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New York Times, Tuesday, July 15, 1986

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,398
Across
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Angler's device : FLOAT
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Fur scarfs : BOAS
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Tot : DRAM
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Hogback : RIDGE
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Charisma : AURA
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Network of nerves : RETE
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Mideast title : AMEER
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Fret : STEW
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Colliers' coolers : ALES
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Roofed area between a house and garage : BREEZEWAY
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Satyr's cousin : FAUN
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Arias, often : SOLI
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Copy from an original : ECTYPE
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Formosa, today : TAIWAN
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Pulsate : THROB
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Vedic god of fire : AGNI
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Alternative word : ELSE
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Sheriff's group : POSSE
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Funnel-shaped threat : TORNADO
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Changed crops : ROTATED
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Bagnold and Markey : ENIDS
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Vault : LEAP
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Something to play : ROLE
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Foolish : SILLY
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Ultimate goal : ENDALL
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Deny : REFUSE
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Prefix for dollars : EURO
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Pertaining to taste : GUSTATORY
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Piece of peat : TURF
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Not worth ___ (valueless) : ASOU
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Like Harvard Yard : IVIED
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"___ homo!" : ECCE
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Yukon, e.g.: Abbr. : TERR
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Division of a Dante work : CANTO
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Nostradamus was one : SEER
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TV's Jeannie : EDEN
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Ill. watch center : ELGIN
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Browning's "___ Lippo Lippi" : FRA
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Branch : LIMB
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Polish boundary river : ODER
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Writer James : AGEE
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Spanish saint : TERESA
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Rhine city : BASEL
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Exceeds in cleverness : OUTWITS
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Sector : AREA
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Twain lad : SAWYER
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Selective Service group : DRAFTBOARD
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One of the races : RELAY
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Devoured : ATEUP
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Middle, in law : MESNE
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Restricted in use : ZONED
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Egyptian Christian : COPT
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London gallery : TATE
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Stravinsky ballet : AGON
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Letters at Cavalry : INRI
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Sea-to-shore athlete : WINDSURFER
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Laze : LOLL
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Colonnade : STOA
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Order to a broker : SELL
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Pulitzer Prize biographer : EDEL
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Sale caveat : ASIS
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Verdi's forte : OPERA
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Offensive sight : EYESORE
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Papal envoy : LEGATE
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Observe : NOTICE
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Charges : RATES
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Elicit : EDUCE
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Slapstick vehicle : FARCE
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About-face movement for a driver : UTURN
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___-car lot : USED
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Yale Bowl, e.g. : OVAL
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Wagnerian theme : RING
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Nepalese apparition : YETI
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Rickles or Meredith : DON

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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