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New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1986

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,313

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Across
1
Throw a fish line : CAST
5
Boxer's weapons : FISTS
10
Stinger : WASP
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Theater org. : ANTA
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Not kindled : UNLIT
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In re : ASTO
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Time, to Einstein : FOURTHDIMENSION
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Made lovable : ENDEARED
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A NATO member : ITALY
22
Roman law : LEX
23
Elmer or Grantland : RICE
25
One making a phone call : DIALER
29
Isle used as a base by Xerxes : TENEDOS
32
Israeli port : ACRE
33
Knight and Sevareid : ERICS
34
Use a ray gun : ZAP
36
Eerie TV program : THETWILIGHTZONE
40
Long, long time period : EON
41
Betelgeuse's constellation : ORION
42
Pass receivers : ENDS
43
Strict disciplinarians : RAMRODS
45
"Their ___ Hour": Churchill : FINEST
47
Serf of old : ESNE
48
Franklin or Vereen : BEN
49
Become rotten : ADDLE
52
Like some resorts or jobs : SEASONAL
57
"___ of wrath and tears": Henley : BEYONDTHISPLACE
60
Conduct : LEAD
61
Earl's peer : COUNT
62
Snares : GINS
63
Whirl : EDDY
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Yearns : LONGS
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Pub offerings : ALES
Down
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Restaurant : CAFE
2
Soon : ANON
3
___ poker : STUD
4
Customhouse word : TARE
5
Tyrant : FUHRER
6
Subject listing : INDEX
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Skidded : SLID
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Comedian Conway : TIM
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
10
Squandered : WASTED
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Vast continent : ASIA
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Acronym for a type of plane : STOL
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Kind of express : PONY
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Story : TALE
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Most pleasant : NICEST
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___ of Terror : REIGN
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Foot part : INCH
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July 4, 1776, for one : DATE
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Heavenly fluid : ICHOR
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Sports center : ARENA
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Lease : LET
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Some combos : TRIOS
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Fresh air : OZONE
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Polishes, in a way : SANDS
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Skip over : ELIDE
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Kibitzer, at times : PEST
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Deteriorate : WORSEN
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Dietary need : IRON
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Buddhist sect : ZEN
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It lingers on : MELODY
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Banquets : FEASTS
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Examiner: Abbr. : INSP
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Existing : BEING
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Qualified : ABLE
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Legal document : DEED
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Group of two : DYAD
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Avoid : SHUN
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Actress Petrova : OLGA
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Catch in the act : NAIL
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Some teens' affliction : ACNE
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Not so much : LESS
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Law degree : DCL
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Also : TOO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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