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New York Times, Saturday, November 3, 1984

Author:
S. E. Wilkinson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. E. Wilkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,779
Across
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Wilson of baseball fame : HACK
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National park in Alberta : BANFF
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Gabon's Bongo : OMAR
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"How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
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Valence valediction : ADIEU
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He painted "The Queen's Party" : DALI
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Samovars : URNS
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Symbol of womanly beauty : HELEN
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Red 1 and Blue 5 : DYES
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___ sequitur : NON
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Hotfoot it : BALLTHEJACK
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Brace : TWOSOME
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Tic-tac-toe winner : OOO
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Jazz singer Simone : NINA
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Mason's conical weight : PLUMBBOB
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Aristocratic : NOBLE
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Yeas, in a way : PROS
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Purpose : SAKE
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According to : ALA
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Gallants : SQUIRES
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Novel by Kathleen Coyle : LIV
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Angelus, e.g. : BELL
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___-daisy! : UPSY
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Like a sieve : HOLEY
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Verbal violation : SOLECISM
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Frascati or Orvieto : VINO
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Nitrous oxide, e.g. : GAS
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Harmful : MALEFIC
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Famed comedienne : LUCILLEBALL
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D.C. agcy. : FDA
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Mohammed, for one : ARAB
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One of the Hours : IRENE
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Shuttlecock : BIRD
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Cartoonist Lazarus : MELL
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Forty follower : NINER
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Angered : IRED
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Nabors TV role : PYLE
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Malibu museum : GETTY
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Moist : DEWY
Down
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Stay with : HAUNT
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Directional signal : ARROW
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Saxophonist Adderley : CANNONBALL
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Chess pcs. : KTS
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Grand ___, near Great Abaco : BAHAMA
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Victor Hugo's wife : ADELE
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"And, will you, ___ you ... ": Shak. : NILL
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Means of support : FEET
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Amusement-park attraction : FUNHOUSE
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Some tasks : ODDJOBS
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Author Angelou : MAYA
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Composer Wilder : ALEC
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Bell the cat : RISK
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Rollers for high rollers : BONES
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Billing time: Abbr. : EOM
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___ vous plaît : SIL
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Light refractor : PRISM
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Brightly colored parrot : LORY
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Highly energetic person : BALLOFFIRE
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Migratory worker of the 30's : OKIE
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Quail quantity : BEVY
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Seizes : NABS
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Ersatz butter : OLEO
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Whelps : PUPS
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Traitor : QUISLING
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Pitchman's accomplice : SHILL
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Unlike a scribble : LEGIBLE
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Unified : ONE
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Lone Eagle's monogram : CAL
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___ Giscard d'Estaing : VALERY
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He painted "The Fife Player" : MANET
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"___ my snicker-snee!": Gilbert : IDREW
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Tea container : CADDY
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Light shedder : LAMP
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Nobel chemist in '34 : UREY
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Telephone : CALL
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Naval battle site: 1813 : ERIE
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Bowed : BENT
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Command : BID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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