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NOTEWORTHY REQUESTS

New York Times, Sunday, May 25, 1986

Author:
Corinne J. Naden
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 522 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Corinne J. Naden has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,347
Across
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Cause to get riled up : MIFF
5
Exact places : LOCI
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Instrument for Stern : AMATI
14
Strawberry's field : SHEA
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"Gasoline ___" : ALLEY
20
Forthwith : ANON
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Ascended : RISEN
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N.M. county : TAOS
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Bonnie's cohort : CLYDE
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Barnum to Bailey after new act flops? : SENDINTHECLOWNS
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More like Leroy Brown : MEANER
29
Debs request to workers : UNITE
30
Long-haired movie star : LASSIE
31
Dennis the Menace : TERROR
32
Scottish hillsides : BRAES
33
Remove from office : UNSEAT
34
Town in Java : BATANG
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Connery et al. : SEANS
36
Kind of ranch : DUDE
38
Hosp. personnel : RNS
39
Unruly demonstrations : RIOTS
40
Konrad's epithet : ALTE
41
Hi-fi buffs' concerns : TONES
42
Poker opener : ANTE
43
Fashion : STYLE
45
Walden and Golden : PONDS
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"Sustineo ___," U.S.A.F. motto : ALAS
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Kind of degree : NTH
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Pomologist's nemesis : APHIS
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A 1930 discovery : PLUTO
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Shift, e.g. : DRESS
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World Series game, usually : SELLOUT
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Advertisement on a book jacket : BLURB
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Baby or fence follower : SITTER
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River of Bolivia : MADIDI
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Beaked warship : RAM
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Fall fallers : LEAVES
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Garden implement : TROWEL
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Stains : SPOTS
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Fodder plant : ALFALFA
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Romeo : WOOER
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Bushmaster or sidewinder : SNAKE
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Some of Pierre's friends : AMIES
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Equip : ARM
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Possesses : OWNS
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Symbol of authority at Canterbury : MITRE
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Word from Tiny Tim : BLESS
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What a hood might cop : PLEA
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" . . . in the ___ of them": Matt. 18:20 : MIDST
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Geoduck, e.g. : CLAM
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Leftover cards after a deal : TALON
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Basic cell mat. : DNA
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Further : ALSO
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Cast light : SHONE
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In an offhand way : AIRILY
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Jimmy's successor : RONALD
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Designer Bill ___ : BLASS
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Poolside structure : CABANA
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"___ Goes By," 1931 song : ASTIME
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Mansard and gambrel : ROOFS
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Piercing : SHRILL
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Message from a depressed dendrologist? : WILLOWWEEPFORME
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Romberg's "One ___" : ALONE
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Book by Stein and Plimpton : EDIE
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Tidal flood : EAGRE
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Spring months in Paris : MAIS
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A natural in Reno : SEVEN
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Decipher : READ
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Metal refuse : DROSS
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Tennis divisions : SETS
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Sordor : LEES
Down
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Singer Davis : MAC
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Not well : ILL
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Armstrong to Apollo? : FLYMETOTHEMOON
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Join states : FEDERATE
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Kind of beam : LASER
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Person who's sui generis : ONER
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Kind of artist : CON
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Hardened : INDURATE
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___ Army : ARNIES
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Gear once used by Berra and Bench : MITTS
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Tennis great : ASHE
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Golf essential : TEE
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Takes in : INCLUDES
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Noted German sculptor : STOSS
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Mooring rope or cable : HAWSER
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Lasting a very long time : EONIAN
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Funds and property, e.g. : ASSETS
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Longs : YEARNS
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Vacuous : INANE
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Track strips : LANES
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Nailing block : NOG
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Tarnishes : TAINTS
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Nautical time signals : BELLS
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Breakfast cereal : BRAN
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Patriots' fans to one another after Super Bowl XX? : SAYITISNTSO
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Billy Martin to George Steinbrenner? : DONTBLAMEME
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Reverse an act : UNDO
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Something cooked up by Cook : TOUR
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Decay : SPOIL
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Heavy sound : THUD
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Damson and bullace : PLUMS
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Soviet collective : ARTEL
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Cyrano to Roxane? : LETSFALLINLOVE
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Enzyme : ASE
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Ukr.,e.g. : SSR
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Toothed-leaf tree : ALDER
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Follower of blue or hot : PLATE
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Sutherland and Scotto : DIVAS
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Author of "20,000 Years in Sing Sing" : LAWES
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Go for ___ : BROKE
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Places for valuables : SAFES
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Site of first Olympic games : ELIS
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Number for tea : TWO
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Steinbeck's "Cannery ___" : ROW
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Hair feature : PART
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Small, open space : AREOLA
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Caesar and Luckman : SIDS
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Bean and Paton : ALANS
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Number called : MANY
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Like some damp clothes : MILDEWED
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Develops : BLOSSOMS
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Kind of parking : PARALLEL
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Swedish seaport : MALMO
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Worthless matter : CHAFF
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Leg bones : TIBIAS
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Desk part : DRAWER
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End of a Rugby game : NOSIDE
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Southern constellation : ANTLIA
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Inclines : SLOPES
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Swiss river : AAR
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Fell sick : AILED
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Afrikaners : BOERS
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Board game : CHESS
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___ Park, Queens, N.Y. : REGO
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Hit, old style : SMIT
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What Mars never bars : WAR
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"Norma ___" : RAE
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Wedding-article word : NEE
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Off. Pulver's rank : ENS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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