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New York Times, Monday, December 3, 1984

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,809

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Across
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Fleshy fruit : PLUM
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Hairy item : BRAID
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Wine city : ASTI
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Top-notch : AONE
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Mrs. Paul McCartney : LINDA
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Mahogany tree : TOON
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Marquand book: 1949 : POINTOFNORETURN
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Like bright pupils : APT
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Decree : RULE
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Partner of raves : RANTS
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Leg covering : HOSE
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Sneer at : DERIDE
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Squire's place : ESTATE
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Dance of the 16th century : PAVAN
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Gossip away : CHIN
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Like a bucket in a song : OAKEN
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Wager : BET
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Speed contest : HUNDREDYARDDASH
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Baseball great : OTT
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Eastern V.I.P. : EMEER
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Erupter at least 140 times : ETNA
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Strike : SMITE
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Land of plenty : GOSHEN
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Finagles : CHEATS
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Assamese export : SILK
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Fleeced : SHORN
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Israeli port : ACRE
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Rearward, on a ship : AFT
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Baseball thrill : LINEDRIVEDOUBLE
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Soon : ANON
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Good-night girl : IRENE
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Sage : SEER
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Undraped : BARE
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Peeled : PARED
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Paradise : EDEN
Down
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Hemingway's nickname : PAPA
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Lasso end : LOOP
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Army group : UNIT
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Fellows : MEN
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Shirtlike garment : BLOUSE
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Garand, e.g. : RIFLE
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Queen or princess : ANNE
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Wedding words : IDO
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Women's org. : DAR
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Reach : ATTAIN
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Free from flaws : SOUND
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Bakery item : TORTE
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Hotels in the hinterlands : INNS
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Gait for a standardbred : TROT
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Purposeful trip : ERRAND
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Arm ending : HAND
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Senegalese port : DAKAR
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Eternally : EVER
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Repeat : ECHO
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Close : SHUT
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Hue : TINT
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Recipient of a check : PAYEE
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He wrote "Waiting for Lefty" : ODETS
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Saturday-night special : BATH
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Serf : ESNE
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Comparative word : THAN
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Order back into custody : REMAND
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Give forth : EMIT
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Kind of job or set : DESK
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Calm : SERENE
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Scoffed; jeered : GIRDED
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Margarine : OLEO
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Dishes : CHINA
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Fame : HONOR
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Play part : SCENE
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Thick slice : SLAB
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Declare : AVER
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Asleep, perhaps : ABED
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Run away : FLEE
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Sea bird : TERN
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Kind of tide : RIP
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Nest-egg acct. : IRA
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Consume : USE

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