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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

New York Times, Saturday, July 5, 1986

Author:
Kenneth Haxton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
Notepad: An additional clue at the end of the list: 64 Diagonal "Court star"
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,388
Across
1
Branchlike : RAMAL
6
Cyma recta : OGEE
10
Like a national emblem : BALD
14
Webber hit : EVITA
15
Shape : FORM
16
Greek war goddess : ENYO
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Lot's hometown : SODOM
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Roman habiliment : TOGA
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Forsaken : LORN
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Arena for 64 diagonal : WIMBLEDON
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Kentish freedman : LAET
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Particle in a cyclotron : ION
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At ___ (bewildered) : ALOSS
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Lamour garb : SARONG
30
"La Scala di ___": Rossini : SETA
32
Sometimes distasteful process : AGING
33
CIA document destroyers : SHREDDERS
38
Buck or drake : MALE
39
Beelzebub, e.g. : FIEND
40
City in Kansas : ERIE
41
Grandma's canning pride : PRESERVES
43
Employment boost : RAISE
44
Dapper : NEAT
45
Incense pan : CENSER
46
T.N. Page's "___ Chan" : MARSE
49
"Porgy" lyricist : IRA
50
Singer Lucrezia : BORI
51
What 64 diagonal is by birth : FLORIDIAN
57
Goya's other woman : OTRA
58
Origin of a large terrier : AIRE
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Kind of sole : INNER
61
Asiatic language : SHAN
62
"A Passage to India" director : LEAN
63
Irregularly notched : EROSE
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Sac : CYST
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Inspiration for Debussy : LUNE
66
Thick-headed : DENSE
Down
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Scale notes : RES
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Declare : AVOW
3
Southern France : MIDI
4
Alphabet's first half : ATOM
5
Giving birth, as a ewe : LAMBING
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Many times : OFTEN
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Describing Ford Maddox Ford's soldier : GOOD
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Syllogist's word : ERGO
9
Flowed forth : EMANATED
10
Beautiful, to Loren : BELLO
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Celebes oxen : ANOAS
12
Orphic instruments : LYRES
13
Mother's admonition : DONT
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Nautical diary : LOG
25
Housman's "A Shropshire ___" : LAD
26
American Indian porridge : SAMP
27
Shirley Temple's first husband : AGAR
28
Upset : RILE
29
"Washingtons" : ONES
30
Notebook part : SHEET
31
Pelagic birds : ERNS
33
Indian destroyer : SIVA
34
Dizzy or Daffy : DEAN
35
Greek goddess of discord : ERIS
36
Singer Stevens : RISE
37
Clairvoyant : SEER
39
Parachute maneuver : FREEFALL
42
Annapolis grad. : ENS
43
Prepared : READIED
45
Dernier ___ : CRI
46
Full of clothes-eating larvae : MOTHY
47
Hanging : ARRAS
48
Laughing : RIANT
49
Debbie Reynolds vehicle : IRENE
50
Winter pear : BOSC
52
Stead : LIEU
53
Algerian port : ORAN
54
Concerning : INRE
55
Most quoted author : ANON
56
Headland : NESS
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Female ruff : REE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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