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New York Times, Saturday, November 10, 1984

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,786
Across
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Loud noises : BAMS
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Out front : AHEAD
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Launching sites : PADS
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"Step ___!" : ONIT
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Amazon feeder : NEGRO
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One bad way to run : AMOK
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Trophies : OSCARGRAMMYTONY
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Like a firearm : BARRELED
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Region of ancient Greece : IONIA
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Part of Mao's name : TSE
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Burns poem : ANNA
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Freight-car type : COALER
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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Tillie the Toiler's boyfriend : MAC
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Kind of ink : INDIA
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R.b.i., e.g. : STAT
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Roman-fleuve : SAGA
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Cups : STANLEYAMERICAS
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Viet ___ : CONG
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Guthrie the younger : ARLO
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Exodus land : EGYPT
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Unclose, to Keats : OPE
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___-dieu : PRIE
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"On a clear day you ___ . . . " : CANSEE
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"Educating ___," 1983 film : RITA
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___ loss : ATA
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Coney Island feature : BEACH
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Scolder's action : BERATING
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Bowls : COTTONROSESUGAR
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Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
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Wed : UNITE
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Hurdy-gurdy : ROTA
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String, in a way : BEAD
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Solitaire stock : TALON
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Conductor Peter ___ : EROS
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Type of tube : BOOB
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Big Dipper part : ANSA
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Minute: Comb. form : MICR
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Scary or wondrous : STARTLING
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He may get the blues : ANGLER
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Now's partner : HERE
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Mild expletive : EGAD
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Gunrunning unit : ARM
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Rule the roost : DOMINATE
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Kind of rice : PATNA
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Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
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Portuguese lady : DONA
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High "measure" : SKY
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Open and shut : RESEAL
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"___ Cassius has a lean . . . " : YOND
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Southwestern aspen : ALAMO
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Great Lakes food fish (we kid you not) : CISCO
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"___ of Old Smokey" : ONTOP
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" . . . more an antique Roman than ___": Shak. : ADANE
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Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
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___ Thanksgiving Day Parade (N.Y.C. event) : MACYS
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Awestruck : AGAPE
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Brahman is one : CASTE
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Mideast land : SYRIA
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John Hancock : SIGNATURE
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Truffle : EARTHNUT
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Ropes for vaqueros : REATAS
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___ Rivera, Calif. : PICO
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Sway sharply : CAREEN
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Assigned X or PG, e.g. : RATED
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Yawn maker : BORE
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Lab heater : ETNA
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Recipe word : BOIL
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This, to Pedro : ESTO
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Frankenstein's aide in films : IGOR
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Western org. : NATO
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Fat, in France : GRAS
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Pipe material, for short : COB
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Gene stuff: Abbr. : RNA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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