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New York Times, Wednesday, February 1, 1984

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,503

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Across
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Welsh emblem : LEEK
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H.S. subject : MATH
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Steep slope : SCARP
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Shield border : ORLE
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Kitchen device : TIMER
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Living-room instrument : BABYGRAND
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Muscat native : OMANI
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Expiate : ATONE
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Unit of weight for nails : KEG
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Mother of Perseus : DANAE
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Oarsman : ROWER
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100 C-notes : TENGRAND
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Solomon island : SAVO
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Scottish seaport : AYR
30
Vigor or deprive of vigor : SAP
33
Crimean War chief : RAGLAN
36
Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
40
In the manner of Bryan : GRANDILOQUENTLY
43
Broz : TITO
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Continued, jazzman style : SEGUED
45
Bar item : RYE
46
Homophone for neigh : NAY
48
Suffix with axiom : ATIC
50
Old woman : GRANDAME
55
Singing-family member : TRAPP
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Majestic : REGAL
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Biblical vessel : ARK
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Former $10 gold coin : EAGLE
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Companion of kicking : ALIVE
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Certain visit to Europe : GRANDTOUR
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Cheekbone : MALAR
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City in Kan. : IOLA
68
Work units : ERGS
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Author Munthe et al. : AXELS
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Manger : CRIB
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Destroy, in Devon : RASE
Down
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Of some leaf parts : LOBAR
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Poet's Muse : ERATO
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Bent pipe : ELBOW
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Economist John Maynard : KEYNES
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Russian community : MIR
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Aleutian island : ADAK
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Doctrine : TENET
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Barrier of a sort : HEDGE
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Tedious : STODGY
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Ferber work : CIMARRON
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"Give ___ horse . . . " : AMANA
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"La Vie de Jésus" author : RENAN
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Used a lever : PRIED
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Poet ___ Manley Hopkins : GERARD
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Neighbor of Nyack, N.Y. : NANUET
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Hindu business-caste member : VAISYA
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Amorous look : OGLE
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NCO : SGT
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Mrs. Nixon : PAT
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Journey record : LOG
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Bluish-green : AQUA
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Liner: Abbr. : STR
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Wily : SLY
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Opposite of 46 Across : AYE
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Like Annapolis civilians : NONNAVAL
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Emulated Maxwell Perkins : EDITED
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Alfred and Stella : ADLERS
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Judge who vanished : CRATER
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Range grass : GRAMA
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Take life easy : RELAX
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Deft and active : AGILE
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Sorcery : MAGIC
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Sin : ERROR
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Israeli coin : AGORA
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Bungs : PLUGS
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Literature Nobelist St-John : PERSE
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Hindu goddess : KALI
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Snatch : NAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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