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New York Times, Saturday, July 19, 1986

Author:
Joe Clonick
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,402
Across
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Houk of baseball fame : RALPH
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Welty's "Why I Live at ___" : THEPO
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Bro. or dau. : REL
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Maine university town : ORONO
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Old Sol, diurnally : RISER
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Author LeShan : EDA
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Hung out the wash : AIRED
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Prefix with coastal : INTRA
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Moroccan city : FEZ
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Slender, in Savoie : MENU
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"M" star : PETERLORRE
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Large Asiatic deer : SAMBARS
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"Friend" in a 1949 film : IRMA
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Stella medium : OILS
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Kind of rhyme or verse : LEONINE
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With total attention : RAPTLY
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Rifles : CARBINES
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Menotti hero : AMAHL
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Purpose : AIM
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Builder of the Trojan horse : EPEUS
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Gilbert and Sullivan aficionado : SAVOYARD
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Soviet city on the Neman : GRODNO
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Pep, in Perpignan : ENERGIE
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Deity, in Düsseldorf : GOTT
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Dave ___, former golf star : MARR
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Middle of a Stein line : AROSEIS
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Not scrutinized : UNEXAMINED
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Where Augustus died : NOLA
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King Arthur's lance : RON
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Poet Doolittle: 1886–1961 : HILDA
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Lab burners : ETNAS
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Stallion's progeny : GET
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"Deutschland über ___" : ALLES
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An oil producer : OLIVE
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Chi. transports : ELS
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At sixes and sevens : MESSY
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SE African lake : NYASA
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Range : ROAM
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Roman siege instrument : ARIES
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Actress Luft : LORNA
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Lung problem : PNEUMOTHORAX
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Mason's burden : HOD
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Judges : TRIERS
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Soupçons : HINTS
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Tasso's patron : ESTE
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Medieval stone-throwing engine : PERRIER
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University at Tulsa : ORALROBERTS
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Practiced abstinence : REFRAINED
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W. German river : EDER
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Loll about : LAZE
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Wan : PALY
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With all-encompassing power : OMNIPOTENTLY
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Noted evangelist : BILLYGRAHAM
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Flight, to a felon : LAM
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Johnny ___, N.Y. Yankee manager: 1946 : NEUN
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Pronoun for Pietro : ESSO
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Tear down, in Devonshire : RASE
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"___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
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Road surfaces : PAVEMENTS
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El ___, Spanish hero : CID
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Modern art : ARE
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Distance measure for aviators : AIRMILE
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An adjective for Whitman : GOOD
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Unctuous : GREASY
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Vicuña's stamping grounds : ANDES
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Ancient Aegean region : IONIA
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Serbs and Croats, e.g. : SLAVS
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Exhort : URGE
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Carol : NOEL
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What Pandora let out : ILLS
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On the Laptev : ASEA
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Time immemorial : EON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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