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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 1985

Author:
Christine Tilgner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Christine Tilgner has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,874
Across
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Dummies : SAPS
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Legal offenses : MALA
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Fleece : SHEAR
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Viva voce : ORAL
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Suffix for axiom : ATIC
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Nickname for a new prince : HARRY
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Ind. city : PERU
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Strawberry patch? : SHEA
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Incensed : IRATE
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Manacles manipulator : HARRYHOUDINI
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Tennyson product : POEM
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Abstract being : ENS
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Airport label for Caracas : CCS
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Essen exclamation : ACH
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Fodder for Freud : DREAMS
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Paducah's river : OHIO
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Macbeth title : THANE
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New York inst. : LIU
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Wood: Comb. form : LIGN
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Politician, publisher and P.M. : HAROLDMACMILLAN
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Heroic poetry : EPOS
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Corrode : EAT
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Framework : CADRE
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Colorful river : NILE
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December sight : CRECHE
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Part of i.e. : EST
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To boot : AND
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Pop's partner : MOM
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Author Rand et al. : AYNS
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Screenwriter for "Accident": 1967 : HAROLDPINTER
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European heath : BRIER
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Lover's sound : SIGH
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Without, in Dresden : OHNE
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Corporate checkup : AUDIT
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Gen. Robert ___ : ELEE
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Foray : RAID
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Malamud product : STORY
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Pool in a range : TARN
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Completes : ENDS
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One of the recent frosh : SOPH
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Kind of code : AREA
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Henry VIII's last wife : PARR
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Drink noisily : SLURP
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Kitchen utensil : MASHER
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Reception : ATHOME
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Place : LIEU
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Brahms's "___ Festival" : ACADEMIC
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Climbs, in a way : SHINS
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Spydom's Zelle : HARI
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Failed amendment : ERA
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Cinematics, e.g. : ART
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Caulfield's spot : RYE
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Vaud vibrato : YODEL
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Briefly : INSUM
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With 30 Down, Byronic pilgrim : CHILDE
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Cheroots : CIGARS
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Petrarch specialty : SONNET
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Adviser to Odysseus : ATHENA
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"Motherhood" painter : CHAPIN
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See 25 Down : HAROLD
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Having wings : ALATE
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Kind of cone or dive : NOSE
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Inigo Jones concern : DECOR
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Long-tailed monkey : MARMOSET
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Tribe conquered by the Romans : ICENI
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Sponge : CADGER
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Well-known mark : HYPHEN
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Chayefsky's butcher : MARTY
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Zzzzz : SNORE
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Prince Charles is one : HEIR
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Actress Kedrova : LILA
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Larger ___ life : THAN
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Author Bagnold : ENID
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Beatty movie : REDS
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___-relief : BAS
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Boring routine : RUT
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Half a musical title : IDO

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

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