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New York Times, Tuesday, April 29, 1986

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,321
Across
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Unit of elec. current : AMP
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Noisy frolic : SPREE
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___ facto : IPSO
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Hamburger meat : BEEF
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Pope's triple crown : TIARA
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Happy : GLAD
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This, in Spain : ESTA
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Singing voices : ALTOS
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Old stringed instrument : LUTE
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Slapstick comedy team : THETHREESTOOGES
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Word with pepper or potato : HOT
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Kern song : WHO
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Sire : BEGET
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Beat it! : SCRAM
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Wager : BET
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Habituate : INURE
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Trip : TOUR
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Anger : RAGE
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Comedy team : STILLERANDMEARA
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Paris suburb : ORLY
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Fine powder : DUST
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More indisposed : ILLER
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Snare : NET
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Golf strokes : PUTTS
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Prehistoric tombs : CISTS
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Fox's relative : SAC
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Bleat : BAA
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"Hellzapoppin" comedy team : OLSENANDJOHNSON
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He painted Helena Rubinstein : DALI
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Element used in metallurgy : BORON
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___ canem (beware of the dog) : CAVE
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Arabian gulf : OMAN
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Rental contract : LEASE
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Water pitcher : EWER
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Neural system : RETE
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Playwright Rice : ELMER
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Theater sign : SRO
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Help a felon : ABET
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Interlock : MESH
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Rozelle or Rose : PETE
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Begin : START
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Heap : PILE
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Evaluate : RATE
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Greek god of love : EROS
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In the direction of Asia : EASTWARD
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Eskimo hut : IGLOO
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Stopper : PLUG
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Satisfy : SATE
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Horatian creations : ODES
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Paternal : FATHERLY
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TV series : HOTEL
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German physicist: 1787–1854 : OHM
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Buffalo or wisent : BISON
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___ nous (confidentially) : ENTRE
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Culpability : GUILT
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Swaggering walk : STRUT
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Seashore : COAST
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Undersized creatures : RUNTS
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False gods : BAALS
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Showy bird : EGRET
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Rips : TEARS
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Trust : RELIANCE
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Fit for instruction : EDUCABLE
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Hebrew prophet : MICAH
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Shallow container : PAN
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River surrounding Notre Dame : SEINE
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Boo-boo : BONER
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Smell : ODOR
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Rich fabric : LAME
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Bedstaff : SLAT
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Carol : NOEL
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Small amount : DRAM
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Feliciano or Ferrer : JOSE
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Cutting tools : SAWS
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Above : OVER
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Claudius I's successor : NERO

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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