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New York Times, Tuesday, September 2, 1986

Author:
Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F J K P Q Y }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,447
Across
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Greek marketplace : AGORA
6
___ Vegas : LAS
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One ___ time : ATA
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Nomad : ROVER
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Lightning unit : BOLT
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Urban blight : SMOG
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Over : AGAIN
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Little Boy Blue's instrument : HORN
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Senior citizen : GOLDENAGER
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Yorkshire river : OUSE
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Dimension : SIZE
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Confined : NARROW
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Dangerous fly : TSETSE
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Laughing : RIANT
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Rhine feeder : AARE
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Peggy from Boston : CASS
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Parisian cup : TASSE
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Like some homes : BILEVEL
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Little or Texas follower : LEAGUER
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Part of "Aïda" : SCENA
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Mulligan ___ : STEW
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Patron saint of sailors : ELMO
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Mail : ARMOR
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Campaign topics : ISSUES
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Jiggs's spouse : MAGGIE
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"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
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Car part : AXLE
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Submitting to control : MANAGEABLE
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Fashion's Christian : DIOR
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Boom's opposite : BUST
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Oodles : GOBS
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City in Pa. : ERIE
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Biblical prophet : HOSEA
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Uncle from Aberdeen : EME
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Squealer : RAT
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Utopian spots : EDENS
Down
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Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
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Waiter for Godet : GOGO
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Office on the Potomac : OVAL
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Journalist Whitelaw: 1837–1912 : REID
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He played Matt Dillon : ARNESS
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Timber topplers : LOGGERS
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Away from the wind : ALEE
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Breastbones : STERNA
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Love, Parisian style : AMOUR
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Trunk : TORSO
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Vice President after Humphrey : AGNEW
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Ruth's second husband : BOAZ
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Deficits : SHORTAGES
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Caroline, to E.M.K. : NIECE
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Square column : ANTA
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Aids in filing : TABS
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Levantine ketch : SAIC
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First name in whodunits : ERLE
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Adolescents : TEENAGERS
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Man or Wight : ISLE
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In addition : ALSO
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Sea of the Philippines : SULU
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Ornamental pattern in art : SEME
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Topic of Plato's "Symposium" : EROS
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Ruffed lemur : VARI
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Adlai Stevenson's middle name : EWING
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Surveyor's instrument : TRANSIT
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The M in M.P. : MEMBER
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Be agitated : SEETHE
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___ Wildfire, Scott character : MADGE
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Maxim : AXIOM
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Sphere : GLOBE
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Assess : RATE
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Enveloping glow : AURA
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A grandson of Jacob : AROD
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Diamond point : BASE
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Claim of a sort : LIEN
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Letters from Greece : ETAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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