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New York Times, Wednesday, February 20, 1985

Author:
Mary S. Snyder
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,888
Across
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Culinary conglomeration : HASH
5
Indian state : ASSAM
10
Additions to ltrs. : PSS
13
Moslem deity : ALLAH
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Its capital is Valletta : MALTA
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Inlet : RIA
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Dough : MOOLA
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Violently : AMAIN
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Pt. or qt. : AMT
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Time period : SPELL
21
Steno's words of rejection? : NOTMYTYPE
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Repeatedly, to Milton : OFT
25
Kind of neckline : VEE
26
River to the Ubangi : UELE
27
Phrase for a touring stripper? : WASABROAD
31
Ancient, in poesy : OLDEN
32
Exist : ARE
33
Actor Mischa : AUER
34
Hosp. group : RNS
35
A sail : SPANKER
37
Acts properly : BEHAVES
41
Suffix with musket : EER
42
Disburden : EASE
43
Lunched : ATE
44
This may be hard to swallow : SWORD
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Like a happy medium? : INATRANCE
49
Ship with a golden cargo : ARGO
50
Suburb of Liège : ANS
51
___ Anne de Beaupré : STE
52
Substitute dentist's activity? : FILLINGIN
55
"___, thou art sick!": Blake : OROSE
59
Summer, to Zola : ETE
60
Lovable marsupial : KOALA
61
German pronoun : EINER
62
Painter ___ Borch : TER
63
Ethyl acetate : ESTER
64
Auld Clootie, in Dundee : SATAN
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Parts of a cen. : YRS
66
Unkempt : SEEDY
67
Erudition : LORE
Down
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Some actors : HAMS
2
Unbalanced : ALOP
3
___-eyed : SLOE
4
Shout on the hunt : HALLOA
5
To ___ (without exception) : AMAN
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Rasputin's tea maker : SAMOVAR
7
Due to appear : SLATED
8
Once upon ___ : ATIME
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Lots : MANY
10
Petitioned : PRAYED
11
Unaffected : SIMPLE
12
Lining fabric : SATEEN
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Like a kooky cook? : HALFBAKED
22
Golden Hurricanes' home : TULSA
24
More faithful : TRUER
27
Lived : WAS
28
Humorist Bill ___: 1826–1903 : ARP
29
Yellow or Black : SEA
30
"___ the land . . . " : OER
31
Like an alert ballerina? : ONHERTOES
34
Naps : RESTS
36
Unsaturated alcohol : NEROL
37
Mary's pet's sound : BAA
38
Vacation vehicle : VAN
39
Catchall abbr. : ETC
40
Diocese : SEE
42
Stored grain : ENSILED
44
Kind of belt : SAFETY
45
Gide, e.g. : WRITER
46
Girl watchers : OGLERS
47
Opening for molten metal : INGATE
48
TV device : AERIAL
50
Win by ___ : ANOSE
53
Iconoscopes, for short : IKES
54
Dogpatch negative : NARY
56
Aware of : ONTO
57
Cooking direction : SEAR
58
Lake in Ireland : ERNE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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