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New York Times, Wednesday, August 21, 1985

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,070

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Across
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Ointment : BALM
5
Cry of a flushed snipe : SCAPE
10
Enos's grandmother : EVE
13
Pelvic bone : ILIUM
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Galsworthy novel : TOLET
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Res followers : MIS
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Uncas's friend : NATTYBUMPPO
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Gamp or Gummidge : MRS
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Lasso's sound : WHIRR
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Letter addenda : PSS
22
Leaf : PAGE
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Unsophisticated : NAIVE
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Forerunner of the freezer : ICEBOX
27
More than several : MANY
30
Morse signal : DIT
31
Treaty gp. : NATO
32
Ovidian declaration : AMO
33
MOMA piece : KLEE
34
Live it up : REVEL
37
Sidekick : PARTNER
39
Hymn : CHORALE
41
Gin : SNARE
42
Bakery tool : PEEL
43
Brazilian's coffee : RIO
44
Lou Ferrigno role : HULK
46
"___ longa . . . " : ARS
47
Tatum's father : RYAN
48
Thaumaturgist's word : PRESTO
50
___ Dame : NOTRE
52
Motherwell medium : OILS
53
N.Z. parrot : KEA
55
Morbid condition: Suffix : IASIS
58
Popular street name : ELM
59
Cheerful fictional clerk : BOBCRATCHIT
62
Where Wadkins starts : TEE
63
Cornhuskers' city : OMAHA
64
Polished : SUAVE
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Land south of Turk. : SYR
66
Regions : ZONES
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Cheese-store purchase : EDAM
Down
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Storage area : BIN
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"There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
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An S.S.R. : LITH
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Bligh's problem : MUTINY
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Erwin of old films : STU
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Run in a race : COMPETE
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Tyrol's locale : ALPS
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Important enzyme : PEPSIN
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Ike's domain in 1942 : ETO
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Subject of a Flaubert masterpiece : EMMABOVARY
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A September sign : VIRGO
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Lover of Elizabeth I : ESSEX
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Breckinridge or Hess : MYRA
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Restrain : BRIDLE
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Ustinov or O'Toole : PETER
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Contender : VIER
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Burnett or Channing : CAROL
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Charts : MAPS
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"___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
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Ibsen's "doll" : NORAHELMER
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Genuflected : KNELT
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"Roast Pig" dissertator : ELIA
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Uris or Goossens : LEON
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Tie up : TRUSS
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Zilch, to Zapata : CERO
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Vesta, to Greeks : HESTIA
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Flamboyance : PANACHE
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Ind. city : KOKOMO
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Save : RESCUE
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Wilbur and Merrill : POETS
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William Bendix role : RILEY
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Charlie Brown expletive : RATS
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Israeli statesman : EBAN
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"If ___ a Hammer" : IHAD
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Hindu god : SIVA
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Dickens's nom de plume : BOZ
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Ethiopian prince : RAS
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Pro ___ : TEM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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