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New York Times, Tuesday, July 23, 1985

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,041
Across
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Followers of bees : CEES
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Roll dice : SHOOT
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Moby Dick's pursuer : AHAB
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Senator Garn's state : UTAH
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Capital of Majorca : PALMA
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Valley : DALE
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Attract : LURE
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Persian : IRANI
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Chester ___ Arthur (No. 21) : ALAN
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No. 13 : MILLARDFILLMORE
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Liberate : FREE
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More! : BIS
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"Bali ___" : HAI
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A gland : ADRENAL
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Cheer : RAH
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Charm or cash : ASSET
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N.R.A. member's need : LIC
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Buddhist church, in Japan : TERA
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No. 25 : WILLIAMMCKINLEY
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Prevaricate : LIE
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Ship of ___ : STATE
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Ecole ___ Beaux-Arts, Paris : DES
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Purplish red : OLDROSE
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Affirmative reply : YES
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Fruit drink : ADE
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Type of brandy : MARC
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No. 22 or 24 : GROVERCLEVELAND
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Egyptian river : NILE
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Craftiness : GUILE
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Love, in Madrid : AMOR
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In the distance : AFAR
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___ sanctum : INNER
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Network of nerves : RETE
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Portable shelter : TENT
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Tilts : CANTS
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Was aware of : KNEW
Down
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Grass stem : CULM
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Needlecase : ETUI
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James ___ Carter (No. 39) : EARL
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Ledge : SHELF
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Extended upward : SPIRED
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Not so easy : HARDER
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King of Norway : OLAF
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Kind of bus : OMNI
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Football position : TAILBACK
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No. 2 or 6 : ADAMS
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Aureola : HALO
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Having wings : ALAR
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Well, in Milano : BENE
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Hindu lamp rite : ARATI
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Hemmed and ___ : HAWED
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Playwright's ploy : ASIDE
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Spanish land areas : ISLAS
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Gantry or Fudd : ELMER
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Managua is its cap. : NIC
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Kind of race : RELAY
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Mountain crest : ARETE
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No. 19 : HAYES
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Yale campus tree : ELM
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Explosive, for short : TNT
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Averse (to) : ALLERGIC
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Prefix with East : MID
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French river : ISERE
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Sappho creation : ODE
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Fluffy fare : OMELET
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Rescuers : SAVERS
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Turn away : AVERT
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Herbert ___ Hoover (No. 31) : CLARK
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Picnic pest : GNAT
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Abundant : RIFE
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Panamanian native : CUNA
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Dancer Bambi ___ : LINN
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Prayer ending : AMEN
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Memo : NOTE
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Sketched : DREW

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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