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New York Times, Wednesday, April 10, 1985

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,937
Across
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Early love feast : AGAPE
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A sixth-day creation : ADAM
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N.F.L. team : RAMS
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Fable's finale : MORAL
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___ vu : DEJA
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Gray's text: Abbr. : ANAT
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Ancient Roman port : OSTIA
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___ even keel : ONAN
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Pioneer heroine Betty : ZANE
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Town near Antietam : SHARPSBURG
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Augury : OMEN
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Pit : SEED
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Rio Grande city : LAREDO
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Trued : ALINED
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2, 4, 6, 8, . . . : EVENS
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Word in Texas's nickname : LONE
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Riley's love : EASE
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Strike out : DELE
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Ulna's locus : FOREARM
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Condensing, in a way : ELIDING
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Scatters newly cut grass : TEDS
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Dail's land : EIRE
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Knee, to an M.D. : GENU
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Fix in the mind : LEARN
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Reunion and Spectrum : ARENAS
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Petition : APPEAL
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Aarhus native : DANE
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Page : LEAF
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Kind of range where a miss is strange : POINTBLANK
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"___ Do Is Dream of You" : ALLI
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Rumanian city : ARAD
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Almost inaccessible nest : AERIE
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Units of reluctance : RELS
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Split rattan : CANE
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Item found on a spine : TITLE
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Net : MESH
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"Sustineo ___," U.S.A.F. motto : ALAS
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Tekoa prophet : AMOS
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Mild expletive : GOSH
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Ionian gulf : ARTA
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Brace : PAIR
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Slip by : ELAPSE
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Playa clay : ADOBE
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Strips : DENUDES
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Discordant : AJAR
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Laundry gear : MANGLE
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Maugham novel, with "The" : RAZORSEDGE
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"What's in ___?" : ANAME
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Having a leonine coiffure : MANED
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Pool member : STENO
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Passover feast : SEDER
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"___ Love Her," Beatles hit : ANDI
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Landon : ALF
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Swag : LOOT
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Concerning : INRE
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Voracious underwater creature : NEEDLEFISH
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Swerve : VEER
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U.S.A. : AMER
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Possible prelude to foreclosure : LIEN
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Sicilian city : ENNA
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On the Laptev : ASEA
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Inclined : LEANT
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Astronaut Grissom : GUS
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Book by George Sand : INDIANA
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Llama's kin : ALPACA
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Detroit sales gimmick : REBATE
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Tocsin : ALARM
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Martinique mount : PELEE
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Cloys : PALLS
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Llama's habitat : ANDES
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Type of thermometer : ORAL
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Kona garlands : LEIS
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Part of B.A. : ARTS
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Aswan's river : NILE
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Astute : KEEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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