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New York Times, Tuesday, February 28, 1984

Author:
Sawikin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Sawikin has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,530

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Across
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Staffs : MANS
5
Lowest female voice : ALTO
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Fawned : CREPT
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Third of a Latin trio : AMAT
15
Go bankrupt : FAIL
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Prowl hungrily : RAVEN
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New Delhi peeress : RANI
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What a fullback hits : LINE
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Highly skilled : ADEPT
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Abrahams-Liddell story : CHARIOTSOFFIRE
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Criticize mercilessly : FLAY
24
Ike's W.W. II post : ETO
25
Queen Anne's lace, e.g. : CARROT
28
A Grant : CARY
30
Bandleader Brown : LES
33
" . . . for destruction ___ also great": Frost : ICEIS
34
City on the Danube : BAJA
35
Angelus is one : BELL
36
Olympics sight : THEETERNALFLAME
39
Lewis and Weems : TEDS
40
Contiguous : NEAR
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"The ___ One," Waugh novel : LOVED
42
Madison Ave. products : ADS
43
Small political group : CELL
44
Cringes : COWERS
45
Whalers' get-together : GAM
46
Summer month in Metz : AOUT
47
Languishing : CARRYINGATORCH
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Creator of Prufrock : ELIOT
55
Ten inside two pumps : TOES
56
Level : RAZE
57
Untangle : SOLVE
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"___ She Lovely?": Wonder song : ISNT
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Study intensely : CRAM
60
Ford scion : EDSEL
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Scenery on Broadway : SETS
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Towel insignia : HERS
Down
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Type of brandy : MARC
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Oriental nursemaid : AMAH
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British nursemaid : NANA
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Cooks in hot oil : STIRFRIES
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Like a bobbing cork : AFLOAT
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Parishioners, to a pastor : LAITY
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Cans, in Canterbury : TINS
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Butter's rival : OLEO
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Vulpine : CRAFTY
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Kind of wave : RADIO
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Perpetually : EVER
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Le Moko of the Casbah : PEPE
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Filling for shells : TNT
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"When ___ You," Berlin song : ILOST
22
Savage : FERAL
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Milano and Napoli : CITTA
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Yearned : ACHED
27
Orchestra section : REEDS
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Welland, e.g. : CANAL
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Unclosed a bit : AJAR
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Furlough : LEAVE
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Lewis's Gantry : ELMER
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Arctic vehicles : SLEDS
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Belgian composer : BREL
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Welding instrument : BLOWTORCH
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Adversary : ENEMY
38
Defy : FLOUT
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OPEC, e.g. : CARTEL
44
Rides without effort : COASTS
45
Hall of Famer Lefty : GROVE
46
Result producer : AGENT
47
Dunce : CLOD
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Afflicts : AILS
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"Yes ___," Beatles song : ITIS
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Beak : NOSE
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Far from abundant : RARE
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Nicholas was the last : CZAR
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Borders : HEMS
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Suffix with Stengel : ESE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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