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New York Times, Tuesday, June 10, 1986

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F G J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,363
Across
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Bugler's lights-douser : TAPS
5
Poon product : SPAR
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Orlop cleaner : SWAB
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Moonfish : OPAH
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Fabled loser : HARE
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Pacific aroids : TAROS
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Matador's charger : TORO
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Armbone : ULNA
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Laud : EXTOL
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Varsity bench : SCRUBTEAMS
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"But ___ buts": Fielding : MENO
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Binge : TOOT
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Shoulder adornment : EPAULET
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Collar : NAB
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Settled habit : RUT
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Estuaries : RIAS
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Run : OPERATE
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Runs : STREAMS
38
Reject : VETO
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Con man's victim : USEE
40
Kind of horse or camel : ARABIAN
44
Unyielding : ADAMANT
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Cuba is one : ISLA
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Dowry : DOT
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___ Plaines : DES
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Nursery vessel : PLANTER
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Ionian vowel : IOTA
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Secular : LAIC
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Agricultural flier : CROPDUSTER
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___ Downs : EPSOM
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Old Greek coin : OBOL
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So long, in Soho : TATA
65
Home of an oracle : DELOS
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Sage : WISE
67
Verb for Ali Baba : OPEN
68
Albanian coins : LEKS
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Forward-looking fellow : SEER
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Symbol for Sibelius : REST
Down
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Shavers who don't shave : TOTS
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Bk. of Revelation : APOC
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Henry VIII's third Catherine : PARR
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Cry : SHOUT
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Guidry's goal : SHUTOUT
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Artist's board : PALETTE
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Wild buffalo of India : ARNA
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Hole-shaping tools : REAMERS
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Canonized Fr. woman : STE
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Madame Tussaud's realm : WAXMUSEUM
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Soviet co-op : ARTEL
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Pat or Dan'l : BOONE
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Keyhole : SLOT
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Adriatic wind : BORA
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Smokehouse device : SPIT
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Thun's river : AAR
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___ Scotia : NOVA
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Rich Little, e.g. : APER
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Key letter : BETA
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"Coma" author : ROBINCOOK
35
"___ tale's best for winter": Shak. : ASAD
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Word on the wall: Dan. 5:25 : MENE
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Cliques : SETS
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Social ending : IST
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McCowen or Clunes : ALEC
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Verrazano-___ Bridge : NARROWS
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Fat : ADIPOSE
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Aimless artist : DOODLER
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One of the Near Islands : ATTU
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Begged : PLED
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Badge site : LAPEL
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Choice seat : AISLE
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Fur mogul : ASTOR
57
One of Tony's relatives : OBIE
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Record : TAPE
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Cannes seasons : ETES
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Declaim madly : RANT
62
Archives items: Abbr. : MSS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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