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New York Times, Saturday, September 14, 1985

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G J K Q }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,094

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Across
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Subject of Katz's "Days of Wrath" : MORO
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"___ war": F.D.R. : IHATE
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Small evergreen : ATLE
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Actor Badel : ALAN
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Cited : NAMED
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Moonraker : SAIL
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Twenty-one : SEVENTIMESTHREE
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Big or little follower : TOE
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Saarinen : EERO
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One way to go it : ALONE
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It's ducky for ducks : POND
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Apple part : CORE
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Twenty-one : TWOINTOFORTYTWO
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Nicaraguan people : RAMAS
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A river at Rennes : ILLE
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___ Supply of rock fame : AIR
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Minnesota's St. ___ College : OLAF
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Part of a Pound poem : CANTO
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Wagnerian earth goddess : ERDA
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Halsey's org. : USN
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Fort Apache loc. : ARIZ
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Plus-side item : ASSET
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Twenty-one : THIRTYMINUSNINE
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Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
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Bluebeard's sister-in-law : ANNE
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Teacher's order : ERASE
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Amonasro's daughter : AIDA
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Wilander play : LOB
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Twenty-one : SIXTEENPLUSFIVE
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Thor ___, U.S. rocket : ABLE
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Give off : EMIT
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Like a jalopy : USED
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Frail : REEDY
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Russian's "Si si!" : DADA
Down
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Crow's-nest site : MAST
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A chromolithograph, for short : OLEO
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Angel's source of ecstasy : RAVE
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A follower : ONE
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Purpose : INTENT
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Sassoon's specialty : HAIRDO
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Tommy-gun lead : AMMO
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North begins here : TEE
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Koch and Meese : EDS
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Rhett's rival : ASHLEY
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Tropical staple : TARO
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Banker's leverage : LIEN
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Part of a C.S.A. name : ELEE
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Night sights : NEONS
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Flan in Sedan : TARTE
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She sang "La Vie en Rose" : PIAF
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Native Dancer was one : COLT
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Flat plinth : ORLO
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Dolly Varden, e.g. : TROUT
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Film director Raoul : WALSH
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Muscat native : OMANI
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"The Garden of the ___-Continis," De Sica film : FINZI
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Where the astragali are : TARSI
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Dilate : WIDEN
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Emulate Aeschines : ORATE
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Cold: Comb. form : CRYO
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Draws a bead on : AIMS
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Ethelbald's thrall : ESNE
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End of a Kilmer line : ATREE
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Poker precursor in Persia : ASNAS
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Took five : RESTED
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Caught red-handed : NAILED
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To excess : UNDULY
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Name meaning "hairy" : ESAU
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Barbecue offering : RIBS
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Live or dead follower : AXLE
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Orbital point : APSE
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Phyllis Diller's birthplace : LIMA
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Naso : OVID
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Kind of ray or wave : BETA
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Shape of some shells : EAR
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Miami–New York dir. : NNE
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I.R.S. agent : FED

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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