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New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1985

Author:
Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B C J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jones has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,005
Across
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Bang preceder : SLAM
5
Some Mennonites : AMISH
10
Hit a fly : SWAT
14
Irish kings' home : TARA
15
Yule visitor : SANTA
16
Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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Sharif or Bradley : OMAR
18
Electrician, at times : WIRER
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Kind of edition : LATE
20
Defense fence : PALISADE
22
Hung loosely : DRAPED
24
Fork part : TINE
25
Fissionable unit : ATOM
26
Form of protest : SITIN
29
Beginner : NOVITIATE
34
Future M.D. : PREMED
36
Woman, jurisprudentially : FEME
37
Group of whales : POD
38
Let up : EASE
39
Bizarre : OUTRE
41
Sidekick : PARD
42
An A.B.A. member : ATT
43
Radial, e.g. : TIRE
44
Tempestuous : STORMY
46
Ratiocination : REASONING
49
___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
50
Energy units : ERGS
51
Talk wildly : RANT
53
E. B. Browning work : SONNET
56
U.S. ballistic missile : REDSTONE
60
Trudge : PLOD
61
Opus set in Troy : ILIAD
63
An attendant on Cleopatra : IRAS
64
Candy striper : AIDE
65
Minister's abode : MANSE
66
Baseball's Say Hey Kid : MAYS
67
Active one : DOER
68
Glacial ridge : ESKER
69
Otherwise : ELSE
Down
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Octagonal sign : STOP
2
Mongolian monk : LAMA
3
Soviet sea : ARAL
4
Nautical : MARITIME
5
Syene, today : ASWAN
6
Kind of race or voyage : MAIDEN
7
As to : INRE
8
Sault ___-Marie : STE
9
Dickens novel: 1854 : HARDTIMES
10
Garlicky sausage : SALAMI
11
Shawl : WRAP
12
___ meridiem : ANTE
13
Nailed obliquely : TOED
21
Triangle ratio : SINE
23
Routine : ROTE
25
Affirm : AVER
26
Blade of grass : SPEAR
27
Angry : IRATE
28
Seed covering : TESTA
30
Frequently : OFTEN
31
Estranged : APART
32
Singer Mel : TORME
33
Mary Baker and Nelson : EDDYS
35
Up the river : DOINGTIME
40
"Exodus" author : URIS
41
Exciting moment at the track : POSTTIME
43
Ran hastily : TORE
45
X's : TENS
47
One making dispatches : SENDER
48
Give under-the-table lucre : GREASE
52
Viper or summer : ADDER
53
W.W. I plane : SPAD
54
Mixture : OLIO
55
Stem joint : NODE
56
Gretzky's milieu : RINK
57
Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
58
Some votes : NAYS
59
To be, to Brutus : ESSE
62
___ Palmas : LAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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