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New York Times, Thursday, September 18, 1986

Author:
Wilson McBeath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,463
Across
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Both: Prefix : AMBI
5
Tolled : RANG
9
Music or painting : ART
12
Fermenting yeast : BARM
13
Drive forward : IMPEL
14
Colorful fish : OPAH
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Nonsense! : INAPIGSEYE
17
"___ Now," Al Smith's autobiography : UPTO
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Ultimate conclusion : ENDALL
19
Pioneer, e.g. : SETTLER
21
Wooden-soled shoes : CLOGS
24
Resentful : SORE
25
Flattery : SOFTSOAP
28
Black Sea port : ODESSA
31
"La Bohémienne" painter : HALS
32
Andean animal : LLAMA
34
Goal : AIM
35
Goddess of destruction : ARA
36
Nonsense : BALONEY
38
Its capital is Altdorf : URI
39
Cluster of fibers : NEP
40
D.A. helpers : ASSTS
41
Bakery worker : ICER
42
Summers : ADDERS
44
Woman in a Christian community : CANONESS
47
Adjective for shoppe : OLDE
48
Managers : HEADS
49
Self-conceits : EGOISMS
52
Capote's "Other ___ . . . " : VOICES
56
Make over : REDO
57
Nonsense : BALDERDASH
60
Condiment : SALT
61
Service group : LIONS
62
Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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Before, to Poe : ERE
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Actress Lanchester : ELSA
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Bamboo, e.g. : REED
Down
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Rose's love : ABIE
2
Delbert ___, film director : MANN
3
Small nail : BRAD
4
Influences : IMPACTS
5
Want-ad abbr. : RMS
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Simian : APE
7
Family of a Napoleonic marshal : NEYS
8
Merry : GLEESOME
9
Nonsense : APPLESAUCE
10
Degree of speed : RATE
11
God of thunder : THOR
13
Snow house : IGLOO
14
Bizarre : OUTRE
16
Troubles : ILLS
20
Now : TODAY
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Irritates : GALLS
23
Stain : SPLOTCH
25
Author Alexander : SHANA
26
Propelled a gig : OARED
27
Nonsense : FLAPDOODLE
29
Fathers : SIRES
30
Moslem princes : AMIRS
33
Ancient vase handles : ANSAE
36
Medieval poets : BARDS
37
Convene : ASSEMBLE
41
One in the know : INSIDER
43
Nobelist in Literature: 1948 : ELIOT
45
Church sections : NAVES
46
Aroma : ODOR
49
Gaelic : ERSE
50
Transmission part : GEAR
51
Square-rigger feature : SAIL
53
Walking stick : CANE
54
Villa d'___, in Tivoli : ESTE
55
Not barefoot : SHOD
58
___ Angeles : LOS
59
Nucleic acid initials : DNA

Answer summary: 5 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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