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New York Times, Monday, November 19, 1984

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { G J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,795
Across
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Lip : SASS
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Daring, to a fault : RASH
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Word with land or sea : SCAPE
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___ school : PREP
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Ancient town near Salerno : ELEA
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Jury : PANEL
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Volume : TOME
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Brand : SEAR
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Everything included : INALL
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Old Fuss and Feathers : WINFIELDSCOTT
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Brought about : DID
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100 yrs. : CEN
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Jitney : BUS
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Turns into : BECOMES
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Stripling : LAD
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Up and doing : ASTIR
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"Unto us ___ is given" : ASON
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Top-notch : AONE
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Old Ironsides : THECONSTITUTION
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In this place : HERE
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Lift man : OTIS
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Vikings : NORSE
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Earlier than, to poets : ERE
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Makes : CREATES
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Shoe widths : EES
49
Houston or Adams : SAM
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Knock : RAP
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Old Rough and Ready : ZACHARYTAYLOR
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Painter Matisse : HENRI
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Things to lend : EARS
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Geraint's wife : ENID
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Satellite of Uranus : ARIEL
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Wild plum : SLOE
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Play part : ACTI
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W. German boundary river : MOSEL
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Spreads hay : TEDS
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Recondite : DEEP
Down
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N.Y.C., e.g. : SPT
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In single file : AROW
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Half: Prefix : SEMI
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Use time or money : SPEND
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Live : RESIDE
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Antithesis of aweather : ALEE
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Gum down : SEAL
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Difficult : HARD
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Seasons : SPICES
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Church law : CANON
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Premed. course : ANAT
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Bombard with stones : PELT
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Wing : ELL
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Pertaining to tissue: Comb. form : FIBRO
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Perfume : SCENT
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Use the tub : BATHE
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Groomsman : USHER
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Social division : CASTE
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Ancient Rome's port : OSTIA
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Between dry and wet : MOIST
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Bay of Biscay feeder : LOIRE
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Have ___ for news : ANOSE
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English sandy places : DENES
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"Rocks" : ICE
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Southern constellation : NORMA
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Recant : UNSAY
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Electric-typewriter inventor : CAHILL
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Removes : ERASES
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Stony debris : SCREE
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Implore : PLEAD
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Cipher : ZERO
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Flavoring for a Cannes cordial : ANIS
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Musical sign : REST
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Elihu ___, famed donor : YALE
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Walked : TROD
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Story opener : ONCE
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Ceremonial act : RITE
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Bad actor : HAM
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Pickpocket: Slang : DIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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