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CHANGELINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 13, 1986

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 684 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,305
Across
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Linguine, e.g. : PASTA
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Singer LaBelle : PATTI
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Stabilizing device : GYRO
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Reno–Carson City dir. : SSE
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Parisian's property : AVOIR
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Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
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What a happy G.I. may do : REUP
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Man between Tyler and Taylor : POLK
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Scrappy novelist? : NORMANMAULER
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Foreign patriot? : ETHANALIEN
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___ Nubbles, Dickens lad : KIT
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Spoliation : RAPINE
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Hardy's "___ of Blue Eyes" : APAIR
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___ whose time has come : ANIDEA
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What a QB wishes to gain : YDS
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Salt's cry : AVAST
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These may lead to gold : ADITS
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Plain : EVIDENT
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Getz of music : STAN
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Carrot's kin : ANISE
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Sordor : LEES
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Waggish : ARCH
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Thoughtful philosopher? : JOHNSTUARTMULL
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Half sole : TAP
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Grain-shipping Calif. city : DELANO
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Slackens : EASES
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Bear, in Brest : OURS
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One of the Leewards : SABA
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Start of an Odets title : AWAKE
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Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
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Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
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Curses : BANES
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Grimaces : MOUES
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Irate Simon character? : FELIXANGER
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Emeralds and aquamarines : BERYLS
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It might not be in sight : END
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Prunes : THINS
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Slip-ons : MULES
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Daughterly or sonly : FILIAL
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Eastern leaders : EMEERS
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Berlin tune : MARIE
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Lee Krasner, e.g. : ARTIST
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Political exile : EMIGRE
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Holy book : KORAN
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Win by ___ : ANOSE
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Binet-test scores : IQS
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Sycophant : SPONGE
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Athletic movie star? : JOCKLEMMON
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Empty spaces : VACUA
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Mallards' milieus : PONDS
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Ex–Miss America M.C. : PARKS
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R.I.P. notice : OBIT
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Gravelly ridge : ESKER
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___-deucy : ACEY
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Stare : GAZE
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Author of "Deathtrap" : LEVIN
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Most desiccated : DRIEST
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"___ will be done . . . " : THY
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Undersized flower girl? : ELIZATOOLITTLE
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Bread: Comb. form : ARTO
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Panty-hose mishap : SNAG
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"Duino Elegies" poet : RILKE
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___ impasse : ATAN
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Pooh's creator : AAMILNE
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Greek city-state : POLIS
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( or ), for short : PAREN
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Bill's possible future : ACT
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Inactive : STATIC
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Knight vs. knight : JOUST
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Cruel one : SADIST
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TV's "Murder, ___ Wrote" : SHE
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Leader of red cows? : MOOTSETUNG
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Scourge of humor? : ATTILATHEPUN
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A tense: Abbr. : PRET
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Part of a foot : INCH
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Actor in "The Winslow Boy": 1948 : DONAT
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Choice : ELECT
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April 15 group : IRS
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Perceives : SEES
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Enough, for Caesar : SATIS
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Otters' cousins : MINKS
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Hanky-___ : PANKY
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Steer clear of : AVOID
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Classes : SORTS
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Actor Holt: 1918–73 : TIM
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Biblical height : ARARAT
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Food fish : POMPANO
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Writer Nin : ANAIS
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Mock : TAUNT
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Favus : TILE
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Choler : IRE
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___ Antilles : GREATER
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Abominable Snowmen : YETIS
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Essen's valley : RUHR
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Wilhelm's grandpa : OPA
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Servile, fawning person : SPANIEL
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Cubes, e.g. : SOLIDS
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Suppress, as a vowel : ELIDE
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Wail, Irish style : KEEN
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SW Indian : NAVAJO
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Forearm bone : RADIUS
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Objects contemplated during omphaloskepsis : NAVELS
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Actor Pendleton : NAT
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Galileo's birthplace : PISA
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Stake : ANTE
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Archeological site in India : ELURA
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Brandish : SHAKE
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Brazilian palm : ASSAI
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What there's "nothing like" : ADAME
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Conquered again : REWON
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Wealthy impressionist? : CLAUDEMONEY
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Saint ___, city in Ore. : HELENS
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Carpentry needs : NAILS
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Parts of chords : TONES
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Alaska's ___ Glacier : MUIR
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Country singer who's all heart? : TANYATICKER
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"___ for Adano" : ABELL
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Marino bomb : PASS
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Rainy-day stockpiles : NESTEGGS
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Dresses in Calcutta : SARIS
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Blazing : AFIRE
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Queued up : INLINE
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Gula : OGEE
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Theist, e.g. : BELIEVER
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___ the spot : XMARKS
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Of the ear or air : AURAL
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Drill parts : BITS
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Now companion : HERE
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This might be cold : FRONT
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Mork's friend : MINDY
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Pseudo : MOCK
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Rub oil on : ANOINT
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Cycle : EPOCH
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Tae Han : KOREA
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Circuit : AMBIT
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Search : QUEST
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Family name of Pope Pius X : SARTO
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Young oyster : SPAT
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Music from New Orleans : JAZZ
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Capra creation : MOVIE
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Man of Manchuria : ASIAN
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Satchel of pitching fame : PAIGE
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Flash : GLANCE
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Humbert's beloved : LOLITA
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Order having teeth : ELKS
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Loathe : DETEST
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Wins support from : ENLISTS
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Depressions between waves : TROUGHS
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Medium for Motherwell : OILS
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Catchers at a rodeo : LARIATS
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Stand-in for Mama : SITTER
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Song of praise : ANTHEM
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Missile type: Abbr. : ASM
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On : ATOP
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Soprano Te Kanawa is one : MAORI
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City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
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Emulate Pollock : PAINT
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Ike's opponent : ADLAI
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Quaker in a grove : ASPEN
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Steak or Berry : CHUCK
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Yurts : TENTS
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Havoc or Lockhart : JUNE
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Greek walkway : STOA
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"My country, ___ of thee . . . " : TIS
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Grid scores : TDS
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Yalie : ELI

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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