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SEASIDE CELEBRITIES

New York Times, Sunday, October 7, 1984

38-Across : He starred in "Scarface" in 1932

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 512 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,752
Across
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Beach building : CABANA
7
Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
10
News bit : ITEM
14
Russian sea : ARAL
18
Hurtful person : ABUSER
19
Deprive of inherent properties : DENATURE
21
Cathedral areas : NAVES
23
Fight off : RESIST
24
Eponym of a luncheon snack : EARLOFSANDWICH
26
Coup ___ : DETAT
27
Slap or snap follower : SHOT
28
Pavarotti, for one : TENOR
29
One ___ time (singly) : ATA
30
Chem. suffixes : ENES
32
Mind : OBEY
34
Took the tab : TREATED
36
French wall : MUR
38
He starred in "Scarface" in 1932 : GEORGERAFT
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Aim toward : ASPIRE
44
Business abbr. : INC
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Big blow : GALE
46
Chorister's big moment : SOLO
47
Atomic units : IONS
48
Blue Eagle, prior to its clipping : NIRA
50
Trace : RELIC
53
Latin-lesson word : AMAT
56
Printers' measures : ENS
57
Types of type: Abbr. : ITALS
59
Host of TV's "Match Game" : GENERAYBURN
63
Wires : CABLES
65
Dinesen products : TALES
66
Snick or ___ : SNEE
67
Container : CAN
70
Trees, as distinguished from shrubs : ARBORES
72
Stow away : STASH
74
Colonnaded porch : TERRACE
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Farm crop : RYE
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Ionian gulf : ARTA
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Virginia willows : ITEAS
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Fount : SOURCE
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Co-originator of the one-step : IRENECASTLE
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Fathered : SIRED
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Second addendum to a letter : PPS
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Little, for example : APER
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Stock unit : SHARE
92
Insects' nests : NIDI
93
Fast breaker : MEAL
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Undiluted, as a drink : NEAT
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Kind of bean : SNAP
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Shoe width : EEE
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Embellished : ORNATE
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Thrush from Tennessee : DINAHSHORE
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H.C.H.'s successor : FDR
107
Having black and white spots : PIEBALD
109
Kind of rug : AREA
110
Beautiful woman : PERI
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Adherent : IST
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A Stern fellow : ISAAC
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Beluga's cousin : ORCA
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Roman hearth goddess : VESTA
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Best supporting actress in 1959 and 1965 : SHELLEYWINTERS
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Having more money : RICHER
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Axe handle : HELVE
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Theatrical luminaries : ARTISTES
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High regard : ESTEEM
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Port ___, Egypt : SAID
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Muscovite's refusal : NYET
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Keats vehicle : ODE
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Difficult : THORNY
Down
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King or queen : CARD
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___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
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Tarzan of the 1930's : BUSTERCRABBE
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Chinese or Mongolian : ASIAN
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Rainy-day insurance : NESTEGG
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Knack : ART
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Punchless punches : ADES
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Porpoise : SEAHOG
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Attire : ENROBE
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Michio ___, famous dancer : ITO
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Clump : TUFT
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Intended : MEANT
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Guitarist Segovia : ANDRES
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Uncooked : RAW
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Wright-on science : AVIATION
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Reading desks : LECTERNS
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Permutes or transmutes : ALTERS
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Sunglasses, in slanguage : SHADES
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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Scorch : SEAR
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Chinese aborigine : YAO
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" ... baked in ___" : APIE
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Antithesis of a Rolls : MINICAR
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Whole : UNITARY
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Cassini : OLEG
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Lease again : RELET
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Excoriate : FLAY
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Parts of Khufu's creations : TOMBS
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Isomeric : ALLO
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Claire and Balin : INAS
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Bird, for one : CELTIC
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Pittypat in "G.W.T.W." : AUNT
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Banyan and baobab : TREES
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Caravansary : SERAI
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Ranch in Ferber's "Giant" : REATA
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Rate : ASSESS
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Fiddler and pianist : NEROS
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Pioneer missionary in California : SERRA
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Princess Leia in "Star Wars" : CARRIEFISHER
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Gave consent : ACCEDED
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More indigent : NEEDIER
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Armstrong's "small" advance : STEP
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Biblical verb : HATH
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Destroy : RUIN
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Put ___ to (finish off) : ANEND
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Forest debris : SLASH
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" ... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
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Conductor Rapée : ERNO
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Is wiped out : PERISHES
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Long slender cigar: Var. : PANETELA
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Thick piece : SLAB
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H. Fonda role in 1946 : EARP
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Listless and dejected : MOPISH
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"Sound ___!" : ANA
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Deck of destiny? : TAROTS
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Cross : PEEVISH
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Followed closely : TAILED
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Other : ELSE
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Regarding this point : HERETO
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Holy : SACRED
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Israel's Minister of Defense: 1967-74 : DAYAN
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Right-hand page : RECTO
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Cock-a-hoop : AWRY
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Refer to as a source : CITE
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Small African fox : ASSE
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This follows four or six : TEEN
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Salvation ___ : ARMY
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Half of CXII : LVI
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Kind of wit : NIT
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Soak flax : RET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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