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New York Times, Wednesday, April 23, 1986

Author:
Lawrence M. Rheingold
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Lawrence M. Rheingold has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,315
Across
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Shelters for autos : CARPORTS
9
Earth, e.g. : GLOBE
14
"Egmont" is one : OVERTURE
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What 9 Across is : PLANET
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Sea cows : MANATEES
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Mignonette : RESEDA
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Like Alice or Tim : TINY
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Methods : SYSTEMS
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Whitney or Wallach : ELI
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Nile denizen : ASP
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Adage : SAW
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Snow, in Scotland : SNA
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Adorns : TRIMS
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Fountain drink : COLA
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Senior member : DOYEN
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Former German silver coin : TALER
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Neutral path : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
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An Astaire : ADELE
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Oust : EVICT
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Maui bird : NENE
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Navigation system : LORAN
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Weapon for U.S. forces : ABM
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Totem pole : XAT
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Gullet : MAW
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Like sushi : RAW
52
Houlihan of 56 Across : HOTLIPS
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TV sitcom : MASH
57
Judo's cousin : KARATE
60
Pest : NUISANCE
62
Titania's mate : OBERON
63
"___ in the Grass," 1961 film : SPLENDOR
64
Opposite of zenith : NADIR
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Observe : TAKENOTE
Down
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Auguste ___, French philosopher : COMTE
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Is of use : AVAILS
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Enzyme that can curdle milk : RENNIN
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Entreat : PRAY
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Giant great : OTT
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Medicinal herbs : RUES
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Deuce topper : TREY
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Mtg. : SESS
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Polish prelate : GLEMP
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"I Loved a ___": Wither : LASS
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United : ONE
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Murphy ___ : BED
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Zeta follower : ETA
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Kind of release : PRESS
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Celtic cap : TAM
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Go it alone : SOLO
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Epithet for Athena : ALEA
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Hospital section : WARD
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Muddle : ADDLE
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Nautical chain : TYE
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Vintage car : REO
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Deduce : INFER
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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Cheer for a torero : OLE
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Shamus : TEC
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Tailless feline : MANX
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Brain wave : IDEA
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One of the Chicago Bears : DENT
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Norris Dam's agcy. : TVA
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Hebrew liquid measure : HIN
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Grow toward evening : LATEN
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Hooter : OWL
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"Viva Zapata!" star: 1952 : BRANDO
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Army mule, e.g. : MASCOT
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Word with car or pool : MOTOR
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What an echo answers: Byron : WHERE
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Mata ___ : HARI
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V.P.I. is one : INST
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Insect stage : PUPA
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Cocoon product : SILK
56
Author of "Felix Krull" : MANN
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"___-Tiki," Heyerdahl book : KON
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Arab's coat : ABA
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Colgate's ___ Raiders : RED
61
Bishopric : SEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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