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MONIKER BUSINESS

New York Times, Sunday, February 2, 1986

17-Down : Mary Major's twin

Author:
Sam Bellotto Jr.
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Sam Bellotto Jr. has 10 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 5 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,235
Across
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A Waugh : ALEC
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What a knight might plight : TROTH
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Verse play by MacLeish : PANIC
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Kind of gen. : ADJT
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"___ I," Crosby hit : SODO
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Fur seal's surrounders : HAREM
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Fish moving along : TROLL
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Kind of dice : LIAR
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Catch : PAWL
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Is otiose : IDLES
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Where the buoys are : ATSEA
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Sinew: Comb. form : TENO
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In this style: Abbr. : ITAL
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Tohubohu : RIOT
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Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
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Grubbed : ROOTED
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Kit Carson : CHRISTOPHER
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Court officer at the door : USHER
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Tokyo, once : EDO
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When Ike struck : DDAY
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Acquire a debt : INCUR
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Firedog : ANDIRON
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Distort : SKEW
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Card game : FANTAN
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Holy smoke : INCENSE
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Pung or luge : SLED
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Scold a Scot : TARGE
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Sandy hues : GINGERS
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Vandal : HUN
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Bar : SHUT
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Circular niche : ROUNDEL
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Outside: Comb. form : ECT
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A, in Ulm : EIN
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Solo goer : LONER
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Got rid of : DITCHED
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Vinegar : ACETUM
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Chico Marx : LEONARD
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Deposition taker : NOTARY
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Hamilton's ___ Party : FEDERAL
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Director Jean-___ Godard : LUC
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Spadefoots or bufos : TOADS
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Genetic letters : RNA
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Stain : DYE
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Segments of worms : SOMITES
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Artificial eloquence: Abbr. : RHET
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"Mighty ___ a Rose," 1901 song : LAK
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Balearic island : MAJORCA
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Suffix with rend or vend : ITION
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Favorites : PETS
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"___ Weekend," 1945 film : THELOST
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Pinguid : GREASY
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Pomander, e.g. : CASE
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A pony, perhaps : CHORINE
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Informal garb : JEANS
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"Chu Chin Chow" star : WONG
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Dep. opposite : ARR
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Luanda language : BANTU
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Eubie Blake : JAMESHUBERT
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Enemy plane : BANDIT
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Stew or jar : OLLA
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Tract : AREA
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Not aweather : ALEE
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Garden plant, for short : HELIO
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Prokofiev's "The Flaming ___" : ANGEL
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Spheres : ORBS
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Union-management agcy. : NLRB
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Devoured : ATEUP
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Vacuum tube : DIODE
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"___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
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Kind of mgr. : ASST
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Icelandic, e.g. : NORSE
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Spotted butterfly : SATYR
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Minus : LESS
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Meat jelly : ASPIC
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Disinclined : LOATH
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Duke Ellington : EDWARDKENNEDY
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Disagreed sharply : COLLIDED
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June number : THIRTY
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One of the media : RADIO
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Bottom deck of a warship : ORLOP
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Type of ring : TEETHING
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"___ Pinafore" : HMS
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Educ. groups : PTAS
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Harpo Marx, later : ARTHUR
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They're frequently counted : NOSES
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An O'Neill play : ILE
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Buster Crabbe : CLARENCELINDEN
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Vocal range : ALTO
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They bantingize : DIETERS
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Mary Major's twin : JANEDOE
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Crushed underfoot : TRODON
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Old strongbox : ARCA
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Cry in the court : ORDER
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Maxim : SAW
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Drive-in sign : ENTER
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How Tom Dooley ended up : HANGED
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Hoof : UNGULA
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Earwig, e.g. : INSECT
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Opened the floodgates : SLUICED
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Nijinsky role : FAUN
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Soviet union : ARTEL
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N.Y.C. subway : IND
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Fascicle : SHEAF
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Stonewall Jackson : THOMASJONATHAN
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Like krypton : INERT
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Elide : SLUR
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Snow leopard : OUNCE
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Chinese Gordon : CHARLESGEORGE
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Arranged in threes : TERNATE
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Memento : RELIC
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"As I was going ___ Ives ... " : TOST
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Borneo tribesmen : DYAKS
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A steelworker : TEEMER
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Problem at the power company : OUTAGE
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Mother of the Nereids : DORIS
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Set free : LOOSEN
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Skipper's shout : AHOY
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He's on TV's "A-Team" : MRT
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Tuscan province : SIENA
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Excuse : ALIBI
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Where a Mt. Ossa is : TASMANIA
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Cook uncovered with no fat : PANBROIL
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Bondmen : THRALLS
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Noisy motorists : HORNERS
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Indian chief : RAJA
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Nicole's neck : COU
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Beach house : CABANA
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Groucho Marx : JULIUS
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The Pequod was one : WHALER
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A Chan portrayer : TOLER
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Rye fungus : ERGOT
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Gone to pot : SEEDY
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Goldberg et al. : RUBES
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Experiments : TESTS
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U.S.A. problem : DEBT
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Canter's kin : LOPE
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Ike's milieu in W.W. II : ETO
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These are often classified : ADS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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