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New York Times, Tuesday, December 31, 1985

Author:
Dorothy Davis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Dorothy N. Davis has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,202

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Across
1
Farm structure : BARN
5
"Not with ___ . . . ": Eliot : ABANG
10
"All You Need Is ___," Beatles hit : LOVE
14
" . . . ___ of troubles": Shak. : ASEA
15
Pluckier : GAMER
16
Yale students : ELIS
17
Article : ITEM
18
Ibn-Saud, to Pierre : ARABE
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"___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
20
Burns phrase re his "Luve" : LIKEAREDREDROSE
23
___ Lanka : SRI
24
Simone's refusal : NON
25
"___ Inn," du Maurier novel : JAMAICA
29
Coins : MINTAGE
33
Japanese city : OSAKA
34
Service group : LIONS
36
Truck of a sort : VAN
37
Skin disorder : ACNE
38
Forward : ALONG
39
Imperfect diamond : BORT
40
Jan. 1 drink : NOG
41
Meager : SCANT
42
Social group : TRIBE
43
One way to a man's heart? : STOMACH
45
Peruvian neighbor : ECUADOR
47
"___ to prepare a place . . . ": John 14:2 : IGO
48
Kimono sash : OBI
49
Love, to Mozart : THESOULOFGENIUS
58
Jumble : HASH
59
Agnes ___, soap-opera maven : NIXON
60
Involved with : INTO
61
Early church box : ARCA
62
Coronet : TIARA
63
Hungarian city : EGER
64
Shed tears : WEEP
65
Chinese : SINIC
66
Immobility : REST
Down
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Typewriter part : BAIL
2
Italian wine district : ASTI
3
Exude fumes : REEK
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Junior, e.g. : NAMESAKE
5
Mushroom : AGARIC
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Wearing nothing : BARE
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"It's ___ world": Dickens : AMAD
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A neighbor of Wyo. : NEBR
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Reich's "The ___ of America" : GREENING
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Came to know : LEARNT
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Mélange : OLIO
12
Bordeaux, Chablis, etc. : VINS
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Italian princely family : ESTE
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Butterfly's burst of song : ARIA
22
Oxford fellows : DONS
25
Rivers and Mondale : JOANS
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Scarf : ASCOT
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Yellowish-red fruit : MANGO
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He is praised at Mecca : ALLAH
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Card game : MONTE
30
Shun : AVOID
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She portrayed Camille: 1936 : GARBO
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Go in : ENTER
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Electrically charged atom : ION
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Ledger records : ACCOUNTS
39
More intelligent : BRAINIER
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Palm of Malaysia : SAGO
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Toothpaste holder : TUBE
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Accident : MISHAP
46
French brandy : COGNAC
49
Defrost : THAW
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Long-eared mammal : HARE
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Suffix for inchoative verbs : ESCE
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Year in the reign of Claudius I : LIII
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A colorless gas : OXAN
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"___ have seen God . . . ": Gen. 32:30 : FORI
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Ariz. Indians : UTES
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Kind : SORT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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