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AGE 35: AAUGH!

New York Times, Sunday, September 29, 1985

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 676 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 13, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,109
Across
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Eyeball coating : SCLERA
7
Best ___ tucker : BIBAND
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Utah ski center : ALTA
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Columbus Day mo. : OCT
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The S.D. Ladd : CHERYL
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Chaplet : ANADEM
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___-être (comfort, in Châlons) : BIEN
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½ or 1/3 of a Latin dance : CHA
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Creator of 79 Across : CHARLESMSCHULZ
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Destructive : VANDALIC
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Flying machine : AERO
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Medicinal infusion : TISANE
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Airborne member of 79 Across : WOODSTOCK
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Moola : GELT
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Gussets : GORES
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___-mehola, Elisha's birthplace: I Kings : ABEL
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Between siete and nueve : OCHO
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A dropping-out : ELISION
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Fall phenomenon of 79 Across : THEGREATPUMPKIN
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Chester's river : DEE
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Defensive ditch : FOSS
47
Child of the Highlands : BAIRN
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Nest-egg initials : IRA
49
Park of the N.H.L. : BRAD
51
Rorschach yardstick : INKBLOT
54
Amazonian crusher : ANACONDA
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Kind of avis : RARA
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Lamp resident : GENIE
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Archenemy of a 79 Across member : THEREDBARON
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. . . peas in ___ : APOD
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Circular niche : ROUNDEL
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From a distance : AFAR
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Do a classroom chore : ERASE
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Hawaiian honeycreeper : IIWI
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Officeholders : INS
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Like some statistics : GRIM
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Jack or David : FROST
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Woolly : LANOSE
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35-year funnies stalwart : PEANUTS
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Contribute to a fund : CHIPIN
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___ a fashion : AFTER
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Japanese wrestling : SUMO
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Loser to R.M.N.: 1968 : HHH
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Winter Olympics site: 1952 : OSLO
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Wild sheep of India : URIAL
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He wrote "I Like It Here" : AMIS
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Third wife of Henry VIII : SEYMOUR
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Color-change specialist : DYER
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Waspish member of 79 Across : LUCYVANPELT
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Have an ___ the ground : EARTO
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Sacred representation : ICON
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Some 40th-anniversary gifts : EMERALDS
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Peaceful place : ARCADIA
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Apiece : EACH
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Go, in Glasgow : GAE
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Ouzo component : ANISE
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Hallucinogens, for short : LSDS
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A neighbor of Leb. : ISR
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Nonscholarly member of 79 Across : PEPPERMINTPATTY
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Disposed of in a will : TESTATE
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Kind of hemp : ALOE
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Radiator sound : SISS
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The Pied Piper's river : WESER
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City once called Hadria Picena : ATRI
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Canine supply farm for 79 Across : DAISYHILL
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Bore of a sort : PROSER
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Where Kerman is : IRAN
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Aversion : DISTASTE
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Anthropomorphic members of 79 Across : SNOOPYANDSPIKE
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Rock producer-musician Brian : ENO
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Artist Mondrian : PIET
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Hit song from "Funny Girl" : PEOPLE
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Ready for shipment : ENCASE
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Kind of mother : DEN
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Waterston and Donaldson : SAMS
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Some of Clive's soldiers : SEPOYS
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New Orleans gridders : SAINTS
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Swedish discoverer of chlorine : SCHEELE
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Wishy-washy member of 79 Across : CHARLIEBROWN
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Dormice : LEROTS
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"The ___-King," Goethe poem : ERL
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Underpinning for ham : RYE
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Former L.A. manager and family : ALSTONS
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Hound or horn : BASSET
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How some bills are paid : INCASH
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Ending for auto or eisen : BAHN
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Together or separately, in music : ADUE
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Palermo preposition : NEL
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Nonbelligerent mil. area : DMZ
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Electrical-potential unit : ABVOLT
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Long Chinese river : LIAO
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Shepherd : TEND
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No ifs, ___ or buts : ANDS
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"Well, but what's ___?": Richard III : OCLOCK
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Golfer Rodriguez : CHICHI
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Add as a rider : TACKON
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Mewed up : CAGED
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Indian chief : MIR
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On : ATOP
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Estrange : WEAN
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Interjection in 79 Across : GOODGRIEF
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Running wild : ARIOT
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Biggie of W.W. I : BERTHA
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"___ man answers, hang up" : IFA
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"Zorba" lyricist : EBB
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Sal or Susie of songdom : GAL
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Creator of Mrs. Tanqueray : PINERO
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Indian legume : URAD
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The Thane of Glamis : MACBETH
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Otolaryngologist's concern : SINUS
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Ted Husing's medium : RADIO
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"Ladders to Fire" author : NIN
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Small anchor : KEDGE
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Sandarac tree : ARAR
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Scull : OAR
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Hugh Johnson's org. : NRA
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Partners of don't's : DOS
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Beauvais beast of burden : ANE
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Objurgate : RAIL
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Western Samoa capital : APIA
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Very, very long time : EON
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Gee antecedents : EFFS
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Stats for hurlers : ERAS
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Philosophical member of 79 Across : LINUS
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Japanese apricot : MUME
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Ludwig-loving member of 79 Across : SCHROEDER
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Rescue, in a way : SALVAGE
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___-dieu, prayer bench : PRIE
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Dallied amorously : TOYED
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Containing element 53 : IODIC
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Avocation of 102 Across : PSYCHIATRIST
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Former Congolese prime minister : ILEO
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Skuld is one : NORN
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Bike or plane : TANDEM
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Vict. or Cath. II : EMPS
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Hourly : HORAL
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Cadence-counting word : HUT
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Daiquiri ingredient : RUM
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"Floor" for an Orr score : ICE
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Scottish county, river or port : AYR
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Distorts reports : SLANTS
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Mois de printemps : MAI
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Pteroid : ALAR
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Catches and detents : TRIPS
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Monogram of 1861 : CSA
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Aged: Latin abbr. : AET
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Ninny or jenny : ASS
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Indigo : ANIL
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Author Laurence and archbishop Richard : STERNES
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Hull planking bands : STRAKES
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Anne or Marguerite : REINE
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Like some expense accounts : PADDED
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The lady from Astolat : ELAINE
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Borgia potion : POISON
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Nudnik : PEST
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Current separators : ISLETS
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Kind of carpets : TWOPLY
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"There's ___ in Your Eyes," 1924 song : YESYES
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James Clavell novel : TAIPAN
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R. Carson subject : SEA
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Kennel din : YAPS
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First recorded Chinese dynasty : HSIA
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Gossip-column component : ITEM
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___ royal, highest rear deck : POOP
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El ___, cheap cigar : ROPO
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Cops of the U.S.N. : SPS
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Society-page word : NEE
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Genetic letters : DNA
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Zool. or biol. : SCI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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