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New York Times, Monday, January 2, 1984

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,473
Across
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Detest : ABHOR
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Air: Comb. form : ATMO
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Musical ending : CODA
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Norman Vincent ___ : PEALE
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Stepped on : TROD
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Spoken : ORAL
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First name of a Wharton hero : ETHAN
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Narrative : TALE
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Julep additive : MINT
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Second looies : SHAVETAILS
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Baseball's Rose : PETE
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Court issuance : WRIT
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One who needs a buyer : SELLER
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Price : COST
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Yoko ___ : ONO
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Former ring king : ALI
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One who gives permission : APPROVER
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Hurry off : SCOOT
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Spotted : STAINED
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Advocate at court : PLEADER
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Senator Kefauver : ESTES
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Still untouched : PRISTINE
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Sparks or Buntline : NED
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"___ Misérables" : LES
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A son of Seth : ENOS
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Aboriginal Australian group : ARUNTA
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Kind of skirt : MINI
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Passages sunk into the earth : MINESHAFTS
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Po feeder : ADDA
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Oast : OVEN
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Heron's kin : EGRET
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Goering's greeting : HEIL
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Gear at the Grand Banks : NETS
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Gladiator's milieu : ARENA
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"Golden ___ and girls . . . ": Shak. : LADS
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Basic nature : ESSE
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___ Warbucks : DADDY
Down
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Simians : APES
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One of the "Little Women" : BETH
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Laughter sounds : HAHA
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Norwegian king : OLAV
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Begin again : RENEW
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Reached : ATTAINED
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Arnold, e.g. : TRAITOR
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Gangster's gal : MOLL
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City in Texas or Russia : ODESSA
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Make difficult : COMPLICATE
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Bay window : ORIEL
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___ Gabriel Rossetti : DANTE
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Tailor : ALTER
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Treasure ___ : TROVE
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Red ___ (S African trees) : ELSES
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Instance : CASE
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Chooses : OPTS
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Tiff : SPAT
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Third anniversaries : TRIENNIALS
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Start : ONSET
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Norse god of war : ODIN
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Wine: Comb. form : OENO
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Uno, dos, ___ : TRES
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Make-believe : PRETENSE
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Rosters : LISTS
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Venus and Mars : PLANETS
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Singer Vic : DAMONE
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Menotti hero : AMAHL
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"___ cockhorse . . . " : RIDEA
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Loosened a knot : UNDID
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Farther along : AHEAD
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Currier's companion : IVES
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Mr. Flintstone : FRED
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Take care of : TEND
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Collar gadget : STAY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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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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