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New York Times, Monday, March 17, 1986

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,278
Across
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Munster-province county : CLARE
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Kind of can or man : ASH
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Anatomical ducts : VASA
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Tanker : OILER
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Bot. or chem. : SCI
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Fall beverage : CIDER
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Historic Irish seaport : WATERFORD
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Fatuous : INANE
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Wee, to Burns : SMA
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Dynamics preceder : AERO
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Original word form : ETYMON
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Finis : END
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Irish president: 1959–73 : DEVALERA
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Desert : ABANDON
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Sparks or Rorem : NED
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V.I.P.'s car : LIMO
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Uproar : RIOT
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Irish patriot: 1778–1803 : EMMET
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Eire capital : BAILEATHACLIATH
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Shillong was once its capital : ASSAM
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Agitate : ROIL
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Art Deco designer : ERTE
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Finial : EPI
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Of a genus-species system : LINNEAN
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Irish clover : SHAMROCK
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Five and ten: Abbr. : NOS
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Wheat or rice : CEREAL
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Foray : RAID
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Violinist Bull : OLE
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Of certain water plants : ALGAL
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Connacht-province county : ROSCOMMON
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Light-colored : BLOND
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Hill dweller : ANT
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Irish seaport : SLIGO
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Gels : SETS
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Earth: Comb. form : GEO
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Praise : EXTOL
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Intimidates : COWS
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Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
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Caddo Indian : REE
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Chore for Junior : ERRAND
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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Young haddock : SCROD
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Concealed : HID
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Industrial plastic : VINYL
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What there is "nothing like" : ADAME
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Mister, in Oaxaca : SENOR
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Sphere of conflict : ARENA
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A. J. Cronin novel, with "The" : CITADEL
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Sardou play : FEDORA
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Mother of Cain : EVE
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Necessitate : ENTAIL
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___ Longa, birthplace of Remus : ALBA
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Bent : BIAS
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Author Kingsley : AMIS
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Kind of acid or oxide : NITRIC
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Taunting exclamation : OHO
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Manners : MIENS
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Foal's dam : MARE
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Miss Kett : ETTA
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Now's companion : THEN
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___ Isle (Ireland) : EMERALD
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Hospital part : CLINIC
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Warsaw is its cap. : POL
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Knotty : NODOSE
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Strikebreakers : SCABS
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Golden-ram rider : HELLE
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Jargon : ARGOT
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Ways' companion : MEANS
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Oslo money : KRONE
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In re : ASTO
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Neglect : OMIT
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Trademark : LOGO
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Chemical compound : ENOL
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Tatter : RAG
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Twice DXXX : MLX

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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