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CHUG-A-LUG

New York Times, Sunday, May 26, 1985

51-Down : TV studio devices

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 4.96, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 22, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,983
Across
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Word on a towel : HERS
5
Satanists, e.g. : CULT
9
Tax-deferment plan, for short : IRA
12
Child's marble : TAW
15
Shanty : HOVEL
16
Arrow poison : INEE
17
Antonym of pos. : NEG
18
A Met score : ARIA
20
Monte Cassino monk : BENEDICTINE
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Former province of France : CHAMPAGNE
25
Press : IRON
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"Plaisir d'Amour" composer : MARTINI
28
Archeozoic, Paleozoic, etc. : ERAS
29
Radio's "Our ___ Sunday" : GAL
30
Civil wrong : TORT
31
Manner : MIEN
32
Characteristic : TRAIT
34
Cinder follower : ELLA
35
U.S.N. officer : ENS
36
Rudiments : ABCS
37
Put down; suppress : SCOTCH
38
Civil disturbance : RIOT
39
Calumet, e.g. : PIPE
41
Sounds of laughter : HAHAS
42
Joint : HINGE
43
Meara's partner : STILLER
46
Arno or Nero : PETER
47
Chimps' cousins : ORANGS
49
Smooth breathing : LENIS
50
Kingdom of Burgundy : ARLES
51
Chapeau ___ (a cocked hat) : BRAS
52
Medieval chest : ARCA
53
Goat antelopes : GORALS
55
Most courteous : POLITEST
59
Battle of Sept. 11, 1777 : BRANDYWINE
61
Epithet for a daughter of Henry VIII : BLOODYMARY
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Reference mark : ASTERISK
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Surpasses : TRUMPS
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Supplication : PLEA
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Vomer, for one : BONE
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Pillow cases : SHAMS
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Fig tree of India : PIPAL
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Kind of soda : BAKING
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Weapons for Boisse : EPEES
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Run : OPERATE
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Book of the Apocrypha : TOBIT
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Mine entrances : ADITS
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Practice that can't be wrong? : RITE
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River in Brittany : OUST
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Maple seed : SAMARA
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Languish : FADE
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Non compos mentis : MAD
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G.R.F. was one : PRES
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Resin used in varnish : ELEMI
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Water plant : ALGA
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Tear : RACE
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Son (of) in Arabic names : IBN
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Lunar crater : BEER
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Oberon's spouse : TITANIA
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School Orwell attended : ETON
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A 1793 invention : COTTONGIN
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Met battery in 1969 : TOMANDJERRY
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Exigency : NEED
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Symbol of excellence : ACE
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A contemporary of Loti : ANET
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Breed of cattle : DEVON
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English cathedral city : ELY
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Bandicoot : RAT
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___-majesté : LESE
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"Nana" star in 1934 : STEN
Down
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Exalts : HONORS
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Occurrence : EVENT
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Part of A.R.C. : RED
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Slender : SLIM
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Of lemons, limes, etc. : CITRIC
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Links : UNITES
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"Since ___ Died": Max Eastman : LENIN
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Lillums Lovewell's beau : TEEN
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Business abbr. : INC
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Warms over : REHEATS
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Common edible mushroom : AGARIC
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Removes a bung : TAPS
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Altar in the sky : ARA
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Squirmy : WIGGLING
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Shore bird : HERON
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Similar things : ANALOGS
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Orthodontist's concern : BITE
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Arch slightly : CAMBER
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School subj. : MATH
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Make one's day : ELATE
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Minor irritations : ITCHES
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Noise at Niagara : ROAR
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Hibernia : ERIN
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Gelada or siamang : APE
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Fills to repletion : SATES
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Flexible : PLIANT
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French pronoun : ILS
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Girl for whom a strait was named : HELLE
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Kind of pudding : HASTY
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Spot for Guidry's toe : SLAB
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___ alba (gypsum) : TERRA
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Viracocha was their chief god : INCAS
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Gambado : PRANK
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Warship's lowest deck : ORLOP
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Francis Marion's forte : RAIDS
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Grow up : ARISE
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TV studio devices : BOOMS
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Heraldic charge : GYRON
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Attributable (to) : OWING
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Fruits for politicians? : PLUMS
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A 19th-century decorative style : EMPIRE
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Oceanic tunicate : SALPA
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Deal with : TREAT
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Account entry : DEBIT
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Scottish hillsides : BRAES
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Mythical beast : YALE
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Greek's "unlucky" letter : THETA
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Fairy, sprite or elf : SPIRIT
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Fit of peevishness : PET
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Royal family of France : BOURBON
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Kind of landlord : ABSENTEE
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Young raccoons : KITS
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Cheese made backward? : EDAM
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Decree : ORDAIN
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Bird allied to a jay : PIE
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Subject : TOPIC
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Ernest Bloch symphony : AMERICA
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Viewed : SEEN
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Type of vinegar : ALEGAR
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Sights in Chicago in 1871 : FLAMES
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Related on Dad's side : AGNATE
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Female guard : MATRON
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Faller on Chicken Little : ACORN
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Controvert : DENY
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Make reparation : ATONE
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Steward at a manor : REEVE
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Fullness of flavor : BODY
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Appends : ADDS
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Malines, e.g. : NET
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Namath in 1969 : JET

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