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New York Times, Monday, March 3, 1986

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,264
Across
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Trevino's game : GOLF
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Shoot the breeze : CHIN
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Extreme : ULTRA
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Tibetan monk : LAMA
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Snappish : TART
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Prospector's deed : CLAIM
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She played Mrs. Pynchon in "Lou Grant" : NANCYMARCHAND
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"The Hairy ___": O'Neill : APE
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All ___ (listening) : EARS
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Tchaikovsky's Opus 31 : MARCHESLAVE
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Franklin's 1936 opponent : ALF
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Embellish : ADORN
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Lunched : ATE
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Line the inside : CEIL
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Hub of a wheel : NAVE
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Buffalo Bill's kin : CODYS
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Gaze at amorously : OGLE
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S-shaped molding : OGEE
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Disney's middle name : ELIAS
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Crimson : RED
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George Eliot novel : MIDDLEMARCH
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Days of yore : PAST
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Hebrew high priest : ELI
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"___ Together," song of the 30's : MARCHINGALONG
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Puce or peach : COLOR
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Castle ditch : MOAT
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Harvest : REAP
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___ acids : AMINO
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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Elizabeth or Robert : DOLE
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Eucharistic plate : PATEN
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Marsh plant : REED
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KO blow : ONER
Down
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Liq. measure : GAL
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Algerian city : ORAN
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City or bean : LIMA
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A pastry : FLAN
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Reproduction : ECTYPE
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Disgraces : SHAMES
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Remarkable variable star : MIRA
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Prayer : ENTREATY
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Card game : EUCHRE
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Earthenware jars : OLLAS
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Musial or Kenton : STAN
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Spring plant : IRID
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Mfr.'s org. : NAM
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Lyricist Sammy : CAHN
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Bats' homes : CAVES
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Landed estate : MANOR
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Proverb : ADAGE
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Wandered : ROVED
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Mont. Indian : CREE
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Put on cargo : LADED
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Norse sea god : AEGIR
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Fragrant shrub : LILAC
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Butler's "The Way of All ___" : FLESH
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Fountain drink : COLA
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Piece of armor plate : CUISH
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Veteran : OLDTIMER
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Jannings of films : EMIL
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Mark over a vowel : MACRON
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Official emissary : LEGATE
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On cloud nine : ELATED
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Apt : PRONE
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N.Y.C. art mecca : MOMA
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Pry : NOSE
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Sign light : NEON
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Storm : GALE
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Tam : CAP
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___ annum : PER

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

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