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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Thursday, June 13, 1985

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,001
Across
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Start of a quotation : LIFE
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Type : SORT
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"Whither ___ thou?": John 16:5 : GOEST
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Locks material : HAIR
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Suit for Lancelot : ARMOR
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Quotation: Part II : ISNOTASPECTACLE
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Kaye and Thomas : DANNYS
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Conger : EEL
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Orderly : NEAT
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Map abbr. : RTE
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Playful mammals : OTTERS
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Quotation: Part III : ORAFEASTITIS
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Family member : PAPA
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To the point : TERSE
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Patient biblical character : JOB
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Field of action : ARENA
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Mil. mail depot : APO
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Hang loosely, as cloth : DRAPE
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Guided : LED
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"Aeneid" language : LATIN
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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End of quotation : APREDICAMENT
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Pour out : EFFUSE
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Sleeper, e.g. : CAR
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Dry : ARID
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Faucet : TAP
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Used a straw : SIPPED
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Author of quotation : GEORGESANTAYANA
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Baited : LURED
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Public disturbance : RIOT
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Arnold and Duchin : EDDYS
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Word form with space : AERO
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Homophone for lade : LAID
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Ingrid's "Casablanca" role : ILSA
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Norwegian's neighbor : FINN
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Scholar's collar : ETON
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Calif. peak : SHASTA
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Western Hemisphere gp. : OAS
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Mature : RIPE
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Playhouse site : TREE
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Roscoe : GAT
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Praying female figures : ORANTS
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Show announcer : EMCEE
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Kind of system : SOLAR
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Allowances for waste : TRETS
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Phoenician city : TYRE
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Blobs, as of cream : CLOTS
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Sight at Beverly Hills : ESTATE
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Even : TIED
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Gemstone : OPAL
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Steak order : RARE
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Mimicked : APED
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Summer cooler : FAN
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Lukewarm : TEPID
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Sarcastic, in a way : IRONIC
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Nephrite : JADE
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Bet first, at poker : OPEN
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Trounce : BEAT
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European resort area : ALPS
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Edge : RIM
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Manly virtue : ARETE
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Actress Hepburn : AUDREY
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Batista's successor : CASTRO
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Melody for Mallinger : ARIA
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Bald ___ : EAGLE
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A colleague of Jung : FREUD
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Norwegian inlet : FIORD
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Large landmass : ASIA
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Singer Patti : PAGE
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Burning heap : PYRE
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Milking item : PAIL
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A son of Seth : ENOS
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Jujube's cousin : DATE
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Mdse. : GDS
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Negative conjunction : NOR

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

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