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New York Times, Wednesday, March 6, 1985

29-Down : Tatterdemalion

Author:
J. Samuel Smart
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
J. Samuel Smart has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,902
Across
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Ukrainan saint : OLGA
5
Fossil resin : AMBER
10
City on the Jumna : AGRA
14
Meager : POOR
15
Guileless : NAIVE
16
Percolate : SEEP
17
Expressed regrets : APOLOGIZED
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Inflection : TONE
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Poe's lost maiden : LENORE
21
Marked by misfortune : SCARRED
23
Expression of sorrow : ALAS
26
Eager : AGOG
27
Gen. MacArthur's companion : CORNCOBPIPE
32
And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
35
Profit : AVAIL
36
Coffee containers : URNS
37
___ Minor : ASIA
38
Reveille instrument : BUGLE
39
Pose : SIT
40
Clutches : GRABS
41
Wings for Amor : ALAE
42
List of choices : MENU
43
Former Broadway hit : ANNIE
44
NASA vehicle's unit : LEM
45
Gallic gala : BASTILLEDAY
47
Russia's ___ Industrial Area : URAL
49
Proofreader's word : STET
50
Velasquez subject : INFANTA
53
Outburst : VOLLEY
58
Float : RAFT
59
Haiti and the Dominican Republic : HISPANIOLA
62
French girlfriend : AMIE
63
Alliance : UNION
64
Related : AKIN
65
Post : SEND
66
First British settlement in India : SURAT
67
Hazard : RISK
Down
1
Iridescent gem : OPAL
2
Run easily : LOPE
3
Segar's Alice : GOON
4
Woody's son : ARLO
5
___ State University, Tex. : ANGELO
6
Juin predecessor : MAI
7
Show ___ : BIZ
8
Twain's "___ Diary" : EVES
9
Railway porters : REDCAPS
10
Houston player : ASTRO
11
Author of "Indiana" : GEORGESAND
12
Clair or Coty : RENE
13
Imitated : APED
18
Delphi resident : ORACLE
22
Mature : AGE
24
Maltreats : ABUSES
25
Dashes : SPRINTS
27
Plot : CABAL
28
Small egg : OVULE
29
Tatterdemalion : RAGAMUFFIN
30
Longest river : NILE
31
Understand innately : INTUIT
33
Leg bone : TIBIA
34
One of the Jones boys : CASEY
37
Composer of "Rule, Britannia" : ARNE
40
Founder of eugenics : GALTON
42
Population-study pioneer : MALTHUS
45
Forbid : BAN
46
Syria, Lebanon and neighbors : LEVANT
48
Judged : RATED
50
Retirement funds, for short : IRAS
51
Appoint : NAME
52
Hokkaido aborigine : AINU
54
Pinocchio, e.g. : LIAR
55
Father of the Midgard serpent : LOKI
56
Some Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
57
Sudden pull : YANK
60
Title for a baronet : SIR
61
Ky. bluegrass : POA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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