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New York Times, Friday, February 22, 1985

Author:
Dorothy Elliott
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Dorothy Elliott has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,890
Across
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AMPAS bestowals : OSCARS
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Suffragette Bloomer : AMELIA
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Maximilian's empress : CARLOTA
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Queued up : ONALINE
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Brooklyn Dodgers, to Roger Kahn : THEBOYSOFSUMMER
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"___ a man with . . . " : IMET
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Oust : EXPEL
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NOW aim : ERA
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Repute : ODOR
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Conspiracy : CABAL
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Inventor of a steam engine : WATT
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Suggestion : HINT
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"When the frost ___ the punkin . . . " : ISON
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___ Hawkins Day : SADIE
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Strikebreaker : SCAB
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Solemn promise : VOW
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Ky. college or city : BEREA
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Refined, in Stuttgart : FEIN
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"Esse ___ Videri" (motto of N.C.) : QUAM
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Ceramic chip : SPALL
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Equivoque : PUN
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Mulligan : STEW
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Pep ___ : RALLY
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Design : PLAN
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Beseech : PRAY
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Jewish month : ELUL
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W.W. II vice admiral : LEARY
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Stratagem : RUSE
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Tiniest Cratchit : TIM
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C.P.A.'s concern : AUDIT
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Haze's cousin : MIST
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First mistress of Manderley : REBECCADEWINTER
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"The ___," 1928 song : ONEGIRL
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N.H.L. team : RANGERS
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Walked triumphantly : STRODE
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Take umbrage : RESENT
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Fall mo. : OCT
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Coptic dialect of Egypt : SAHIDIC
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Fine violin : CREMONA
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Teapot Dome figure : ALBERTBFALL
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Entrench : ROOT
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Poland China's place : STY
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Late photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Heavy hammer : MAUL
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Winged or slippery ___ : ELM
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Summer cooler : LIMEADE
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Seat belts help overcome this : INERTIA
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Make effervescent : AERATE
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"To every thing there is ___": Eccl. : ASEASON
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The pipes ___ : OFPAN
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Filmic "Incident" of 1943 : OXBOW
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Exclamations : OHS
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Polite : CIVIL
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F.D.R.'s Georgia retreat : WARMSPRINGS
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Overwhelming quantity : SEA
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Cottontail : BUNNY
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He played Tarzan in 1970 : ELY
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Mercy : QUARTER
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Conspicuous : SALIENT
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He manipulates snakes : PLUMBER
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Tartan : PLAID
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College-board member : TRUSTEE
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Oriental : EASTERN
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View from Tintern Abbey : WYE
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Certain rockets : RETROS
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Ride a bicycle : PEDAL
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Pelf : LUCRE
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Caustic : ACID
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Arizona's Lost Dutchman, e.g. : MINE
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Conceit : EGO
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Tug of ___ : WAR
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Q–U linkage : RST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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