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'BYE-LINES

New York Times, Sunday, February 24, 1985

101-Down : Hen tracks on paper

Author:
Dale O. Burgener
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 570 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Dale O. Burgener has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,892
Across
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Brazilian dance : SAMBA
6
City on the Wabash : PERU
10
Curtis ___, George Sand biographer : CATE
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Glacis : SLOPE
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Pierre's goodbye : ADIEU
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Whence the Pison flowed : EDEN
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"Neither can you crack ___": Emerson : ANUT
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Broché : WOVEN
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Andretti's vehicle : RACER
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Speechless : DUMB
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Noted designer : FATH
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Vinegary: Comb. form : ACETO
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Drama by Samuel Johnson : IRENE
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Maple genus : ACER
29
"Just ___ boys grown heavy": Praed : ETON
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Dressed to the ___ : NINES
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Farewells to school days : VALEDICTORIES
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Skips about : GAMBOLS
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Dialect : IDIOM
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Crosby or Columbo : CROONER
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Oscan, Umbrian, etc. : ITALIC
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Illness caused by plasmodia : MALARIA
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Locomotive : ENGINE
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Fluff : BONER
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Maldive's capital : MALE
51
Titan, for one : ICBM
53
Humorous spelling of "fish" : GHOTI
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Danish composer: 1860-1939 : ENNA
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Garrison : MAN
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Dutch pupil of Rembrandt : DOU
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She abducted Cleitus : EOS
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"As thick as three in ___": Scott : ABED
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Goodbyes to G.I.'s : DEARJOHNS
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Bush leaguers : SMALLTIMERS
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Post post, for short : APO
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___ fire : CEASE
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Racket : DIN
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Fairy-tale requisite : HAPPYENDING
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Finale for Fischer : CHECKMATE
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Tony's cousin : OBIE
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Goa, Daman and ___ : DIU
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Decalogue number : TEN
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Mork's home : ORK
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Lambs' dams : EWES
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Acknowledgments of pmt. : RECTS
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A hormone, for short : ACTH
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Father of delight : EROS
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Dido : PRANK
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Mothballs : STORES
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Flourished : THRIVED
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Puckered fabric : PLISSE
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Sights at Newport : ESTATES
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Grades : RATES
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Survive : WEATHER
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Future benedict's last hurrah : BACHELORPARTY
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Hawaiian farewell : ALOHA
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Actual : REAL
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Bog down : MIRE
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Nanny's mate : BILLY
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___ acid : BORIC
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Con : ANTI
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Jacob's-sword : IRIS
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Juan's farewell : ADIOS
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Primitive starter : CRANK
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"Beau Geste" author : WREN
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Neither masc. nor fem. : NEUT
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French ___ : LEAVE
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Scars on cars : DENTS
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Marine fish : LING
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Mil. decorations : DSMS
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Kind of beam : LASER
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Draped garment : SARI
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Apollo 17 passengers : MICE
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"It might have ___" : BEEN
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Boyer's "I'll be seeing you" : AUREVOIR
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Treadles : PEDALS
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Bring out : EDUCE
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Meant to offer improvement : REMEDIAL
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Without restraint : UNBRIDLED
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Double-duty schoolrooms : CAFETORIUMS
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Of bodily structure : ANATOMIC
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Pangloss, to Candide : TUTOR
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Cultural : ETHNIC
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Farewell appearance : SWANSONG
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Places : LOCI
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Child's need : OVEN
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A Rose by another name : PETE
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Father of Cainan : ENOS
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Intoxicant in liq. : ALC
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Spy org. : CIA
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Before, in poesy : ERE
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Taunted : GIBED
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Observe Yom Kippur : ATONE
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Heavenly food : MANNA
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Make eyes watery : BLEAR
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Old Irish alphabetic system : OGHAM
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Amphion's wife : NIOBE
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Put into a computer : ENTER
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Whitelaw and Ogden : REIDS
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Felix Krull's creator : MANN
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Arne oratorio : ABEL
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Barberry shrub : MAHONIA
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Disintegrates : MOLDERS
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Powered bicycle : MOPED
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Kind of orange : OSAGE
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Place for a muleta : STICK
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Gatsby : JAY
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Ecol. is one : SCI
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Former nuclear agcy. : AEC
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Sign : INK
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Circean : ENTHRALLING
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Houyhnhnm, for one : HORSE
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Primes and crimes : ABETS
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Ornamental loop : PICOT
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Ancient Edomite capital : PETRA
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Type of pipe : DUCT
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Almuce, e.g. : HOOD
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Legion of ___ : MERIT
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Flooded : AWASH
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Stiffen : TENSE
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Long ridge of sand : ESKER
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Forget it! : NEVERMIND
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Reverses : SETBACKS
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Menace : THREATEN
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Breathes : RESPIRES
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An opening line : PLAYBALL
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Andaman or Tasman : SEA
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Dancer Michio ___ : ITO
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Huff : PET
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Hen tracks on paper : SCRAWL
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Pulls away forcefully : WRESTS
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Painter Matisse : HENRI
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Suffix with planet : ARIUM
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Starting quartet : ABCD
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Space on a snake's face : LORE
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Soupçon : HINT
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Conceit : IDEA
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Jurassic subdivision : LIAS
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Noted mezzo-soprano : LOVE
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Nieuport's river : YSER

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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