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New York Times, Friday, June 13, 1986

Author:
Gloria Evans
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J V Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Gloria Evans has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,366
Across
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Malicious gossip : DIRT
5
Kind of cloth or hopper : TABLE
10
Secretary, e.g. : DESK
14
Reputation : ODOR
15
Man-made fiber : ORLON
16
Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
17
Part of N.B. : NOTA
18
Bearings : MIENS
19
Unstable particle : MUON
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BACKWARD NATION : GUATEMALA
22
Those leaving : GOERS
23
P.G.A. members : PROS
24
"The ___ Show" : GONG
25
Meccan faith : ISLAM
27
Strauss opera : ARABELLA
31
Aconcagua's locale : ANDES
32
Sigurd's charger : GRANI
33
Long, long time : EON
34
Prevailing attitude : MOOD
35
The ___ (Simon Templar) : SAINT
36
Capital of Manche : STLO
37
Cinco menos cuatro : UNO
38
Czech dramatist : CAPEK
39
Prearranged combats : DUELS
40
Knee jerks : REFLEXES
42
Vested-interest group : LOBBY
43
Unaspirated consonant : LENE
44
Gibbons : LARS
45
Public fund : CHEST
47
REVERSE GEAR : EQUIPMENT
52
Antipode of riches : RAGS
53
___ at the bit : CHAMP
54
Kind of head : DRUM
55
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
56
The Shrew's home : PADUA
57
Mild, yellow cheese : EDAM
58
Winnie or Smokey : BEAR
59
Grant : AWARD
60
One-time Russian council : DUMA
Down
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Lady of Spain : DONA
2
Lionized one : IDOL
3
Hurdy-gurdy : ROTA
4
Rode roughshod over : TRAMPLED
5
Indian percussion instrument : TOMTOM
6
Jimmy of tennis : ARIAS
7
Cordon ___ : BLEU
8
Kind of division : LONG
9
U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
10
Melodious Vic : DAMONE
11
RISING STAR : BETELGEUSE
12
Memorable restaurateur : SHOR
13
Ranges of knowledge : KENS
21
Christian and Paleozoic : ERAS
22
Mongolian desert : GOBI
24
Thomas Wolfe's Eugene : GANT
25
Hole-___ : INONE
26
UPSIDE-DOWN CAKES : ANGELFOODS
27
First zodiacal sign : ARIES
28
File's partner : RANK
29
Londoner's moola : LOLLY
30
Years, in Yucatán : ANOS
31
Sino-Soviet river : AMUR
32
Rubberneck : GAPE
35
Grayish blue : SAXE
36
Died down : SUBSIDED
38
Copper : CENT
39
Hamlet : DORP
41
___ of two evils : LESSER
42
Candlestick : LAMPAD
44
Tarsier's relative : LEMUR
45
Hermit or horseshoe : CRAB
46
Coney : HARE
47
Become less hostile : THAW
48
Nothing, in Navarra : NADA
49
Pakistani language : URDU
50
"Esse ___ videre," N.C. motto : QUAM
51
Poet Lazarus : EMMA
53
Man of accts. : CPA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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