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New York Times, Saturday, July 26, 1986

Author:
Peter G. Snow
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,409
Across
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Amusingly extreme : CAMP
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Winning hit, in baseball : GAMER
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Wax : GROW
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Kanten, e.g. : AGAR
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Anoint, once : ANELE
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Viktor ___, Hungarian ballet master : RONA
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River near Bologna : RENO
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Petioles : STEMS
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Myna : APER
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Acrophobiac's dread : PRECIPITOUSNESS
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Raun : ROE
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Outran : LED
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Some trips : ERRANDS
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Chevrons : STRIPES
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Popular pastime in Iceland : CHESS
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Sound of derision : HAH
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Trifle : FLIRT
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Ravelings : LINT
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Stir : ADO
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A Chaplin : OONA
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Caper : ANTIC
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He helped R.M.N. : DDE
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Lampoon : SQUIB
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TV's "___ Book Club": 1948 : TEENAGE
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Mates : SPOUSES
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Moslem title of respect : AGA
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Loch ___, Scotland : AWE
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Logomachist's trait : CONTENTIOUSNESS
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Merry, to a Basque : ALAI
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Repairs, in a way : DARNS
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Hindu's keddah : TRAP
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"Romola" character : TITO
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Trade center in India : ERODE
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Hurdy-gurdy : LIRA
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Part of a.s.a.p. : SOON
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Cassin and Dubos : RENES
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Oenologist's concern : YEAR
Down
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Goldfish's cousin : CARP
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Composer of "Happy Days Are Here Again" : AGER
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Leo's locks : MANE
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Proverbial "thief" : PROCRASTINATION
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Breathed laboriously : GASPED
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Con : ANTI
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Comply with : MEET
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Napoli's Castel Sant'___ : ELMO
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Consequence : RESULT
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In a bombastic manner : GRANDILOQUENTLY
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Riata : ROPE
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Impersonal possessive pronoun : ONES
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Boer and Crimean : WARS
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Items studied by R. A. Millikan : IONS
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Gurth in "Ivanhoe," e.g. : SERF
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Fame : ECLAT
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Lorelei's home : RHINE
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French revenue : RENTE
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Tint : SHADE
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Mercury's talaria : SHOES
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Profane's antithesis : PIOUS
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Davis of football fame : ERNIE
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"Guesstimates" : STABS
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Say more : ADD
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D. C. Fisher's "The Squirrel-___ : CAGE
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Gilts : SOWS
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Important Canadian air base : GANDER
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Hesitates : PAUSES
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Hit musical : CATS
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Medley : OLIO
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Alliance acronym : NATO
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Biblical weed : TARE
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Pressing need : IRON
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Riviera wave : ONDE
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Part of HOMES : ERIE
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Actress Allgood : SARA
58
Dispute : SPAR

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

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