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New York Times, Wednesday, November 28, 1984

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J K Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,804
Across
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Globe favorite : BARD
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Invoice : BILL
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Port ___, Egypt : SAID
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Indonesian island : ALOR
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Oil: Comb. form : ELAEO
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Plasm header : ECTO
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Kirghiz range : ALAI
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Spiral : HELIX
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Ginkgo, e.g. : TREE
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Anagram of binder : INBRED
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Anagram of trifle : FILTER
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___ Gatos, Calif. : LOS
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Matrix : DIE
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Keyboard instrument : CELESTA
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Roman emperor: 117–38 : HADRIAN
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Uplift : ELATE
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Emulates Greeley : EDITS
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Bird's org. : NBA
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Rackets : DINS
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Pelt : STONE
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Dutch town : STAD
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"The Old-Time Saloon" author : ADE
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Confront in defiance : BEARD
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N.Z. Polynesian native : MAORI
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Dangerfield's desire : RESPECT
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Coup d'état victor : USURPER
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Poetic adverb : EER
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Ending's end : ING
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Anagram of throne : HORNET
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Anagram of lisper : PLIERS
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I.B.T. vehicle : SEMI
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"Over ___" : THERE
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Broadway light : NEON
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Second cervical vertebra : AXIS
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Eroded : EATEN
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Russian news service : TASS
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M.I.T. essential : MATH
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Litmus ___ : TEST
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Road sign : SLOW
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Ewe's plaint : BAA
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"___ Do Is Dream of You" : ALLI
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Stablemate of a sorrel : ROAN
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Trifling sums : DRIBLETS
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Anagram of Thebes : BEHEST
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"___ Three Lives" : ILED
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India's Shastri : LAL
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Ericson : LEIF
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Anagram of street : SETTER
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Plot area : ACRE
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Via's kin : ITER
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John ___ : DOE
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Rust : OXIDATE
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Midler role : ROSE
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Pupils' covers : LIDS
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Deodar, for one : CEDAR
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Suppress : ELIDE
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Places for strikes : LANES
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Aged: Lat. abbr. : AETAT
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Gandhi, for one : HINDU
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___ form (superb) : INTOP
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"With ___ bodkin?": Hamlet : ABARE
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Zenith's opposite : NADIR
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"Le Coq ___" : DOR
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Cache : SECRETE
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Display of a famed portraitist's work : SARGENTS
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Homophone for bin : BEEN
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Cinema's Zola : MUNI
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Anagram of reship : PERISH
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Anagram of tinsel or enlist : SILENT
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Six: Comb. form : HEXA
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Skip : OMIT
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This's associate : THAT
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Near, in Nice : PRES
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Sincere : REAL
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Ordinary : SOSO
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Rayburn or Browne : SAM
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Hot time in Le Havre : ETE
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Austl. state : NSW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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