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New York Times, Thursday, November 15, 1984

Author:
Hickmott
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Hickmott has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,791

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Across
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Kind of fowl : WATER
6
Fetish : IDOL
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Ballston ___, N.Y. : SPA
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Banished : EXILED
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Madam, in Madrid : DONA
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Heart, to Hadrian : COR
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Part of F.D.R. : DELANO
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Last gasp : SWANSONG
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Firn : NEVE
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Sleepwear : NIGHTIE
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Parry : FEND
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Duck down : EIDER
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Six or seven follower : TEEN
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Siouan Indian : OTO
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Auricles : ATRIA
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Primo : FIRST
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Lead ore : GALENA
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British sub-detection apparatus : ASDIC
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Getting down to brass tacks : TALKINGTURKEY
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"___ Nothing At All" : ALLOR
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Roman boxer's gear : CESTUS
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"___ diem!" : CARPE
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Frolics : LARKS
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Porter : ALE
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Stibnite and wolframite : ORES
50
Fleshy fruits : POMES
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Puffed : BLEW
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"___ a big fat hen" : NINETEN
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Garb for Galba : TOGA
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Zilch : GOOSEEGG
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Green : UNRIPE
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"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
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Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
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Mimic : PARROT
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Lect. from the pulpit : SER
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Composer of "Ol' Man River" : KERN
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Pampas rope : REATA
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Unite : WED
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Weapon for Lizzie : AXE
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Sesame : TIL
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Large antelope : ELAND
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Film director Clair : RENE
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Dog tags : IDS
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In coastal Maine : DOWNEAST
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Walking ___ (ecstatic) : ONAIR
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Editor of "The Blue Fairy Book" : LANG
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Sea duck : SCOTER
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Cribs : PONIES
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Silver : ARGENT
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Joint : DOVETAIL
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Talents or traits: Slang : SHTICKS
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A goddess of healing : EIR
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Haze : FOG
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Tiers ___ (bourgeoisie) : ETAT
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Town where Augustus died : NOLA
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Chart : DIAGRAM
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Talus : ANKLE
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Sacks : FIRES
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Slips by : ELAPSES
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Cinch : DUCKSOUP
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Not any more : NOLONGER
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Common abbr. : ETAL
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Christmas : YULE
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"And ___ a fine seam" : SEW
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Does the "1-2-3-kick" : CONGAS
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Melodic : ARIOSE
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"Dans la Loge" painter : RENOIR
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Soak : RET
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Elizabethan dramatist : PEELE
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Ballet-school necessity : BARRE
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Wood used in shipbuilding : TEAK
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Growl : GNAR
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Brig. or Maj. follower : GEN
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David's chief officer : IRA
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Saucepan : POT
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Greek letter : ETA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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