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New York Times, Tuesday, November 20, 1984

Author:
Leslie
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Leslie has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,796

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Across
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"Of ___," Updike title : THEFARM
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Curiosity victim : CAT
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Dandy : FOP
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Name for a golden girl : AURELIA
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Wonder plus : AWE
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Unclose, to Shakespeare : OPE
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True again : REALIGN
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Kind of schooner : PRAIRIE
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Mental pictures : IMAGERY
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Close : NEAR
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Charon's river : STYX
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Breakfast dish for Brutus : OVA
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Urgency : HASTE
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Card wool : TUM
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"A Chorus ___" : LINE
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Sponsored a party : HOSTED
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Dentist's patient, e.g. : GRIMACER
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Baseball great : OTT
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Start of a Butler adieu : FRANKLYMYDEAR
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J.F.K.'s predecessor : DDE
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Not adequate, except in golf : BELOWPAR
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Character parts : CAMEOS
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Cassini : OLEG
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA
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Deborah ___ of "Dynasty" : ADAIR
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Fuss : ADO
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Appear : SEEM
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Always : EVER
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Ship's "hospital" : DRYDOCK
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Ol' Blue Eyes : SINATRA
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Oval : ELLIPSE
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Biblical king : ASA
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Polish : RUB
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Redolent : ODOROUS
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Vermilion : RED
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Golfer Alcott : AMY
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Irritates : NETTLES
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Sailor : TAR
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Shade : HUE
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Waylaid amendment : ERA
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Frankfurter : FELIX
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Moslem teacher : ALIM
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European capital : RIGA
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Medieval war machine : MANGONEL
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"Lost Horizon" director : CAPRA
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Wrong : AWRY
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Oolong or pekoe : TEA
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Primeval place : FOREST
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Narcotic : OPIATE
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Gazed : PEERED
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Upset : INASTEW
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One and all : EVERYBODY
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Brit. money : STG
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Sod : TURF
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Norse mythical giant : YMIR
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Frankfurter : HOTDOG
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Poet who wrote "Rose Aylmer" : LANDOR
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Sec. of Interior under F.D.R. : ICKES
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Games man : HOYLE
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A white wine : MADEIRA
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Small keyboard organ : MELODEON
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Church part : APSE
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Infrequent : RARE
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Aries : RAM
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Salad name : CAESAR
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Counsel : ADVISE
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Bacchante : MAENAD
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Sheik's home : ARABY
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Evade : SKIRT
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Kind of roll or fish : DRUM
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Ye ___ Curiosity Shoppe : OLDE
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Solidify : CLOT
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Musical syllable : TRA
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Campaigner, for short : POL
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Petition : SUE
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Curve : ESS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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