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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 1985

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,031

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Across
1
Mai ___ (rum drink) : TAI
4
Flower leaf : PALET
9
Ulna site : ARM
12
Country-mail rtes. : RFDS
14
Some Mennonites : AMISH
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Siouan Indian : OTOE
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Expanse : AREA
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Hall of Fame shortstop : REESE
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Suffix with valid : ATOR
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Hockey position : GOALTENDER
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Appropriate : TAKE
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Coal unit : TON
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Finland, to Finns : SUOMI
25
Fondles : COSSETS
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___ Aires : BUENOS
32
Play part : ACT
33
"Socrate" composer : SATIE
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Bay of the Buccaneers : TAMPA
37
Den : LAIR
39
Annealing ovens : LEHRS
41
Lascivious look : LEER
42
Femmes : ELLES
44
Snug : TIGHT
46
F.D.R. program : NRA
47
Fragrant resin : BALSAM
49
Daytime breaks : SIESTAS
51
Sarge's boss : LOOEY
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___ Nang Klao (Rama III) : PRA
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Arab chieftain : AMIR
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Sleeping quarters : BEDCHAMBER
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Attic : LOFT
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Juliet's emotion : AMORE
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Speck : MOTE
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Unfolds, to Keats : OPES
66
Lass in "As You Like It" : CELIA
67
Time past : YORE
68
Initials on the New Jersey, e.g. : USS
69
Hit low, as in judo : KNEED
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Ump's kin : REF
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Shak.'s "Othello," e.g. : TRAG
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Ethnic hairdo : AFRO
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Concept : IDEA
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Fatherly and motherly : PARENTAL
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So be it : AMEN
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Prevaricated : LIED
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Mountain curves : ESSES
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"Ay, there's ___": Hamlet : THERUB
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Something achieved : ATTAINMENT
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Castle : ROOK
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Pure and simple : MERE
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Tars : SALTS
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Porridge : OATMEAL
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Digits : TOES
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Umpire's call : OUT
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Moses' lieutenant : CALEB
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Fla. city : OCALA
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Certain paintings : STILLLIFES
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Opposite of dele : STET
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"Lulu" or "Wozzeck" : OPERA
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Ubangi group : SARAS
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Stitchbird of N.Z. : IHI
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Work units : ERGS
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Spas : RESORTS
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End of a seaman's auger : SHIPHEAD
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Japanese monastery : TERA
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"Carry ___ to old . . . " : MEBACK
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Lyricist Cahn : SAMMY
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South ___, Arab republic : YEMEN
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Baseball brothers' name : ALOU
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Swabs : MOPS
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An also-ran in 1976 : DOLE
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Je ___ (I shout): Fr. : CRIE
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Churl : BOOR
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Sand ridge : REEF

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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