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IN OTHER WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, August 4, 1985

Author:
William J. Yskamp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
William J. Yskamp has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

The title and constructor for this puzzle were incorrect in the original and listed as "Age 35: Aaugh!" and "Bert Rosenfield," respectively—these were actually the title and constructor of the 9/29/85 puzzle, which was about the comic strip "Peanuts" in honor of its 35th anniversary; corrected the 8/4/85 title and constructor.

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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,053
Across
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Strait or sea : BERING
7
"Eri tu ... " is one : ARIA
11
Cleric's abode : MANSE
16
F.D.R.'s pooch : FALA
20
Poet Wylie : ELINOR
21
Ladders : RUNS
22
Wines : MEDOCS
23
Piscine beauty : OPAH
24
Donald dunned monotreme : DUCKBILLEDPLATYPUS
27
Ruin : UNDO
28
Tooth-wearing group : ELKS
29
Alley Oop's homeland : MOO
30
Bring up : REAR
31
Iota : TAD
32
Giddy : AREEL
33
Sting or soak : GYP
34
Punish Pisan hired man : FINEITALIANHAND
37
Lean : SPARE
41
Tokyo, formerly : EDO
43
Ribonucleic acid, for short : RNA
44
Helix mtrl. : DNA
45
Spartan serfs : HELOTS
47
Shady group shadowed swinger : RINGTAILEDMONKEY
56
Piccadilly Circus cynosure : EROS
57
Spiritual leader ___ Khan IV : AGA
59
Purse packers : ONES
60
Bovine symbol of "crosswordese" : ANOA
61
Xanadu structure : DOME
62
Twining plant : BINE
63
Book of the Dead, e.g. : PAPYRUS
65
Tesserae : TILES
66
A Cather biographer : EDEL
67
Actor Clunes : ALEC
68
Entreaty : PLEA
69
Quagmire : MORASS
70
Jolt for Jock : DIRL
71
Singleton gave weapon to thief : ONEARMEDBANDIT
76
"Nor iron bars ___": Lovelace : ACAGE
77
Beat Everest : SCALED
80
Gettysburg general : MEADE
81
Became alert : AWAKED
82
Dermal décor: Var. : TATOO
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Vida looked at nun : BLUEEYEDSISTER
89
Like Pegasus : ALAR
90
Eary canal : MEATUS
91
B'way group : ANTA
92
Blockhead : DOLT
96
Fourth dimension : TIME
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Cybele's beloved : ATTIS
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Windlasses : WINCHES
101
Kind of club : GLEE
102
Sch. : ACAD
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Coward : NOEL
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Reduce : PARE
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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Part of South Yemen : ADEN
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Huey exhausted a soapbox speaker : LONGWINDEDORATOR
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Gantry et al. : ELMERS
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Astral feline : LEO
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Carney or Buchwald : ART
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Loser to D.D.E. : AES
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Laconic : TERSE
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International group annulled restraint : UNCANCELEDCHECK
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Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
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Perfect place to lay an egg : ROOST
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Like Anthony Wayne : MAD
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Daughter of King Eurytus : IOLE
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For : PRO
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Entertainer Lane : ABBE
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Claire and Balin : INAS
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Mao wounded raven : REDWINGEDBLACKBIRD
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"___ homo!" : ECCE
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Modern name for British Honduras : BELIZE
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"___ nome" (Gilda's song) : CARO
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Defeated a bill : KILLED
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Rents : LETS
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Castle or Hervey : IRENE
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Elderly canine : TRAY
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Cold and hard : STEELY
Down
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Venerable one : BEDE
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Jewish month : ELUL
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Stack of hay : RICK
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Pens : INKS
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S.F. hill : NOB
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Like Poppins, at times : GRIMY
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Woody's boy : ARLO
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Regrettable herb? : RUE
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Large lemur : INDRI
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Resort or tree : ASPEN
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Convened : MET
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Greek sancta : ADYTA
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Prickly pear : NOPAL
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Italian coins of yore : SCUDI
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Sigmoid letter : ESS
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Quartet gave wit some fun : FOURHANDEDCARDGAME
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Temporary halt in respiration : APNEA
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Afflicted : LADEN
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"Get ___ of yourself!" : AHOLD
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Mooring basins : MARINAS
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Bounding gait : LOPE
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Hamlet's adversary : LAERTES
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Obtain : GET
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Faith, in Lourdes : FOI
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Southeast Asian : TAI
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Marketing system : ADMASS
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Queen in I Kings : SHEBA
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Hazard : PERIL
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Unescorted : ALONE
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Mrs. Kennedy painted tumblers : ROSECOLOREDGLASSES
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Cloth vendor : DRAPER
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Drained : SAPPED
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"___ any drop to drink" : NOR
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Wildebeest : GNU
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V.I.P. in Argyle : LAIRD
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Chou ___ : ENLAI
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Biblical verb : DOEST
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Ursine giant : KODIAK
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Come out : EMERGE
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Bellowed : YELLED
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Fest : GALA
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Albee character : YAM
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Lightly tinted : TONED
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Created : MADE
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Avant-gardist : NEO
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Avine giants : EMEUS
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Sandra and Ruby : DEES
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Laurel : BAY
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Cow : AWE
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Of Ohio, e.g. : STATAL
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Mottled : CALICO
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Cossack chief : ATAMAN
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Delaney's "___ of Honey" : ATASTE
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Concrete, French style : BETON
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Overdue, in poesy : LATED
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Practical : UTILE
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Black Hawk was one : SAC
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Belong : INHERE
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"Nana" star in 1934 : STEN
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Cassava : MANIOC
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Born earlier : OLDER
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Lewd looks : LEERS
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Future, e.g. : TENSE
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Wild African quadruped : WARTHOG
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Org. in "Odd Man Out" : IRA
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Not gross : NET
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Describing 98 Down : PORCINE
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Left : WENT
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Book by William Wharton : DAD
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Sturdy tree : OAK
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British business abbr. : LTD
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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An archangel : URIEL
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Kind of word : NONCE
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Work together : COACT
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Arab leader : EMEER
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Scoop : LADLE
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Booth or Moses : EDWIN
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Choose : ELECT
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Aromatic wood : CEDAR
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Arrow grooves : NOCKS
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Gambit : PLOY
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Willing follower : ABLE
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Spleen : BILE
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Memorable Belgian musician : BREL
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Gurge : EDDY
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Diamond stat : RBI
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Suffix for lion or union : IZE
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Bikini part : BRA
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Little fox : KIT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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