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New York Times, Friday, April 25, 1986

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,317
Across
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Matadors' cloaks : CAPAS
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Hgts. : ALTS
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Ship's hold or cargo : BULK
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"___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
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Widget : PART
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Tied : EVEN
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Poe's godfather : ALLAN
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Reputation : ODOR
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Former manorial court : LEET
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French roadside feature : LOMBARDYPOPLAR
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Penn, in N.Y.C., is one : STA
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Inane : SILLY
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Dan Beard's org. : BSA
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Braun or Gabor : EVA
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TV's Beaver ___ : CLEAVER
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Singer Cristy : LANE
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Prof. Rhine's concern : ESP
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Grape seeds : ACINI
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Tree of the apple family : ENGLISHHAWTHORN
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Guide : STEER
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J.F.K.'s predecessor : DDE
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A son of Zebulun : ELON
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Toxophilites' needs : TARGETS
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"You are ___, Father William . . . " : OLD
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Pacino and Smith : ALS
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Like Mother Hubbard : ANILE
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Theater sign : SRO
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Famous sequoia : GENERALSHERMAN
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Carrie Chapman ___ : CATT
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Nautical term : ALEE
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Relative of 20 Across : ABELE
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Bell sound : PEAL
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Crown of a furnace : DOME
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Tiny fish : MIDGE
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Associate : ALLY
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Eastern bigwig : EMIR
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Word with fast : STEAD
Down
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Cannel, e.g. : COAL
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Woody's son : ARLO
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Date bearer : PALM
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Omanis, e.g. : ARABS
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Thesmothete's milieu : SENATE
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Footless one : APOD
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___-smock (cuckoo-flower) : LADYS
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___ of Capricorn : TROPIC
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Saunter : STROLL
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Grumble: Slang : BELLYACHE
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Eye part : UVEA
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Annealing oven : LEER
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Chess pc. : KNT
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Takes on : RAVES
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Skirt fold : PLEAT
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"This patriarch ___": Milton : BLEST
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Ana or Clara : SANTA
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"A short madness": Horace : ANGER
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Rowan : ASH
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Shakespearean lass : VIOLA
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Register : ENROL
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The ___ of Galloway, Scottish peninsula : RINNS
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With panache : ELEGANTLY
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Prof's deg. : PHD
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A Forsyte : IRENE
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Fuss : ADO
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Like Dylan Thomas : WELSH
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Harangue : TIRADE
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Ski race : SLALOM
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Visions : DREAMS
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Resin from tropical trees : ELEMI
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Revolutionary path : ORBIT
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Isle of Man native : GAEL
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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Calchas was one : SEER
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Native of Ecbatana : MEDE
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Seabeard, e.g. : ALGA
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Require : NEED
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I.R.S. worker : CPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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