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New York Times, Friday, August 2, 1985

Author:
Jesse Roarke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F H J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,051
Across
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Tinge; shade : CAST
5
"Paradise Lost" playwright : ODETS
10
Chronic complainer : CRAB
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___ d'amore : OBOE
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Chronicler of Don Juan : BYRON
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Ethereal : AERY
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Uproot : DERACINATE
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Green tea of Paraguay : MATE
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Maude of stage fame : ADAMS
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Meeting : ASSEMBLY
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Ragout of game : SALMI
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Nothing, to Napoleon : RIEN
26
"___ we forget" : LEST
29
Sole : LONE
31
Krupa's companions : DRUMS
34
Writer ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
36
Framework of parallel bars : GRID
38
Extinct flightless bird : MOA
39
Small raisin : CURRANT
41
Poe's treasure finder : GOLDBUG
43
A news agcy. : UPI
44
Picot feature : LOOP
46
Saint of Ávila : TERESA
47
Booth : STALL
49
Indonesian boat : PROA
51
One of Atalanta's suitors : ARES
52
Binge : TOOT
54
Salts or Downs : EPSOM
56
Refute : DISPROVE
58
Sight from Buzzards Bay : CANAL
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Resort NNE of Santa Fe : TAOS
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Corrective : AMENDATORY
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Cutaneous affliction : ACNE
66
Weaver of chair bottoms : CANER
67
Danube feeder : ISAR
68
Headland : NESS
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Gateway : ENTRY
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Wavy molding : CYMA
Down
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Musical ending : CODA
2
In one's bunk : ABED
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Marsh rail : SORA
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Haul of Fame candidate? : TEAMSTER
5
Wakayama waistband : OBI
6
Generator : DYNAMO
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Activity at a board : ERASING
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Drams : TOTS
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Derisive look : SNEER
10
Arch a bit : CAMBER
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Arithmetical unit : REALNUMBER
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Bohemian : ARTY
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Tournament position : BYE
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Jeff Davis's gp. : CSA
22
Mean : MIDDLE
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Venezuelan grazing land : LLANO
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Situation : LOCUS
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Act like Vesuvius : ERUPT
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These are groovy : STRIATIONS
30
Black eye : ERG
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Algeria's Grand ___ Oriental : MOUSE
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Adventure stories : SAGAS
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Horse's gait : GALLOP
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Jots : IOTAS
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Spinner : TOP
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Striking : DRAMATIC
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Obviate : PREVENT
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Debits : LOSSES
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Hand at poker : OPENER
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Soupçon : TRACE
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Edible wood sorrel : OCA
56
Freshwater fish : DACE
57
Arabian sultanate : OMAN
59
Like a quidnunc : NOSY
60
Ancient Syria : ARAM
61
Polar constellation : LYRA
62
Convert to leather : TAN
64
Unproductive : DRY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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