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New York Times, Wednesday, August 28, 1985

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,077

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Across
1
Resting : ABED
5
Spanish courtyard : PATIO
10
Amphora : VASE
14
___ contendere : NOLO
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___ Arden law : ENOCH
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Raines or Cinders : ELLA
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Start of a quotation from Wilde : TOLOVEONESELFIS
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Varieties of beryl : EMERALDS
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Ellipsoidal : OVATE
22
Swiss painter : KLEE
23
Weathercock : VANE
25
Gulped : DOWNED
28
Piano keys : DIGITALS
32
Repeat : ECHO
33
Headdress : TIARA
34
Scrap : BIT
35
Middle of the quotation : THEBEGINNINGOFA
39
Poet's word : ERE
40
Appointed : NAMED
41
Elysium : EDEN
42
Published : RELEASED
44
Chair repairmen : CANERS
46
Elec. current units : AMPS
47
Set of rules : CODE
48
Devil-may-care : BLASE
51
Paid regularly under a contract : SALARIED
55
End of the quotation : LIFELONGROMANCE
58
Seed appendage : ARIL
59
Thin metal disk : PATEN
60
Schliemann find : TROY
61
Outlaws : BANS
62
Waspish : TESTY
63
Uses a sniggle : EELS
Down
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Cough up a poker chip : ANTE
2
Arm of a crane : BOOM
3
Magazine in a kiosque : ELLE
4
Opener of a sort : DOORKNOB
5
Emulated Gypsy Rose Lee : PEELED
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Charged electrode : ANODE
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Vast amount : TONS
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Diamonds, to a hood : ICE
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Exclamations : OHS
10
Winnings, to a gambler : VELVET
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Communications code word : ALFA
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A buttonhole is one : SLIT
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Facilitate : EASE
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Word of farewell : VALE
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Lasting a long, long time : EONIAN
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Article of food : VIAND
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Prefix with business : AGRI
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Inhibit : DETER
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Pigment for Gainsborough : OCHRE
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Furniture caster, e.g. : WHEEL
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Banqueted : DINED
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Lodging : ABODE
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Certain con : LIFER
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Getz and Kenton : STANS
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Multiplication word : TIMES
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Glaze : ENAMEL
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Take a deep breath : GASP
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Produce : GENERATE
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Props for de Kooning : EASELS
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Group of ants : COLONY
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Enos's grandfather : ADAM
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Proofreader's mark : CARET
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Spill the beans : BLAB
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Messina money : LIRA
50
So that, to Henri : AFIN
51
NCO's : SGTS
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About : INRE
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E.P.A.'s concern : ECOL
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Ottoman Empire officials : DEYS
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Choose : OPT
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Banff rebuff : NAE

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

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