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New York Times, Tuesday, May 14, 1985

Author:
Tangredi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J M Q }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,971
Across
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Ecstasy : BLISS
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Ecclesiastical garment : COPE
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N'Djamena's nation : CHAD
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Shade of purple : LILAC
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Sentry's command : HALT
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Tortoise's rival : HARE
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Residence : ABODE
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Young's state : UTAH
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The Emerald Isle : ERIN
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N.T. finale : REV
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Porter hit: 1932 : NIGHTANDDAY
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Cricket team : ELEVEN
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Bride of Geraint : ENID
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Christie's "___ of Fate" : POSTERN
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"The Metamorphosis" author : KAFKA
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Diamond cutter's concern : FLAW
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"Some ___ born great . . . ": Shak. : ARE
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Midway's big wheel : FERRIS
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Give vent to : AIR
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Hula hoops or pet rocks : CRAZE
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Kind : ILK
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Fireplace accessory : TRIVET
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One in the jug : CON
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Mielziner specialty : SETS
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Artist's purchase : EASEL
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Roland's song : CHANSON
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Rib-tickling : RICH
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Chopin offerings : ETUDES
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Porter hit: 1936 : ITSDELOVELY
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Box-office sign : SRO
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Soft drink : COLA
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Dry : ARID
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Operetta composer : LEHAR
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Black, to a bard : EBON
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Trilled : SANG
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Have reality : EXIST
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Antonio's worry : DEBT
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Stratagem : PLOY
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Ninnies : DOPES
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Trumpet sound : BLARE
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Cause for a lawsuit : LIBEL
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Porter hit: 1953 : ILOVEPARIS
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Despondent : SAD
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Act parts : SCENES
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Iron-horse sound : CHUG
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Word of honor : OATH
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Part of a typewriter : PLATEN
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Allen of Vermont : ETHAN
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Apple-pie topping : CHEDDAR
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Puzzling : HARD
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Sills solo : ARIA
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Repudiate : DENY
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Unbroken : INTACT
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Winged Victory : NIKE
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Pledge : VOW
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Be human : ERR
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Arrive at : REACH
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Porter hit: 1939 : FRIENDSHIP
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Highlands garb : KILT
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Inquires : ASKS
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Kismet : FATE
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Currency in Calabria : LIRA
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Aromatic herb : FENNEL
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Animals: Comb. form : ZOA
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Like Eden : VERDANT
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Five centimes : SOU
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Arranged for voices : CHORAL
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Modeled : STYLED
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Fastener : CLASP
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Wipe the slate clean : ERASE
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Classifies : SORTS
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Like some tea : ICED
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"The best is yet ___ ": Browning : TOBE
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Oscar Madison, e.g. : SLOB
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Asti product : VINO
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Nervous : EDGY
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Outer: Comb. form : EXO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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