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New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 1984

Author:
Joe Clonick
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,758
Across
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Owner of a multicolored coat : JOSEPH
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Spasmodic, as a muscle : CLONIC
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Old French dance : GAVOTTE
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Outer ear : AURICLE
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Another dance : ONESTEP
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Changeable; variable : PROTEAN
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Debussy's sea : MER
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Rainbow, e.g. : ARC
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French possessive : SES
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Except : BUT
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Work of Snorri Sturluson : EDDA
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Driers for hops : OASTS
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They returned in a Lucas film : JEDI
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Makes turbid : ROILS
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Fourth Arabic letter : THA
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Device for preparing apples : CORER
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Composed : SEDATE
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Snarl : ENTANGLE
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Plucked forcibly : EVULSED
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About to occur : IMMINENT
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" ... the ___ of gold": Keats : REALMS
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High times : NOONS
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Unite : WED
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Buy a round : TREAT
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Cubitus : ULNA
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Laughs, in Lille : RIRES
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Colonist with loyalty to royalty : TORY
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Trumpery : ROT
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Something to step on : GAS
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Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
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Zilch : NIL
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Light cotton fabric : ETAMINE
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Boss, in Bari : PADRONE
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Ireland's northernmost county : DONEGAL
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Bade : ORDERED
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Dressing table : VANITY
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Proscenium drape : TEASER
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Unidentified female : JANEDOE
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Carried to excess : OVERDID
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Mayday relative : SOS
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Cartoonist Hulme : ETTA
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Wing: Comb. form : PTERO
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"With-it" guy of the 40's : HEPCAT
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Anchor-hoisting machines : CAPSTANS
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Certain flies : LURES
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Diamonds, in Pedro's deck : OROS
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Annual court tourn. : NIT
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Growler : ICEBERG
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French diplomat, poet, dramatist: 1868-1955 : CLAUDEL
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TV's Pyle et al. : GOMERS
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Complete : ENTIRE
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SEC member : ALA
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A basic need : SHELTER
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Hairstylist-producer Peters : JON
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British guns : STENS
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Younger son or brother : CADET
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Early pome picker : EVE
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Dutch painter Gerard ___ Borch : TER
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Sans sagacity : UNWISELY
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Accustomed : INURED
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Cocktail with a wallop : MOLOTOV
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Where Custer last stood : MONTANA
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Actress Balin : INA
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Cunning or finesse : ART
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"Fidelio" heroine : LEONORE
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NASA explorer of Mars : MARINER
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Fashioned : STYLED
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Caligula was one : DESPOT
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Charged : RANAT
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Consolation for Mark Roth : SPARE
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Lerner-Loewe musical : GIGI
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Skink : ADDA
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Hands : MEN
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Lab. work : RES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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