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New York Times, Tuesday, February 5, 1985

Author:
Charlotte Shore
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Charlotte Shore has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,873
Across
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Wall Street term : ATPAR
6
Worker's recompense : WAGE
10
Ball of yarn : CLEW
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The real "Funny Girl" : BRICE
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"___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
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Well-ventilated : AIRY
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Eliminated the squeaks : OILED
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Between-meal snack : NOSH
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Ditto : SAME
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Comedian Brooks : MEL
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Nifty, to a flapper : CATSPAJAMAS
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Rich fabric : BROCADE
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Kind of nose : SNUB
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Dishwasher's partner : WIPER
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Having talons : CLAWED
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Dillon in "Gunsmoke" : MATT
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"No, ___!" : SIRREE
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Info at J.F.K. : ETA
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Gives the green light : OKAYS
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Actress Caldwell : ZOE
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Daft : POTTY
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Zilch : NIL
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Smart and 99 : AGENTS
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Wharton School degs. : MBAS
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Turkish river : ANKARA
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Of queenly bearing : REGAL
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Begin urban renewal : RAZE
54
"What's ___?": Juliet : INANAME
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Union bosses' bunks? : FEATHERBEDS
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For: Lat. : NAM
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Bail : LADE
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Take a tour: Abbr. : TRAV
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Fodder vessel, in Glasgow : BAKIE
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Exploitative person : USER
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Prefix with phone or gram : TELE
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Tot's counting word : EENY
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German river : EDER
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Steel-mill employee : GATER
Down
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Enola Gay's cargo item : ABOMB
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Judge : TRIER
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Day-Hudson comedy: 1959 : PILLOWTALK
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Top pitcher : ACE
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Terminal figure : REDCAP
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Add chains, snow tires, etc. : WINTERIZE
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Bible book : AMOS
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Struggles to speak : GASPS
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What makeup may do : ENHANCE
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Melon variety : CASABA
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Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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Followers of exes : WYES
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Picnic quaffs : ADES
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Mint ___ : JULEP
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Kind of slicker : CITY
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He puts a damper on things : WETBLANKET
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Kett of comics : ETTA
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When Dracula sleeps : DAYS
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A Lisa : MONA
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Similar : AKIN
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Quarterback Jaworski : RON
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Golden ___ : RETRIEVER
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Emcee Purcell on TV : SARAH
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Muscat is its capital : OMAN
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Name for a newspaper : GAZETTE
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Transmit : SEND
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Cross-city roadway : ARTERY
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Hot-air artist : GASBAG
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Committed a faux pas : ERRED
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Gosnold touched it in 1602 : MAINE
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Mideast V.I.P. : EMEER
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Place to see Santa? : FLUE
58
Alleviate : EASE
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Yemeni seaport : ADEN
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Hay bundle : BALE
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___ bonne heure! (right!) : ALA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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