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New York Times, Wednesday, December 5, 1984

47-Across : Roots for many

Author:
Hal R. Hollinger
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across
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Sign for Sondheim : CLEF
5
Wading bird : EGRET
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Art Deco designer : ERTE
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Bessie of the silents : LOVE
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Lie in ambush : COUCH
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Like gossamer : AIRY
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Author-film critic: 1909-55 : AGEE
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Jabber at a joust : LANCE
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Procyon is one : STAR
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Austen's "___ Abbey" : NORTHANGER
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Record : TAPE
23
Third-world need : AID
24
Avril follower : MAI
26
Comeback : ANSWER
30
Skimmers in the stacks : BROWSERS
35
Better this than never : LATE
36
___-in (sure bet) : SHOO
38
Geneva's lake : LEMAN
39
Bellow from Bligh : AVAST
41
D.C. agency : IRS
42
Co-defendant with Vanzetti : SACCO
43
" ... ___ match my mountains": Foss : MENTO
44
Bound : LEAP
46
Tarot interpreter : SEER
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Roots for many : OLDWORLD
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Testify : ATTEST
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Lager's cousin : ALE
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___ Anne de Beaupré : STE
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Culture medium : AGAR
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Capote or Faulkner : SOUTHERNER
63
Western chum : PARD
64
Direction indicator : ARROW
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Mire : OOZE
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Prurience : ITCH
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Bulwer-Lytton novel : LEILA
68
Being, in Brest : ETRE
69
Part of Manhattan : SOHO
70
De Quincey product : ESSAY
71
Sign of approval : SEAL
Down
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Brotherhood : CLAN
2
Golden Arches, e.g. : LOGO
3
Companion of anon : EVER
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Trilbies : FEET
5
Caloric delights : ECLAIRS
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"___ sin no more": John 8:11 : GOAND
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Degree : RUNG
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___ homo : ECCE
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Heat: Comb. form : THERMO
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Kipling phrase : EASTISEAST
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Donizetti heroine : RITA
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Clay-pigeon launcher : TRAP
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Charlotte's Jane : EYRE
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Possess, to Burns : HAE
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Beltmakers' tools : AWLS
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Texas shrine : ALAMO
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Central point : NAVEL
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Lose a lap : STAND
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Kingsley book : WESTWARDHO
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World-weary : BORED
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Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
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Bert Parks, at times : EMCEE
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Tears : RACES
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Straight shot : SNORT
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Blueberry or Bunker : HILL
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Means to an end : TOOL
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Course : PATHWAY
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Used-car vendition : RESALE
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Gadget for Palmer : TEE
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Robe for Calpurnia : STOLA
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Sacred bull of Egypt : APIS
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Pet in a casa : GATO
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Prefix for angel or fiend : ARCH
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Pyrite and galena : ORES
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Author of "The Haj" : URIS
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Female ruminants : ROES
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Observe : NOTE
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Benson or Pound : EZRA
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Virginia ___ : REEL

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