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New York Times, Thursday, June 5, 1986

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,358

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Across
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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French secular cleric : ABBE
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Thin as ___ : ARAIL
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King of Norway : OLAV
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Thin layer of coal : SEAM
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River in Belgium : SENNE
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Warn with a secret signal : GIVETHEHIGHSIGN
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Hair-raising : EERIE
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Ordinances : STATUTES
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Shriner or Edelman : HERB
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Writer Emile et al. : ZOLAS
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___ as a March hare : ASMAD
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Take umbrage : RESENT
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Dracula, e.g. : COUNT
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Muscat native : ARAB
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Evian, for one : SPA
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Be prepared for a shock : HOLDONTOYOURHAT
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French season : ETE
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British ref. books : OEDS
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Football's Greasy ___ : NEALE
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Island SW of the Philippines : BORNEO
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Design : STYLE
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Choice menu item : TBONE
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Kind of grapes : SOUR
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" . . . all that ___ gold" : SHINESAS
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Kind of landing : CRASH
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Accept hurt without complaint : TAKEITONTHECHIN
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Unusual individuals : ONERS
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Fuselage part : NOSE
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Slippery : EELY
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Kind of terrier or rabbit : WELSH
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Jug : EWER
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Double follower : DATE
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Glutton : HOG
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Netman Nastase : ILIE
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Anagram for vale : LAVE
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Stroke for 2 Down : OVERHAND
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Potok's "My Name Is ___ Lev" : ASHER
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Honey maker : BEE
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Scrooge's cries : BAHS
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Give off : EMIT
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Donizetti's Lucia : ASHTON
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Consequence : RESULT
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Ekberg or Bryant : ANITA
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Playwright and British prelate : INGES
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Bifocal : LENS
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Attached : TIEDTO
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Belvedere's kin : GAZEBO
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Roast, in Bonn : BRATEN
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Yearn : ACHE
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Lampblack : SOOT
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Symbol of stubbornness : MULE
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Disintegrate : ERODE
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Dictums : SAYSOS
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Holmes vehicle : SHAY
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Become tired : PALL
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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"___ for the weary" : NOREST
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Lacking certainty : UNSURE
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Backtracked : RETRACED
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Howlers : BONERS
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Around a wee hour: Colloq. : ONEISH
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Scottish noble : THANE
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Singer-actor Theodore : BIKEL
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Earthy color : OCHER
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Pack away : STOW
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Tops : AONE
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Phoebe or C. P. : SNOW
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Mets' home : SHEA
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Handle : HILT
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Famed poet's monogram : TSE
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Actor-comedian Louis : NYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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