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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Saturday, May 4, 1985

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,961
Across
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Statistician's aid : TABLE
6
Harvest : CROP
10
This may be bogged down : PEAT
14
Kind of TV card : IDIOT
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Like Tonto's pal : LONE
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Faulkner hero : ANSE
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Start of a paraphrased quote : CONSCIENCEISTHE
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Remaining : OTHER
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Leftover : END
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A son of Apollo : ION
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Branch : ARM
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Equip : RIG
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Hearth of yore : ASTRE
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City of Victory : CAIRO
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Prompted : CUED
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Stewart in "Rear Window" : EYER
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Bridal appendages : TRAINS
38
Campaign tactic : SMEAR
40
Author of quote : ELBERTHUBBARD
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Stopper : BRAKE
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Mobile homes? : TEPEES
47
Kind of china : BONE
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Classify : SORT
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Erotic yearning : LETCH
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Weather away : ERODE
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Ashcan target : SUB
57
"Alias" of Cliff Edwards : IKE
58
Trimming tool : ADZ
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And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
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His words are absurd : RAVER
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End of paraphrased quote : MUZZLEOFTHEWILL
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Selby's Gardner : ERLE
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Ahriman's forte : EVIL
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Andrea Doria's home : GENOA
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Exploit : DEED
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Dole : METE
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Io's guardian : ARGUS
Down
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Twitch : TIC
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Towse : ADO
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Consisting of two terms : BINOMIAL
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Ransom's "Lady ___" : LOST
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Do aquatints : ETCH
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Religious figure : CLERIC
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Director Howard : RON
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Story starter : ONCE
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Hammer part : PEEN
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Ballerina's ___ seul : PAS
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Being : ENTITY
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On terra firma : ASHORE
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High-school student : TEENER
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Suffix for halberd : IER
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Violinist Kafavian : IDA
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Play unit : ACT
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Steak order : RARE
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Certain oil wells : GUSHERS
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Shawl for Pedro : SERAPE
30
Teased : RIBBED
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Heavy blow : ONER
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Second-largest bird : EMU
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One of America's problems : DEBT
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Fem. titles in Spain : SRAS
39
Eric IV's killer : ABEL
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Boxing letters : TKO
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Shy : RETIRING
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Bedizen : DECK
46
Haggard novel : SHE
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Glowed happily : BEAMED
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Pornography, e.g. : ORDURE
49
Hose part : NOZZLE
51
Shelled reptile : TURTLE
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Sea creature : EEL
56
Ebenezer word : BAH
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Pullulate : TEEM
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Sheltered bay : COVE
63
Star in Lyra : VEGA
64
Pitcher : EWER
66
Londoner's last letter : ZED
67
Tantrum : FIT
68
McGrew's lady : LOU
69
___ Palmas : LAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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