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New York Times, Friday, May 9, 1986

Author:
Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jones has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,331

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Across
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___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
5
Andalusia's locale : SPAIN
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Baltic island : AERO
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Kirk Douglas role : AMOS
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Physics Nobelist: 1945 : PAULI
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Hoosegow : STIR
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Motion man: June 7, 1776 : RICHARDLEE
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Tenuous : THIN
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Buck in its fourth year : STAGGARD
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Lacrosse field section : CREASE
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Medieval stringed instrument : ROTE
24
Pine : YEARN
25
Flavor : SAPOR
28
Buffalo-to-Olean dir. : SSE
30
Entrap : SNARE
33
Necktie : CRAVAT
35
"Ah, take the ___ . . . ": FitzGerald : CASH
37
Yards of yarn : LEA
38
Malarial fever : AGUE
39
Love, Italian style : AMORE
41
Pitcher Labine : CLEM
42
Cambodia's Pot : POL
43
One-tenth of an ephah : OMER
44
"Thy Neighbor's Wife" author : TALESE
46
Sign up : ENROL
48
"Rhine Maidens" author : SEE
50
Chromosome units : GENES
51
Some cheeses : EDAMS
53
Smith of tennis : STAN
55
Nine-day devotion : NOVENA
57
Wounded : STRICKEN
61
Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
62
Regretful patriot : NATHANHALE
64
Tattered and ___ : TORN
65
Like Challenger and Discovery : TILED
66
Mass. motto word : ENSE
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Math student's problem : AREA
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Dote on : ADORE
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Achievement : DEED
Down
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Stars and ___ : BARS
2
Skip : OMIT
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Comedienne Imogene : COCA
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"The ___," old Welsh melody : ASHGROVE
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Nursery dieter : SPRAT
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San Diego team : PADRES
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Kind of "acquaintance" : AULD
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Suffix with infant : ILE
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Brother's daughter : NIECE
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Backward : ASTERN
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Patriot from Litchfield, Conn. : ETHANALLEN
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Journalist Jacob : RIIS
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Florid, in France : ORNE
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Israeli coin : AGORA
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Foolhardy : RASH
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Once around Sol : YEAR
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Kind of goat : SCAPE
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Atomic number 18 : ARGON
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Famed silversmith : PAULREVERE
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Mark with notches : SCORE
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Roger Kahn subject : REESE
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Noted bibliographer: 1855–1937 : EAMES
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Balmoral's cousin : TAM
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Osiris's brother : SET
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Where gobs meet to eat : MESS
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Made a fist : CLENCHED
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Buck heroine : OLAN
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Once more : AGAIN
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"___ Grecian Urn": Keats : ODEONA
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Hadassah : ESTHER
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Blanket for Gato del Sol : MANTA
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Métier : TRADE
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Naldi of silents : NITA
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Olfactory sensation : ODOR
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Capital of Manche : STLO
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Welles role : KANE
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Otherwise : ELSE
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A cause of rebellion : NEED
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What adjutories give : AID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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