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"DEAR MARTY AND ANNIE HALL,

New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 1986

Author:
Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 26, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Nancy W. Atkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,529
Across
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Tribal symbols : TOTEMS
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Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
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Goals : AIMS
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Arafat's gp. : PLO
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Of part of the eye : IRIDIC
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Thumb-twiddler : DALLIER
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One who is lovey-dovey : SMOOCHER
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"YOU KNOW US AS ___ : ORDINARYPEOPLE
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Thin sheet of metal : TINPLATE
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White compound used in pottery : CERIA
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WHO WANTED ___ : APLACEINTHESUN
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SO WE BOUGHT A BUSINESS JUST ___ : EASTOFEDEN
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Cousin of etc. : ETAL
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Oscar winner: 1958 : IVES
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Auth. of "Ash Wednesday" : TSE
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Hallucinogen, for short : LSD
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Put in operation : USE
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Helmet-shaped flower parts : GALEAE
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Utah Indians or mountains : UINTAS
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Hostel : INN
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Test formulator : BINET
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Musical pause : REST
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LAST MONTH ___ : INTHEHEATOFTHENIGHT
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Catch a glimpse of : SEE
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
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Actor Richard and family : GERES
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Interlock : MESH
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Elliptical ornaments : OVA
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Swath; bank : ROW
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IN WALKED ___ : THEGODFATHER
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Relating to wheels : ROTAL
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Grabby or gung-ho : AVID
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Just around the corner : NEAR
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Companion of drabs : DRIBS
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Corn pest : BORER
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WITH ___ : JEZEBEL
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Freund, in France : AMI
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Quattro preceder : TRE
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THEY TOOK OVER OUR SMALL ___ : CABARET
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American blacksnake : RACER
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Use up shekels : SPEND
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Mine, to a mineur : AMOI
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Pliny's 30th year : LIII
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Flub : ERROR
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AND MOVED INTO ___ : THEAPARTMENT
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B–F links : CDE
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Auction action : BID
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Brainchild : IDEA
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Of the throat : GULAR
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Peteman's material : NITRO
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Foofaraw : ADO
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PLEASE MEET US AT THE ___ : AIRPORTINOLDCHICAGO
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Ship-shaped clocks : NEFS
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Mark over a vowel : BREVE
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Native of Benin : EDO
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Crosses the threshold : ENTERS
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Comb. form for As : ARSENO
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A Tyrol ending : ESE
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Yak : GAB
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Kind of kangaroo : RAT
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Homophone for sight : SITE
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Hay or choir follower : LOFT
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FOR WE ARE ___ : COMINGHOME
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VIA ___ : CHARIOTSOFFIRE
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Take effect : INURE
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Adventurous; visionary : ROMANTIC
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LOVE, ___" : JULIAANDBENHUR
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Nepal's highest peak : ANAPURNA
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Bone formation : OSTOSIS
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Give the go-by : IGNORE
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Chess pieces : MEN
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Auden offering : POEM
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Previous to this : YESTER
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Strong ___ : ASANOX
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Familia member : TIO
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Eight-time Norris Trophy recipient : ORR
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Highlands mood : TID
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One kind of bull : EDICT
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"Giant" actor : MINEO
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Bureau accessory : SCARF
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Pile : NAP
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Spill over messily : SLOP
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Soprano guitars : TIPLES
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Unfold a tale : RELATE
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Feathery palm : ARECA
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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"___ the. Mood for Love" : IMIN
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___ Blanc, in the Alps : MONT
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Queen of Spain : SOPHIA
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Stage : PHASE
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"___ pray" : LETUS
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A son of Jerahmeel : OREN
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Pairs : DYADS
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Showing know-how : CLEVER
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Cambodian coin : RIEL
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Baylor of N.B.A. fame : ELGIN
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Savoie sheath : ETUI
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"Pleasure's ___ . . . ": Byron : ASIN
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Commissioned to go : SENT
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Emulate Greeley : EDIT
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Deprived of nutrition : UNFED
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Varnish ingredients : ANIMES
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French artist: 1881–1955 : LEGER
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Old English letters : ETHS
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A relative : THE
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At the age of: Abbr. : AET
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Capt. Kirk portrayer : SHATNER
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NASA negative : NOGO
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Exert (oneself) : BESTIR
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Abstruse : ESOTERIC
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Author of "Not So Wild a Dream" : SEVAREID
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A shade of blue : TEAL
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Cohan's first wife : ETHEL
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"Into ___ of dew": Field : ASEA
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Moved, jobwise: Abbr. : TRFD
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This is sometimes lost : HEART
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Beat : THROB
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Sovereignty, in India : RAJ
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Annul : OVERRIDE
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___ of Menlo Park : WIZARDOF
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Muscat, for one : GRAPE
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Building girder : HBEAM
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Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
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Art style revived in the 1960's : DECO
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"___ hook well . . . ": Shak. : BAITTHE
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Purgerof Stalin's opponents : BERIA
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Scanty, British style : MEAGRE
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Data for a computer : INPUT
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Fastigiate : CONIC
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Foulard : TIE
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"Behold, I was ___ in iniquity . . . ": Psalm 51 : SHAPEN
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"Babaoua" author : DALI
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Patch up : MEND
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He wrote "My People" : EBAN
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Basse-___, Guadeloupe : TERRE
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Eastern noble : RANEE
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Trampled on : TROD
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Jacks, to London tots : DIBS
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Start of a canine name : RIN
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Mo. of the spooks : OCT
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Convex molding : OVOLO
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Mad. Ave. creation : LOGO
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Danish island : AERO
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Chickpea : GRAM
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Padua innkeeper : OSTE
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Petty tyrant : SATRAP
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Bring Silver to a halt : REINUP
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Radiate : EFFUSE
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Acrobatic equipment : STILTS
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Gemayel et al. : AMINS
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Swaddle : BIND
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Excelled : SHONE
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O. W. Burt's "___ American" : IAMAN
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H.H.H.'s "politics ___" : OFJOY
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Terminate : CEASE
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Woman's scarf : NUBIA
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Morris and Luzinski : GREGS
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Hairdresser's item : HENNA
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Stuff to the gills : CRAM
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Other, to Sancho : OTRO
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Part for piercing : TINE
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Bunco : SCAM
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Sidesplitter : RIOT
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Suite movement : AIR
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Sweetie pie : HON
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Taillike: Comb. form : URO
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Mardi Gras V.I.P. : REX

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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