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New York Times, Saturday, September 6, 1986

Author:
Jesse Roarke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,451
Across
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He wrote "Endymion" : KEATS
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Fan fare : GAME
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Bluff : CRAG
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Own : ADMIT
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Billion-year period : AEON
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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Lachrymose : TEARY
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Josip ___ (Tito) : BROZ
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Architectural pier : ANTA
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Jean Henri Fabre's forte : ENTOMOLOGY
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Like some books : USED
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Date for Decius : IDES
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Kind of joint : MITER
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Vandyke relative : GOATEE
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Finale : OMEGA
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River in the City of Lilies : ARNO
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Roofing unit : TILE
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Visionary : FANTAST
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Entrance canopy : MARQUEE
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Argosy : FLEET
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Clip : CROP
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River to the Caspian : URAL
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Arabian coffee : MOCHA
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Ale-lemonade drink : SHANDY
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Popular aquarium fish : GUPPY
53
Musical ensemble : TRIO
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Prefix with cumulus : ALTO
56
Mineral used in making refractories : CHRYSOLITE
62
Kettle handle : BAIL
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Pack : LOAD
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Part of a casquette : VISOR
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Grayish blue : BICE
66
At all : ONCE
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Gives out : EMITS
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You were, to Cato : ERAS
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Chaldean : SEER
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Change type : RESET
Down
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Actress Reid : KATE
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A Cotton Belt grape : EDEN
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Third of a Latin paradigm : AMAT
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Novice: Var. : TIRO
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Block : STYMIE
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Butler in 1939 : GABLE
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Pressurized container : AEROSOL
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Electronic music synthesizer : MOOG
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Substance essential to life : ENZYME
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N.Y. lake or county : CHAUTAUQUA
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Flush : RINSE
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Change : ALTER
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Prod : GOAD
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"Clash by Night" playwright : ODETS
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Harpsichordist Kipnis : IGOR
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Piscator's hook : GAFF
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Viva-voce : ORAL
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Fatima's sister : ANNE
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Hierarchical systems : TOTEMPOLES
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Exec's reminder : MEMO
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Vexation : ITCH
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Circuit : TURN
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Interpret : READ
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Elusive : EELY
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At the summit : ATOP
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Point in an orbit : APSIS
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Treadmill of a sort : RATRACE
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Three-wheeled motor taxis : CYCLOS
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Author of "America's First Crusade" : HOOVER
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Sizing liquid : GLAIR
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Old city near Carthage : UTICA
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American painter Albert Pinkham ___ : RYDER
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Title Liszt held : ABBE
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Whet : HONE
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Citrus fruit : LIME
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Wife of Osiris : ISIS
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Schlep : TOTE
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Of yore, of yore : ERST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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