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WHO'S ZOO IN SPORTS

New York Times, Sunday, August 3, 1986

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,417
Across
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Baseball Hall of Famer Maranville : RABBIT
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Musical sign : CLEF
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Ooze : SEEP
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Boorish person : SLOB
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Charm : ALLURE
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English statesman: 1880–1959 : HOARE
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Collection of maps : ATLAS
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Irish Free State : EIRE
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N.Y. Yankee: 1954–62 : MOOSESKOWRON
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Baseball Hall of Famer : CHICKHAFEY
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Golf stroke : PUTT
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Keepsake : TOKEN
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Film shots : TAKES
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Atelier items : EASELS
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Propelled a dinghy : OARED
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Lag behind : TRAIL
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Prefix with metric : OPTO
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Johnny ___ : REB
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Play the lead : STAR
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Agitate : CHURN
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No longer active : EXTINCT
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Clever escape : ELUSION
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Baseball Hall of Famer : GOOSEGOSLIN
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Twosome in "Roberta" : ARS
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Plant shoot : TILLER
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Coquette : FLIRT
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Suffix with Ham or Shem : ITIC
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Small needle case : ETUI
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Do-nothing : IDLER
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Ascertain : LEARN
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Orchid byproduct : SALEP
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Marine locating system : SOFAR
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Songwriter Evans : REDD
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Roast, in Rouen : ROTI
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Prying bar : LEVER
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Brackish : SALINE
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Tokyo, formerly : EDO
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Middleweight boxing champ: 1926 : TIGERFLOWERS
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Mournful : TRISTE
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Feel about blindly : GROPE
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Golf's ___ Cup : RYDER
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Trample : POACH
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Dress size : PETITE
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American skier: 1945–76 : SPIDERSABICH
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Gen. Arnold, to friends : HAP
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Memorable Sir Harry : LAUDER
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Where Englishmen get out in the Aire : LEEDS
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Kolinsky, e.g. : MINK
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Emulate Harry (The Cat) Brecheen : HURL
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Revealed fallibility : ERRED
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Darnell or Evans : LINDA
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Wilander, for one : SWEDE
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Medieval note : LONGA
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Beards growing on farms : AWNS
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Talking bird : MYNA
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The void of infinite space : INANE
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Creator of Hyman Kaplan : ROSTEN
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Be left on base : DIE
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Baseball Hall of Famer : BUCKLEONARD
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Eden denizen : SERPENT
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Gratings forming screens : GRILLES
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Make a second attempt : RETRY
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Smooth the way : PAVE
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Linemen, for short : RTS
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Army mascot : MULE
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Adorée of silent films : RENEE
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"Stormy Weather" composer : ARLEN
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Capital of Turkey : ANKARA
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Quiche ingredient : BACON
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Scoff : SNEER
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"Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
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Memorable Alabama coach : BEARBRYANT
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Baseball Hall of Famer : DUCKYMEDWICK
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The Cat Nation : ERIE
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Looey's aide : SARGE
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Filched : STOLE
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Subtle distinction : NUANCE
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Stupid one : DOLT
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Devil's-trumpet, e.g. : WEED
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Eared vessel : EWER
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Cared for : TENDED
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Incline : RAMP
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Baseball family name : ALOU
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Escutcheon spoiler : BLOT
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Washout : BUST
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Anger : IRE
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One who makes a will : TESTATOR
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Short necklace : CHOKER
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Mooed : LOWED
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Merit : EARN
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Back : FRO
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Activity dreaded by QB's : SACKING
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Waters or Merman : ETHEL
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Ivy League team : ELIS
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Felt shoe : PAC
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April-to-October, for baseball : SEASON
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Animation : LIFE
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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Provincial Ottoman rulers : BEYS
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Commit with confidence : ENTRUST
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Doubting Thomas : SKEPTIC
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Holy Moslem book : KORAN
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With ___ hand (humbly) : HATIN
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Swiss river : AARE
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Willow twig : OSIER
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McCullough's "The ___ Birds" : THORN
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Hybrid primrose : OXLIP
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Opt for ease : RETIRE
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Suppressed : ELIDED
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Football Hall of Famer : BULLDOGTURNER
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Coconut fiber : COIR
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Fragrant chemical compounds : ESTERS
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A Cy Young Award winner: 1974 : CATFISHHUNTER
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Absentee of sorts : TRUANT
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Luge or pung : SLED
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Egg white : GLAIR
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Houston athlete : OILER
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Follower of yes or no : SIREE
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Elaborate party : FETE
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Borne by the wind : EOLIC
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Theater section : LOGE
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Conduit : SEWER
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Says it's so : AVERS
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Cooke of tennis fame : SARAH
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More mature : RIPER
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Mineral deposits : LODES
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Gilliflower : STOCK
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Lugged : TOTED
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Sautéed : FRIED
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City in Israel : LYDDA
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Emulates Shoemaker : RIDES
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State tree of Ark. : PINE
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Entreat : PLEAD
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Nocturnal insect : EARWIG
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Moves stealthily : SLINKS
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Kind of code : PENAL
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Improve : AMEND
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Wait : BIDE
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Silvery : ARGENT
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Grant Wood's "Woman with ___" : PLANTS
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R.N.'s habitat : HOSP
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French secondary school : LYCEE
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Trap : SNARE
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Cautious : WARY
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Signora Ponti : LOREN
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Devices for stamping ornaments in relief : MULLARS
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Plans : INTENDS
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Worshipful : REVERENT
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Short publicity notice : BLURB
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Built : ERECTED
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She had a way with wine : OENO
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Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
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Turkish inn : IMARET
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Predator : PREYER
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Roam at large : RANGE
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Talus : ANKLE
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Not up : ABED
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___ Deep, oceanic depression : NERO
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Himalayan ibex : KAIL
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Unadorned : BARE
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Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
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Pitcher Craig ___ : SWAN
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Obey : MIND
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"___ homo!" : ECCE
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Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
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Swerve : YAW
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Salt Lake City athlete : UTE
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Owing : DUE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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