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New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 1984

Author:
Michael J. Parris
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J M Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Michael J. Parris has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,789

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Across
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White Sands experiment : ATEST
6
Fencing weapon : EPEE
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Emulated Little : APED
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Goof : BONER
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Ross and Coral : SEAS
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Ruse : WILE
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Studio employee : EXTRA
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Traveling close to : PASSINGBY
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Coordinate (with) : TIEIN
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Homophone for scene : SEEN
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Motorist's need : GAS
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Like the Super Chief : CROSSCOUNTRY
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Devoured : ATEUP
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Pianist-composer Blake : EUBIE
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Volcano product : ASH
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Journey : TRIP
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Originate : CREATE
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Worthless coin : SOU
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Epithet for Abner : LIL
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Fall behind : LAG
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One hundred yrs. : CEN
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Part of a warm cap : EARLAP
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Ali ___ : BABA
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Jay follower : KAY
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Ohio city : AKRON
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Flatfish : BRILL
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Like the QE2 : INTEROCEANIC
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Anger : IRE
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"Was it a cat ___?" (palindrome) : ISAW
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Musical endings : CODAS
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Forking : BISECTING
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Diacritical mark : TILDE
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Singular of opera : OPUS
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The East : ASIA
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French waterway : ISERE
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Calendar abbr. : SEPT
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Ooze : SEEP
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Relinquished : CEDED
Down
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Aid a criminal : ABET
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Poisonous : TOXIC
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Sign up for : ENTER
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Prefix for comic : SERIO
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Like the Concorde : TRANSATLANTIC
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Sixth sense? : ESP
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Metaphor for fog : PEASOUP
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Lessen : EASEUP
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Plant bristle : AWN
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Juvenile mode of travel : PIGGYBACK
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Isle of exile : ELBA
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Turkish officials of yore : DEYS
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Like the Enterprise in "Star Trek" : INTERGALACTIC
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Type of mine : STRIP
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Wainscot : CEIL
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Regret : RUE
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Graceful tree : ITEA
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Counting-out word : EENY
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Sailing : ASEA
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Drench : SOAK
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Travels more rapidly : HURRIESUP
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Mode of TV reception : CABLE
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Not ecclesiastic : LAIC
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Chaney or Nol : LON
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Junior Girl Scout : BROWNIE
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Cookbook word : BRAISE
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These (girls): Sp. : ESTAS
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Form of pollution : NOISE
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Lazed : IDLED
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Group of key personnel : CADRE
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Nigerian tribesmen : IBOS
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Not green : RIPE
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Rank a tennis contestant : SEED
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Superlative suffix : EST
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Hiatus : GAP

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

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