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New York Times, Wednesday, February 13, 1985

Author:
William Jarvis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K V Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,881
Across
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Cinches : SNAPS
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Rainwater pipe : SPOUT
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Almost a knight: Abbr. : ESQ
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Soda pop in Boston : TONIC
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One of the Keys : LARGO
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Trifle : SOU
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De Sica's "Yesterday, Today ___" : ANDTOMORROW
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Celestial dessert? : PIE
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Actor Turhan ___ : BEY
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Domino or Waller : FATS
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"___ Well . . . " : ALLS
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Proust's "Remembrance ___" : OFTHINGSPAST
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Scrutinizes : PERUSES
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Like some cookies : OATEN
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Cupid : EROS
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Indian city : AGRA
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"Honest" one : ABE
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Beckett classic : WAITINGFORGODOT
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Draft letters : SSS
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Young horse : FOAL
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Bartók or Lugosi : BELA
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Kind of inflection : TONAL
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Halts : ARRESTS
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Dylan's "___ Are A-Changin'" : THETIMESTHEY
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Achilles or Ajax : HERO
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Take ___ the lam : ITON
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Goal : AIM
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Outer: Comb. form : EXO
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Dali's "___ of Memory" : PERSISTENCE
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Fire: Fr. : FEU
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Basilica area : ALTAR
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A de Mille : AGNES
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Football pts. : TDS
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Cotton thread : LISLE
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Good earth : LOESS
Down
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Pierce : STAB
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"And Then There Were ___" : NONE
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Warhol or Williams : ANDY
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Pendulum's partner : PIT
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Flouts : SCOFFS
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Lazy arboreal clingers : SLOTHS
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Iranian dialect : PARSI
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Hockey great : ORR
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Actor Tognazzi : UGO
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Haul : TOW
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Shore-front walkways : ESPLANADES
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Stains : SOILS
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Pursuit : QUEST
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The end, in chess : MATE
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Copy : APE
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Eject : OUST
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NASA's "not ready" : NOGO
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Teri of "Tootsie" : GARR
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Kind of party : STAG
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Seats for the faithful : PEWS
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Guidry stats. : ERAS
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Carousing noisily : ROISTEROUS
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C.I.O.'s partner : AFL
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Nut's complement : BOLT
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Airport abbrs. : ETAS
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Province ceded to Morocco : IFNI
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Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
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Strong wind : GALE
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"___ thy heart": Emerson : OBEY
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Ear: Comb. form : OTO
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Raiment : ATTIRE
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Pi–sigma connectors : RHOS
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Kind of library : RENTAL
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"Property is ___!": Proudhon : THEFT
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Jinxed : HEXED
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Rope fiber : SISAL
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Henry VIII's second : ANNE
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Some desserts : ICES
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Gob's meal : MESS
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Chum : PAL
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Yalie : ELI
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Wall St. abbr. : RTS
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Kind of trip : EGO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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