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New York Times, Monday, February 13, 1984

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,515
Across
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Memorable actress Veronica : LAKE
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Suffixes for old and gang : STERS
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Being, in Paris : ETRE
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Electromagnetic radiation : XRAY
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One who defames : DENIGRATOR
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Apply asphalt : PAVE
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Family member : DAD
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Garland for a wahine : LEI
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Pressed : IRONED
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She asks: "Can we talk?" : JOANRIVERS
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Light refractor : PRISM
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Building or bridge : ERECTION
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Narrow valleys : GLENS
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Russian emperors : TSARS
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Definite article : THE
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Good fortune : LUCK
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Wilbur and Stevens : POETS
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Prejudice : BIAS
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Japanese statesman : ITO
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___ aves : RARAE
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"This one" is on him : SPORT
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Of single sound source : MONAURAL
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"Sailor on Horseback" author : STONE
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Thrush from Tennessee : DINAHSHORE
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Arranged in rows : TIERED
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A G.I. mailing address : APO
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Knight of TV fame : TED
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African gazelle : ADMI
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Unsuitably : IMPROPERLY
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Writes : PENS
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Saltpeter : NITER
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Ascend : RISE
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Ornamental band : SASH
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Greenhouse material : GLASS
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Long in the tooth : AGED
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Alan or Cheryl : LADD
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Region : AREA
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Tenderhearted : KIND
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Actor Wallach : ELI
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River : STREAM
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Teach : TRAIN
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Bore into : EAT
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Grande predecessor : RIO
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They try hard : STRIVERS
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Send goods abroad : EXPORT
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Changeover : TRANSITION
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Be delirious : RAVE
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Observed : EYED
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Make lustrous : GLOSS
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Accs. of events : RECS
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Evade in zigzag fashion : JINK
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Fastens anew : RESEALS
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Angry : IRATE
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Planet discovered in 1930 : PLUTO
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Sentences again : RECONDEMNS
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Chicago airport : OHARE
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Cozy place : NEST
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Take a gander : GLIM
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Pentateuch : TORAH
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Frequent activity on Fifth Ave. : PARADING
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Fraternal org. : BPOE
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Mystic writing : RUNE
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Honing implement : STROP
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Breezy : AIRISH
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Stupors : SOPORS
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Warren occupants : HARES
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Bugle call : TAPS
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Thought : IDEA
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Math subject : TRIG
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Anagram for lees : ELSE
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Colored : DYED
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One-thousandth inch : MIL
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Sch. group : PTA
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Epoch : ERA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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