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New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 1986

Author:
Michael J. Parris
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Michael J. Parris has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,444

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Across
1
Up and ___ : DOING
6
Vilnius's S.S.R. : LITH
10
Unguis : CLAW
14
Cancel : ANNUL
15
Scottish hillside : BRAE
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Zeus's consort : HERA
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English author: 19th century : READE
18
Star in "The Meanest Man in the World": 1943 : JACKBENNY
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___ of vantage : COIGN
21
___ Malau, Solomons group : OLU
22
Roman bronze : AES
23
Star in "Seven Days in May": 1964 : FREDRICMARCH
28
Aster relative : DAHLIA
29
Wife in a J. Murphy comic strip : TOOTS
32
Dervish's cap : TAJ
35
Ferrer or Greco : JOSE
36
European gold coin : FLORIN
37
Hawaiian milkfish : AWA
38
Nabokov novel : ADA
39
Peete's org. : PGA
40
Society-page word : NEE
41
Crushed, pulpy mass : POMACE
43
Madeline of the movies : KAHN
44
Prior, to Prior : ERE
45
Wise guy? : ALECK
46
Branch of physics : SONICS
48
Co-star in TV's "Kate & Allie" : SUSANSTJAMES
52
Help : AID
54
Spanish bear : OSO
55
Feats for Gossage : SAVES
57
Star in "The Big Heat": 1953 : GLENNFORD
61
Worthless stuff : TRIPE
62
Verve : ELAN
63
Via Appia, for one : ITER
64
Kett et al. : ETTAS
65
Unit of force : DYNE
66
Nautical chains : TYES
67
Old English coins : RYALS
Down
1
Jeanne ___ : DARC
2
Cather's "___ Ours" : ONEOF
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" . . . bursting ___" : INAIR
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Gently poked : NUDGED
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Star in "Sunday Bloody Sunday": 1971 : GLENDAJACKSON
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J.F.K. follower : LBJ
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Retiree's nest egg : IRA
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Bing Crosby's birthplace : TACOMA
9
Volcano in Iceland : HEKLA
10
Fidel's compadre : CHE
11
Star in "Stormy Weather": 1943 : LENAHORNE
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Mother of Aeolus : ARNE
13
Means' companion : WAYS
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Star in "The Young Savages": 1961 : BURTLANCASTER
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___ Island : RHODE
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Ingrid in "Casablanca" : ILSA
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French company: Abbr. : CIE
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Pigeon call : COO
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Row : TIER
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Dagger of yore : SNEE
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Spanish appetizer : TAPA
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Barracks truant : AWOL
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Star in "Rebel Without a Cause": 1955 : JAMESDEAN
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E–K connector : FGHIJ
39
Labored breath : PANT
42
With a needle: Comb. form : ACU
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Greek isle : KOS
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Disdainful : SNOOTY
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See 45 Across : SMARTY
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___ as a fiddle : ASFIT
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Former Broadway musical : EVITA
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Flower part : SEPAL
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___ P., Dickens character : AGED
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In a bad manner : ILLY
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Mtg. : SESS
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Paris-to-Senlis dir. : NNE
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Female ruff : REE
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No and J : DRS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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