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Judith Perry
Judith Perry

New York Times, Monday, September 23, 1985

Author:
Judith Perry
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,103
Across
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Flatfish : DAB
4
___ Longa, ancient Italian city : ALBA
8
Out of the red : PAIDUP
14
Capek play : RUR
15
War god : MARS
16
Dress for a ceremony : ENROBE
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Fuss : ADO
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Baltimore structures : BROWNSTONES
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Cry like an infant : MEWL
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"The Bridge on the River ___" : KWAI
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Granada month : ENERO
24
Queen ___ lace : ANNES
26
Synthetic materials : NYLONS
28
Italian basso : SIEPI
30
Exalt : ENNOBLE
34
Triumphant exclamation : HAH
36
Hermit living in a shell : CRAB
38
Fish related to a scad : SAUREL
39
Caustic substance : ACID
41
___ Gay of W.W. II : ENOLA
43
Small ones : TOTS
44
Emphasis : STRESS
46
Bartók or Lugosi : BELA
48
Sorrow : WOE
49
More picayune : PETTIER
51
Type of car : SEDAN
53
Bury, in a way : ENTOMB
55
Valuable possession : ASSET
58
"Without ___," 1929 hit : ASONG
61
Knight of the Round Table : BORS
63
French infinitive : ETRE
64
Type of collar : BUSTERBROWN
67
Samovar : URN
68
Et ___ (Latin catchall) : CETERA
69
Ugly duckling's metamorphosis : SWAN
70
Dash's sister? : DOT
71
Modish : DRESSY
72
Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
73
Parts of cens. : YRS
Down
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O'Neill creation : DRAMA
2
W. H. of poetry : AUDEN
3
Storm trooper : BROWNSHIRT
4
Diplomatic rep. : AMB
5
Browning's bird "on the wing" : LARK
6
Describing random molecular motion : BROWNIAN
7
Gently moving : ASWAY
8
Footlike part : PES
9
Insect's sensory appendage : ANTENNA
10
Harmonizes discordant views : IRONSOUT
11
Finished : DONE
12
Above, in Aalen : UBER
13
Mexican currency : PESO
19
Shade of green : NILE
21
Garland for a wahine : LEI
25
Quality of wine : SEC
27
Store sign : ONSALE
29
Regulate beforehand : PRESET
31
Reverie : BROWNSTUDY
32
Mother of Apollo : LETO
33
Other : ELSE
34
Fastener : HASP
35
Molière segment : ACTE
37
Hair style : BOB
40
Relaxations of international tensions : DETENTES
42
"Band of Renown" man : LESBROWN
45
Damone and LuPone : SINGERS
47
Org. A.E.S. belonged to : ADA
50
Governor of Va. : ROBB
52
Ibsen character : ASE
54
Mass. inventor : MORSE
56
Misstep : ERROR
57
Camp abodes : TENTS
58
Start of 26 : ABCD
59
Litigant : SUER
60
Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
62
Bat a gnat : SWAT
65
Beam : RAY
66
Santa Fe-to-Taos dir. : NNE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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