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OCCUPATIONAL ASSOCIATION

New York Times, Sunday, October 14, 1984

Author:
Barbara Lunder Gillis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Barbara Lunder Gillis has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,759
Across
1
Likewise : DITTO
6
Solicits : ASKS
10
Prods : JABS
14
Stint : CHORE
19
Habitual : USUAL
20
Comedy act : SKIT
21
Dark : EBON
22
Washed : LAVED
23
Shade tree : MAPLE
24
Dig : MINE
25
Saarinen : EERO
26
Declaim : ORATE
27
Mason : BRICKSANDMORTAR
30
Woody or Steve : ALLEN
31
Unit of metrical time : MORA
32
"Maggie ___," Beatles song : MAE
33
Grab : TAKE
35
Lawyer : TRIALANDERROR
41
Figured fabric : DAMASK
45
Laborer : PEON
46
Performed : DID
47
Lloyd or Philip : NOLAN
49
Buck's mate : DOE
50
Philanthropist Pratt : ENOCH
52
Fortas, for one : ABE
53
Teacher : SHOWANDTELL
56
Rake : LOTHARIO
58
___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
59
Carbonated drink : SODAPOP
60
Essay : TRY
61
" . . . incense-breathing ___": T. Gray : MORN
62
Dor or thrips : INSECT
64
Liberal follower : ARTS
65
Love, in Lecce : AMORE
66
Steinbeck's wayward vehicle : BUS
67
Saw : ADAGE
69
Custom : MODE
71
Stellar : ASTRAL
73
Famed marionette maker: 1882–1942 : SARG
74
___ Grande : RIO
77
Japanese warrior : SAMURAI
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Grade : RATE
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Historical site on the Hudson : HYDEPARK
82
Restaurateur : WINEANDDINE
84
Ballet step : PAS
85
Hearsay : RUMOR
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Cuckoo : ANI
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Jewish month : NISAN
88
Preserve : CAN
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Capital of Yemen : SANA
90
Awns : BEARDS
92
Pilot : HIGHANDMIGHTY
98
Salt Lake City team : UTES
100
Caroline Islands' group : YAP
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Town in Galilee : CANA
102
Fox hunter's cry : HALLO
105
Author : CHAPTERANDVERSE
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"The ___ Me": C. O. Skinner : APEIN
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Attire for Tattered Tom : RAGS
115
Auburn and La Salle : CARS
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Cheer : ELATE
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Old Chinese weight : LIANG
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Japanese aborigine : AINU
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Monster : OGRE
120
Revers : LAPEL
121
Sharp teeth : FANGS
122
Stuffy : PRIM
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Ottoman rulers of yore : DEYS
124
Crackles : SNAPS
Down
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Bell predecessor : DUMB
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Munich's river : ISAR
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Brazilian people : TUPI
4
Soft mineral : TALC
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Lena feeder : OLEKMA
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Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
7
Model : SKINANDBONES
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Class : KIND
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Checked : STEMMED
10
"Boo bird" : JEERER
11
Incite : ABET
12
Adriatic wind : BORA
13
Stable sound : SNORT
14
Spy : CLOAKANDDAGGER
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River in New York : HARLEM
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Shape of an abalone shell : OVAL
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Plexus : RETE
18
London hero : EDEN
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Hurok or Helios : SOL
29
Gig item : OAR
34
Hersey town : ADANO
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Purport : TENOR
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Radiciferous : ROOTY
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Narrow margin : INCH
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Stamping tool : DIE
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"A linen stock ___ leg . . . ": Shak. : ONONE
40
Quarrel : ROW
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Expert : ADEPT
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Musical features : SOLOS
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Seaweed : KELP
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Stone : PELT
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"The ___ of Pompeii" : LASTDAYS
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Carpenter : HAMMERANDTONGS
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Blitz events : AIRRAIDS
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Wavy : SINUATE
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Kin of a rumble : HASSLE
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The common vetch : TARE
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Aussie marsupial : ROO
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Noted mystic poet: 1883–1931 : GIBRAN
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Banker : CASHANDCARRY
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Together, to Tosti : ADUE
68
Dull suffix : ARD
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Site of Loring A.F.B. : MAINE
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"___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
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Lopez from Dallas : TRINI
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___ Gan, city near Tel Aviv : RAMAT
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Satiric twist : IRONY
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Gumbo : OKRA
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Mop : SWAB
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Aromatic herb : ANISE
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Thrust : PUSH
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Morse-code signal : DAH
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Ridicule : PAN
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Type of cottage : CAPECOD
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Decision : RULING
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Plasterboard part : GYPSUM
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Castor or pillbox : HAT
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Clergymen's houses : MANSES
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Ill. neighbor : IND
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Judicial tools : GAVELS
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Set-to : SCRAP
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Moiety : HALF
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Capital of Western Samoa : APIA
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Spare : LEAN
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___ of the dog : HAIR
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Hindu god of fire : AGNI
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Fume : RAGE
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Dash : ELAN
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S. Pacific island : RAPA
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Gait : STEP
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Congers : EELS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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