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New York Times, Friday, January 13, 1984

11-Down : One-time movie "tough guy"

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,484
Across
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___ off (intercept) : HEAD
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Shoptalk : SLANG
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Darn relative : EGAD
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First name in scat : ELLA
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Light velvet : PANNE
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Last of the Caesars : NERO
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Type of bee : LEAFCUTTER
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Part of a travel package : TOUR
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Certain bridges : DENTURES
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Bull Moose, e.g. : PARTY
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Cartographic abbr. : MTS
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Ruddy duck : SPRIG
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Ice-cream flavor word : TUTTI
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Edmonton or Houston team : THEOILERS
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Novelist Oliver ___: 1873-1961 : ONIONS
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" ... a bug in ___" : ARUG
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Estuary: Sp. : RIA
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Fully prepared : RIPE
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Rodgers-Hart song: 1933 : LOVER
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Hook with a handle : GAFF
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Bribe : SOP
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Part of a marathon : MILE
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Inhibit : STIFLE
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Parts of a comic's repertory : ONELINERS
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Do a tailor's job : ALTER
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Site of Stanley Falls : CONGO
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Distinctive theory : ISM
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A cut of meat : SHANK
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Diarist's activity : ENTERING
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"Turandot" character : PONG
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Crashed a soiree : BARGEDINON
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Melville work : OMOO
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Roman official : EDILE
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Prima donna : DIVA
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High schooler : TEEN
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Introvert : LONER
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Census fig. : STAT
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Contained : HELD
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Robert ___ : ELEE
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He has Alda talent : ALAN
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Foolish : DAFT
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Sudden burst : SPURT
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Like up-to-the-minute news : LATEST
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Minute colonists : ANTS
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Compass dir. : NNE
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Berlin lang. : GER
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Involve by necessity : ENTAIL
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One-time movie "tough guy" : GEORGERAFT
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In ___ (trapped by routine) : ARUT
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Flat-bottomed vessel : DORY
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Plant used for flavoring : CUMIN
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Nice Nelly : PRIG
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Dry : SERE
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Rains pitchforks : POURS
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Trunk : TORSO
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Lincoln's magnificent obsession : UNION
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Harrison's nickname : TIPPECANOE
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Clog part : TOE
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"Dolly Sisters" actress : HAVER
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Winchester product : RIFLE
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One of a Sunday evening foursome : SAFER
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Arm support : SLING
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Toast topping : OLEO
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___ Blas, Lesage hero : GIL
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Status symbol : MINK
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Like circus lions : TAMED
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Well stocked with : LONGON
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How some leave Reno : SINGLE
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Dexter, e.g. : STEER
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Predicament : SPOT
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Batter's mecca : HOME
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Moran of "Happy Days" : ERIN
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Disencumbers : RIDS
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Monogram ltr. : INIT
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PBS program : NOVA
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Tiny pest : GNAT
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Barbara ___ Geddes : BEL
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Fuss : ADO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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