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New York Times, Monday, November 26, 1984

Author:
Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,802

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Across
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Box : SPAR
5
Team : CREW
9
Pod dwellers : PEAS
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Herb native to Egypt : ANISE
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Enmity : HATE
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Split : RIVE
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Baby's ailment : COLIC
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Dueling sword : EPEE
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Kind of horse or curtain : IRON
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Swap : TRADE
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Heavens : FIRMAMENT
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Pressure : STRESS
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Follow : ENSUE
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Seed : SPORE
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Sketch : DRAFT
31
One of the three B's : BACH
35
Hwys. : RDS
36
Apt : LIABLE
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Twined together : ENLACED
39
Infant footwear : BOOTEES
40
Salt or flour, e.g. : STAPLE
41
Encountered : MET
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French state : ETAT
43
Fla. port or bay : TAMPA
44
Scamp : ROGUE
46
Acquire, as a debt : INCUR
48
Sleek : SMOOTH
53
Hillbilly beverage : MOONSHINE
57
Fanfare : BLARE
58
Efficient : ABLE
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One : UNIT
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1.0567 quarts : LITER
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Garb : TOGS
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A shelter : TENT
63
Levels : EVENS
64
Word of sorrow : ALAS
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Brink : EDGE
66
Darn : MEND
Down
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Show contempt : SNORT
2
Hairy : PILAR
3
Stage whisper : ASIDE
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Alcove : RECESS
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Cuisinier : CHEF
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Thrusting swords : RAPIERS
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Forever: Poetic : ETERNE
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Bandleader Ted : WEEMS
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Economic factor : PRIMERATE
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Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
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Bard's river : AVON
12
Transmitted : SENT
13
Performs : ACTS
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Of sound in a telecast : AUDIO
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Carousal : SPREE
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Eccentric : ODD
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Countenance : ABET
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Type of circus or market : FLEA
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Examine : TEST
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Vanquish : BEST
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Pilaster : ANTA
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A mollusk : CLAM
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Delight : HAPPINESS
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Yoga position : LOTUS
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Cliques : CLANS
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Entreat : BEG
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Cockcrow : MORNING
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Broken or bankrupt : RUINED
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Badge : EMBLEM
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Slide : CHUTE
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Martini garnish : OLIVE
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Of a cereal : OATEN
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Tenor : TREND
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Possessive pronoun : HERS
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___ Hari : MATA
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Ancient Greek coin : OBOL
55
Actress Petrova : OLGA
56
Diminutive suffix : ETTE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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