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New York Times, Saturday, June 28, 1986

Author:
Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,381
Across
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Kayo blow : ONER
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Actress Toren : MARTA
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Painter Holbein : HANS
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Subject of a "Manon" aria : REVE
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___ the hole (hidden asset) : ACEIN
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Australian bird : EMEU
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Corp. V.I.P. : EXEC
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Refuse a dare : CHICKENOUT
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Afflicted : STRICKEN
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Wolfish : LUPINE
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Rewarded : PAID
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Agglutinins : SERA
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Native of Huancayo, e.g. : ANDEAN
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Yielded : RETURNED
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Actress McClanahan : RUE
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Sprayed a mugger : MACED
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Pool member : STENO
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Heavy coach : DRAG
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Finish lines : WIRES
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Antisubmarine weapon : YGUN
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Bar at the bar : ESTOP
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Paint cleaners, for short : TURPS
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Leandro's amorosa : ERO
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In debt : BEHOLDEN
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Roland's friend : OLIVER
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Port ___ in Egypt : SAID
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Temper : MOOD
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Glazes : SLEETS
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Nags constantly : HENPECKS
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Categorize : PIGEONHOLE
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Nautical term : ALEE
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Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
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Duck down : EIDER
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Annealing oven : LEER
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Emulated Tammy Wynette : SANG
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Sycophant's responses : YESES
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One man performances : SOLI
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Placer materials : ORES
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Succeeding : NEXT
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Word with more or after : EVER
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Child's suggestion : RECIPE
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Coat or boat : MACKINAW
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Pined : ACHED
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Part of a martingale : REIN
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Fixation : TIC
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Short sock : ANKLET
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Quilting bee, for one : HENPARTY
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Henri's "Help!" : AMOI
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Nine, in Nürnberg : NEUN
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Flock of mallards : SUTE
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The Southeast wind : EURUS
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Loom part : CAAM
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Passover feast : SEDER
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Egyptian unit of capacity : ARDEB
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Maass, e.g. : NURSE
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One of the Four Horsemen : DEATH
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Summer TV program : RERUN
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Israeli desert : NEGEV
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Harden : ENURE
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Charitable one : DONOR
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Quoted : CITED
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Zero : GOOSEEGG
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Lovers, in the Gay Nineties : SPOONERS
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"Philebus" author : PLATO
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Sterne's Dr. ___ : SLOP
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Epcot name : DISNEY
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Paragons : IDEALS
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Brawl : MELEE
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Evian and Vichy : SPAS
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Turkish coin : LIRA
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Richard of films : EGAN
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Brick carriers : HODS
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Gantry's wife : CLEO
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Howard of musicals : KEEL
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Sonora Indian : SERI
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Tear : HIE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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