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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Monday, August 4, 1986

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,418
Across
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Hijack : ROB
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Saint-Saëns's "___ Macabre" : DANSE
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Frolic : ROMP
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Salt Lake City team : UTES
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Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
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Assam spinner : ERIA
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Artie or Robert : SHAW
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Approaches : NEARS
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Opening : VENT
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Sandwich favorite : HAMANDCHEESE
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Wigwam : TEPEE
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Yen : URGE
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Fare for campers : PORKANDBEANS
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Bridge expert : GOREN
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Arrow poisons : INEES
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Bleat : BAA
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"Amores" author : OVID
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Rose essence : ATTAR
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Pawn : HOCK
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Chaney : LON
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Broad, in Bonn : BREIT
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Catalogues : SORTS
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London nosh : FISHANDCHIPS
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Letter starter : DEAR
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Words to a hitchhiker : GETIN
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Breakfast order : BACONANDEGGS
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Skirt variety : MAXI
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Fictional bell town : ADANO
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Insult : SLAP
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Blue-pencil : EDIT
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Drive : MOTOR
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Clubs, for one : SUIT
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Clark's girlfriend : LOIS
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Rust : ERODE
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Mayday's kin : SOS
Down
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Hurry : RUSH
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"___ this too too solid flesh . . . ": Hamlet : OTHAT
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Koch's predecessor : BEAME
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Ire : DANDER
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Guinness or Clunes : ALEC
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A Webster : NOAH
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Parched : SERE
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To be, in old Rome : ESSE
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Memorable silversmith : REVERE
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Galena or bauxite : ORE
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Andy Gump's wife : MIN
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Singer Boone : PAT
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Made a trade : SWAPPED
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Garish light : NEON
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Replacements, for short : SUBS
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Eva or Magda : GABOR
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Portray : ENACT
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Soared : KITED
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Huxley's "___ Hay" : ANTIC
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Under, to poets : NEATH
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Broadway director Gene : SAKS
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Palmer's game : GOLF
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Like Humpty Dumpty : OVOID
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Salon offering : RINSE
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Prince Valiant's son : ARN
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Airline figure : HOSTESS
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Theda of silents : BARA
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Tore : SPED
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Wonts : HABITS
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Snub or neglect : IGNORE
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Arctic abodes : IGLUS
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Marsh of mystery : NGAIO
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Arrived : CAME
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Kitchen emanation : ODOR
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Western-alliance letters : NATO
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"And giving ___ . . . ": C. Moore : ANOD
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N.Y.C. et al. : SPTS
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Actor Ferrer : MEL
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Fuss : ADO
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Dial numeral : XII

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

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