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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Friday, June 7, 1985

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,995
Across
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Begone! : SCRAM
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Zest : TANG
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Rope material : HEMP
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Muse for Pindar : ERATO
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Pitcher : EWER
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Foot lever : PEDAL
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Oz canine : TOTO
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Shore bird : TERN
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Japanese fish : TAI
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Start of a quotation : ONEMAY
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Quotation: Part II : SMILEANDSMILE
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Rainbow goddess : IRIS
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Sea creature : EEL
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High degree : NTH
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Source of quotation : HAMLET
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Detained one : ARRESTEE
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Voyaging : ASEA
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Summer drink : ADE
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Young salmon : PARR
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"___ War Cabinet": B. J. Hendrick : LINCOLNS
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Menotti heroine : AMELIA
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Small boy : TAD
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Clamor : DIN
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Knievel : EVEL
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End of quotation : ANDBEAVILLAIN
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Point one's finger at : ACCUSE
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Pop : SODA
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Theater sign : SRO
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Vice squad's action : RAID
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Pecking-order position : RANK
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Twangy : NASAL
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Stake at cards : ANTE
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"Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
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Garbo : GRETA
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Inlets : BAYS
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Fenced area, often : YARD
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Corroded : EATEN
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Clans : SEPTS
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Napoleon center : CREAM
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Circle parts : RADII
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___ loss for words : ATA
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Poquelin's stage name : MOLIERE
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Wyo. mountains : TETONS
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"___ to the wise . . . " : AWORD
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Court divider : NET
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Stable brush : GROOMER
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Resting place : HOTEL
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Basic : ELEMENTAL
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Star in Cetus : MIRA
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Kind of tail or express : PONY
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Stride, e.g. : GAIT
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Cairo's river : NILE
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Popular scent : LILAC
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Wizened : SERE
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Actress Garr : TERI
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Zeus's wife : HERA
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Sentry's word : HALT
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Large landmass : ASIA
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Untruthfulness : MENDACITY
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Some are classified : ADS
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Witch's incantation : SPELL
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Shakespeare's wife : ANNE
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Vegas term : ODDS
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Word on a dime : LIBERTY
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Alacritous : AVID
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Mixture : MELANGE
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Called forth : EVOKED
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Some Renoirs : NUDES
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Lou Grant portrayer : ASNER
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Pecuniary resource : ASSET
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Fuming : IRATE
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Lloyd or Kathy : NOLAN
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Riyadh denizen : ARAB
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Galilee town : CANA
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Eureka! : AHA
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Parseghian : ARA

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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