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New York Times, Wednesday, November 26, 1986

Author:
Elissa Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F G K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Ulan ___, Mongolia : BATOR
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German river : RUHR
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Simple : MERE
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Chemical compound : AMINE
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Physical or oral follower : EXAM
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Christened : NAMED
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Covers : LIDS
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Old letter : RUNE
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Dessert : CHERRIESJUBILEE
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Balaam's beast : ASS
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Signify : MATTER
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Guards in a slammer : SCREWS
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Evil look : LEER
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Georgetown athlete : HOYA
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Les Etats-___ : UNIS
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Better : OUTDO
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Desserts : ICECREAMSUNDAES
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Former Turkish title : PASHA
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Nothing, in Nancy : RIEN
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French department : ORNE
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Ref. book : DICT
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Puts to the test : ASSAYS
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Use a sieve : STRAIN
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Norman or Tway : PRO
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Dessert : CHOCOLATEMOUSSE
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In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
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Guinness or Clunes : ALEC
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Refrain syllables : TRALA
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Misplace : LOSE
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Comic-book light bulb : IDEA
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Conies' cousins : HARES
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Overwhelmed, in a way : AWED
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"___ Yankees," 1955 musical : DAMN
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Omit a vowel : ELIDE
Down
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Judge's seat : BANC
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Eastern nanny : AMAH
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Part of E.S.T. : TIME
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Lulu : ONER
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Sketch over : REDRAW
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Vexes in Texas, etc. : RILES
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"Topaz" author : URIS
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Pilgrimage : HADJ
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Headhunter's request : RESUME
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Earn : MERIT
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Rejoice : EXULT
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Indian queen : RANEE
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Eastern ruler : EMEER
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Scions : ISSUE
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Rothschild title : BARON
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Argo, e.g. : SHIP
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Imogene from Philadelphia : COCA
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Pastrami holders : RYES
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Every's partner : EACH
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Boundary : LIMIT
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Being, to Aquinas : ESSE
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Popeye Doyle of films, e.g. : NARC
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Japanese herbs : UDOS
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"G.W.T.W." locale : TARA
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Gainsay : DENY
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Sugar suffixes : OSES
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Marconi's medium : RADIO
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Divest of weapons : UNARM
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Like some tiles : INLAID
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Comfort : SOOTHE
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La ___, Milan's opera house : SCALA
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Toss : THROW
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Incite : ROUSE
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Emulated Streep : ACTED
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Type of pie : PECAN
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TV's Hawkeye : ALDA
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Swarm : TEEM
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Garb for 12 Down : SARI
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Huskies' vehicle : SLED
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Ameliorate : EASE

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