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New York Times, Monday, July 7, 1986

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,390

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Across
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Euphemistic oath : EGAD
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Took in a lecture : HEARD
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Supermarket line-up : CANS
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Get one's dander up : RILE
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___ Layden (Rockne "horseman") : ELMER
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Milky gem : OPAL
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Iraq foe : IRAN
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Black : EBONY
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Tax : LEVY
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He wrote "The Proper Bostonians" : CLEVELANDAMORY
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U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
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Early dwelling : EDEN
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Mother, in Madrid : MADRE
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Possessed : HAD
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Jazz descendant : DISCO
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Suffix with percent : ILE
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Golf term : PAR
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Lariats : RIATAS
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Actor in "From Here to Eternity" : MONTGOMERYCLIFT
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Main course : ENTREE
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Foot digit : TOE
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Arikara : REE
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Gum or lac, e.g. : RESIN
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Harden, as cement : SET
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___ profundo : BASSO
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Barbarian : GOTH
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Impair : MAR
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First Republican President : ABRAHAMLINCOLN
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Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
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Celestial hunter : ORION
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Capital of W. Samoa : APIA
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Harvest : REAP
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Feel : SENSE
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Many fathoms below : DEEP
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Interlock : MESH
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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Terminates : ENDS
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___ the Red : ERIC
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Cover ___ : GIRL
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Amor's wings : ALAE
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Actor, in "Oh, God!" : DENVER
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Kick up one's ___ : HEELS
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Napoleon's exile site : ELBA
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Egyptian deity of reproduction : AMON
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Torn apart : RENDED
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Wood nymph : DRYAD
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___ Dames of America : COLONIAL
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Imitator : APER
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Shade of blue : NAVY
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Like the Artful Dodger : SLY
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Mil. corpsman : MEDIC
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See 11 Down : MIMER
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By oneself : ALONE
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Parking-lot problems : DENTS
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Sandwich meat : HAM
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Mountain crest : ARETE
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Agitates : STIRS
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Barrooms : CAFES
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
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"The Raven" author : POE
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Cereal grass : RYE
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Cluster of letters, like "sch" : TRIGRAPH
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N.W. Italian seaport : GENOA
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Decay : ROT
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Was altruistic : SHARED
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Prohibit : BAN
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Covered passageway : ARCADE
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Plural of that : THOSE
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Coal digger, e.g. : MINER
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Towards shelter : ALEE
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Prejudice : BIAS
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Kind of vase or dynasty : MING
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Fail to win : LOSE
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Not closed : OPEN
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Prevaricated : LIED
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Dozes : NAPS
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Inlet : ARM

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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