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Dale O. Burgener
Dale O. Burgener

New York Times, Tuesday, October 9, 1984

40-Down : Advocates

Author:
Dale O. Burgener
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F H J W Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dale O. Burgener has 16 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,754
Across
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High-strung : TAUT
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"Better late than ___" : NEVER
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Shopping complex : MALL
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Likewise : ALSO
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Similar : ALIKE
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Europe's neighbor : ASIA
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Gaze : PEER
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Grand slams or mice : VOLES
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Oboe or saxophone : REED
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Very long words : SESQUIPEDALIANS
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Impulse : URGE
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Drag : LUG
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She's Wright : TERESA
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Winter Olympic Games site: 1968 : GRENOBLE
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Chopping tool : AXE
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Make amends : ATONE
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Flash of light : GLEAM
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Storyteller of a sort : LIAR
39
Dodge : EVADE
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Judith Anderson's title : DAME
42
Bar : ESTOP
44
Irregular : EROSE
46
Sailor : TAR
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Depots : STATIONS
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Like a fussbudget : PRISSY
51
"A ___ o'clock scholar" : TEN
52
Natural satellite : MOON
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Foolish contempt of danger : TEMERARIOUSNESS
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Orison finale : AMEN
62
Dravidians of central India : GONDS
63
African lily : ALOE
64
Small brook : RILL
65
Preside over festivities : EMCEE
66
French chalk : TALC
67
Pretentiously esthetic : ARTY
68
Former Spanish coins : REALS
69
Objectives : ENDS
Down
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Tattoo follower : TAPS
2
Out of the wind : ALEE
3
Utilizes : USES
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Twisting effect, in physics : TORQUE
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Steer a course : NAVIGATE
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Slip away romantically : ELOPE
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"In durance ___ ... ": Burns : VILE
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Used frugally : EKED
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Secondhand deal : RESALE
10
Showy red or yellow flower : MARIGOLD
11
On the water : ASEA
12
Claim against property : LIEN
13
Young chaps : LADS
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___ Major or Minor : URSA
22
Respirator : LUNG
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Tell ___ out of school : TALES
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Be : EXIST
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Gaucho's rope : REATA
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Growls : GNARS
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Decorate anew : REDO
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Pulses : BEATS
31
Actor who married Esther Williams : LAMAS
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Abrasive powder : EMERY
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Kiln : OVEN
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How dastards behave : ROTTENLY
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Advocates : ESPOUSES
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Bridge support : PIER
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Son of Aphrodite : EROS
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Heavy catapult : ONAGER
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Congenital : INNATE
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Couturier's employee : MODEL
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Scarlett's home : TARA
54
African ruler : EMIR
55
Liquefy : MELT
56
"Tony ___," Sinatra film : ROME
57
Quechuan Indian : INCA
58
Verve : ELAN
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Found a buyer : SOLD
60
Parts of mins. : SECS

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

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