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New York Times, Wednesday, April 16, 1986

Author:
Roger H. Courtney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q U V Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Roger H. Courtney has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,308
Across
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Crustacean : CRAB
5
___ cantata (church ceremony) : MISSA
10
Opposite of went : CAME
14
Actress Negri : POLA
15
Goodbye, in Tijuana : ADIOS
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Sound of sorrow : ALAS
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Describe : LIMN
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Inclines : LEANS
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Memorable political cartoonist : NAST
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Expanse between Zaire and Tanzania : LAKETANGANYIKA
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Milland and Bolger : RAYS
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U.S.-Ont. canals : SOO
25
Certain musical key : MINOR
28
Yes man : ASSENTER
33
Off center : ATILT
34
No man : ANTI
35
Bullring cry : OLE
36
Expanse in Wyo. : YELLOWSTONELAKE
40
Engineer's degree : BME
41
Cambodian's dollar : RIEL
42
Neap and ebb : TIDES
43
Strivers : ESSAYERS
46
State in W. Germany : HESSE
47
Author Deighton : LEN
48
Long liquid gulp : SWIG
50
Expanse near the South Pole : ANTARCTICOCEAN
57
Anchor a yacht : MOOR
58
Was wearing : HADON
59
Honey drink : MEAD
61
Polynesian chief : ALII
62
Editor's activity : EXING
63
Comedian Johnson : ARTE
64
French chalk : TALC
65
Parts of a square : SIDES
66
High time : NOON
Down
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He's between pfc. and sgt. : CPL
2
Upset : ROIL
3
___ mater : ALMA
4
Supply funds : BANKROLL
5
Like lager : MALTY
6
Mental light bulbs : IDEAS
7
Shensi capital : SIAN
8
Cahn–Van Heusen product : SONG
9
Leon F. Czolgosz was one : ASSASSIN
10
Bryce or Grand : CANYON
11
Jai ___ : ALAI
12
Domino : MASK
13
This, in Spanish : ESTA
21
Keep an ___ the ground : EARTO
22
Noah, in Napoli : NOE
25
Gershwin song: 1926 : MAYBE
26
Sundries : ITEMS
27
Certain greens : NILES
28
Puts in the pot : ANTES
29
Acronym for a type of aircraft : STOL
30
Despicable people : TOADS
31
Sommer and namesakes : ELKES
32
Baseball's Pee Wee : REESE
34
Saudi Arabian province : ASIR
37
Strains, as the back : WRENCHES
38
Set of values : ETHIC
39
Loyal follower : LIEGEMAN
44
Conqueror of Rome: A.D. 410 : ALARIC
45
Suffix with law or saw : YER
48
Pastry for a coffee break : SCONE
49
Surnames of legions of Chinese : WONGS
50
Latin third-person verb : AMAT
51
Arndt piano tune : NOLA
52
Work hard : TOIL
53
TV sitcom : TAXI
54
"___ It My Way" : IDID
55
Prefix with dynamics : AERO
56
Alliance acronym : NATO
60
___ of thieves : DEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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