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PARONOMASIA

New York Times, Sunday, December 30, 1984

Author:
Beverly Tivin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 536 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,836
Across
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Small shoot : SPRIG
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Animation : DASH
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Jazz form : BOP
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Sashay : CHASSE
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Where gladiators met : ARENA
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Turnip : RUTABAGA
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Bitless headstall : HALTER
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Over-the-wire canvasses? : TELEPHONEPOLLS
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Entirely : INTOTO
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Exploit : USE
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Elect : OPT
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What troubadours played : LUTES
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Celebrations : GALAS
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Sacks : RAVAGES
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River in Bolivia : BENI
34
Cognizant : AWARE
36
Magueys, e.g. : AGAVES
37
Oenologist's goal? : BESTCELLAR
40
Saul's uncle or grandfather : NER
43
Principle : TENET
44
Walsy's partner : PALSY
45
Noun suffix : TION
46
Something secondary : BYE
47
Timetable abbr. : EST
48
Memorable soprano from Valencia : BORI
49
Confined : CAGED
50
Folk singer Joan : BAEZ
51
Raspy chuckles? : HOARSELAUGHS
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Rodeo item : LASSO
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What a QB directs : OFFENSE
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Resource : ASSET
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Expire : PASSON
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Formidable : DREADED
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Hybrid : CROSS
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"___ d'Eté," 1943 film : LUMIERE
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Moved swiftly : DARTED
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Soup scoop : LADLE
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Ultimatums : ORELSES
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Begets : SIRES
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Wardrobe attendants in a warren? : HAREDRESSERS
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Land owned absolutely in feudal times : ALOD
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Eminent : NOTED
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Pitch : TAR
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Recent, in Recklinghausen : NEU
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Seneca's foe : ERIE
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Horner or Sprat : EATER
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Spanish hill : CERRO
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A.M.A. members : DRS
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Bank officer? : LOANRANGER
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Rogue : PICARO
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Complain peevishly : WHINE
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Miller's "All My ___" : SONS
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Lures lecherously : SEDUCES
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Allen or Frome : ETHAN
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Fiber plant : ISTLE
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Gram weight : MOL
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Quiet! : TST
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Handles, as a sword : WIELDS
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Snowy English county? : THEISLEOFWHITE
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Parisian pupils : ELEVES
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Shore : SEACOAST
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Edmonton hockey pro : OILER
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Slacken : RELENT
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French designer's monogram : YSL
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Brawl : FRAY
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Culls : WEEDS
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Steep : SATURATE
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Warnings : PRESAGES
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Material : RELEVANT
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Chemical ending : INE
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Hiatus : GAP
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Falls : DROPS
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Margaret, to the Prince of Wales : AUNT
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Unfortunate : HAPLESS
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Atlantic sea : BALTIC
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Gaze amorously : OGLE
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Sentry's verb : PASS
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Greek letter : CHI
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Shed for the Spruce Goose : HANGAR
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Communion site : ALTAR
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Purloined instruments? : STOLENBASSES
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Rossini's "La scala di ___" : SETA
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One of Plato's topics : EROS
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Generosity : BOUNTY
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Anagram of shoe : HOES
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"Hail, Hadrian!" : AVE
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Fetch : GET
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Prove false : BELIE
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Fugard's "A Lesson from ___" : ALOES
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Rod : WAND
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Captains' insignia : BARS
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Floors, to François : ETAGES
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Smoker's need : LIGHT
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Sight that is a blight : EYESORE
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Gerrymanders, perhaps : REZONES
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Reflected deeply : PORED
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Established : BASED
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Foul mouth : CUSSER
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Mint-family herbs : BASILS
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Like some altercations : HEATED
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Waves, in Lac Léman : ONDES
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Garnished : LARDED
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___ as the hills : ASOLD
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Debussy work : LAMER
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___ ends (miscellany) : ODDSAND
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Less robust : FRAILER
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Iron object seen by Ezekiel? : FERROUSWHEEL
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Thick soup : PUREE
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Rush wildly : CAREER
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Mondale on Nov. 6, 1984 : LOSER
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Virgil's tongue : LATIN
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Greek goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
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Simon of the Met : ESTES
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"From Native Roots" author : SPER
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Inert gas : NEON
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Capable of being drawn : TRACTILE
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Seized : ARRESTED
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Wattled fowl : ROOSTERS
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Of an organic compound : ENOLIC
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"___ God," Broadway hit : AGNESOF
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Spanish hero : CID
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Medieval shield : ECU
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Shade tree : LINDEN
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"It's ___!" (bargainer's phrase) : ASTEAL
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Riches : PELF
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Share equally : HALVE
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Fuliginous : SOOTY
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Jug : EWER
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Roofing piece : TILE
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___-bitsy : ITSY
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"Take Her, ___ Mine," 1961 play : SHES
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Costa ___, city in Calif. : MESA
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Concorde, e.g. : SST
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Ancient Roman spirit : LAR
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Smash hit : WOW
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Scurry : HIE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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