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New York Times, Tuesday, September 24, 1985

Author:
Stanley B. Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Stanley B. Whitten has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,104
Across
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An archangel : MICHAEL
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Supreme Court Associate Justice: 1932–38 : CARDOZO
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Intensify : ENHANCE
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Escorted : USHERED
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Celebrity status : STARDOM
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Ireland's Abbey ___ : THEATRE
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Court target : HOOP
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Guitar's cousin of yore : LUTE
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Grecian mountain : ATHOS
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"If ___ Would Leave You" : EVERI
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Mr. Kabibble : ISH
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Cooking direction : STIR
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What is is : VERB
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Martini garnishes : OLIVES
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Sept. 20, 1984, e.g. : FRI
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Prima donna : DIVA
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Horn sounds : TOOTS
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All-conqueror : LOVE
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Satanic : EVIL
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Drop a pop-up : ERR
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Assistant : HELPER
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Market : SELL
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Campus org. : ROTC
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Borscht ingredients : BEETS
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"Ich bin ___ Berliner": J.F.K. : EIN
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Berlin song: 1915 : ARABY
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Cafeteria items : TRAYS
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Chariot route : ITER
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Andrews or Wynter : DANA
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Made wavelets : RIPPLED
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Thief : STEALER
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Disturb : AGITATE
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Miss Vicki's groom : TINYTIM
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Straw hats : PANAMAS
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Cures : SEASONS
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Netting : MESH
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Division word : INTO
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___ Phraya, Thai river : CHAO
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Jeannie C. Riley's 1968 song hit : HARPERVALLEYPTA
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R ___ R (leave) : AND
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School, in Paris : ECOLE
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Nocturnal primates : LEMURS
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Attractive : CUTE
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Cigar tip : ASH
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Ostriches' cousins : RHEAS
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Popular radio series: 1930–45 : DEATHVALLEYDAYS
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Upright: Comb. form : ORTH
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Goose egg : ZERO
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Pindaric works : ODES
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Retaliation in kind : TITFORTAT
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Neckline shape : VEE
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People of Cork : IRISH
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Entanglements : NODES
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Kicking's partner : ALIVE
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Mannerly : CIVIL
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N.Y.C. subway : IRT
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Fly by night : ELOPE
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Girder fastener : RIVET
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Root and ginger : BEERS
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Ship's rear : STERN
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Río de ___, African bay : ORO
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Wane : EBB
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Summits : CRESTS
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Moslem religion : ISLAM
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Ade book: 1896 : ARTIE
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Kind of door : TRAP
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Latvian capital : RIGA
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Neat as ___ : APIN
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Sept. 13, e.g. : IDES
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Choir member : ALTO
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Herr's "no" : NEIN
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Weapons : ARMS
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Timetable abbr. : ETA
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Alfonso's queen : ENA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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