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New York Times, Saturday, February 22, 1986

47-Across : Cravat accessory

Author:
Kenneth Witte
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,255
Across
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Bambi's dad : STAG
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Stares in awe : GAPES
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Philippine volcano : APO
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Voice quality : TONE
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Dame ___ Evans : EDITH
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Prolific auth. : ANON
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Egress : EXIT
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Coffee variety : MOCHA
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Rasp : FILE
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Corrigan, Doolittle et al. : PILOTS
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Relatives : KINFOLKS
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John Napier creation : SCENE
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Title bird for Ken Kesey : CUCKOO
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Bar : ESTOP
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Full : SATED
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Fixed values : CONSTANTS
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Spring flower : LILAC
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Norwegian royal name : OLAF
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Snicker : TEHEE
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Laughton role: 1932 : NERO
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Pied Piper's river : WESER
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Lay waste : DEVASTATE
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Man the rudder : STEER
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W Australian city : PERTH
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Cravat accessory : TIEPIN
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Lixiviate : LEACH
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Winterwear : SNOWSHOE
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Measurement standard : MODULE
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___ David's deer : PERE
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Ghana's capital : ACCRA
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Balm : ODOR
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Help out illegally : ABET
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Yarn coil : SKEIN
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Creil's stream : OISE
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Fa follower : SOL
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Chinese green tea : HYSON
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Hinds : ROES
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Miss Liberty's 335 : STEPS
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Poisonous : TOXIC
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Begin to tackle a job : GETONESFEETWET
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Muffins : GEMS
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Commotion : ADO
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Rebuild after a tragedy : PICKUPTHEPIECES
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Protestant ___ : ETHIC
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Mis-hits a golf ball : SHANKS
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Source of indigo : ANIL
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Young Hickory : POLK
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Eleven has two : ONES
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Initial ploy : AFOOTINTHEDOOR
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Rorschach, for one : TEST
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Paddock newcomer : FOAL
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Beveled : CONED
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The absolute, to Gandhi : TAT
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Ancient Italian town : ELEA
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Banderilla : DART
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Chicago fire starter: 1871 : COW
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"Death in the Afternoon" cheers : OLES
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G.O.P. symbol creator : NAST
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"___ Samurai," 1954 film : SEVEN
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Miler Sebastian : COE
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Site for a drum : EAR
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Former Portuguese money : REIS
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War-torn town in 1944 : STLO
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Tautological account : REHASH
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Pitted : POCKY
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Video's counterpart : AUDIO
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Make a contract : CLOSE
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Toast starter : HERES
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Hot Springs and Bath : SPAS
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Biblical mountain : NEBO
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City SSW of Moscow : OREL
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Director Delbert : MANN
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A Brazilian coffee : RIO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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