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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 1986

Author:
Charlotte Shore
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { C J K Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Charlotte Shore has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,367

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Across
1
Baritone in Verdi's "Falstaff" : FORD
5
Loosely twisted silk yarn : TRAM
9
Royal command : FIAT
13
Brain passage : ITER
14
"John Brown's body ___ mould'ring . . . " : LIESA
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Dangerous den : LAIR
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Renoir's "Dans la ___" : LOGE
17
Element in radio tubes : ARGON
18
Q. ___ session : ANDA
19
One of 10 : LORDALEAPING
22
O'Neill play : ILE
23
Like a caboose : LAST
24
Be finicky : NIGGLE
28
Potpourri item : PETAL
30
Afrikaans : TAAL
32
___-en-Provence, France : AIX
33
Glowing : RADIANT
36
Brynhild's brother : ATLI
37
Symbol of purity : GALAHAD
40
Annie's vessel : TUGBOAT
42
Vichy-trial town : RIOM
43
Clearly penned : LEGIBLE
45
Psyche parts : IDS
46
Mystery author Lathen : EMMA
47
Stoneworts : ALGAE
51
Spicy Spanish dish : PAELLA
53
Type of fly or frog : SHAD
56
City in Paraguay : ITA
57
One of five : LITTLEPEPPER
60
Tenor Martini : NINO
63
"Dear ___," Braad-Thomsen film : IRENE
64
Menilite, e.g. : OPAL
65
Words on an Rx : ADAY
66
Odin, Thor, Balder et al. : AESIR
67
Butte's kin : MESA
68
007 : BOND
69
Big Board ltrs. : NYSE
70
Kind of sch. : PREP
Down
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Extra touch : FILLIP
2
"Becket" actor: 1964 : OTOOLE
3
Derby winner: 1915 : REGRET
4
Stowe book : DRED
5
Bores : TIRES
6
Henley event : REGATTA
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Give ___ to Cerberus : ASOP
8
One of three : MANINATUB
9
Memorable U.S. illustrator : FLAGG
10
Actor McKellen : IAN
11
Be a Samaritan : AID
12
With 14 Down, jolly notes : TRA
14
See 12 Down : LALA
20
"The Garden of ___" : ALLAH
21
Zip : NIL
25
Spanish feline : GATO
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Tony-winner Kedrova : LILA
27
Sartre's "No ___" : EXIT
29
Saroyan hero : ARAM
31
Negative prefix : ANTI
34
One of 101 : DALMATIAN
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Footnote note : IDEM
36
Arne oratorio : ABEL
37
Sceneshifter : GRIP
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Amonasro's daughter : AIDA
39
Misplace : LOSE
41
Woodland clearing : GLADE
44
Like some experimental cars : GASLESS
46
Yalie : ELI
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A Reagan role : GIPPER
49
Relaxed : ATEASE
50
Flap on a cap : EARLAP
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"Safety Last" comedian : LLOYD
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An Olympics star in 1936 : HENIE
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David Frye, e.g. : APER
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Three-pip card : TREY
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Much ado : POMP
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Arrest : NAB
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Words of love : IDO
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Dwarf: Comb. form : NAN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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