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New York Times, Thursday, February 16, 1984

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,518
Across
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Ariz. Indian : PIMA
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Dissect a sentence : PARSE
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Fastener : SNAP
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February 13, e.g. : IDES
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Mrs. Archie Bunker : EDITH
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European shark : TOPE
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Welsh emblem : LEEK
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Boulders south of the border : ROCAS
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Corrupt : EVIL
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Site of Georgian Bay : LAKEHURON
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Banquet : FEAST
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Protective barrier : DIKE
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Transactions : DEALS
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Object : AIM
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Coin a part of speech : VERBIFY
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Grand Banks catch : COD
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Cordwood measures : STERES
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Kudu or dik-dik : ANTELOPE
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Vehicle for Judd Hirsch : TAXI
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Reliever McGraw : TUG
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"Nana" star 1934 : STEN
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Frankincense : OLIBANUM
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Daybreak office : MATINS
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Legendary bird : ROC
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Kind of pass : LATERAL
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Mother of Peer : ASE
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Site of an 1836 siege : ALAMO
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Kind of surgeon : ORAL
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A de Mille : AGNES
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John Ford film: 1950 : RIOGRANDE
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Daily phenomenon : DAWN
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Adhesive : PASTE
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Scoop : BAIL
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"L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
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Flirt : OGLER
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Gemstone : OPAL
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Infamous fiddler : NERO
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Famed Bowdoin alumnus : PEARY
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Demolish : RAZE
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Cachou, e.g. : PILL
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Fancy : IDEA
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Far from forceful : MEEK
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Made a request : ASKED
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Items in Washington's closet : PERUKES
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Worshipful one : ADORER
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Part of S.R.O. : STANDING
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Exclamations of inquiry : EHS
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Kind of band : STEEL
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Locale of Dartmouth and Sydney : NOVASCOTIA
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Sacred bull : APIS
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Stone : PELT
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Swarm : HIVE
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Dunaway : FAYE
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Newt : EFT
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Early fur baron : ASTOR
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Aviator Balbo : ITALO
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In which Taylor was rough and ready : MEXICANWAR
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Type of hydrometer : BAUME
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Unbars : OPENS
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Obtuse : DENSE
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"Adam's ___," Cukor film : RIB
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W.W. II vessel : LST
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Teacher's function : TUTORAGE
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"Oh me! Oh my!" : ALAS
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___ Pawn, Burmese riv. : NAM
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Novelist Sharp : MARGERY
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Winglike : ALAR
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Fan : ROOTER
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Slow, to Solti : LENTO
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Struggle : LABOR
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Former British colony : ADEN
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Word with house or keeper : GATE
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Cuba, for one : ISLA
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Calif. valley : NAPA
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Foe of Zapata : DIAZ
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That girl, in Brest : ELLE
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Dad : POP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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