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STAND-INS

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1985

42-Across : Grave words

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 654 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,941
Across
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A Cabinet post : LABOR
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Steak order : MEDIUM
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Pour forth : SPEW
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Ebb : ABATE
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Stan's pal : OLLIE
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"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
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"Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
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Wanderer : NOMAD
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Massey role : RAILSPLITTER
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Popular card game : GOLDENGATE
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Kennel complaints : YIPS
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Loggers' contest : ROLEO
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Designer Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
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Newsman, often : QUOTER
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More honorable : FINER
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Digs : MINES
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Hearts, e.g. : SUIT
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Move quickly : ZIP
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Danish fjord : ISE
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Common affliction : COLD
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Grave words : EPITAPH
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Skiers' trestles : INRUNS
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Grain or whisky : NEWYORKCITY
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___ Paul of the Boers : OOM
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Like the Cheshire-Cat : GRINNY
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Melville captain : VERE
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Land and buildings : REALTY
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Hindu deity : SIVA
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Author Grey et al. : ZANES
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Rugged : SEVERE
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Mindanao group : ATAS
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Tailor's lapboard : PANEL
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Rainbows : ARCS
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Homs is here : SYRIA
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Mubarak's predecessor : SADAT
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Spot : MOTTLE
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Golly! : GEE
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Shakespearean lover : MANSSLIPPER
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Water blooms : LILIES
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Big cat : OCELOT
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Louis XVI, e.g. : ROI
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"Ruggles of Red Gap" actress : BOLAND
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Fearful : AFRAID
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Gold coin : TWOUNDERPAR
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Sprout : BUD
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Drives : IMPELS
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Dilemma items : HORNS
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Empire State city : OLEAN
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Part of N.B. : BENE
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Gams : STEMS
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Hara-___ : KIRI
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Erodes : EATSAT
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Kind of horse : DRAFT
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Give : DONATE
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Transfer : DEED
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S.D.'s capital : PIERRE
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Fox's relative : SAC
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N.Y. baseballers : NORTHERNERS
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Dodges : EVADES
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Organic compounds : KETONES
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Bro. and dau. : RELS
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Irish love : GRA
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Prescribe : SET
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Viktor ___, ballet master : RONA
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S.A. serpent : ABOMA
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Relationship : TIEIN
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Kay Thompson girl : ELOISE
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Trap : SNARE
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Transports : CARTS
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Heater for hops : OAST
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Great Lake : WOLVERINES
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"Gem of the ocean" : SPACESHUTTLE
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Kornelia ___, E. German swimming star : ENDER
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Force : DINT
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Big Ten team : ILLINI
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He commits grave crimes : GHOUL
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Takes five : RESTS
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Sweetsop : ATTA
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Ease : SOFTEN
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Billiards immortal : HOPPE
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A swimming companion of Alice : LORY
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Radar image : BLIP
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Robert Motherwell's medium : OILS
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Legal point : RES
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"___ Dies," Beckett novel : MALONE
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Circus Maximus official : EDILE
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Hold back : DETER
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"It ___ laugh": Pinero : ISTO
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All-purpose trk. : UTE
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How to roll along : MERRILY
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Actress Hasso : SIGNE
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Story lines : PLOTS
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Citron attachment : ELLA
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Join : WED
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Yearly income : ANNUITY
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Colombia's capital : BOGOTA
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A.A.U. member : AMAT
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Poet laureate: 1692-1715 : TATE
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German river : EDER
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Very prim and precise : PRISSY
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Fairness : EQUITY
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Witch's home : ENDOR
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Natives of Oulu : FINNS
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Timothy shaver : MOWER
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Barbecue gear : SPITS
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Do slaloms : ZIGZAG
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___ form (at one's best) : INRARE
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Famous oratorio : PRINCEOFPEACE
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Food named for a goddess : CEREAL
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Famed Flemish portraits : POINTEDBEARDS
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Huts : HOVELS
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French indefinite pronoun : UNES
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Hamilton's birthplace : NEVIS
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Griffith Gaunt's creator : READE
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Its capital is Doha : KATAR
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Drake or cob : MALE
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Russian length : VERST
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Duchesse, e.g. : SATIN
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Church council : SYNOD
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Support : ESPOUSE
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Pivotal : POLAR
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Cum grano ___ : SALIS
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"You could hear ___ drop" : APIN
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Wide-brimmed straw hat : MILAN
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Items "on wheels" : MEALS
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Kind of fist : IRON
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Steady Eddie of pitching fame : LOPAT
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Lait topper : CREME
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Modern moola : BREAD
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Railroad name : AMTRAK
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Pentateuch : TORAH
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Emulate Bellow : WRITE
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Grandparents, at times : DOTERS
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Red ___, S African shrubs : ELSES
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Shackled : UNFREE
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Loathe : DETEST
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Goddess worshiped by Radames : ISIS
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Insinuations : HINTS
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La ___, Trinidadian port : BREA
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Divided country : KOREA
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Author St. Johns : ADELA
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Parlor piece : DIVAN
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A reindeer in a Moore poem : DONNER
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"Oops!" cause : ERROR
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"___ the thought!" : PERISH
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Rodeo stars : NOOSERS
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Retribution : NEMESIS
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Hot-dish stand : TRIVET
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Arrives : GETSIN
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Regarding : ANENT
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"Enough!" in Roma : BASTA
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Unspoken : TACIT
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One of the Horae : IRENE
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Jug : EWER
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Like an anchoret : LONE
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Car pioneer : OLDS
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Tizzy : SNIT
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Young whale : CALF
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Galba's successor : OTHO
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Surmounting : ATOP
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Drink noisily : SLUP
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Kind of mark or cast : TELE
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G. & S. princess : IDA
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Mideast org. : PLO
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Yeeuck! : UGH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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