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New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 1984

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,772
Across
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Pedestal part : DADO
5
Bits : ATOMS
10
Med. subject : ANAT
14
Filipe or Jesus of baseball : ALOU
15
Done for : KAPUT
16
Fictional Dick : MOBY
17
Was crazy about : WENTBANANASOVER
20
Climb : SCALE
21
Knowledgeable : LITERATE
22
Pond-scum component : ALGA
25
Surly, cowardly person : CUR
26
Life, according to a song : ABOWLOFCHERRIES
34
Jazz style : BOP
35
Viscount's superior : EARL
36
Ballet dancer Eglevsky : ANDRE
37
On the blue : ASEA
39
Warm thoroughly : TOAST
42
Native of Brno : SLAV
43
Squiggles : CURLS
45
Variety : SORT
47
Bengal follower : ESE
48
Shipshape : INAPPLEPIEORDER
52
___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
53
A daughter of Phoebe : LETO
54
Sets in firmly : IMPLANTS
59
Distressed : UPSET
63
"Do I ___?" (Prufrock query) : DARETOEATAPEACH
66
Parking-lot sign : EXIT
67
Canary's cousin : SERIN
68
Pilaf ingredient : RICE
69
Intends : AIMS
70
W. German seaport : EMDEN
71
Large amount : SLEW
Down
1
Grackles : DAWS
2
A Waugh : ALEC
3
Lérida lady : DONA
4
Ban : OUTLAW
5
Alias: Abbr. : AKA
6
Thrash : TAN
7
Girasol : OPAL
8
"Beer-hall putsch" site : MUNICH
9
Colossus of Rhodes, e.g. : STATUE
10
A son of Venus : AMOR
11
Kind of star : NOVA
12
Incite : ABET
13
Phoenician seaport : TYRE
18
Party favorite : BELLE
19
Calif. missionary Junipero: 1713–84 : SERRA
23
Butter : GOAT
24
Hair style : AFRO
26
Manual computers : ABACI
27
Deck hands' superior : BOSUN
28
"Wozzeck" is one : OPERA
29
Buckle : CLASP
30
Hosp. workers : RNS
31
Ran in neutral : IDLED
32
Cancel : ERASE
33
Cleave : SEVER
38
Dom, e.g. : ALP
40
Tarnish : SOIL
41
Shoe follower : TREE
44
Slapping sound : SPLAT
46
Add : TOTUP
49
Woolly : LANOSE
50
Prize : ESTEEM
51
Cowboys, at times : ROPERS
54
Surmise : IDEA
55
Ankle-length coat : MAXI
56
Shrub used for hedges : PRIM
57
___ on (admits) : LETS
58
Chalcedony : SARD
60
Spanker, e.g. : SAIL
61
"___ homo" : ECCE
62
Muscle : THEW
64
Standoff : TIE
65
Actress Blyth : ANN

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

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