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New York Times, Saturday, April 13, 1985

30-Across : Gets the shakes

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,940
Across
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Munch : CHEW
5
Plant anew : RESOW
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Bread unit : SLAB
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N.J. town : LODI
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Conserve of grapes : UVATE
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Acapulco sandwich : TACO
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Iroquoian worshiped Ireland (palindrome) : ERIEDEIFIEDEIRE
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With smugness : FATLY
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Pres. Hoover was one : LEO
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What a waiter awaits : ORDER
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Post-shuffle action : DEAL
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Eng. lawmakers : MPS
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Gets the shakes : SHIVERS
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Nailing block : NOG
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Diner sign : EATS
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Egg: Comb. form : OVI
38
"Over There" place : EUROPE
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Fasten balanced auto gears (palindrome) : STRAPLEVELPARTS
43
Stone tablets : STELAE
44
Author Levin : IRA
45
Give off : EMIT
46
An evergreen : YEW
47
Fabric pattern : PINDOTS
50
Poker "bullet" : ACE
51
Singer Turner : TINA
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Appear : SEEM
54
Smokers flick them : ASHES
57
Force : VIS
59
Kind of pie : CUTIE
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Don't feel pain riding London trolleys (palindrome) : SMARTNOTONTRAMS
66
Babies : TOTS
67
Hot month in La Paz : ENERO
68
___ impasse : ATAN
69
Memorable film critic : AGEE
70
Not so feral : TAMER
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Citrus fruit : LIME
Down
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Musical symbol : CLEF
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Israeli dance : HORA
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Use a blue pencil : EDIT
4
Brandish : WIELD
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Be contrite : RUE
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Nontaped malice on TV (palindrome) : EVILLIVE
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Sound partner : SAFE
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Indolent : OTIOSE
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Tiny : WEE
10
Cordwood measure : STERE
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Dial backwards : LAID
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"God's Little ___" : ACRE
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South African settler : BOER
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Tints : DYES
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Renovates : DOESUP
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Burn ___ one's pocket : AHOLEIN
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High priest : PRELATE
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Unkempt : MESSY
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French poodle's paw : PATTE
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Scatter : STREW
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Crystal clear : VIVID
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With 39 Down, Sally Field film: 1979 : NORMA
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Kind of nerve : OPTIC
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Chanson de ___ : GESTE
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Songdom gal : SAL
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See 32 Down : RAE
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Guy Fawkes, to James I : PAPIST
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Amor irked (palindrome) : EROSSORE
48
Famed Roman piazza : NAVONA
49
Shakers, e.g. : SECT
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To the point : TERSE
53
Rivera work : MURAL
54
Charles pet : ASTA
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Forecast for L.A. : SMOG
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Execrate : HATE
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Hot follower : ITEM
60
Memorable French mime : TATI
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Moslem prayer leader : IMAM
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Slave of yore : ESNE
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Court barrier : NET
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Neither's partner : NOR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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