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New York Times, Tuesday, July 2, 1985

Author:
Coleburn
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Coleburn has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,020
Across
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Cooking direction : SIFT
5
Large crowd : DROVE
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He rode a goat-drawn chariot : THOR
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White with age : HOAR
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Borne by the wind : EOLIC
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Make over : REDO
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Favorite : FAIRHAIRED
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Like Charlie Brown's puppy : WARM
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Prefix with system : ECO
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Combat : OPPOSE
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What freeloaders do : MOOCH
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Quagmire : FEN
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Red wine : CLARET
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Help along temporarily : TIDEOVER
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Mountain in Jordan : HOR
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R2D2, for one : ROBOT
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Brazilian city : ARAXA
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Tubs : ARKS
39
Ponderosa, e.g. : RANCH
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Novel or vital : FRESH
44
Hungarian composer : LEHAR
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Drama by Euripides : ION
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Shackled : FETTERED
49
In general : MOSTLY
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Eur. country : AUS
52
Harmony : AMITY
53
Live coals : EMBERS
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Fr. title : MME
58
Rembrandt's "Lady with ___" : AFAN
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Site of the Trylon and Perisphere: 1939 : WORLDSFAIR
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Hub : NAVE
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Ignorance, to Socrates : EVIL
65
Figure on a quarter : EAGLE
66
National park in SW Utah : ZION
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Radiation measures : REMS
68
Reliable : TRIED
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"Judith" composer : ARNE
Down
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Nobelist in Literature: 1925 : SHAW
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City in Kan. : IOLA
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___ value (reasonable price) : FAIRMARKET
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Seismic activity : TREMOR
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Baryshnikov, e.g. : DEFECTOR
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La cucaracha : ROACH
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Mixture : OLIO
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Caesar or Brutus : VIR
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Reverberated : ECHOED
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It's sometimes round : TRIP
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Leander's love : HERO
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Canticles : ODES
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Harassed : RODE
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Shortness of breath : APNEA
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Above, to Poe : OER
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Polecat : FITCH
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Worthless part : CHAFF
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He played Mr. Moto : LORRE
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Gave inflection : TONED
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Domesday Book money : ORA
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Thackeray classic : VANITYFAIR
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Eulogize : EXTOL
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Fit for ducks : RAINY
35
Large bundles : BALES
38
Concorde : SST
40
Pounded : HAMMERED
43
Phoenix Indian-relics museum : HEARD
45
Charlemagne was one : ROI
48
Winter apple : RUSSET
50
Quatrain : STANZA
52
It's as good as a miss : AMILE
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Slender pitcher : EWER
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P-Q4, in chess : MOVE
55
Lip : BRIM
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Wings : ELLS
57
Balthazar et al. : MAGI
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Where The Bard might have punted : AVON
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State bird of Hawaii : NENE
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Near's antithesis : FAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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