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New York Times, Wednesday, January 18, 1984

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,489

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Across
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On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
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Chartres pew : BANC
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Charlemagne's father : PEPIN
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Cob or colt : MALE
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Kowloon nurse : AMAH
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Become a soapboxer : ORATE
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Tidy : INAPPLEPIEORDER
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Hermetically close again : RESEAL
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Cowpoke's poker : SPUR
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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City on the Jumna : AGRA
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Enraged : IRED
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Favorite : APPLEOFONESEYE
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Sleeper, e.g. : CAR
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R.I. rebel: 1842 : DORR
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Folkloric giant or dwarf : TROLL
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Ornament : TRIM
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Tussocks, e.g. : MOTHS
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Rubens subject : NUDE
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Willard and Lazarus : EMMAS
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___ sheet (bigots' tabloid) : HATE
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Inverted caret : VEE
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Sycophants : APPLEPOLISHERS
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Anagram for rose : SORE
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Eye: Comb. form : OPTO
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___ onion (squill) : SEA
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Swerve : VEER
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Less arduous : EASIER
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Dessert : APPLEBROWNBETTY
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Gloss : SHEEN
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Chisholm Trail town : ENID
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Finnish poem : RUNE
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Lorenz and Moss : HARTS
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Rather and Duryea : DANS
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Resort hotels : SPAS
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Kabul peer : AMIR
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Bolt facet : PANE
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Cry of dismay : ALAS
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Annul : REPEAL
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Discothèque forerunner : BALLROOM
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Simone's soul : AME
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Snoozes : NAPS
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Contribute : CHIPIN
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Least opulent : POOREST
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Make a faux pas : ERR
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NASA platforms : PADS
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Virginia willow : ITEA
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Famed fiddler : NERO
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Notified via intercom : PAGED
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Seine feeder above Rouen : EURE
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Ethnic coif : AFRO
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Bruce from Chicago : DERN
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Molière play division : ACTE
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Cleveland neighbor : PARMA
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Neaten one's appearance : PRIMP
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Upright: Comb. form : ORTHO
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"___ Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" : YOUVE
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Pliny the ___ : ELDER
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Dregs : LEES
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Atlas contents : MAPS
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Aura of glory : HALO
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Fellowship sums : STIPENDS
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Unkempt ones : SLOVENS
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Found: Abbr. : ESTAB
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Jewish eve : EREB
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Gazed : PEERED
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Firemen, at times : HOSERS
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Cummerbund : SASH
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Hebrew bushel : EPHA
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Mime : APER
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Author Jaffe : RONA
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Ham ___ (emote) : ITUP
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Sicilian sight : ETNA
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Sandwich breads : RYES
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Sanction : LET
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___ out (prevail) : WIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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