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New York Times, Thursday, May 16, 1985

Author:
Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Whitten has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,973
Across
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Jazz style : SCAT
5
Shelflike projection : LEDGE
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Pundit : SAGE
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"M*A*S*H" star : ALDA
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Lagoon feature : ATOLL
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Egyptian god : AMON
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Shish-kebab ingredient : LAMB
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Capital of Surinam : PARAMARIBO
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German admiral who turned against Hitler : WILHELMCANARIS
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Circus animal : SEAL
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Chemical ending : ENE
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Pallid : PASTY
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Sextet in "Little Nellie Kelly" : ELS
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Furniture wood : MAPLE
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Col. in Troy : RPI
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"___ Yankee Doodle . . . " : IMA
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Glass : MIRROR
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Admiral who led the Pearl Harbor attack : ISOROKUYAMAMOTO
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Threat : MENACE
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Dijon season : ETE
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Lemon : DUD
43
Property, e.g. : ASSET
44
Paid athlete : PRO
45
Drench : DOUSE
47
Tokyo, once : EDO
49
Phonograph record : DISC
50
Chief of U.S. Naval Operations: 1945–47 : CHESTERWNIMITZ
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Move : REPOSITION
58
Melee : RIOT
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Price offering : ARIA
61
Feel : SENSE
62
Cyclotron items : IONS
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Imitation : MOCK
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Corners : TREES
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Cinch : SNAP
Down
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Gal of song : SAL
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Lobster feature : CLAW
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Entrance fees : ADMISSIONS
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Pill : TABLET
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Boutonniere's place : LAPEL
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And others: Lat. : ETAL
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Campus pad : DORM
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French ice creams : GLACES
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Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
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A Roosevelt : SARA
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Meccan magnate : AMIR
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Mongolian desert : GOBI
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Biblical patriarch : ENOS
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Lifelessness : ANEMIA
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Manger's contents : HAY
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Louis from La. : PRIMA
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Church recesses : APSES
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Flightless bird : EMU
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Hen : LAYER
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Limb : ARM
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David Merrick venture : PRODUCTION
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Plant of forgetfulness : LOTUS
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Wear away : ERODE
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Berlin's "They Like ___" : IKE
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Fr. title : MME
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"Norma ___" : RAE
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Musical groups : OCTETS
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___ Z (the works) : ATO
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Redcap : PORTER
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Indistinct : DIM
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Husband of Isis : OSIRIS
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An 18th-century rationalist : DEIST
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Sups : DINES
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Study hard : CRAM
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Submarine : HERO
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Heroic tale : EPIC
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Sting a customer : SOAK
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Zinfandel, e.g. : WINE
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Proboscis : NOSE
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Author Gale : ZONA
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Recipe abbr. : TSP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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