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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

New York Times, Wednesday, March 27, 1985

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,923
Across
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Generally regarded : REPUTED
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Musical form : CHORALE
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Issue : EMANATE
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Account : RECITAL
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Balearic island : MINORCA
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School at Annapolis : ACADEMY
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"___ pro nobis" : ORA
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Draws back : SHRINKS
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French article : LES
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City on the Danube : VAC
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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
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Lake Balkhash feeder : ILI
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Moral code : ETHIC
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Large quantity : SEA
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Stone pillar : STELA
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Perform again : REENACT
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Rome's St. John ___ : LATERAN
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Queenly Spanish name : ENA
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Sleep phenom. : REM
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Autocrats : DESPOTS
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Ready : PREPARE
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Diminish : ABATE
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Average : PAR
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Union unit : LOCAL
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TV network : PBS
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River in Devon : EXE
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Germ cells : OVA
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Liq. measures : PTS
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Library procedure : RENEWAL
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Tennis term : LET
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Members of a pride : LIONETS
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Analgesic : ANODYNE
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Descendant of Esau : EDOMITE
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Celestial gateman : STPETER
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Stripper : DENUDER
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Toadies : HEELERS
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This hits the spots : REMOVER
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Kin of a sheikdom : EMIRATE
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Flair : PANACHE
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Número ___ : UNO
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Salts : TARS
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Engrave : ETCH
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"Mommie ___," C. Crawford book : DEAREST
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Pertaining to the skull : CRANIAL
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Shucks! : HECK
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Shamrocks' cousins : OCAS
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Divest, as of pests : RID
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Cézanne had one : ATELIER
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Clam's plate : LAMELLA
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Heavenly : ELYSIAN
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Wrath : IRE
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All thumbs : INEPT
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Hiawatha's craft : CANOE
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Lennon's "___ and Glass" : STEEL
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Allegro, e.g. : TEMPO
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Kind of bird or call : CAT
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Travel abbr. : ARR
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Spotted : DAPPLED
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Hit song in 1953 : EBBTIDE
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W.W. I poet : SASSOON
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He wrote "Astrophel" : SPENSER
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Laundry verb : PREWASH
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Altar boy : ACOLYTE
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Glutton : RAVENER
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Some beetles : ELATERS
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What the king of diamonds has : AXE
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Victoria's physician : REID
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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This precedes bellum : ANTE
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Canter : LOPE
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Labor org. : NMU
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Blue Hen St. : DEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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