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Albert J. Klaus
Albert J. Klaus

New York Times, Tuesday, May 7, 1985

46-Down : River in China

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Albert J. Klaus has 115 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 4 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 44-Across, PAGET is actually a parish on the island of Bermuda; left as in the original. In 62-Across, DHONI is actually of the Maldives; left as in the original.

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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,964
Across
1
Inclined way : RAMP
5
Love, in Pisa : AMORE
10
High cards : ACES
14
Ripley's "Believe ___ Not" : ITOR
15
Prickly pear : NOPAL
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Undiluted : NEAT
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Actress Raines : ELLA
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Admiral or duck : DRAKE
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Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
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Tomlin's blossom? : LILYOFTHEVALLEY
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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S.A. country : ARG
25
___ Angelico : FRA
28
Memorizer's bloom? : FORGETMENOT
34
Imparts : LENDS
36
Diminutive ending : ULE
37
Painful : SORE
38
Cruising : ASEA
39
Flat, circular objects : DISKS
41
Flag in the Murdoch garden? : IRIS
42
Yankees or Mets : TEAM
43
Corrode : EAT
44
One of the Bermudas : PAGET
45
Soda jerk's boutonniere? : STRAWFLOWER
49
English cathedral city : ELY
50
Papal office : SEE
51
Jacob's twin brother : ESAU
53
Rev. John's flower? : JACKINTHEPULPIT
61
Winglike parts : ALAE
62
Fishing boat of India : DHONI
63
Hi-fi buff's concern : TONE
64
Billy's American Beauty? : ROSE
65
Weird : EERIE
66
Network of nerves : RETE
67
Observed : SEEN
68
Units of force : DYNES
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Egyptian god : AMON
Down
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Cambodian coin : RIEL
2
King of the Huns : ATLI
3
Flanders of fiction : MOLL
4
Beseeches : PRAYS
5
To-___ (alternating) : ANDFRO
6
Pestle's partner : MORTAR
7
Brightly colored fish : OPAH
8
Roué : RAKE
9
Raises : ELEVATES
10
State of "feeling no pain" : ANALGESIA
11
Cubicle : CELL
12
Roof edge : EAVE
13
Remain : STAY
21
Clumsy fellows : OAFS
22
Limb : ARM
25
Pieces of scenery : FLATS
26
Position again : RESET
27
Close, in poesy : ANEAR
29
Zest : GUSTO
30
Tooth wearer : ELK
31
Norway, to a Norwegian : NORGE
32
Bay window : ORIEL
33
Irritable : TESTY
35
Decorate metal : DAMASKEEN
39
Guarded : DEFENDED
40
Suffix with existent : IAL
44
Indonesian craft : PRAU
46
River in China : WEI
47
Hot dog : WEENIE
48
Descries : ESPIES
52
Violet's preceder : ULTRA
53
Jolts : JARS
54
Bitter herb : ALOE
55
Container : CASE
56
People in general : THEY
57
Warning device : HORN
58
Ode : POEM
59
Division word : INTO
60
And ten: Suffix : TEEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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