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New York Times, Thursday, May 30, 1985

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,987
Across
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Dwell on a subject : HARP
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Motive : CAUSE
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Goren triumph : SLAM
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Rye topping : OLEO
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Range partly in Venezuela : ANDES
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Haifa dance : HORA
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Court-tennis areas : WINNINGOPENINGS
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Green minerals : EPIDOTES
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Block of gold : INGOT
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Thrice, in prescriptions : TER
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Brewers' dried flowers : HOPS
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Folk song : BALLAD
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Wrestling gear : MATS
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Kindled : LIT
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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"Blue ___," 1977 hit tune : BAYOU
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Suffix with serpent : INE
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Deflates, so to speak : PUTSINONESPLACE
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Yalie : ELI
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Great White Way sights : NEONS
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Judah's second son : ONAN
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Snug retreat : DEN
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Indian prince : RANA
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Heathens : PAGANS
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Confident : SURE
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Highlander's bonnet : TAM
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Columned walkways : STOAS
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Calls to account : ARRAIGNS
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Theatrical adage : THESHOWMUSTGOON
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Segments of eternity : EONS
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Brief role for a film star : CAMEO
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Every, in Roma : OGNI
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Legendary siege site : TROY
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Derision : SCORN
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Beet, for one : ROOT
Down
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Sewing-machine man : HOWE
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"'Tis not ___, or eye, we beauty call": Pope : ALIP
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Guido ___, baroque painter : RENI
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Little lake : POND
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Tilted : CANTED
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Anagram for range : ANGER
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Japanese plants : UDOS
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Discrete: Abbr. : SEP
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Easterly dir. : ESE
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Tibiae : SHINS
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Pelican State legislator : LONG
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Jason's craft : ARGO
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Spar : MAST
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Wee quantity : IOTA
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Shakes a leg, in Soho : NIPSUP
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Helen or Isaac : HAYES
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Some native Nebraskans : OTOS
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Two-footed : BIPED
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As ___ (generally) : ARULE
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High-school subject : LATIN
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Brown or Elgart : LES
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Windfall : MANNA
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Tropical vine : LIANA
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Pizarro victim : INCAN
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Formative years : TEENS
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Debby or Daniel : BOONE
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Sudden entering : INRUSH
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Within shouting distance : NEAR
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Freighter's record : LOG
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Manse resident : PARSON
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Nero's "she loves" : AMAT
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Pert : SASSY
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More accurate : TRUER
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Bit of marginalia : STET
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Thursday's eponym : THOR
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Wine: Comb. form : OENO
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Weaponry, for short : AMMO
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Memorable baritone Gorin : IGOR
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___ girl (disco dancer) : GOGO
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Forbidden item : NONO
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Vexed state : SNIT
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Sch. for future Pattons : OCS
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Woman soldier : WAC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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