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New York Times, Friday, January 27, 1984

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,498
Across
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Quail : COWER
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Turns to account : USES
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Cauchos : ULES
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Like a Romney : OVINE
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Pedro's pay : PAGO
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Negotiable paper : NOTE
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Deliquesces : MELTS
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Antelopelike deer : PRONGHORN
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Frocked : ORDAINED
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Rebels : ARISES
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Kind of duck : EIDER
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School Shelley attended : ETON
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Ibsen's "Hedda ___" : GABLER
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Loaded (with) : FRAUGHT
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Choler : IRE
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Staid : SOBER
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Boscs : PEARS
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Pinocchio's nose-growers : LIES
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Winter hazard : SLEET
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Tie : DRAW
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Examines : TESTS
42
Supplementary : ADDED
44
Aunt, in Orizaba : TIA
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Rill and river : STREAMS
47
Sing the blues : LAMENT
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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West Indies Indian : CARIB
51
Eight lines of verse : OCTAVE
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Paying no heed : CARELESS
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Antelope : DUIKERBOK
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Harden : STEEL
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French women's magazine : ELLE
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Kidney : TYPE
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Puccini opera : TOSCA
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Pung or luge : SLED
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Spore : SEED
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At hand : ONTAP
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Lombard lake : COMO
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For the duration of : OVER
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Antelope : WILDEBEEST
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Involve willy-nilly : ENTAIL
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Dwells : RESIDES
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___ Matecumbe Key, Fla. : UPPER
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Chalcedony : SARD
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Monogram of Anna Christie's creator : EGO
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Musical composition : SONATA
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In disorder; upset : UNHINGED
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"Gigi" playwright : LOOS
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Being, in Brest : ETRE
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Town on the Yonne : SENS
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Kind of insurance : GROUP
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Pianist Peter and family : NEROS
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Dropped a fly : ERRED
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Thin gold layer : GILT
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The Ram : ARIES
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Sustains : FEEDS
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Antelope : HARTEBEEST
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Coach : TRAIN
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Culpability : BLAME
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Do in a fly : SWAT
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Passed in the buff : STREAKED
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Of tissue : TELAR
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Minister : SERVE
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"Who then ___ be half so kind again?": Shak. : DARESTO
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Makes aware : ALERTS
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"Areopagitica" author : MILTON
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Encrusted : CAKED
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Pindar's output : ODES
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Pick out : CULL
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Favus : TILE
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Cut the mustard : COPE
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Drought, in Durango : SECA
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Rebuff : SLAP
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Side issue : BYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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