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New York Times, Tuesday, March 19, 1985

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,915
Across
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Churl : BOOR
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Carries into a carrier : LADES
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Back of the neck : NAPE
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Karenina or Christie : ANNA
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Tilted, as the Titanic : ALIST
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Musical work : OPUS
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N.B.A. team from N.J. : NETS
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"Oro y ___," Montana motto : PLATA
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Camper's gear : TENT
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Hypocritical sorrow : CROCODILETEARS
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Latin-lesson word : AMO
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Countryside, to Cicero : RUS
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Avocados : ALLIGATORPEARS
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Twosome : DUO
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Autocrat : TSAR
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Peephole or loophole : EYELET
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Saharan : ARID
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Capek classic : RUR
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Weak : LAME
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Sign of affection : CARESS
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Biddeford's neighbor : SACO
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Silent : MUM
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Largest publications : ELEPHANTFOLIOS
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___ mode : ALA
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Opposite of pos. : NEG
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Where trials proceed by leaps and bounds : KANGAROOCOURTS
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Employ : HIRE
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What a mob takes a rat for : ARIDE
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On : ATOP
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___ mater : ALMA
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Type of boat : MOTOR
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Wolfe of fiction : NERO
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Shine : STAR
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Dark-complexioned, in poesy : SWART
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Prin.'s aide : ASST
Down
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Bench for Burger : BANC
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Lollapalooza : ONER
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Aware of : ONTO
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Imp : RASCAL
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Chihuahua and Pomeranian : LAPDOGS
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"___ Know," Jim Webb song : ALLI
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Channel changer : DIAL
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Inlet : ESTERO
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Prestige : STATURE
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___ bene : NOTA
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Mimic : APER
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Evokers of groans : PUNS
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Part of i.e. : EST
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Leave out : OMIT
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Make out : ESPY
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Of the ear or air : AURAL
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French area, rich in coal : LOIRE
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Rhine feeder : AAR
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Reliance : TRUST
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Slippery one : EEL
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"Remember the ___" : ALAMO
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Co-founder of Rome : REMUS
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Check : STEM
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European fish : DACE
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Airport abbr. : DEP
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W.W. II heroes : RAF
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Type of rug : SHAG
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Compliments : SALAAMS
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Pops event : CONCERT
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Margarine : OLEO
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Short of breadth : NARROW
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Harmless lizard : IGUANA
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Scot's garb : KILT
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"Aeneid" opening : ARMA
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Kind of beer : NEAR
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City on Kyushu : OITA
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Aroma : ODOR
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Hwys. : RTES
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Rocky peaks : TORS
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What Lady Macbeth curses : SPOT
61
Owns : HAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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