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New York Times, Tuesday, February 18, 1986

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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C
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A
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B
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I
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N
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F
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R
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S
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K
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E
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A
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R
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C
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A
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S
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P
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F
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C
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B
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I
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D
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O
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O
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V
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O
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A
M
E
R
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I
C
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N
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E
N
A
T
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R
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S
P
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A
R
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R
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R
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S
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P
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H
S
T
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O
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A
K
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A
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S
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I
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M
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O
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P
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G
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N
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D
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A
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V
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D
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R
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W
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A
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S
H
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,251
Across
1
Word with boy or fever : CABIN
6
Italian monks' titles : FRAS
10
Prepare tortes : BAKE
14
Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
15
Mimic Little : RICH
16
Dull : ARID
17
What i.e. means : IDEST
18
Not fooled by : ONTO
19
Was resonant : RANG
20
Austen novel : NORTHANGERABBEY
23
Within: Comb. form : ENDO
24
Some RR's : ELS
25
Categorize : ASSORT
29
Adherent : IST
30
U.S. Army rank : PFC
33
Mass : BULK
34
Matinee ___ : IDOL
37
Convex molding : OVOLO
39
Trollope novel, with "The" : AMERICANSENATOR
42
Fishing tool : SPEAR
43
Erect : REAR
44
Halt : STOP
45
F.D.R.'s successor : HST
46
Quercus : OAK
48
Famed furrier's family : ASTORS
50
Business abbr. : INC
51
Butterfly's relative : MOTH
53
Forster novel : APASSAGETOINDIA
61
Fencing leap : VOLT
62
Pub missile : DART
63
Large crosses : ROODS
64
Girasol : OPAL
65
He wrote "Bus Stop" : INGE
66
Watergate concerns : TAPES
67
Existed : WERE
68
Teen follower : AGER
69
Luster : SHEEN
Down
1
A brother of Abel : CAIN
2
Ray or Moro : ALDO
3
Word with ginger or root : BEER
4
Part of V.M.I. : INST
5
Under : NETHER
6
Palm part : FROND
7
Drummer Starr : RINGO
8
Part of "Phèdre" : ACTE
9
Props : SHORES
10
Stings : BARBS
11
Yemeni, e.g. : ARAB
12
Cattle, to Cowper : KINE
13
Nervous : EDGY
21
Caper : ANTIC
22
City north of St. Louis : ALTON
25
Disconcert : ABASH
26
Cisterns : SUMPS
27
Winter hazard : SLEET
28
Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
29
Bergman in "Casablanca" : ILSA
30
African lemur : POTTO
31
Story : FLOOR
32
Army branch : CORPS
35
Light's antithesis : DARK
36
Unit : ONE
38
Very large : VAST
40
Actor Jeremy : IRONS
41
A Muse : ERATO
47
Evangeline's birthplace : ACADIA
49
Men's wear : SHIRTS
50
Cordage fiber : ISTLE
51
Join : MERGE
52
Swimming mammal : OTTER
53
Declare : AVOW
54
Author of "The Dunciad" : POPE
55
Winged : ALAR
56
Unsavory group : GANG
57
A Webster : NOAH
58
Stupefy : DOPE
59
___ fixe : IDEE
60
N.A.A.C.P. or Y.M.C.A. : ASSN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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