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New York Times, Monday, March 24, 1986

Author:
Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Put in a container : CASED
6
Moist : DAMP
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Chiromancy item : PALM
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Take for ___ (swindle) : ARIDE
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Addict : USER
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___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
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A small dog : MEXICANHAIRLESS
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Clergyman : PASTOR
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Raises : ELEVATES
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Carrousel figure : HORSE
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Concorde : SST
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Love, Latin style : AMOR
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Beginning : ONSET
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Nile bird : IBIS
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Overly : TOO
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Counting everything : INALL
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Do grammar work : PARSE
37
Petal product : ATTAR
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Farrow of films : MIA
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Replica : CLONE
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Fertile soil : LOESS
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Chamber group : OCTET
44
Beat man : COP
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Goofs : ERRS
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Less confined : FREER
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"Peanuts" expletive : RATS
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First mate : EVE
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Thesaurus man : ROGET
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Neon and mercury, e.g. : ELEMENTS
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Strip : DIVEST
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Beaumarchais comedy, with "The" : BARBEROFSEVILLE
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Indigo : ANIL
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Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
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Burstyn or Glasgow : ELLEN
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Erotic : SEXY
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Requirements : NEEDS
Down
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David is one : CAMP
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Revolver type : SIXSHOOTER
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Blue-penciler : EDITOR
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Ornamentation : DECOR
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Grayish-brown steed : DUN
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Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
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Repast : MEAL
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Clergyman : PRIEST
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Stately : PALATIAL
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Aid's partner : ABET
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___-majesté : LESE
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Disorder : MESS
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Fiery crime : ARSON
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Campers for campers, for short : RVS
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Charm : ENAMOR
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"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
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Kind of home : MOTOR
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Bad tee shot : SLICE
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Click beetle : ELATER
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Upholstery fabric : BROCATELLE
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"Love ___ All": Millay : ISNOT
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Oozes : SEEPS
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Tax org. : IRS
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Hundredth part: Abbr. : PCT
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Collect : ASSEMBLE
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Wear away : ERODE
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Mythical Norse wolf : FENRIS
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Scold : REVILE
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Shirt's neck shape : VEE
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Conceded : GIVEN
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Abba of Israel : EBAN
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Byway : LANE
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Sligo's land : ERIN
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Carry : TOTE
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Tunisian port : SFAX
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Toboggan : SLED
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Ratings for Retton : TENS
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Crafty : SLY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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