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Jack R. Harnes
Jack R. Harnes

" . . . IN THE HOUSE?"

New York Times, Sunday, November 27, 1983

122-Down : Tropical lizard

Author:
Jack R. Harnes, M.D.
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 622 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 21, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Jack R. Harnes has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
Jack R. Harnes, M.D. is an alias for Jack R. Harnes.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,437
Across
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Homes : ABODES
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Dr. ___, Anne Page's suitor : CAIUS
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Luck of the Irish : CESS
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Pretense : MASK
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Street shows : RAREES
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Sinuses : ANTRA
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N.M. colonizer : ONATE
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Monster maker in movies : FRANKENSTEIN
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Noted bandleader : SEVERINSEN
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Explosives : TNTS
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Gyle or mum : BEER
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Sellers role: 1963 : STRANGELOVE
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Relative of TM : LOGO
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Doris and Dennis : DAYS
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Sleuth's companion : WATSON
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Lloyd's ratings : AONES
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Jackson or Farrell : GLENDA
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French Sudan today : MALI
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Ruhr rivet : NIET
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___ salad : TOSSED
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Helix : SPIRAL
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Alexander's group : BAND
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Festive : GALA
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Thurber's secret surgeon : WALTERMITTY
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What Jocko Conlan did : UMPIRED
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Marcus of TV : WELBY
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Jot : IOTA
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Dill of the Bible : ANET
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Upper crust : ELITE
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Of grandparents : AVAL
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Gull or its sound : MEW
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"The Cabinet of Dr. ___," 1919 film : CALIGARI
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Done in : SLAIN
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Portuguese navigator : DAGAMA
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Foreign : ALIEN
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Don Pasquale's physician : MALATESTA
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One born a serf : NEIF
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Long coat : PELISSE
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Annexes : ELLS
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"L'Elisir d'Amore" quack : DULCAMARA
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AC-DC experts : ELECS
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Spice : PEPPER
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Approves : OKEHS
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Current : UPTODATE
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"___ the season ... " : TIS
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MX : IOIO
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Of frogs : RANAL
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Ado : STIR
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"High ___" : NOON
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Ireland's ancient name : IERNE
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Legal extract : ESTREAT
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Hero of a TV series : TRAPPERJOHN
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Exigency : NEED
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Velez : LUPE
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___ Rico : PUERTO
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Covered way : ARCADE
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And : ALSO
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Bacchanalia : ORGY
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Tots' favorite retailers : TOYMEN
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Dr. ___, famed horse : FAGER
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Springes : SNARES
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___ production : MASS
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Wall St. clippings : CPNS
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O.R. physician : ANESTHETIST
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Engagement : DATE
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Quality, in Québec : ALOI
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Groucho role : HACKENBUSH
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"Amazing" E. G. Robinson role : CLITTERHOUSE
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Alaskan island : ATKA
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Back of a book : DORSE
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Large vessel : AORTA
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City SE of Rome : NAPLES
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Heather's place : MOOR
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___-do-well : NEER
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Mom, to a Harrow boy : MATER
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Estimate : ASSESS
Down
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Sandy's sound : ARF
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Mozart or Rossini physician : BARTOLO
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Shipment from Ocala : ORANGES
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Certain pajamas : DENTONS
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Cartoon squeals : EEKS
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Reno-to-Carson City dir. : SSE
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Ben of TV fame : CASEY
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Stakes : ANTES
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Anatomical passage : ITER
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Locale of "William Tell" : URI
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José or Juan : SAN
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Shoppers' concerns : COSTS
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Don's January : ENERO
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Plain : SAVANNA
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British gun : STEN
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Edison's Park : MENLO
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Malicious firing : ARSON
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"Jumblies" craft : SIEVE
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Helen and Citizen : KANES
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Work unit : ERG
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Bullets, Rockets et al. : NBA
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"I earn that ___": Shak. : IEAT
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Leg extension : STILT
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Illum. : LGT
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Arp's art form : DADA
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Friendly : WARM
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Moist : DEWY
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Dr. ___, Hoffmann magician : MIRACLE
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Purposeless : INUTILE
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Graduate deg. : EDM
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Pack : STOW
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Favorite : PET
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Sobriquets : BYNAMES
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Lionel Barrymore role : GILLESPIE
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Domingo specialties : ARIAS
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"___ Be," Beatles song : LETIT
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Town in Ohio : ADENA
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Golf position : LIE
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Label : TAG
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Mortar's companion : PESTLE
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Roll of money : WAD
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A Gabor : EVA
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Loiter : LAG
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Doc ___, famed Army fullback : BLANCHARD
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Stat for Doc Medich : ERA
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Mutilate : MAIM
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Troubled : AILED
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Byron heroine : LEILA
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Map within a map : INSET
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Tapeworm larva : MEASLE
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Hungry-sounding mineral : APATITE
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Pennines, e.g. : ALPS
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Marlowe hero : FAUSTUS
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View on some postcards : SCENERY
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Poet Mark Van ___ : DOREN
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Decree : UKASE
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"Festina ___" : LENTE
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Acct. : RPT
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Pedro's "___ favor" : POR
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German article : EIN
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Caviar : ROE
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Hockey great : ORR
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Japanese leader executed in 1948 : TOJO
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Mythical princess : INO
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Org. sponsoring vocational training : ORT
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Geisha's receptacle : INRO
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Wholly : ALL
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Seaman's direction : APORT
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Unalloyed : PURE
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Parts of violins : PEGS
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Bowler and dicer : HATS
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Stance : POSTURE
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Dr. ___, Dekker role in 1940 : CYCLOPS
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Vial : AMPOULE
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Actress Darcel et al. : DENISES
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U.S.N.A. graduate : ENS
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Parisians' tea substitute : FAHAM
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Red dyestuff : ANATO
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Tropical lizard : GECKO
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Glacial ridge : ESKAR
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Stockholm gnome : NISSE
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___ Lev, Potok hero : ASHER
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Dull finish : MATTE
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Rose oil : ATTAR
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View : SEE
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100: Abbr. : HND
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Black : EBON
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Gossip : DIRT
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Triumphant cries : AHAS
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Wheel projection : CAM
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Yeast-acid initials : RNA
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Ar follower : ESS

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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