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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

New York Times, Saturday, June 7, 1986

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,360
Across
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Gone by : AGO
4
Elec. unit : AMP
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Cruelty : SADISM
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Brain ___ : TRUSTER
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Zoroastrian scriptures : AVESTA
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Like a Catton work : HISTORIC
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Taut : TENSED
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Relax : LETONESHAIRDOWN
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Part of a runcible spoon : TINE
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"Cherry ___," Herrick poem : RIPE
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Northamptonshire river : NENE
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The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
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U.S. satellite : TIROS
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Algeria's Grand ___ Oriental : ERG
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Kind of meal or china : BONE
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Musical forms : MOTETS
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Small shark : TOPE
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Quote : CITE
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Thin : SPARSE
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"The ___," Harry James hit : MOLE
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Conditions : IFS
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___ acid, in apples : MALIC
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City once called Lake's Crossing : RENO
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Eat away : GNAW
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"Aeneid" starter : ARMA
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" . . . bearded like the ___": Shak. : PARD
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Country singer Muldaur : MARIA
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Behave formally : STANDONCEREMONY
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Depends : HINGES
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Begin : INITIATE
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More of such people : ETALII
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Calumny : SLANDER
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Respectable : DECENT
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Slithery one : EEL
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Campus org. in the 60's : SDS
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Urban district on the Shannon : ATHLONE
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Niobe, e.g. : GRIEVER
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Ejection : OUSTING
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Observe Yom Kippur : ATONE
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Garçon's "best friend" : MERE
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Immaculate : PRISTINE
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"Parade" composer : SATIE
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State : AVER
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Nerve-cell process : DENDRITE
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Puy-de-Dôme town : ISSOIRE
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Kitchen vessel : STEWPOT
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"That devil's ___—War": R. W. Service : MADNESS
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Rosetta ___ : STONE
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Backbone : CHINE
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Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
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Writer de Vega : LOPE
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Lug : TOTE
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Pear named for a naturalist : BOSC
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Minderbinder of "Catch-22" : MILO
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Kind of spider : TRIANGLE
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Abridge : CONDENSE
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Under the alfluence of incohol : SMASHED
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Divided : PARTITE
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Calendar, and more : ALMANAC
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Thanks, to de Gaulle : MERCI
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Progress of a sort : INROADS
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Experienced a syncope : FAINTED
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Some of Sammy Kaye's fans : SWAYERS
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Managed : RAN
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Urchin : GAMIN
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Assert : POSIT
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Bismuth, e.g. : METAL
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Your, in Bonn : DEIN
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Get one's goat : RILE

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

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