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New York Times, Monday, June 30, 1986

Author:
Nancy McCarthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Nancy McCarthy has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,383
Across
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Rotters : CADS
5
Go and bring : FETCH
10
Deuce or trey : CARD
14
"Step ___!" : ONIT
15
Old womanish : ANILE
16
Asian river : AMUR
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Aper : MIME
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Snakebite additive : VENOM
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Advice, old style : REDE
20
Devilkin : IMP
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Funny femmes : COMEDIENNES
23
City in Alberta : CALGARY
25
Boston ___ : BEANS
26
Toronto pitcher : LEAL
27
Tulip's origin : BULB
30
Turkish governor : BEY
31
Rubber tree : ULE
33
News agcy. : UPI
34
Bx. transit lines : ELS
35
Les girls : MADEMOISELLES
39
Beast of burden : ASS
40
___ de tête (headache) : MAL
41
Society bud, for short : DEB
42
___ poetica : ARS
43
Sharp-tasting : TART
44
Blockhead : DOLT
47
More arid : DRIER
49
Sneeze promoter : RAGWEED
52
Wife or mother : DISTAFFSIDE
56
Legislation backed by N.O.W. : ERA
57
Behind time : LATE
58
African antelope : ELAND
59
Ship's complement : CREW
60
Bavarian river : EGER
61
Like a numbskull : DENSE
62
Plexus : RETE
63
Actor Bruce : DERN
64
Jewish feast : SEDER
65
July 15, e.g. : IDES
Down
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Droll one : COMIC
2
Beast : ANIMAL
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Smile enhancer : DIMPLE
4
Jeanne d'Arc, e.g. : STE
5
Prefer : FAVOR
6
Burr, to Hamilton : ENEMY
7
Prong : TINE
8
Divot : CLOD
9
Half: Prefix : HEMI
10
Judy of "Laugh-In" : CARNE
11
Submissive : AMENABLE
12
What boors display : RUDENESS
13
Chic : DRESSY
21
Street, in Seville : CALLE
22
Reflux : EBB
24
Showy ornaments : GAUDS
27
Erected : BUILT
28
Periods of prosperity : UPS
29
Twisted the truth : LIED
32
Poet Lazarus : EMMA
34
Ancon : ELBOW
35
Step taken by Figaro : MARRIAGE
36
Supporter : ASSISTER
37
Bireme propeller : OAR
38
Shelf : LEDGE
42
Confused : ADDLED
43
___ la la : TRA
45
Glanced suggestively : LEERED
46
Cylindrical : TERETE
48
Forever, to Byron : ETERN
49
Washing cycle : RINSE
50
Viper : ADDER
51
Coolidge's V.P. : DAWES
53
T-men, e.g. : FEDS
54
Absquatulate : FLEE
55
True grit : SAND
59
Dernier ___ (latest fashion) : CRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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