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New York Times, Thursday, June 20, 1985

Author:
Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,008

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Across
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City NE of Boston : SALEM
6
Saroyan hero : ARAM
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Craft for Finn : RAFT
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Old World lizard : AGAMA
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Convex moldings : TORI
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Type of grape : IVES
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Cow's first stomach : RUMEN
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Hines or Holliman : EARL
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Mideastern bread : PITA
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Rubbish : DEBRIS
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Alter : MAKEOVER
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Fluent to a fault : GLIB
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Droops : SAGS
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Rat : SQUEALER
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Record in symbols : NOTATE
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Vats : TUNS
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Work with dough : KNEAD
38
Dutch cheese : EDAM
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First ___ : AID
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Near, to a poet : ANIGH
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Conclusion : END
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Blister : BLEB
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Argentina's Rio ___ : NEGRO
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Small dog, for short : PEKE
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Leave high and dry : STRAND
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Obedient follower : HENCHMAN
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Lanny or Diana : ROSS
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Slippery : EELY
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Catch up to : OVERTAKE
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Kind of jacket or jack : YELLOW
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Italian coins : LIRE
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Bath powder : TALC
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Nose feature : ALARE
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Farmer's abode : DELL
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"___ Good Day," Peggy Lee hit : ITSA
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"Twelfth Night" lady : VIOLA
68
Some sheep : EWES
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Far from frowzy : NEAT
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
Down
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Chalcedony : SARD
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Malarial symptom : AGUE
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Essayist: 1775–1834 : LAMB
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Leaves a colliery : EMERGES
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Type of hemp : MANILA
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Spenserian hag : ATE
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Wander : ROAM
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High-warp tapestry : ARRAS
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Symbols of a rich land : MILKANDHONEY
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Swift, sharp answer : RIPOSTE
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Gala celebration : FETE
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Former ruler : TSAR
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Symbols of smoothness : SILKANDSATIN
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Self : EGO
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Sesame : BENNE
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Wild guesses : STABS
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Comforter : QUILT
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Beneath : UNDER
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___ Count, 1928 Derby winner : REIGH
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Revoke a legacy : ADEEM
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Japanese poem : TANKA
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German port : EMDEN
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Coincide : AGREE
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Oil containers : BARRELS
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Diller : PHYLLIS
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Negative word : NOT
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Stick or split : CLEAVE
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Ray : SKATE
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One kind of shoppe : OLDE
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Opinion : VIEW
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A Gardner : ERLE
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Name for a lioness : ELSA
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Landlocked country : LAOS
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Heraldic bearing : ORLE
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Break of a habit : WEAN
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Anchor tackle : CAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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