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New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 1984

Author:
Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,495
Across
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Luxurious : POSH
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Mets or Jets : TEAM
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Fiber for ropes : BAST
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Table spread : OLEO
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Ill. city : ALTON
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Factory : MILL
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Equal : PEER
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Scowl : GLARE
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Optimistic one : POLLYANNA
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Italian poet : DANTE
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River in Miss. : YAZOO
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Deviate : WANDER
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Free-for-all : BRAWL
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Ready for power : WIRED
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Obscure : REMOTE
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Back, in Beauvais : DOS
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Spanish artist : DALI
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Forays : INROADS
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Preoccupied : BEMUSED
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Incite : GOAD
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Mayday's relative : SOS
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Pillage : RAPINE
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Slow, to Salieri : LENTO
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Tall flowers, for short : GLADS
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Soup ingredient : LENTIL
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Native of Teheran : IRANI
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Then, to Taine : ALORS
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Uproot : ERADICATE
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Steersman : PILOT
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Greek city or gulf : ARTA
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Declare : AVER
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Decipher : SOLVE
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Noticed : SEEN
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Small monkey : TITI
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Numerical suffix : TEEN
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Taro root : EDDO
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Scene of Satan's first triumph : EDEN
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Splendor : POMP
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Vend : SELL
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Disney's "Mother Goose Goes ___" : HOLLYWOOD
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Gemstone : TOPAZ
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Heretofore, in poesy : ERENOW
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Glandular : ADENOID
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Unit of time, in prosody : MORA
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Iraqi capital : BAGDAD
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Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
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Tolerate : STAND
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Rich cake : TORTE
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___-do-well : NEER
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Summit site: Feb. 1945 : YALTA
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W. German river : WESER
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Ship's jail : BRIG
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"Splitsville" : RENO
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Hog plum : AMRA
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Plunder : ROB
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Defunct auto : EDSEL
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Reproduction : DUPLICATE
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Continent : ASIA
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Advance : LEND
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When Brutus was brutal : IDES
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One of the Trinity : SON
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Word form with potent and sonant : MAGNI
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Agitated : STIRRED
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Attend : LISTEN
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Emulated Sen. Webster : ORATED
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Trips around the oval : LAPS
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"Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
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___ prosequi : NOLLE
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Treasure find : TROVE
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"A Bell for ___": Hersey : ADANO
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Facility : EASE
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Greedy : AVID
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Where a chapeau goes : TETE
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"___ go brath" : ERIN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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