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New York Times, Saturday, November 29, 1986

Author:
Joe Clonick
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,535
Across
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House slipper : SCUFF
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The entire range : GAMUT
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With-it : HIP
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Asian capital : HANOI
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Convex molding : OVOLO
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"Doc' Horne" author : ADE
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Fla. entertainment ctr. : EPCOT
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Movie cowboy Lash : LARUE
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___ culpa : MEA
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Thaw : MELT
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An objective for Sally? : AFIELDGOAL
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Small falcon : KESTREL
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Bit : ATOM
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"B.C." character : THOR
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Bruce Jenner, e.g. : ATHLETE
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Actor Milo : OSHEA
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Cajoles : WHEEDLES
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Father, to Fabius : PATER
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___ Cayes, Haitian seaport : LES
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Yorkshire city : LEEDS
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Song from "Finian's Rainbow" : THEBEGAT
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Pub measures : PINTS
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With garish vividness : LURIDLY
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Performer Turner : TINA
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Pianist von Alpenheim : ILSE
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Encouraged : CHEERED
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Surrounded by scoundrels? : WELLHEELED
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Kind of hopper : CLOD
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Kimono adjunct : OBI
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"All ___": Cole Porter : OFYOU
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Culinary hot stuff : CHILI
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"Krazy ___" : KAT
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The southeast wind : EURUS
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Kind of pipe : PEACE
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Plank's curve : SNY
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Blackboard : SLATE
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Something of value : ASSET
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A son of Noah : SHEM
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"Krakatit" author : CAPEK
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"___ Albert," 1971 hit song : UNCLE
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Kicks a check around? : FOOTSTHEBILL
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Suitable : FIT
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Kite or Irwin : GOLFER
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Purpose : AVAIL
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Hit song from "Mondo Cane" : MORE
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Howl : ULULATE
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Hit obliquely as a halfback? : TOEDTHELINE
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Breakfast treat : HAMOMELET
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Ring out : PEAL
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Venezuelan river or mining town : AROA
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Parts of Midas's feet? : GOLDENARCHES
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Footwear for Eric? : THEREDSHOES
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Sounds of satisfaction : AHS
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Williams and Koppel : TEDS
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Sigmoid shape : ESS
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Punchbowl's site : OAHU
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Antisepsis : STERILITY
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Sopping : WET
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Evangelistic TV network : PTL
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Minstrel's song : LAY
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Pleased as Punch : GLEEFUL
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Patchily colored : PIED
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"What's ___ of worrying?": Asaf : THEUSE
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Political influence : CLOUT
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Disney's middle name : ELIAS
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Sweet, in Sorrento : DOLCE
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Chinese kitchenware : WOKS
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He wrote "My People" : EBAN
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Jaguarundi : EYRA
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Japanese parliament : DIET
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Tax expert, for short : CPA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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