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"PUNORAMA"

New York Times, Sunday, July 28, 1985

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Louis Baron has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,046
Across
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Sawbuck : TEN
4
Late Chinese leader : MAO
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Shoshonean group : PIUTES
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Senegal's capital : DAKAR
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A former capital of Burma : AVA
19
Land unit : ACRE
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Records : ANNALS
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Race: Comb. form : ETHNO
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Kind of service : LIP
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Montana eatery sign : CUSTARDSLASTSTAND
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Like divorce lawyers : CLASHCONSCIOUS
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Dancer Carmen : AMAYA
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Hindu life principles : PRANAS
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Pacino and Smith : ALS
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Magnon preceder : CRO
33
Some primary colors: Abbr. : YLS
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More pseudoesthetic : ARTIER
38
"___ how!" : AND
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Tatami : MAT
40
Kentish freedman : LAET
41
Titter : TEHEE
42
Emulates Heiden : SWIMS
45
Blotter keepers : POLICEMEN
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Siamangs : APES
48
Not in the dark : AWARE
49
Genus of shrubs named for an astronomer : ROMNEYA
50
Anatomical duct : VAS
51
Advice to an ecdysiast : GRINANDBAREIT
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"Conning Tower" inits. : FPA
57
Big Apple subway : IRT
58
Galley prop : OAR
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Compiègne's river : OISE
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Igloo knife : ULU
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Musical dir. : STA
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Documentary on chalets : ALLABOUTEAVES
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Roscoe : GAT
70
Debussy's sea : MER
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Rough edge : BURR
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Corp. abbr. : INC
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Honshu resort : ITO
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Cuisinier's pinch : SEL
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Shape of a beauty queen : FIGUREOFPEACH
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Me-firster : EGOTIST
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Lunar valley : RILLE
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Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
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Gets back : RETRIEVES
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Hits the klaxon : HONKS
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Catlike mammal : CIVET
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Like Yul : BALO
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Incarnadine : RED
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"Touchy" game : TAG
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Guiding beliefs : TENETS
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Suffix with Bronx : ITE
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Operated : RAN
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"Le Coq ___" : DOR
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Breastbone: Comb. form : STERNO
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"___ this too too solid flesh . . . " : OTHAT
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Like many a squirrel : GOODFORNUTTING
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T. Wolfe's "Toper's Diary" : OFTIMEANDTHELIVER
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Sternberg or Stroheim : VON
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Gossip : SIEVE
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Loose overcoat : RAGLAN
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Get shot : POSE
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Jehoshaphat's father : ASA
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" . . . a poem lovely as ___" : ATREE
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Candy : SWEETS
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"___ Now or Never," Presley hit : ITS
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Catch : NET
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Dusting powder : TALC
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Old Nick's agenda : EVIL
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Western wine city : NAPA
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Lyrical mother : MACHREE
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Pão de ___ (Sugar Loaf Mountain) : ACUCAR
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Hairy creature in "The Jungle Books" : ORSON
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Bois de Boulogne, e.g. : PARC
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Gandhi and Sitting Bull : INDIANS
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Still in stock : UNSOLD
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Ankle : TALUS
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Greek W.W. II group : ELAS
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Federal draft agcy. : SSS
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Bond: Comb. form : DESMO
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Shortened Persian version of a Muni film : KHAYYAMAFUGITIVE
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Joanna Winnifrith's screen name : ANNALEE
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Curtain fixture : ROD
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Sicily's erupter : ETNA
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Kiang : ASS
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Composer of "The Devil's Trill" : TARTINI
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Unfriendly observers : SPIES
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Tranquil, in Tours : CALME
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RR stop : STN
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Reversions of a sort : ATAVISMS
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Witty exchange : REPARTEE
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Movie mogul's downfall : THESTARLETLETTER
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Word of emphasis : AMEN
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Island near Tahiti : MOOREA
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Rocketeer Willy : LEY
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Eddy : SWIRL
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Ruddy's antithesis : WAN
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General Eaker : IRA
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Green quartz : PRASE
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This, to Tancrède : CET
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Caspian's eastern neighbor : ARAL
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Gazelle of Tibet : GOA
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River in Spain and Portugal : DOURO
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Small role : BIT
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Minute, flattened body : PLATELET
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Coin-slot cafeterias : AUTOMATS
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Treated shabbily : ABUSED
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Lancaster and Reynolds : BURTS
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Pay dirt : ORE
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Small bottles : VIALS
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Suffix for confer : ENCE
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Part of P.S. : SCH
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Gallic faith : FOI
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Reemphasize : ITERATE
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Bestowed : GIVEN
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Poe's "Hop-___" : FROG
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Affix : PIN
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Wawaskeesh : ELK
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Elec. connection : GRO
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___ A.F.B., N.D. : MINOT
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Diamond stat. : RBI
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" . . . thou shalt not ___": Gen. 2:17 : EATOFIT
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Construction worker : HARDHAT
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Cores, in Chichester : CENTRES
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Play the flute : TOOTLE
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Most accurate : TRUEST
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Ouida's real name : RAMEE
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Duck : DODGE
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Tarzan producer Lesser : SOL
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Stumble : TRIP
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Poem closer : ENVOI
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Busy place : HIVE
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Nibble's cousin : GNAW
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Marshy areas : FENS
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Pavlov : IVAN
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"Gandle Follows His ___": H. Broun : NOSE
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No-see-um : GNAT
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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___ gratia artis : ARS

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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