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WHO DID WHAT?

New York Times, Sunday, July 20, 1986

Author:
Olive Dunn
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Olive Dunn has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,403
Across
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Hors d'oeuvres à la française : PATES
6
Trite : FADE
10
Juniper : CEDAR
15
Cheerless : DRAB
19
Pervasive characteristic : AROMA
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West Indian shrub : ANIL
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Olive-jar liquid : BRINE
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___ over the coals : RAKE
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What the thrifty tailor did : CUTCORNERS
25
Hoarded : SAVED
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Actor Stone : EZRA
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Sheltered at sea : ALEE
28
Related on the mother's side : ENATE
29
What the slumbering carpenter did : SAWEDWOOD
31
Academic session : SEMESTER
33
Air : MIEN
35
Is filled with desire : YEARNS
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Buffer : PAD
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Bizarre : WEIRD
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Prettyface, e.g. : HERB
40
Click beetle : ELATER
44
Free : LOOSE
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Circus Maximus officials : EDILES
48
What the dissenting musicians did : LOCKEDHORNS
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Coll. degree : SCM
52
Dull : VAPID
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Indian stringed instrument : SAROD
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Vane ltrs. : ENE
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Organic compound : ENOL
58
Go back on one's word : RENEGE
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Light, white wine : MOSELLE
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Conductor Antal ___ : DORATI
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Game of chance : KENO
64
What the noisy architect did : RAISEDTHEROOF
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Accumulation : MASS
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Dough; cabbage : MOOLAH
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Very vivid : INTENSE
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Slip by : ELAPSE
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Constructed : MADE
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Hawaiian dish : POI
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Dorothy, to Em : NIECE
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There it is, mon ami! : VOILA
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Sanctum : DEN
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What the resilient acrobat did : BOUNCEDBACK
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Emulated Greeley : EDITED
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Game aims : GOALS
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Tenant : LESSEE
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Encamp : TENT
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Relative of a raccoon : COATI
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Cold ___ : WAR
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Scented bag : SACHET
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Diving bird : COOT
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Got one's back up : BRISTLED
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What the lucky janitor did : CLEANEDUP
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Mug : STEIN
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River in central Africa : UELE
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Persian water wheel : NORIA
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What the legal-minded dentist did : PUTTEETHIN
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Young salmon : PARR
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Subjected to worry : TRIED
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A chip for a kitty : ANTE
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Plight : STATE
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Nestling hawk : EYAS
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Shred : TEAR
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Fags : TIRES
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Spotted cavies : PACAS
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As ___ (ordinarily) : ARULE
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Tribal symbol : TOTEM
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Carson role : EMCEE
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___ Carlos, city in Brazil : SAO
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Spread out : FANNED
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Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
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Gossip's delight : DIRT
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Differently : ELSE
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Major TV network : CBS
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Canceled : ERASED
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Living-room piece : DIVAN
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Once more : ANEW
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___ vireo : REDEYED
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What the forgetful artist did : DREWABLANK
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Shaver : RAZOR
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City SE of Cleveland : AKRON
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Wampum : BEADS
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Delay : RETARD
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Infer : DERIVE
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Menace on the road : SPEEDER
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What the shortsighted sailor did : MISSEDTHEBOAT
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Wrath : IRE
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Had on : WORE
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Eternity : EON
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___ in (confine) : HEM
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Sextet in "Little Nellie Kelly" : ELS
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Friable soil : LOAM
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Height: Comb. form : ACRO
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Part of Ali's rec. : TKOS
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Desolate : LONESOME
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Weapon for Flynn : EPEE
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Token : SIGN
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Kind of trope or scope : HELIO
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Tender : SORE
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Announces loudly : CLARIONS
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___ gratias : DEO
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Pound work : NOH
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Uproar : RIOT
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Rich material : LAME
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Stimulant : TONIC
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Spirited self-assurance : ELAN
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Book by William Wharton : DAD
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Cowcatchers' kin : FENDERS
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Unit of energy : MEV
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Plant used in remedies for dry skin : ALOE
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Uttered : SAID
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What the nitpicking barber did : SPLITHAIRS
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Pen points : NIBS
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Vast quantities : SEAS
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___ signum : ECCE
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Glossy fabric : SATEEN
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Hungarian farm dog : PULI
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Scrape by, with "out" : EKE
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Banned insecticide : DDT
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This won't fill a filly : OAT
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Sir Galahad's mother : ELAINE
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International agreement : ENTENTE
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Icky stuff : GOO
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Reproduced : COPIED
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Bacon or Lamb : WRITER
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Kind of grace or goat : SCAPE
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Mitigate : ALLAY
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State on Brazil's NE coast : CEARA
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Objet d'art : CURIO
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Colorful tropical fish : BETTA
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For all voices : TUTTI
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"The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
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Choice : ELITE
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Sandy tracts in England : DENES
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Hamlet : DORP
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Gaiter : SPAT
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"Elmer's ___" : TUNE
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He wrote "Fables in Slang" : ADE
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Property: Abbr. : EST

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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