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Take a long look : STARE
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Aloof : DETACHED
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Gun the eng. : REV
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Provoke Pappy Yokum : RILE
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Tool : CATSPAW
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Short oratorio : CANTATA
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Springsteen's "Born in the ___" : USA
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A foe of Peter Pan : SMEE
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Looked happy : BEAMED
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Journalist Jacob ___ : RIIS
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Five: Comb. form : PENTA
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Malacca : CANE
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Picnic meat, sometimes : SALAMI
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A top W.W. I admiral : SIMS
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Low digit : TOE
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Capture : ENSNARE
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Winged mewer : CATBIRD
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Comedian-actor Foxx : REDD
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Plastic or classic preceder : NEO
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Squeezing : PRESSURE
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Between ___ and a hard place : AROCK
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Promise : TROTH
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Rancher : CATTLEMAN
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Like a flue : SOOTY
67
A Prot. religion : EPIS
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He opposes pros : ANTI
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Icelandic literary work : EDDA
70
Knock down : DECK
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Cant : LIST
Down
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Bronze medals: Abbr. : DSCS
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"Had Tiberius been ___": Arnold : ACAT
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Jot : IOTA
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Belle and Bart : STARRS
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Udall sobriquet : STU
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Adjective for Steve Martin : WILD
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Bury : INTER
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William Blake was one : MYSTIC
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Resembling Rodeo Drive : POSH
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Minced oath : EGAD
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Holiday mo. : DEC
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___ Council: A.D. 325 : NICENE
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Fledglings' sounds : PEEPS
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Montgomery resident : ALABAMAN
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Blackmailers, usurers et al. : VAMPIRES
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Malediction : CURSE
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Mongol, e.g. : ASIAN
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Requirements for a certain party game : TAILS
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A time to bide : WEE
30
Langley Field gp. : TAC
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Cremona craftsman : AMATI
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Kind of sax : TENOR
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"___ of dreadful note": Macbeth : ADEED
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Duo in a nonet : ENS
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Cape ___ Blas, Fla. : SAN
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Obsession : TIC
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Fenlike : MARSHY
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Pick a peck of pockets? : STEAL
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Inferred : EDUCED
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Northern : BOREAL
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Hanging : DRAPE
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Goad : PROD
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Cross : ROOD
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Miss Kett : ETTA
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Diet follower : ETIC
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Arena in Atlanta : OMNI
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Broadway musical hit : CATS
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Emulate Mme. Defarge : KNIT
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Lao-___, Chinese philosopher : TSE
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Small sound of annoyance : TSK

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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