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New York Times, Saturday, November 8, 1986

Author:
Frederick Duda
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Frederick Duda has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,514
Across
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Computer list : MENU
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___ casino : CLAMS
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Disney film: 1982 : TRON
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Deesis : ICON
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Logger's iron bar : RAKER
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Galabia : ROBE
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Satire by 55 Across : THEWAYWELIVENOW
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Aromatic compound used to test chlorination : TOLIDINE
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Gore : INSET
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TV trio: 1960-72 : SONS
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Milk: Comb. form : LACT
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"___ and I": MacDonald : THEEGG
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Rhythmic silence, in music : REST
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Sea east of Victoria Land : ROSS
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Soprano from Madrid: 1843-1919 : PATTI
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Rex's relative : ROI
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Novel by 55 Across, with "The" : EUSTACEDIAMONDS
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Native: Suffix : ESE
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Navigational system : LORAN
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Small receptacle : VIAL
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Unter ___ Linden : DEN
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He wrote "Cardillac" : BARR
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Stilton, e.g. : CHEESE
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Turk's-cap or mariposa : LILY
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Catch on a gunlock : SEAR
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Fritz's trousers : HOSEN
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Deprived : STRIPPED
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Victorian novelist: 1815-82 : ANTHONYTROLLOPE
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Brocket or muntjac : DEER
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Yellowish pink : MELON
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Caesar's die : ALEA
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Ophidian group : ASPS
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Pulitzer Prize journalist: 1917 : SWOPE
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Battle site: 1914-18 : YSER
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Glove for Buckner : MITT
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Mother of lynx : ECHO
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Joyeux ___! : NOEL
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Least sagacious : UNWISEST
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Nursery noise : CRYING
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Common features : LAWNS
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Widely planted African tree : AKEE
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Unit of tone pitch : MEL
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Canadian river : TRENT
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Football's Mix and Jaworski : RONS
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Contrafagotto : OBOE
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Lizard's cousin : NEWT
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Sick as ___ : ADOG
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Prey : VICTIM
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Admit : LETIN
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Staff, in Sevilla : ASTA
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Wooded : TREED
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Tudor or York : HOUSE
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Burghoff role : RADAR
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Jack's links rival : ARNIE
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Fountain treats : SODAS
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Passageway : AISLE
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An 1813 hero : PERRY
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Type of mouse : ALBINO
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Item not needed in Newcastle : COAL
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What hams do : OVERPLAY
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Catcher Rick : CERONE
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Ice crispies : HAIL
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Glass ovens : LEHRS
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Barber's aid : STROP
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"Mary ___ little . . . " : HADA
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Green Washingtons : ONES
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Degree : STEP
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Town on the Vire : STLO
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Dems. or Reps. : POLS
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Fleuret's relative : EPEE
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Letter opener : DEAR
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Sea measures: Abbr. : NMS
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Archer's favorite tree : YEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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