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New York Times, Wednesday, April 30, 1986

Author:
Dorothy Cannan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothy Cannan has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,322
Across
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Bandage material : TAPE
5
Twist : SKEW
9
Unit of capacitance : FARAD
14
Redolence : ODOR
15
Radial, for one : TIRE
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Abscond : ELOPE
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Exclusive : SOLE
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Operatic solo : ARIA
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Fla. seaport : TAMPA
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___-Magnon man : CRO
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British-game equipment : CRICKETBALL
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Gods of the Norse : AESIR
25
"___ of the Apes," 1968 film : PLANET
26
Filament : HAIR
28
Introduction : PROEM
30
Russian peninsula : CRIMEA
32
Resinous substance : LAC
33
King spared by Saul : AGAG
37
Tune : AIR
38
___ of hand : SLEIGHT
41
Old Danish money : ORA
42
Cotton fabric : BATT
44
Actor Chaney : LON
45
Small bandlike sleeve : ARMLET
47
Like an April day : RAINY
49
Part of a major's insignia : LEAF
50
Store fodder : ENSILE
53
Cartographer's work : ATLAS
56
Milieu for Becker : TENNISCOURT
61
Marsh elder : IVA
62
Identical : ALIKE
63
In addition : ALSO
64
Giant panda in the Moscow Zoo : ANAN
65
Pertaining to Swiss mountains : ALPEN
66
___ Cong : VIET
67
Parody : SKIT
68
Wens : CYSTS
69
"God's Little ___": Caldwell : ACRE
70
___ Royale : ISLE
Down
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Puccini heroine : TOSCA
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Venerate : ADORE
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Sportswear : POLOSHIRT
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Before, to Byron : ERE
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Deneb or Sirius : STAR
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___ Te Kanawa, noted soprano : KIRI
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Greenland's colonizer : ERIC
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Debilitated : WEAK
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Condition : FETTLE
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The Crimson Tide : ALABAMA
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Kind of alphabet or candle : ROMAN
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Sweeting, e.g. : APPLE
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Distributed playing cards : DEALT
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Weeps : CRIES
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Of a time period : EPOCHAL
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"___ Woman," Reddy hit : IAM
27
Mass meetings : RALLIES
28
Roman writer-statesman : PLINY
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Remnant : RAG
30
Taxi : CAB
31
Creek : RIA
34
Setting for Peete : GOLFLINKS
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Unit of surface measurement : ARE
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Narrow ship channel : GAT
39
Long time : EON
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Entertain : TREAT
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Gewgaw : TRINKET
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Entangle : MAT
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Science fiction characters : ALIENS
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Blaubok : ETAAC
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"Let not poor ___ starve": Charles II : NELLY
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Cuts : SNIPS
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Benefit : AVAIL
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"A votre ___!" : SANTE
57
Hollows : CAVA
58
Chemical suffix : OLIC
59
Employer : USER
60
Kyle of football fame : ROTE
64
"___ live and breathe!" : ASI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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