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New York Times, Tuesday, June 4, 1985

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,992
Across
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Clown : CUTUP
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Waits : BIDES
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School of whales : GAM
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City near Silver Springs : OCALA
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Be very hot : ROAST
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Ram's mate : EWE
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Seafood treat : CLAMCHOWDER
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Newt : EFT
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Alpine stream : AAR
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Jot : IOTA
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Outflow : ISSUE
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D–I connection : EFGH
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Parts over doors : LINTELS
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Handsome young man : ADONIS
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Freight : CARGO
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Gogol's "Dead ___" : SOULS
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Rail : SORA
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Shankar specialty : RAGA
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Seafood treats : SHRIMPCOCKTAILS
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Russian news service : TASS
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Framework for plaster : LATH
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Heron's cousin : EGRET
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Lobster ___ (seafood treats) : TAILS
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Saroyan's city : FRESNO
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Made tough : STEELED
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Contends : WARS
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Harpsichordist Landowska : WANDA
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Middle East bread : PITA
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Word with back or blanket : WET
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Finis : END
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Seafood treats : REDSNAPPERS
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Past : AGO
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___-depressive : MANIC
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Ancient region of Asia Minor : IONIA
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Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
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Hide the loot : STASH
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Fertilizer ingredient : NITER
Down
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Actress Imogene : COCA
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Western inst. : UCLA
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Arabian tambourine : TAAR
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Einstein's birthplace : ULM
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Opposition to use of force : PACIFISM
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Part of 17 Across : BROTH
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Hawkeye State : IOWA
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Mom's mate : DAD
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Japan follower : ESE
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Kind of quartet : STRING
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Silly ones : GEESE
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Appalling : AWFUL
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Allots : METES
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Gluttons : HOGS
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Warehouses : STORAGES
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Joined the armed forces : ENLISTED
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Tamarack : LARCH
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Iranian neighbor : IRAK
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Kind of prof. : ASST
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Capital of Qatar : DOHA
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Belonging to us : OURS
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Scoters : COOTS
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Heat almost to boiling : SCALD
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Publicizes : AIRS
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Narrow valley : GLEN
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Concerning : ASTO
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Ballet movement : PLIE
39
Seafood treat : TERRAPIN
44
Tocsins : ALARMS
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___ morgana (mirage) : FATA
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Word with band or box : SWEAT
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S. American dance : TANGO
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Where Saul met a witch : ENDOR
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Hoisting apparatus : WINCH
51
Greek letters : PSIS
52
Departed : WENT
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Part of HOMES : ERIE
54
Despot : TSAR
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Consume : EAT
58
Genetic mtrl. : DNA
59
Luau treat : POI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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