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New York Times, Monday, June 10, 1985

Author:
H. Hastings Reddall
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F K Q V W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,998
Across
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Entangles : MATS
5
Highway stopover : MOTEL
10
Thick piece : SLAB
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Employs : USES
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Macaw : ARARA
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Western Indian : PIMA
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Confusing situation : THREERINGCIRCUS
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Sundown, to Spenser : EEN
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L.A. problem : SMOG
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Salary increase : RAISE
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Shortly : ANON
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Jogged : TROTTED
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Female donkey : JENNET
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Kin of sorrels : ROANS
30
Bus. school subject : ECON
31
Chuckleheaded : DENSE
32
Once around the track : LAP
35
Picnic event : THREELEGGEDRACE
39
Turf : SOD
40
City near Dayton, Ohio : XENIA
41
Prepare for printing : EDIT
42
Natives of Dundee : SCOTS
43
Knights' horses : STEEDS
45
Accomplishes a goal : ATTAINS
48
Property conveyance : DEED
49
Twit : TAUNT
50
Uncommon : RARE
51
Permit : LET
54
Certain garb for men : THREEPIECESUITS
58
Physicists' particles : IONS
59
Foreign : ALIEN
60
Bristle : SETA
61
"___ la vie" : CEST
62
Past or present : TENSE
63
E. German river : ODER
Down
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Silent : MUTE
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Arthur of tennis : ASHE
3
Sea swallow : TERN
4
Compass dir. : SSE
5
Burrowing rodent : MARMOT
6
Constellation east of Taurus : ORION
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Spicy taste : TANG
8
Work unit : ERG
9
Varnish ingredient : LAC
10
Young herrings : SPRATS
11
Lawful : LICIT
12
Entertain : AMUSE
13
Founded : BASED
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Domestic slave of yore : ESNE
19
Smoothed over : IRONED
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She of the "thousand days" : ANNE
24
Kingdom in the Pacific : TONGA
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Flatten a Soho flat : RASE
26
Super Bowl winners in 1969 : JETS
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Canyon phenomenon : ECHO
28
North, in Nice : NORD
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Actor Toomey : REGIS
31
Marks on old pots : DENTS
32
Take on cargo : LADE
33
Sour : ACID
34
Dogs and cats, e.g. : PETS
36
Arouse : EXCITE
37
Trotsky : LEON
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Tall grass : REED
42
Most reasonable : SANEST
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Unclouded : SERENE
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Golf mounds : TEES
45
Garret : ATTIC
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Lake near Reno : TAHOE
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Revolutions : TURNS
48
Small fishes : DACES
50
Harness component : REIN
51
Prevaricated : LIED
52
Diminutive suffix : ETTE
53
Former Russian ruler : TSAR
55
Touch lightly : PAT
56
___ de France : ILE
57
Gp. serving the services : USO

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