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New York Times, Monday, August 26, 1985

Author:
Virginia L. Yates
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,075
Across
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Combines resources : POOLS
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Fuddy-duddies : DODOS
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Phooey : BAH
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Indignation : ANGER
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Run away, in a way : ELOPE
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Full of: Suffix : OSE
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Priggish : STRAITLACED
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Brownie's org.'s original initials : GSA
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___ the line (obeyed) : TOED
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" . . . a right jolly old ___" : ELF
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Found fault : NAGGED
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Boston Common tree : ELM
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Surfeit : SATIETY
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Cause confusion : DISRUPT
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Exercise, as power : WIELD
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Flurry : ADO
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More orderly : NEATER
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Nervous : EDGY
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Speak on impulse, with "out" : BLURT
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Dessert : PIE
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"Two hearts that beat ___" : ASONE
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Since: Scot. : SYNE
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Follower of Falstaff : PISTOL
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Peaked : WAN
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Interior designer's concern : DECOR
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Learned persons : SAVANTS
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Minotaur's slayer : THESEUS
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Colonial cabinet : KAS
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Distribute another hand : REDEAL
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Grippe's cousin : FLU
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Melon or pumpkin : PEPO
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Letters after em : ENO
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Simplified : STREAMLINED
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Sandy's bark : ARF
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Keats's Muse : ERATO
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Rebelled : AROSE
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Quarrel: Abbr. : DIF
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Units of force : DYNES
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Gamma follower : DELTA
Down
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Kind of participle : PAST
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Hip : ONTO
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Monster : OGRE
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Head : LEADER
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Farmer's place : DELL
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Norwegian royal name : OLAF
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"What's up, ___?" : DOC
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The outdoors : OPENAIR
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Decorous : SEDATE
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Mired : BOGGEDDOWN
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Thing of value : ASSET
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Intoxicating : HEADY
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Home of Ariz.'s Sun Devils : TEMPE
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Patron saint of cripples : GILES
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Fontanne's co-star : LUNT
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Confections : SWEETS
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Pats; smidgens : DABS
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To no avail : IDLY
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Cut loose verbally : SOUNDEDOFF
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Rhinoceroslike mammals : TAPIRS
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"___ the season to be jolly" : TIS
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Midge : GNAT
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Hankers : YENS
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Singer Della : REESE
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Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
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Fowl : POULTRY
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Boat-seam sealer : OAKUM
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Halted : CEASED
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Aim high : ASPIRE
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Crush underfoot : TREAD
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Painter Matisse : HENRI
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Regale : FETE
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Vientiane's country : LAOS
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Chemical compound : ENOL
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Nuisance : PEST
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Music halls : ODEA
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Also-___ (loser) : RAN
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Stripling : LAD

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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