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New York Times, Wednesday, July 23, 1986

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,406
Across
1
Capitol guide : PAGE
5
Exterminates : RIDS
9
Actress Adams of TV : MAUD
13
Antihero in 17 Across : ALEX
14
Remote : ALOOF
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River to the Seine : EURE
17
Burgess satire, with "A" : CLOCKWORKORANGE
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Shire of "Rocky" : TALIA
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Showed indignation : RESENTED
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Sen. Norris project : TVA
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Got off one's feet : SAT
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Wolfe saga, with "Of" : TIMEANDTHERIVER
34
Spanish wave : OLA
35
Metric measure : STERE
36
Venus de ___ : MILO
37
Zilch : NONE
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"McSorley's Bar" painter : SLOAN
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Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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Individuals : ONES
43
___ order (not functioning) : OUTOF
45
Pro's opposite : CON
46
Hellman play : WATCHONTHERHINE
50
Pierre's affirmative : OUI
51
Old card game : LOO
52
Star over Madrid : ESTRELLA
57
Pang : THROE
61
Two days in a Murphy movie : FORTYEIGHTHOURS
64
Chimney shaft : FLUE
65
Showed again : RERAN
66
Dog-days topic : HEAT
67
Spore : SEED
68
Season : SALT
69
Norwegian capital : OSLO
Down
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Covenant : PACT
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Actress Nazimova : ALLA
3
College subj. : GEOL
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Stir up : EXCITE
5
Blustery : RAW
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U.N. arm : ILO
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R. I. rebel: 1842 : DORR
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Jurisdiction, in Anglo-Saxon days : SOKE
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Interim : MEANTIME
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"Charley's ___" : AUNT
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Press : URGE
12
Ownership paper : DEED
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"Redhead" director : FOSSE
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Australasian peppers : KAVAS
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Kind of admiral : REAR
23
Aardvark's meal : ANTS
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Up ___ (so far) : TONOW
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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Artist Zola defended : MANET
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Star of "Mr. Klein" : DELON
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Game fish : TROUT
30
Former British prime minister : HEATH
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Leonardo da ___ : VINCI
32
Singer John : ELTON
33
___ Arledge, TV executive : ROONE
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Chaperoned : ESCORTED
40
Carol : NOEL
44
Foam : FROTH
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A La. Long : HUEY
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Tanker : OILER
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Santa sounds : HOHOHO
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Results: Abbr. : EFFS
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Dover ___ : SOLE
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Factual : TRUE
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Tall tales : LIES
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
58
Regrets : RUES
59
Kind of history : ORAL
60
This, in Cádiz : ESTO
62
Linden or Holbrook : HAL
63
Explosive : TNT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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