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New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 1985

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,985

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Vestments : ROBES
6
Dads : PAS
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"___ Blue?" (apt 1929 song) : AMI
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Vigilant : ALERT
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One minus one : NONE
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Coaster : SLED
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Relating to thread : FILAR
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Chooses : OPTS
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City Kilauea threatened in 1984 : HILO
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Directive at bridge : FOLLOWSUIT
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Actor Walter : ABEL
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Canal to the Elbe : KIEL
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Purls : EDDIES
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Lodging for youth : HOSTEL
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Houston athlete : ASTRO
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Medical suffix : EMIA
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Folk follower : LORE
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Cognizant : AWARE
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Least possible : MINIMAL
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Digressed : RAMBLED
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Garb for Galba's wife : STOLA
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Cry of dismay : ALAS
44
Ye ___ curiosity shoppe : OLDE
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Kind of jelly : GUAVA
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More seductive : SEXIER
49
Mend : REPAIR
52
Hyson and bohea : TEAS
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___ the finish : INAT
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D.C. suburb : CHEVYCHASE
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S African fox : ASSE
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Tortoise's rival : HARE
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Kind of race : RELAY
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McAuliffe's reply : NUTS
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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Emulate Everett : ORATE
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Support for Septien : TEE
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Electric unit : REL
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Crosses swamps : WADES
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Dregs of society : RAFF
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Mixed bag : OLIO
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A symbol of liberty : BELL
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Of an epoch : ERAL
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Lob or putt : STROKE
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Well liked : POPULAR
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Sonnet's ending : SESTET
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Excuse at court : ALIBI
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Brouhaha : MELEE
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Matinee stars : IDOLS
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Pinocchio's problem : NOSE
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Spar : SHADOWBOX
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Novelist Cather : WILLA
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Tot : DRAM
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Changing lines on dresses : HEMS
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Leave out : OMIT
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___-Japanese War : SINO
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Follows too closely : TAILGATES
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Salk sought some : SERA
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Norse regal name : OLAV
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"___ Want for Christmas . . . " : ALLI
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Counsel, once : REDE
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Fulda feeder : EDER
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Lanai neighbor : MAUI
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Analyze ore : ASSAY
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Football play : LATERAL
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Bowman : ARCHER
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Bond held by a third party : ESCROW
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Cheerful : RIANT
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Come afterward : ENSUE
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Type of board : PASTE
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Tied : EVEN
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"___ a good day!" : HAVE
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Olympic queen : HERA
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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Cloy : SATE
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Argus features : EYES

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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