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New York Times, Thursday, January 12, 1984

Author:
Maver
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q W }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,483
Across
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Thin wire nail : BRAD
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Likeness : IMAGE
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Nevada gaming city : RENO
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Tropical fruit : LIME
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Consumer advocate : NADER
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"Dove sono" is one : ARIA
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Ingredient of a list : ITEM
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Like a platitude : TRITE
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Channel : DUCT
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Contrite : PENITENT
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Pains in the neck : CRICKS
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Father : SIRE
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One of the weasels : STOAT
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Tip : CAREEN
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Distort a report : MISSTATE
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Gold for Garibaldi : ORO
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Take it easy : RELAX
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Become prevalent : SETIN
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Defeat soundly : ROUT
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One-twelfth of a gross : DOZEN
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Alluvium : SILT
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German city on the Ruhr : ESSEN
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Braking device, at times : PEDAL
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Poetic contraction : OER
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Thrusts away : DETRUDES
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Wee : TEENSY
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TV star in the 50's : ARNAZ
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___ the Man : STAN
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Heavyweight of the 70's : BOBICK
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Santa's team : REINDEER
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Think : OPINE
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Eye layer : UVEA
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Asperse : SLUR
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Mexican sandwiches : TACOS
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Brook : RILL
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Derby and fedora : HATS
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Wide-awake : ALERT
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Radar image : BLIP
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Ceremony : RITE
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Orison ender : AMEN
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Transfer of an estate : DEMISE
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Detained and confined : INTERNED
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W.W. I French battle site : MARNE
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Secure : GET
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Builds : ERECTS
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Shines : RADIATES
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Emission of gas from a crater : ERUCTATION
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Carter of fictional fame : NICK
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Meal for Sunny's Halo : OATS
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Stratum : TIER
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Motown's Diana : ROSS
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Deep-___ (discarded): Slang : SIXED
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Prepared an apple for baking : CORED
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Ascended : AROSE
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Presley vehicle: 1964 : ROUSTABOUT
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Labyrinths : MAZES
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Covers a floor, in a way : TILES
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Vestibule : ENTRY
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White Sox manager for 11 years : LOPEZ
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Schnauzers, e.g. : TERRIERS
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Most dapper : NATTIEST
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"___ Dimittis" ("Song of Simeon") : NUNC
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Tend : LEAN
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Siouan language : DAKOTA
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Persevere : ENDURE
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Mister, in Málaga : SENOR
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Strike violently : BASH
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Spicy stew : OLLA
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Pilaf grains : RICE
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Iniquitous : EVIL
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Sniggler's quarry : EELS
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Rhonchus : RALE
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"___ Joey" : PAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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