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New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 1986

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,344

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Across
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Pack down lightly : TAMP
5
Deep-blue pigment : SMALT
10
Portend : BODE
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Kirghiz range : ALAI
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Kind of bear : POLAR
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Having no feet : APOD
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"Archers of St. George" artist : HALS
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Cowboy's rope : RIATA
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Weight allowance : TARE
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Barley beard : ARISTA
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Orientalist from Lowell : WHISTLER
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Alder tree : ARN
25
Robt. ___ : ELEE
26
"Holy Night" painter : CORREGIO
31
Seton or Truex : ERNEST
35
Watchful : ALERT
36
Gaffs : SPARS
38
Through: Prefix : PER
39
Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
40
In ___ (tousled) : AMESS
41
"Ecce Homo" painter : RENI
42
Topsy's playmate : EVA
43
Brain passages : ITERS
44
Canadian fliers : GEESE
45
Extent : LENGTH
47
Breakdowns : ANALYSES
49
Kan. city : IOLA
51
Prohibition : BAN
52
"Supper at Emmaus" artist : VERONESE
56
Mr. Handsome : ADONIS
60
"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
61
London newspaper : TIMES
63
"Recessional" word : LEST
64
Skirt feature : SLIT
65
Old games official : EDILE
66
"Persistence of Memory" painter : DALI
67
End: Comb. form : TELO
68
Betrays : SELLS
69
Excel : STAR
Down
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Finch's look-alike : TAHA
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Axillary : ALAR
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Senegal neighbor : MALI
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"Vues de Paris" painter : PISSARRO
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Leaped : SPRANG
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Me, in Metz : MOI
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" . . . by ___ divine": Shelley : ALAW
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Shaping machine : LATHE
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Campground sights : TRAILERS
10
Overfeed : BATTEN
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October stone : OPAL
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Illustrator of "Paradise Lost" : DORE
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Fulda feeder : EDER
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Relative of 19 Across : TRET
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Homilies: Abbr. : SERS
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Dromedary : CAMEL
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___ drab : OLIVE
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Played a tape again : RERAN
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"Woe ___!" : ISME
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"Thaïs," e.g. : OPERA
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Blades : EPEES
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Common ___ : SENSE
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Essays : TRIES
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Part of N.A.M. : ASSN
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Arena figures : ATHLETES
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Royal Academy's first president : REYNOLDS
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Take ___ the lam : ITON
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___ rags : GLAD
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Florentine master of frescoes : GIOTTO
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Demeans : ABASES
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Stage ploy : ASIDE
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Huge : VAST
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She: Fr. : ELLE
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Muddy : ROIL
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Jannings or Skoda : EMIL
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Undiluted : NEAT
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___ de León, Spain : ISLA
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Excite : STIR
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Building afterthought : ELL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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