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New York Times, Monday, July 14, 1986

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,397

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Across
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Take a risk : DARE
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Blood of the gods : ICHOR
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Thailand, formerly : SIAM
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Exude : EMIT
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Feature of a lariat : NOOSE
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Ruin : UNDO
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Alexander's horse : BUCEPHALUS
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Twice DLII : MCIV
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Neighbor of Mex. : USA
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Beginner for scope : TELE
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Pact, in Paris : TRAITE
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" . . . ___ is the night": Keats : TENDER
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Administer : DIRECT
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Brother of Eris : ARES
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Sort of roof : MANSARD
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Donkey : BURRO
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Lacking enthusiasm : TEPID
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Type of hold : TOE
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Later : ANON
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Georgia nut : PECAN
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___ libre : CUBA
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Fam. member : SIS
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Flynn of film fame : ERROL
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Puzzle : POSER
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Type of cheese : STILTON
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Shield : EGIS
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Tidier : NEATER
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Paean : ANTHEM
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Shack : LEANTO
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"Paradise Lost," e.g. : EPIC
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Eggs for Cato : OVA
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" . . . but as it ___, it ain't": Carroll : ISNT
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The Duke of Wellington's horse : COPENHAGEN
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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Emulate Stephen Douglas : ORATE
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Starr of football fame : BART
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Stagger : REEL
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Hen : LAYER
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One of the Setons : ANYA
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Actor's first performance : DEBUT
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Divert : AMUSE
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Puerto ___ : RICAN
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Time of juin : ETE
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Be innate : INHERE
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Christmas-stocking item for brats : COAL
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Sank a putt, with "out" : HOLED
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Columbus inst. : OSU
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Curb : RESTRAIN
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Poisonous plants of the cashew family : SUMACS
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Caligula's horse : INCITATUS
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Access for a miner : ADIT
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Actuate : MOVE
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Beginner for dactyl : PTERO
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Cleave : REND
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Fix a sock : DARN
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Transfix : IMPALE
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Creator of Tristram Shandy : STERNE
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Lap or ward follower : ROBE
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Letter opener : DEAR
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Fish or singing voice : BASS
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Part of an army : UNIT
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Quixote's horse : ROSINANTE
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Type of system : ECO
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Rigid code : PROTOCOL
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Expenditure : COST
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"L'___, c'est moi" : ETAT
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Snuff quantity : PINCH
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Soup ingredient : LENTIL
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Certain dive : GAINER
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Compensate : REPAY
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Snead contemporary : HOGAN
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"Ay, ___ inch a king": Shak. : EVERY
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A ray : MANTA
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Fibber : LIAR
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"___ Quam Videri," N.C. motto : ESSE
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Rose or Rozelle : PETE
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Old Danish coin : ORA
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Rhyme scheme : ABA

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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