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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

New York Times, Saturday, May 10, 1986

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,332

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Across
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Loose : SLACK
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Start of a G.B.S. title : ARMS
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Mildred Pierce's creator : CAIN
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Neutral color : TAUPE
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"The best ___ schemes ... ": Burns : LAID
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"The ___ and Future King": White : ONCE
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Trial's partner : ERROR
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Popular rock group : KISS
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Follower of beef or fish : STEW
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Before now : AGO
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Posts : MAILS
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Festinate : HIE
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Wizard in the 1939 "Oz" film : MORGAN
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Jane Russell film: 1966 : WACO
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Shriver or Dawber : PAM
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Medicinal herb : ARNICA
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St. ___ Merici : ANGELA
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Ewe said it : BAA
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State : SAY
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Kind of sauce : MORNAY
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Mustard plant : BRUSSELSSPROUTS
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Winter apple : RUSSET
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Lasswell's "___ Pepe" : TIO
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Stout : ALE
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Aim : INTENT
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Notorious : ARRANT
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Forest humus : MOR
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Bergère, e.g. : SEAT
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Flag : ENSIGN
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Kobo ___, Japanese writer : ABE
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Holidays : TIDES
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Avril follower : MAI
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Woe, in poesy : BALE
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Tie up : MOOR
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Forest : WEALD
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Bee genus : APIS
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Musical role : ANNA
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Register : ENTER
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Try : TEST
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Balance : REST
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"Pastures" poet: 1933 : REESE
Down
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Word with iron or table : STEAM
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Musical direction : LARGO
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Southern lights : AURORAAUSTRALIS
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U.S.N. officer : CPO
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Iranian city : KERMAN
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State motto of Wash. : ALKI
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Victoria and Waterloo : RAILWAYSTATIONS
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"___ Solemnis" : MISSA
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Student org. in the 60's : SDS
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"___ fan tutte" : COSI
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Third from last : ANTEPENULTIMATE
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Word with bag or cap : ICE
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Neoteric : NEW
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A liqueur : ANISETTE
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Kind of roll : HONOR
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Resort in Provence : GRASSE
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Scouts' powwow : CAMPOREE
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Winged ant : ALATE
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A giant among old Giants : MAYS
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___ Tech : CAL
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Bad jokes produce these : GROANS
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Conductor Walter : BRUNO
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Border : BRIM
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Import : SENSE
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Echo of songdom : SIR
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It's "blowin' in the wind" : ANSWER
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Expiate : ATONE
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Winds of 32-63 m.p.h. : GALES
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Kol ___, Hebrew prayer : NIDRE
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Outdo : BEST
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Darn : DRAT
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Masterson : BAT
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J. Fred Muggs, e.g. : APE
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Del ___, Calif. city : MAR
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Chemical suffix : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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