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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Tuesday, August 12, 1986

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,426
Across
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Double agent : SPY
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Skater Brinker : HANS
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Parrot : MACAW
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Llama's home : PERU
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Mad as ___ hen : AWET
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Courtyards : ATRIA
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Fragrant river? : ODER
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Theda of silents : BARA
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Tale : STORY
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Palindrome : WASITARATISAW
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Printemps follower : ETE
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C: Abbr. : HND
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Make do : EKE
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Nab : BAG
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Hit the hay : RETIRE
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French soul : AME
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Nor'wester : GALE
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Manly : VIRILE
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Wall hanging : ARRAS
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Palindrome : TISIVANONAVISIT
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Master of ceremonies : EMCEE
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Forty winks : CATNAP
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Tater : SPUD
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Euripides drama : ION
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Malt vinegar : ALEGAR
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Sesame : TIL
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Work unit : ERG
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Author Umberto : ECO
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Quarter of four : ONE
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Palindrome : LIVENOTONEVIL
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Do a pressing job : IRON
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Musical subject : TEMA
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Sophia of films : LOREN
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Serve : TEND
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Waiter's need : TRAY
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Author of "The Torch Bearers" : NOYES
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Photog's abbr. : ENL
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Composed : SEDATE
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Fix in advance : PRESET
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Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
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Aria from "Carmen" : HABANERA
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Tony or Emmy : AWARD
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Tiber feeder : NERA
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Report : STATEMENT
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En ___ (in a group) : MASSE
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Jimmies : CROWBARS
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Tune : AIR
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Path : WAY
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Word with play or saw : POWER
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Prosper : THRIVE
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Mamie's man : IKE
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Exploit : GEST
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Like campus walls : IVIED
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"Seldom comes ___ laughing home" : ALOAN
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Complain : GRIPE
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Pseudonym : INCOGNITO
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Teen heartthrob Frankie : AVALON
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Kind of tube : TEST
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Body of African warriors : IMPI
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Room adjoining a kitchen : SCULLERY
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Constrictor : ANACONDA
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Pique : IRE
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Rule : GOVERN
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Neither vegetable nor mineral : ANIMAL
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Transfer : RELAY
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Uses a plane : EVENS
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Collars or jackets : ETONS
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Curare's kin : INEE
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Mine yields : ORES
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Major ending : ETTE
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Northumberland river : ALN
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Old card game : LOO

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

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