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DAFFY DILLIES

New York Times, Sunday, September 21, 1986

Author:
Dale O. Burgener
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 569 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Dale O. Burgener has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,466
Across
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Put on a happy face : SMILE
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Latvian or Estonian : BALT
10
Tall, coarse grass : GAMA
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Triggered : FIRED
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Heathen : PAGAN
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Lamb who followed a Mary : ELIA
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Mr. Thicke : ALAN
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___ Harbor, N.Z. : OTAGO
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Proboscis-pleaser : AROMA
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Sausage segment : LINK
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Reverse gear : RAEG
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Ancient Italian : OSCAN
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Triangular sails : LATEENS
32
Bravo! : OLE
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Fourth person : ABEL
34
Kind of suit : CIVIL
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Producer of insulin : PANCREAS
40
"Glorious" sight : AMERICANFLAG
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Essence or incense : ODOR
46
Cashews' kin : SUMACS
48
Sealing gasket : ORING
49
His ring cycle has ended : ALI
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It's never done : WOMANSWORK
52
Sun dial? : FIRSTTIMER
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Muse with a lyre : ERATO
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Lebanese weight : OKE
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Land, to a lawyer : SOLUM
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What pack rats do : HOARD
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Shuffle troops : REDEPLOY
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Purplish colors : PUCES
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Card game : HEARTS
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Append : ADD
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Pedro's "Cheers!" : SALUD
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Type of cap : MOB
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AMPAS awards : OSCARS
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Some status symbols : MINKS
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Mollifier : MITIGANT
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Cut of beef : SHANK
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Candy stripers : AIDES
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Shadow loser : PAN
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Hawaiian tree or flower : LEHUA
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Formal dance at Wimbledon? : TENNISBALL
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Group of evil looks? : BANDOLEERS
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Plural ending : IES
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Church-music symbol : NEUME
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Place to see stars? : MALIBU
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Canadian prov. : SASK
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Little colonizer in torment? : ANTAGONISTIC
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Prisoner yields? : CONCEDES
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Showy displays : GAUDS
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Jewish youth org. : YMHA
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Landing with tower assistance: Abbr. : GCA
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City in the dough? : BAKERLA
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Top group on which Peg serves? : CRIBBAGEBOARD
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What to drop on a tour : ALINE
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Town near Napoli : NOLA
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Anthony of the alleys : EARL
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Cheeseparer : MISER
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___ Meir : GOLDA
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Rap : CHIN
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Tasso's patron : ESTE
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Work from S.A.? : ESSAY
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Zeno's outdoor classrooms : STOAS
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Let forth : EMIT
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Area for some admirals? : REAR
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Wants : NEEDS
Down
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Rest-and-restoration spots : SPAS
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Brandy for Chagall? : MARC
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Prayer-wheel user : LAMA
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Charm : ENAMOR
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French golfer's driver? : BELLEAUWOOD
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What G.W. couldn't tell : ALIE
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Evans or Ronstadt : LINDA
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Sack Montana? : TAKEBACK
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Ahgr-r-r-r : GARGLE
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Cry said with a sigh : ALAS
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West from the East : MAE
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Fisherman's creed? : ANGLICISM
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Giving Cody the boot? : FOOTINGTHEBILL
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"Charity vaunteth not ___ ... ": I Cor. 13:4 : ITSELF
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It's sometimes a drag : RACE
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Actor Richard : EGAN
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Juan and Quixote : DONS
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Hallow : BLESS
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Shining examples : GEMS
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___-garde : AVANT
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Wispy cloud : CIRRUS
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"Rawhide" actor: 1951 : POWER
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Revere : ADORE
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Wanderer : NOMAD
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Jalopy : CRATE
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Fireman's nickname : SMOKY
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Muddied : ROILED
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Second Republic of Texas president : LAMAR
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Red chaser : ALERT
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Prepares for action : GIRDS
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Modern art : ARE
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The Buick can't stop here! : NOPARKINGAREAS
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Center of attention : FOCUS
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Frigate bird : IOA
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Mulligrubs : SULKS
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Followers of Jos. Smith : LDS
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Tailor's lapboard : PANEL
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Like a gangster's ice : HOT
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Moves like a crab : SIDLES
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Poser, but not in a studio : MINDBOGGLER
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Ancient Roman port : OSTIA
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Actor Martin : SHEEN
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"Give all thou ___ ... ": Wordsworth : CANST
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Raggedy one : ANN
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Ind. Indians : MIAMIS
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Hyperactive : MANIC
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Honkers : GEESE
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Out in front : AHEAD
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Maid preceder : NURSE
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Chores : TASKS
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A cotillion in a pastry shop? : ABUNDANCE
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Buddy : PAL
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S. Korean capital : SEOUL
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Composer's spring brew? : BACHBEER
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Sixteen drams : OUNCE
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Heroine of "La Bohème" : MIMI
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Committee's program : AGENDA
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Autocrat : TYRANT
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They hack their way : CABMEN
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Degrade : ABASE
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Black sheep's trio : BAGS
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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What precedes watt : KILO
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Romans' 19 x 8 : CLII
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Gulf in the Ionian Sea : ARTA
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Seine feeder : OISE
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African fox : ASSE
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Librarian's advice : READ
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Prohibitionists : DRYS
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German physicist: 1787–1854 : OHM

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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