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New York Times, Monday, January 23, 1984

Author:
Virginia L. Yates
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,494

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Across
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Pummels : BEATS
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Tater : SPUD
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Emily or Wiley : POST
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Astronaut's path : ORBIT
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Lake NW of Addis Ababa : TANA
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Moon goddess : LUNA
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City on the Meuse : LIEGE
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Neighbor of N.M. : ARIZ
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Jot : ATOM
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Not working : ONTHEFRITZ
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Center : CORE
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Bridge framework : TRUSS
24
Workaholic's antithesis : LOAFER
26
"Cuddle up a little ___ . . . " : CLOSER
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Dust-up : SETTO
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Promissory note of a sort : IOU
31
He played Mr. Chips : DONAT
34
Succinct : TERSE
37
The sandbox set : TOTS
39
Parts : ROLES
41
June 6, 1944 : DDAY
42
Ham it up : EMOTE
44
Brawn : SINEW
46
She raised Cain : EVE
47
Cheat : FUDGE
49
___ with the same brush : TARRED
51
Word with puff or keg : POWDER
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Cognizant : AWARE
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Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
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Not working : ONTHEBLINK
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Peruse : SCAN
62
Author Vidal : GORE
63
Animate : LIVEN
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Savoir-faire : TACT
65
Pluck : GRIT
66
Duck : EVADE
67
Havens : ARKS
68
Jabbers : YAPS
69
Stupid : DENSE
Down
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Machete's cousin : BOLO
2
Where Irish eyes smile : ERIN
3
Aid an arsonist : ABET
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High-wire attire : TIGHTS
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Tended the tiller : STEERED
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"Let us explore the ___ . . . ": J.F.K. : STARS
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Helen's abductor : PARIS
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Monad : UNIT
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Astound : DAZZLE
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Pacified : PLACATED
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Not working : OUTOFORDER
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Night sound : SNORE
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More docile : TAMER
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Commotion : FUROR
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Giant among Giants : OTT
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Quote : CITE
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Appear on the horizon : LOOM
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Not working : OUTOFWHACK
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British gun : STEN
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A ___ for news : NOSE
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World-famous retiree : ALI
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Lay by : SAVE
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Gave the once-over : EYED
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Juniors and seniors, e.g. : STUDENTS
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Bristles : SETAE
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Dutch commune : EDE
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Trilled : WARBLED
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Befuddled : GROGGY
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Experience again : RELIVE
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Fettuccine, for one : PASTA
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Coveted award : OSCAR
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Anchor position : ATRIP
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Sharpens : WHETS
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Nick Charles's wife : NORA
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___ the Terrible : IVAN
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Buntline and Sparks : NEDS
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Joint : KNEE

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

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