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New York Times, Monday, May 13, 1985

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,970
Across
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Heavy cart : DRAY
5
Ziti, e.g. : PASTA
10
Flowery places : BEDS
14
Chalet feature : EAVE
15
Shun : AVOID
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Maenad's cry : EVOE
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Red : CROSSTAPEORCENT
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Perception : KEN
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D'Urbervilles girl : TESS
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Third-day creation : EARTH
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Mailed : SENT
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Handy abbr. : ETAL
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Narrow-minded teacher : PEDANT
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Hit the books : CRAMMED
32
Matinee ___ : IDOL
33
Suffix with resist : ANCE
34
Great deal : LOT
36
White : PINEHOUSEORWASH
41
Season in Sedan : ETE
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Second daughter of James II : ANNE
43
Fit to ___ : ATEE
44
Entre-nous items : SECRETS
46
Grotto : CAVERN
48
Too : ALSO
49
Bern's river : AARE
50
Cordial flavoring : ANISE
53
Site of Shah Jahan's monument : AGRA
54
Palmer is one : PRO
57
Blue : FISHMOONORBLOOD
61
Adolescent's problem : ACNE
62
Stone: Comb. form : PETRO
63
"___ Came Running": J. Jones : SOME
64
Soaks flax : RETS
65
Pick up the check : TREAT
66
Three, to Tiberius : TRES
Down
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Adorn : DECK
2
Steak order : RARE
3
The Bard's river : AVON
4
Assent : YES
5
Obvious : PATENT
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Nautical command : AVAST
7
Wets thoroughly : SOPS
8
Fasten : TIE
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Fuss and feathers : ADO
10
Keep motionless : BECALM
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Invariably : EVER
12
Mother's word : DONT
13
Patriot Warner : SETH
18
Weapon for Tommy Atkins : STEN
19
Tool for boring holes : REAMER
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Retailer's strategy : SALE
24
Pelagic predator : ERNE
25
Mexican sandwich : TACO
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Hookah, for one : PIPE
27
Polishes a text : EDITS
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Gift recipient : DONEE
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Lawyers' needs : CASES
30
Fill with joy : ELATE
31
Prescription giver : DOSER
35
At that time : THEN
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Globetrotters' home : HARLEM
38
Individuals : ONES
39
"Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
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Ocean feature : WAVE
45
Converts into money : CASHES
46
Donkey's reward : CARROT
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Omani or Yemeni : ARAB
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Shopping place : AGORA
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At a distance : AFAR
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Pleasant : NICE
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Berlin's "Say It ___ So" : ISNT
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Price at poker : ANTE
54
Kind of relation : POOR
55
A New York city : ROME
56
Lyrical poems : ODES
58
Select : OPT
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" . . . ___ the bright blue sea": Gilbert : OER
60
W.W. II craft : LST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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