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New York Times, Friday, February 10, 1984

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,512
Across
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Bombay noble : RAJA
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___ del Sol, Derby winner: 1982 : GATO
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"When You Wish Upon ___" : ASTAR
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Meccan magnate : AMIR
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Suffix with class : ICAL
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Emulate Zayak : SKATE
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Tot's cry : MAMA
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Avon produced one : BARD
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Quoted : CITED
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Shopping stops for pops and fops : HABERDASHERIES
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Mirthful, in Lille : GAI
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Pittypat or Polly : AUNT
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Enshrined : TABERNACLED
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Moccasin : PAC
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Mad as a wet hen : IRATE
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Sgts.' bosses : LTS
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Festival : GALA
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Land in Everest's shadow : TIBET
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Word after "My country" : TIS
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Blood bank's friend in need : DONOR
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Employs : USES
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Anchor part : ARM
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Kostelanetz : ANDRE
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Salt, in Savoie : SEL
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Knock for a loop : FLABBERGAST
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Bethlehem-bound group : MAGI
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Arctic explorer : RAE
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Pilocarpine sources : JABORANDITREES
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Cry "Wolf!" : ALARM
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Dresden article : EINE
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Faucet debility : DRIP
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Do a grammar assignment : PARSE
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" . . . happily ___ after" : EVER
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Gamble chips : ANTE
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Gravelly ridge : ESKER
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Bratty response : SASS
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Southwestern sight : MESA
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Aries symbol : RAM
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Kowloon nurse : AMAH
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Iwo ___ : JIMA
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Ibn-Saud, e.g. : ARAB
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"The Prophet" author : GIBRAN
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Eastern Canada, once : ACADIA
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Home in a Mitchell book : TARA
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Seasoned seamen : OLDSALTS
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Levitate : ASCEND
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Evade an issue : SKIRT
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Jacques of films : TATI
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To ___ (right on target) : ATEE
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Beatty film of 1981 : REDS
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Heron's cousin : EGRET
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Some of Manet's concerns : HUES
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Andronicus : TITUS
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Greet a new day : ARISE
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Where confusion reigns : BABEL
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Québec seasons : ETES
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Scale : CLIMB
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Bearlike beast : PANDA
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Then, in Reims : ALORS
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Inverted vee : CARET
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Saucerlike bell : GONG
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Interns : TRAINEES
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Challenge-giver or accepter : DARER
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Diatom : ALGA
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Dairyman, e.g. : FARMER
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Pickling fluids : BRINES
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Banquet guests : EATERS
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He starred on B'way in "How to Succeed . . . " : MORSE
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Taunt : JAPE
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End of a popular Stein line : ALAS
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Kind of rind : BARK
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Grace Bumbry, e.g. : DIVA
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Balled cheese : EDAM
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Coastal eagle : ERNE
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What a juror does : SITS
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Coal size : PEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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