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New York Times, Monday, April 15, 1985

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Norman S. Wizer has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,942
Across
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Movie mogul : CZAR
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Range : SCOPE
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Own up: Colloq. : FESS
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Endure : LAST
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Splendid attire : ARRAY
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Function : ROLE
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Service that makes people nervous : INTERNALREVENUE
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Porridge ingredient : PEASE
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Tonga island : FOA
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German city : ESSEN
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Clock-setting abbr. : DST
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Material for a trellis : LATH
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Bordeaux wine : CLARET
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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Prankish fairy : ELF
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___-than-thou : HOLIER
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Pop : DAD
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Kind of marine : AQUA
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April 15 goal, for some : INCOMETAXREFUND
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Venison or veal : MEAT
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Branch : ARM
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Anger : ENRAGE
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Ending for east : ERN
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Big birds : EMUS
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Shoulder warmers : STOLES
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Disorder : MESS
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Mideast nat. : ISR
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Sternward : AREAR
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Robert Burns hero : TAM
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Heron : EGRET
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Investors' concern : DOWJONESAVERAGE
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Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
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Grayish tan : BEIGE
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Rara ___ : AVIS
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Salesman's milieu: Abbr. : TERR
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Business plus : ASSET
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Defeat : BEST
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Remove coupons from bonds : CLIP
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Novelist Grey : ZANE
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Nick and Nora's pet : ASTA
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Hwys. : RTES
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Gabriel or Sebastián : SAN
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Carpentry is one : CRAFT
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Base of a column : ORLO
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"The ___ View," 1974 Beatty film : PARALLAX
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Hurricane center : EYE
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New : FRESH
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Ages upon ages : EONS
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Veer : SLUE
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Noticed : SEEN
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Cash in : REDEEM
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Say nay at the White House : VETO
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Flows : STREAMS
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Oration : ADDRESS
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Voice of Big Ben : CHIME
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Individualist of a sort : LONER
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Alaskan highway : ALCAN
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Hilarious chap : RIOT
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___ apple : ADAMS
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On a par : EQUAL
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Thrust : LUNGE
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Diminishes : FADES
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A hairdo : AFRO
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Board members : TRUSTEES
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American's main course : ENTREE
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Saarinen : EERO
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Important : MAJOR
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Idol : IMAGE
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Teased : RODE
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Washstand item : EWER
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Certain sale terms : ASIS
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Snatch : GRAB
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Partner of rant : RAVE
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Acid ___ : TEST
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Basketball org. : NBA
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Old pro : VET

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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