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New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 1986

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,351
Across
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Border on : ABUT
5
Catalogue : LIST
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Redact : EDIT
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Italian painter: 1575–1642 : RENI
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Subsequently : SINCE
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Turkish coin : LIRA
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Jumble : MESS
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Alaskan highway : ALCAN
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An uncle of Joseph : ESAU
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Postulate : POSIT
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Footstools : OTTOMANS
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Early 20th-century French art style : PURISM
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Ogled : EYED
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Gladden : CHEERUP
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He wrote "Leaving on a Jet Plane" : DENVER
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The Greatest : ALI
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Sibyls : SEERS
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Dated : STALE
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Door fastener : HASP
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Dutch genre painter: 17th century : STEEN
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State of agitation : SNIT
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Russian workers' cooperative : ARTEL
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Flat baking tin : SHEET
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Digit : TOE
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Lebanon's capital : BEIRUT
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Beg : ENTREAT
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"___ fan tutte," Mozart opera : COSI
49
Observer's activity : NOTING
50
Race officials : STARTERS
53
Also-ran : LOSER
55
Jot : IOTA
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Reach by radio : RAISE
58
Chits : IOUS
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French violinist: 18th century : ANET
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Young eel : ELVER
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Full of juice : LUSH
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Native of Ecbatana : MEDE
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Barasingh, e.g. : DEER
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A Borgia in-law : ESTE
Down
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Weapon : ARM
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Horn signal : BEEP
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Ingenuous : UNSOPHISTICATED
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Kind of paper : TISSUE
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West role : LIL
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Deficient in mental grasp : INCOMPREHENSIVE
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Ella's forte : SCAT
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Sheltered, in a way : TENTED
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Wolfram and selenium : ELEMENTS
10
Unfavorable : DISADVANTAGEOUS
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Teheran is its capital : IRAN
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Greek letters : TAUS
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Works like Butler's "Erewhon" : SATIRES
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Angers : IRES
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Hear ye! : OYES
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Certain fats : SUETS
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Cartoonist Briggs : CLARE
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Author of "The Hollow Men" : ELIOT
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Neural network : RETE
30
A king of Israel : AHAB
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"___ evil . . . " : SEENO
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Declaim : PERORATE
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Provoking person : NETTLER
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"___ for Life": I. Stone : LUST
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Ramsey Lewis, e.g. : TRIO
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Like a stadium : TIERED
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Store fodder : ENSILE
50
Tuptim's land : SIAM
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Resiliency : TONE
52
Anagram for real : RALE
54
Corrode : RUST
57
Sun. talk : SER
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"Ain't ___ Sweet?" : SHE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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