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New York Times, Friday, September 5, 1986

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,450
Across
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Catalogue : LIST
5
Derby winner: 1955 : SWAPS
10
Pungent humor : SALT
14
Glacial ridges : OSAR
15
Old: Comb. form : PALEO
16
Pretext : PLEA
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Gallery query : BUTISITART
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Melville book : OMOO
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Wealthy : OPULENT
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Women's society : SOROSIS
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Learning method : ROTE
24
White hydrocarbon : TOLAN
25
Emulates Eric Clapton : SINGS
27
Ax : CAN
28
Mass, in Milano : MESSA
32
Supplicate : PRAY
33
Famous Corsicans : BONAPARTES
35
R.C. is one : REL
36
___-American : ANGLO
37
Cheer : RAH
38
Microscopic organism : ANIMALCULE
41
Shrewd : CUTE
42
Time periods : YEARS
43
Kind of seed : HAY
44
"Instauratio Magna" author : BACON
45
Colonial Indian soldier : SEPOY
47
Low-grade diamond : BORT
48
Young Lindy's cargo : AIRMAIL
51
Calculate : COMPUTE
54
Zwei's follower : DREI
55
Prune purple : LOGANBERRY
57
Sow chow : MAST
58
In the past, old style : AGONE
59
Hideout : LAIR
60
Fourth man : SETH
61
Indian peasants : RYOTS
62
Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
Down
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"Rio ___," Wayne movie : LOBO
2
"The jig ___!" : ISUP
3
Roman festival : SATURNALIA
4
Dos Passos's "U.S.A." : TRILOGY
5
Intestinal fortitude : SPINE
6
Unit of power : WATT
7
Wing : ALA
8
For one's own part : PERSONALLY
9
Yuccalike plant : SOTOL
10
"Well-boiled icycle" man : SPOONER
11
Eleemosynar's largess : ALMS
12
"Great" fifth-century pope : LEOI
13
Indian of N.M. : TAOS
18
Puts into place : SETS
22
Hindu deity : RAMA
24
"I Don't Care" girl : TANGUAY
25
Small branch : SPRAY
26
Vernon's partner : IRENE
27
Study of mollusks and shells : CONCHOLOGY
29
Tectonic : STRUCTURAL
30
Defunct treaty org. : SEATO
31
Gray : ASHEN
33
Palais social event : BAL
34
He wrote "Ulalume" : POE
39
He went to Washington : MRSMITH
40
On the main : ASEA
41
Seed vessels : CARPELS
44
Lethal missile : BOMB
46
Hemingway character : PILAR
47
"Treasure Island" pirate : BONES
48
Nav. officers : ADMS
49
Of wrath, to Seneca : IRAE
50
Caesura : REST
51
Salient angle : CANT
52
Ramsey Lewis ___ : TRIO
53
She became Mrs. Rochester : EYRE
56
Baby-talk word : GOO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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