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Judith C. Dalton
Judith C. Dalton

TEE OFF ON THE BIGGIES!

New York Times, Sunday, February 3, 1985

Author:
Judith C. Dalton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 527 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Judith C. Dalton has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,871
Across
1
Joshua's spying companion : CALEB
6
Actress Siddons : SARAH
11
Tappet mover : CAM
14
"___ a little pony" : IHAD
18
Unburnt brick : ADOBE
19
Tequila plant : AGAVE
20
Lady from Leiria : DONA
21
Parnassian number : NINE
22
Soviet money producer : ROUBLEMAKER
24
Hermaphroditic plant : ANDROGYNE
26
Enclosed : FRAME
27
Polish area : SANDINGROOM
29
Citified : URBAN
32
Azimuth : ARC
34
Tale: Abbr. : STO
35
Violinist Kavafian : IDA
36
Smelting residue : SPEISS
37
Famed Canadian physician: 1849–1919 : OSLER
39
Gosling on la ferme : OISON
43
Short songs for Scotto : ARIETTAS
46
Writer Foley et al. : RAES
47
" . . . strange ___ could be!": E. Lear : ASANOSE
49
Burler's need : LOG
50
Sprinkle : SPARGE
52
Glacé : ICED
53
Group for J.D. and R.E.L. : CSA
54
Indian carriage : TONGA
57
Position document : ISSUEPAPER
59
Round farm basket : SKEP
60
Comical trio : STOOGES
62
Steno's concern : WPM
63
Jot : IOTA
64
Gentles : PETS
65
Jackson and Clay, e.g. : FOES
66
Common cold's cousin : CATARRH
68
Calm, in Calais : PAIX
70
Singer Ed : AMES
72
Autocrat : TSAR
74
Strong ale : NOG
75
Chooses : SELECTS
78
Empty : BARE
79
Chimpanzee criterion : APEMEASURE
82
Like some committees : ADHOC
83
J.F.K. info : ARR
84
Astound : STUN
85
Site of half of Lake Victoria : UGANDA
86
Alma-___, Russian city : ATA
87
Walked through puddles : SLOSHED
89
Musical intro : PREL
90
Of durability : STAMINAL
94
Azores seaport : HORTA
95
New Zealand native : MAORI
96
Unwed : SINGLE
97
Trappist cheese : OKA
99
Alsatian artist : ARP
100
Concha : EAR
103
Bumbo and ombu : TREES
104
Milwaukee assents : BREWERSYEAS
109
Daises : PODIA
111
"A virtue that was ___ . . . ": Shak. : NEVERSEEN
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Contests at Cambridge : HARVARDBEES
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Jewish month : ADAR
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"Meet Me ___ Louis" : INST
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Moslem ruler : AMEER
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Emulate Red Jacket : ORATE
122
Charged atoms : IONS
123
Calendar abbr. : SAT
124
Billiard shot : MASSE
125
Insurance-premium estimator : RATER
Down
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LaSalle or Mercer : CAR
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Fuss : ADO
3
First Lady in 1929 : LOU
4
Wane : EBB
5
Site of Queen's University : BELFAST
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Muttonfish : SAMA
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Old World lizard : AGAMA
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Fall guy? : RAKER
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Rosary bead : AVE
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Linen marking : HERS
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Andean flier : CONDOR
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"The Breeze ___," 1940 song : ANDI
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Singer Nixon : MARNI
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Kind of carpet or dye : INGRAIN
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"___, Silver!" : HIYO
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Judge : DEEM
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Count of Monte Cristo : DANTES
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Surrealist Max : ERNST
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Eight : OGDOAD
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In the arms of Morpheus : ASLEEP
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Eradicate : UPROOT
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Foolocracy period : REIGNOFERROR
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An M.I.T. degree : BIE
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Debase : CORRUPT
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Preserves : SALTS
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Wise administrator : SAGEMANAGER
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Bout in a ring : SOCKEXCHANGE
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A Caucasian : OSSET
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Wagon tongues, Down East : NEAPS
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Sign on a second : ASIS
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U.S.N. policing groups : SPS
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Vinegar: Comb. form : ACET
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Sonoran's garb : SERAPE
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Teeming : ASWARM
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Malaysian city : IPOH
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Toulouse, e.g. : GOOSE
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Space or Stone follower : AGE
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Device for spraying paint : AIRGUN
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Caught sight of : SPIED
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Property holdings : ESTATE
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Norman city : CAEN
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Patron saint of Palermo : ROSALIE
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Miss. neighbor : ALA
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Flummox : ABASH
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Actress Thomas : MARLO
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Weeding tool : SPUD
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Establish in office : SEAT
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Bottom lines : TOTALS
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Squama : SCALE
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Mother of Minos : EUROPA
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Kin of sts. : RDS
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Bar vessel : SHAKER
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I.L.A. men : STOWERS
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Dam, to a lamb : PARENT
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Up and about : ASTIR
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Balcony : MIRADOR
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Ending for hero : INE
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"Thou ___ not sacrifice the passover": Deut. 16:5 : MAYEST
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Upbeat, in music : ARSIS
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After, in Arles : APRES
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Is nomadic : ROVES
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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Change the décor : REDO
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Meredith's "___ Harrington" : EVAN
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Town in Mozambique : SENA
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Counterfeit : SHAM
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Bell the cat : DARE
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Drs.' group : AMA
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Bikini part : BRA
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Break a fast : EAT
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Midi season : ETE
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Rev.'s talk : SER

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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