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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Friday, September 27, 1985

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,107

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Across
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Part of a lamp : HARP
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Created : MADE
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Nimbi : HALOS
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Pen name of Coleridge's good friend : ELIA
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Black, to Blake : EBON
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Leaning : ATILT
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Frank's wrap : ROLL
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Bewilder : DAZE
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Hope's "The Prisoner of ___" : ZENDA
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Fragile : DELICATE
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Aged beer : LAGER
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Start of a quotation : SILENCEISONE
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Quotation: Part II : GREAT
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Like some bloomers : LATE
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Attacked suddenly : RAIDED
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Reynolds or Bacharach : BURT
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Jekyll's milieu : LAB
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Land measure : ACRE
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A Ford who could afford a Rolls : EDSEL
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Ripped : TORE
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Apiary occupant : BEE
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Portico : STOA
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Moe, e.g. : STOOGE
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Last word : AMEN
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Quotation: Part III : ARTOF
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End of quotation : CONVERSATION
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Advantage : AVAIL
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Rubbed down : MASSAGED
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Essential : VITAL
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"Golden West" person : GIRL
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Winfield of the Yankees : DAVE
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Maternally cognate : ENATE
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Put in the pot : ANTE
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Unlocked : OPEN
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Crossed out : DELED
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Mail : POST
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Dispatched : SENT
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Animal group : HERD
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Small brook : RILL
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Fort enclosure : PALISADE
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Chest ornament : MEDAL
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Diminish : ABATE
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Twelve : DOZEN
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Abilene-to-Fort Worth dir. : ENE
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Author of the quotation : HAZLITT
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Military command : ATEASE
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Jargon : LINGO
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Bygone, in poesy : OLDEN
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Rubberneck : STARE
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Give a summons to : CITE
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Aid for Holmes : CLUE
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Some noblemen : EARLS
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Snatch : GRAB
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Drag or relay follower : RACE
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Ireland : EIRE
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Dissuade : DETER
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Dan Beard's org. : BSA
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Pillage : LOOT
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Stroganoff ingredient : BEEF
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Puts on : DONS
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Tempestuous rages : TORNADOS
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Sniffed : SMELLED
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McCloud's hometown : TAOS
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Emulate Balbo : AVIATE
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Hollowed; undermined : CAVED
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Like bighorns : OVINE
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Of one's birth : NATAL
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___ acids : AMINO
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Little pies : TARTS
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Key : ISLET
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Yawn : GAPE
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Tied : EVEN
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Fender blight : DENT
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Lacuna : GAP

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

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