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Martha J. DeWitt
Martha J. DeWitt

New York Times, Wednesday, May 21, 1986

46-Across : Marries

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,343
Across
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Memorable U.S. Socialist : DEBS
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Part of R.F.D. : RURAL
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Indicate : SHOW
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"There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
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___ Gay, famed bomber : ENOLA
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Composer Porter : COLE
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Houston university : RICE
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Broadway intersection, e.g. : SIDESTREET
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Likes : TAKESTO
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Altar screen : REREDOS
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Marquee name : STAR
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Scatter : STREW
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Sanguine one : OPTIMIST
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Tongue : SPEECH
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Irate : SORE
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Atkins or Huntley : CHET
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University of ___, Moscow : IDAHO
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"We ___ the World" : ARE
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Led : STEERED
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Peccancy : SIN
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Ninnies : GEESE
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Apogee : APEX
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Ethyl acetate et al. : ESTERS
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Marries : ESPOUSES
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Quail : COWER
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V.M.I., e.g. : INST
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"Marching ___" : ASTOWAR
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Brown sealskins : MATARAS
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Lewis opus : MAINSTREET
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Pianist Peter : NERO
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Obey : MIND
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Dike, Eunomia and Eirene : HORAE
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Kind of miss : NEAR
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Cheers, in Cádiz : OLES
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Addax's cousin : ELAND
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Indian unsorted flour : ATTA
Down
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Objet ___ : DART
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Lamb : ELIA
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Fannie Hurst best seller : BACKSTREET
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Kind of pie? : SWEETIE
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Circumscribe : RESTRICT
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Freshwater mussel : UNIO
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Steiger or Serling : ROD
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On the qui vive : ALERT
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Devices amplifying light waves : LASERS
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Used a device for fastening : SCREWED
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Used a straddler : HOED
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Ersatz butter : OLEO
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Imbrues : WETS
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Quaking : TREPID
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He made the pants too long : SAM
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Vat for macerating : STEEPER
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Indelible orange : OSAGE
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Ponders : PORES
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Jets' former home : SHEA
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Reilly's address? : EASYSTREET
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Backbone : CHINE
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Sharpens : HONES
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Very, in Versailles : TRES
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Goat antelopes : SEROWS
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Made amends : EXPIATED
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Endorses : SECONDS
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Joachim's wife : SUSANNA
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Envelop : SWATHE
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Where Kitchener is: Abbr. : ONT
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Flynn or Fauntleroy : ERROL
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Shot and powder, for short : AMMO
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Lateen, e.g. : SAIL
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Prong : TINE
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Nasty : MEAN
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Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
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Ortolan : SORA
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Controversial amendment : ERA

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

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