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New York Times, Saturday, April 5, 1986

Author:
Peter G. Snow
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,297
Across
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Winged : ALATED
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W.W. II rifles : GARANDS
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Rock group : ALABAMA
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A Van Buren : ABIGAIL
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Rosie, e.g. : RIVETER
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Obtain : RECEIVE
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Org. for periodontists : ADA
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Dignify : ENNOBLE
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Actor Chaney : LON
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Carried away: Slang : GAGA
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Sups : DINES
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Enclose : GIRD
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He wrote "I Can't Sleep" : ODETS
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Browning's "___ Bratts" : NED
29
Away : HENCE
30
Reserves : NESTEGGS
32
Word with fish or war : MONGER
33
Type of grape : IVES
34
Annina in "La Traviata" : MAID
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Christie's "The ___ Adversary" : SECRET
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Calorie collectors' courses : DESSERTS
42
Pallid : ASHEN
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"___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
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Word in Fla.'s motto : TRUST
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Chills : ICES
46
Emulates Thraso : BRAGS
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El Nath, e.g. : STAR
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Hood's exit : LAM
50
Blushes : REDDENS
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Part of the U.K. : IRE
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Serial section : EPISODE
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Cole or Wood : NATALIE
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Dweller : RESIDER
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Least refined : CRUDEST
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Playground equipment : SEESAWS
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Firstborn one : ELDEST
Down
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Surveying instrument : ALIDADE
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Washings, in hospitals : LAVAGES
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Beame or Fortas : ABE
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London gallery : TATE
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Correct, as a text : EMEND
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Articles repaired by a seamstress : DARNINGS
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Clothed : GARBED
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Walter and I. W. : ABELS
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Grantland of sportswriting fame : RICE
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Ripen : AGE
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Carpenter's activity : NAILING
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Tidbit for Rona Barrett : DIVORCE
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Like most models : SLENDER
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French poet-novelist : ARAGON
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Change for a five : ONES
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Dresses : ATTIRES
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Masculine and feminine : GENDERS
27
Number of Roman hills : SEVEN
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Lift : HOIST
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Contract : GET
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More, in Madrid : MAS
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Union : MERGENCE
35
Some boats : SAILERS
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One who got away : ESCAPEE
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Shift : CHEMISE
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Fearing's "___ Reckoning" : DEAD
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Dark red minerals : RUTILES
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Follower of Nicholas or Peter : TSARIST
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Easy or Fleet : STREET
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Mandates : ORDERS
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Dampen : BEDEW
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Traffic jam : SNARL
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Nile island : RODA
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Scantling : STUD
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Amy, to Chip : SIS
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He wrote "The County Chairman" : ADE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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