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New York Times, Saturday, February 8, 1986

Author:
Sandra Burlingame
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Sandra Burlingame has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,241
Across
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Rier or firkin : CASK
5
Fruit container : CRATE
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Ending for system or emblem : ATIC
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Revivalist's approval : AMEN
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Pass the baton : RELAY
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Confronting one another : FACETOFACE
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Word with admiral or guard : REAR
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Enrolls : ENTERS
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In a vigorous way : ROBUSTLY
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Dan Blocker role : HOSS
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Actress Siddons: 1755–1831 : SARAH
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Medieval helmet : BASINET
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Shining : LUCENT
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Alpha's antithesis : OMEGA
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Moslem weight units : ROTLS
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Deface : MAR
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Like a Dives : RICH
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Gauchos' weapons : BOLAS
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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"But ___ on forever": Tennyson : IGO
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Mocks : JAPES
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Actor Jacobi : DEREK
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Certain apts. : CONDOS
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Kind of ball or sandwich : KNUCKLE
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High official in India : DEWAN
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Stylized wrestling : SUMO
50
Homeric protagonist : ACHILLES
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Andretti and Lanza : MARIOS
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A son of Eliz. II : CHAS
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Nix! : THUMBSDOWN
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Allusion's cousin : HINT
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"Goodnight" recipient : IRENE
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Gen. Rob't ___ : ELEE
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Remnants : ENDS
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To heal, in Honduras : CURAR
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Jutlander, e.g. : DANE
Down
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Estaminet : CAFE
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"___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
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Denomination : SECT
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___ to a grasshopper : KNEEHIGH
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Racquet for a certain game : CROSSE
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N.B.A. figure : REF
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Winged : ALAR
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Mexican sandwiches : TACOS
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Observes: Slang : EYEBALLS
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Canary's cavity : AIRSAC
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Follow orders : TOETHEMARK
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Grant once given to Hollywood : CARY
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Vitreous mineral : TRONA
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Extinct wild ox : URUS
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Razor sharpener : STROP
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Kind of acid : BORIC
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Friendly hombre : AMIGO
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Used : SECONDHAND
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Type of orange : NAVEL
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Tot's vehicle : TRIKE
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Cheer in Pamplona : OLE
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Duties : TASKS
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Type of volcanic rock : BASALTIC
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Preserved on vinyl : RECORDED
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Fowl's wattle : JOWL
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Creator of Edmond Dantès : DUMAS
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Religious rationalists : DEISTS
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Count : NUMBER
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India's first prime minister : NEHRU
50
Word with ear or stomach : ACHE
51
Yak : CHIN
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Litigant : SUER
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City in Kan. : IOLA
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Author Wister : OWEN
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Dirk of yore : SNEE
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Ancient Greek weight : MNA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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