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Warren W. Reich
Warren W. Reich

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New York Times, Sunday, February 16, 1986

Author:
Warren W. Reich
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 633 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,249
Across
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Uhlan's weapon : LANCE
6
Unsubstantial : FRAIL
11
Sacred river in "Kubla Khan" : ALPH
15
200 milligrams : CARAT
20
Well nigh : ABOUT
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Exceed : OUTDO
22
Stertor : SNORE
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Rare violin : AMATI
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Iron countries : DROPCURTAIN
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Upon a time : ONCEREMOVED
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The Flintstones' pet : DINO
29
Stone: Comb. form : PETRO
30
Borgia potion : POISON
31
Canada's Lévesque : RENE
32
Forcemeat : FARCE
34
Tony Curtis TV role: 1975–76 : MCCOY
37
Kind of effect : SIDE
39
Madison or Monroe: Abbr. : JAS
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Encumber : LOAD
43
Emanations : AURAS
45
"A Touch of C," 1973 film : CUTLASS
50
Qty. : AMT
51
Emergency signal : SOS
52
___-Japanese War : SINO
54
Extreme degree : NTH
56
Capacitate : ENABLE
57
Tailless horse : FORGOTTENMAN
60
___-Magnon : CRO
61
Biblical pillar pusher : SAMSON
62
Norse goddess : FRIA
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Kind of stick or shot : SLAP
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Merit : EARN
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Sunday seats : PEWS
67
Tali : ANKLES
70
"A Mess to Garcia" : AGELESSPROSE
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Avant-gardist : NEO
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They, en France : ELLES
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"Washington ___ here" : SLEPT
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Shankar's instrument : SITAR
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Military V.I.P. : CDR
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Egyptian judge of the dead : OSIRIS
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Nutty ___ fruitcake : ASA
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Overwhelm : DELUGE
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Unit of heat: Abbr. : BTU
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Web-footed animal : OTTER
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Gallup specialties : POLLS
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Decaying: Comb. form : SAPRO
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Nonsense : ROT
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Three square a day : TAKEOUTMEALS
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Bum tippers : STIFFS
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Sacred chests : ARKS
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___ Mawddwy, peak in Wales : ARAN
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Commando action : RAID
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Date in the near future : MMII
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Covert : VEILED
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Unit of work : ERG
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Ping shears : INVISIBLEINK
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Verdi opera : ERNANI
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Grizzle : ROAN
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Reine's mate : ROI
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Rachel Jackson, ___ Donelson : NEE
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"Old Tray" : DOGGONE
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Frenzied : RABID
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Pigeonhole locale : DESK
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Canine examiner's deg. : DDS
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Loupe : LENS
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Unit of flow : CUSEC
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Trod the boards : ACTED
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"Sustineo ___," U.S.A.F. motto : ALAS
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Fix : REPAIR
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Practical-book category : HOWTO
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Disney's inventive mouse : AMOS
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"Beyond the Blue" : LOSTHORIZON
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Bobo : MISSINGLINK
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Object of some searches : TITLE
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Tile filler : GROUT
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Synthetic fiber : ORLON
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Page or LuPone : PATTI
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Tear-jerker : ONION
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Longings : YENS
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Astray : WRONG
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Delay action : SITON
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Star of "Shane" : LADD
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Hillside dugout : ABRI
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When both hands are up : NOON
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"It's not my ___ tea" : CUPOF
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Rel. of et al. : ETC
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Prognosticates : FORECASTS
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Furrowed : RUTTED
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Perfume oil: Var. : ATAR
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Jargon : IDIOM
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Chaney : LON
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Irritations : ANNOYANCES
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Places : LOCI
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Basketball defense : PRESS
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Like Alvin York : HEROIC
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Trippet : CAM
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Ovid topic : AMOR
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Kind of review : RAVE
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Egyptian symbol : ATEN
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Ocean motion : TIDE
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Profoundly lethargic state : SOPOR
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Harvest carrots : UPROOT
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Clothes : ENDUES
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"They ___ serve . . . " : ALSO
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Site of first miracle : CANA
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Wild-dog genus : CUON
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Where Vulcan forged : ETNA
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Israeli port : JAFFA
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" . . . 'tis like ___ in spring" : AMORN
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"Kong" : STRIKEOUTKING
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Traces : STRAPS
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Reader's aid : LAMP
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"Your own business!" : ABSENCEOFMIND
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Retarded : SLOWED
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Electric eye, for instance : SENSOR
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Anglers' woes : SNAGS
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Urge on : IMPEL
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Revolting : HORRID
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Vexes : GALLS
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Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
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Greenbacks : NOTES
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Prufrock's creator : ELIOT
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Syriac script : SERTA
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Bounded : LEAPT
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___ Downs : EPSOM
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Out of practice : STALE
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Spanish rooms : SALAS
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Vesuviate : ERUPT
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City once called New Archangel : SITKA
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Become boiling mad : SEERED
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Cleaner's target : GRIME
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Showed pluck : BRAVED
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Tauromachian : TORERO
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Noisy oil well : ROARER
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Pupa's predecessor : LARVA
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An anagram for nails : SLAIN
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Boorish : UNGRACIOUS
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Family mem. : SIS
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Punished financially : FINED
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Murderer in "Oliver Twist" : SIKES
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Scoria : SLAG
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Spielberg activity : DIRECTING
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Money, to Juan : DINERO
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Flag : IRIS
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Protuberance : NODE
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Faneuil Hall site : BOSTON
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Simile word : LIKE
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"___ is Eternal Delight": Blake : ENERGY
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Kind of offering : BURNT
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City on the Yukon : DAWSON
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Flèche : SPIRE
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Insect sound : CHIRR
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___ Lama : DALAI
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Countertenor : ALTO
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Meat cut : LOIN
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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City named after a bishop : STLO
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Radio-guided bomb : AZON
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A Nobel Institute site : OSLO
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Catcher's item : MITT
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Aware of : ONTO
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Word with deep or dive : SKIN
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Poulard : HEN
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Part of a barn : MOW
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Some M.D.'s : GPS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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