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Albert J. Klaus
Albert J. Klaus

New York Times, Monday, September 30, 1985

57-Down : River nymph

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,110
Across
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Festival : GALA
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Main theme : MOTIF
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Plateau : MESA
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Bedouin : ARAB
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"Carmen" or "Norma" : OPERA
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Level : EVEN
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Fodder pit : SILO
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Babbled incessantly : RANON
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Watch over : TEND
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Old-movie comedy team : LAURELANDHARDY
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Yellowish-brown : TAN
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Trouble : AIL
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Querying sound : HEH
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African gazelle : CORA
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Willie or Rick : NELSON
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Moslem decree : IRADE
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"To ___ and a bone ... ": Kipling : ARAG
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One time : ONCE
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Biblical enemies : DAVIDANDGOLIATH
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Jacket or collar : ETON
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Memorable fashion designer : DIOR
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Lawn-trimming tool : EDGER
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Style of architecture : ROCOCO
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Actress Diana from Doncaster : RIGG
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Erwin of old movies : STU
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Heart : COR
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Dory implement : OAR
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Shakespearean tragedy : ROMEOANDJULIET
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Mimic : APER
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Exposed : BARED
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Working group : CREW
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
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Climbing plant : LIANA
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Gael's land : EIRE
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Finishes : ENDS
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Kefauver : ESTES
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Tear : REND
Down
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Propane or neon : GAS
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Seed cover : ARIL
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Song refrain : LALA
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Anent : ABOUT
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Rita from Puerto Rico : MORENO
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October birthstone : OPAL
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Shoe size : TENA
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Press : IRON
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Lively Spanish dance : FANDANGO
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Arsenic or silicon : METALLOID
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Always : EVER
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Transmit : SEND
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Williams or Griffith : ANDY
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Emulated Zola Budd : RACED
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Hasten : HIE
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Skinner : HIDER
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Muse of lyric poetry : ERATO
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Great destruction : HAVOC
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Indian princess : RANI
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Passion : ARDOR
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Obstacles : SNAGS
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Eight performers : OCTET
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Indian prime minister: 1947-64 : NEHRU
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Extinct elephantlike mammal : DINOCERAS
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Culture preceder : AGRI
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Adjective for a cherub : ADORABLE
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Lawful : LEGAL
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Pigeon sound : COO
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Dairy products, originally from Holland : GOUDAS
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Kitchen utensil : RICER
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Extreme anger : RAGE
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Unsealed : OPEN
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Repair : MEND
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River nymph : NAIS
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Mild oath : DRAT
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___ sais quoi (charisma) : JENE
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Buffalo's county : ERIE
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Sea bird : TERN
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Marry : WED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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