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New York Times, Thursday, April 10, 1986

Author:
Charles Engler
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Charles Engler has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,302

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Across
1
TV sitcom hit: 1949–56 : MAMA
5
Darnel : TARE
9
He stabbed Caesar first : CASCA
14
"___! I loved you best": Sheffield : ALAS
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Brazilian macaws : ARAS
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Blanched : ASHEN
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Tent beds : COTS
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Mischievous urchins : IMPS
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Where Duccio painted : SIENA
20
Seagoing singer? : ETHELWATERS
23
Chi follower : PSI
24
Afternoon socials : TEAS
25
A founder of aerodynamics : EIFFEL
27
Half Moon skipper : HUDSON
30
African trek : SAFARI
32
A.P. rival : UPI
33
Epiphany trio : MAGI
34
Ethereal : AERY
37
Heaps : TONS
39
One of the Bermudas : PAGET
40
Urban blight : SLUM
41
Cinch : SNAP
42
Friends, in Bathgate : EMES
43
Mil. award : DSC
44
Deter : HINDER
46
Awn : ARISTA
49
Toulouse-Lautrec specialty : POSTER
51
Kind of glass : SPUN
52
Oh! in Offenbach : ACH
53
Sylvan syncopator? : WOODYHERMAN
59
Put away : STORE
61
Portrayer of Zola in a 1937 movie : MUNI
62
Wash feeder : OUSE
63
Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
64
Footless creature : APOD
65
E-flat saxophone : ALTO
66
Dexterous : ADEPT
67
Warren Beatty movie: 1981 : REDS
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Bishop's subordinate : DEAN
Down
1
Symbol of authority : MACE
2
"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
3
Schoolroom subj. : MATH
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Black-ink entries : ASSETS
5
Formosa, today : TAIWAN
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Slugger Tony : ARMAS
7
Engrossed : RAPT
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Verb form for Virgil : ESSE
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A source of cinnamon : CASSIA
10
"___ was saying" : ASI
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Meadowlands maestro? : SHEPFIELDS
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Perfume an altar : CENSE
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"For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
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Zodiacal cat : LEO
22
Alter a jacket : REFIT
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Angelico and Diavolo : FRAS
27
Wickiups : HUTS
28
Well versed in : UPON
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Singer on the strand? : DINAHSHORE
30
More judicious : SAGER
31
Iron and Ice : AGES
33
Ball role : MAME
35
Reddish brown : RUST
36
Village People hit: 1979 : YMCA
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Image's partner : SPIT
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Card game : PEDRO
45
Most fashionable : NEWEST
46
Pomologists' pests : APHIDS
47
Poet Housman's burden : RUE
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Raid : INROAD
49
Trattoria treat : PASTA
50
Group of eight : OCTAD
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Church council : SYNOD
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Foe converted by Mohammed : OMAR
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Cat's-paw : DUPE
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Lounging slipper : MULE
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A predecessor of Boomer : ASTA
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Kind of lamp : NEON
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Chew the fat : RAP

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