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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 1984

Author:
John H. Hales
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
John H. Hales has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,790
Across
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Stinger : WASP
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Capital of Senegal : DAKAR
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Fish's means of respiration : GILL
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___ about (approximately) : ONOR
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Yawning : AGAPE
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Drunken cry, of old : EVOE
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Case for sewers : ETUI
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Property men : GRIPS
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Nothing, in Madrid : NADA
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Carpet edge : SELVAGE
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Reached the plucking point : RIPENED
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Pulitzer novelist: 1958 : AGEE
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River of Hesse : EDER
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Overshoe : GAITER
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Furniture style : SHERATON
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Bavarian stream : ILLER
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Nine-millimeter carbine : STEN
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Timber denizen : LOBO
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Untidy one : SLOB
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Barely enough : SCANT
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Tints and tones : HUES
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Actress Daly : TYNE
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Parcel adjunct : CORD
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Inventor Samuel : MORSE
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Defames : SLANDERS
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Maidens : LASSES
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Tarzen's friend : JANE
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Pepper pot, e.g. : SOUP
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___ Lakes, trio in N.Y. : SARANAC
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Bore : CALIBER
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Name in cheeses : EDAM
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Talked endlessly : RANON
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Tucker out : TIRE
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Small S.A. monkey : TITI
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"Goodnight, ___" : IRENE
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Related : AKIN
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Film comic Laurel : STAN
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Not so commonplace : ODDER
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Season of penitence : LENT
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Difficulties : WOES
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Preceding: Prefix : ANTE
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Kind of food or brother : SOUL
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Goldie Hawn film: 1980 : PRIVATEBENJAMIN
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Macbeth's weapon : DAGGER
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Acquiesce : AGREE
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Chiang ___-shek : KAI
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Nab : APPREHEND
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Nonmigratory bird or beast : RESIDENT
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Popular soap opera : GENERALHOSPITAL
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A czar : IVAN
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Ore concentration : LODE
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Plumbum : LEAD
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Dyer's apparatus : AGER
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Word with diem or capita : PER
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Main points : GISTS
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Garlic chemical : ALLYL
28
Actress Massey : ILONA
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These are seen after a clout : STARS
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Junkets : TOURS
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Chubby : OBESE
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Features often counted : NOSES
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Game record : SCORECARD
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Dramatic outline : SCENARIO
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Manhandle : MAUL
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" . . . from ___ even to Beersheba" : DAN
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Temporary replacement : LOANER
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High-tea delicacy : SCONE
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Square-dance figures : SETS
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Underground entrance : ADIT
49
Pro ___ (proportionally) : RATA
51
A wheel : BIKE
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One of the Waltons : ERIN
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Schism : RENT
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Novelist Buntline : NED

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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