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New York Times, Tuesday, February 7, 1984

Author:
Virginia P. Abelson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Virginia P. Abelson has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,509
Across
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Connective : AND
4
Follower of Zeno : STOIC
9
Italian friar's title : FRA
12
Charles VII, e.g. : ROI
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___ Alegre, Brazil : PORTO
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Labor : TOIL
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Restrain : CURB
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Martian, e.g. : ALIEN
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Kop, to a Boer : HILL
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Huxley's "___ Hay" : ANTIC
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American folk ballad : TOMDOOLEY
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Inexperienced : GREEN
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Desirable tree : ELM
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Expressing sorrow : ELEGIAC
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Calumniated : SMEARED
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Least strict : LAXEST
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Hied : RAN
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Holmes vehicle : SHAY
36
Arab princes : EMIRS
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Phiz : MUG
38
Over : ABOVE
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Huge : VAST
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Before: Prefix : PRE
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Schumann's songs : LIEDER
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Waters and Williams : ESTHERS
44
Frame of a ship : CARCASS
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"___ y plata," Montana motto : ORO
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Author of "The Cheat": 1941 : CAPEK
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Pitcher in three World Series : TOMMYJOHN
51
Put off : DEFER
55
Where Laos is : ASIA
56
Upright : ERECT
58
Record : TAPE
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___ du Salut (Safety Islands) : ILES
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Transparent : CLEAR
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Kith's partner : KIN
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Actor Chaney : LON
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Province of Umbria : TERNI
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Outer: Comb. form : ECT
Down
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Medieval Italian chest : ARCA
2
Parsing word : NOUN
3
Grime : DIRT
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Bath, e.g. : SPA
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Pre-Aztec Indian in Mexico : TOLTEC
6
Astral hunter : ORION
7
Article : ITEM
8
Doom : CONDEMN
9
Fencing weapon : FOIL
10
Peeve : RILE
11
Partner : ALLY
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Subject of an Anouilh play : THOMASBECKET
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Protagonist of a Wright novel : BIGGERTHOMAS
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Wooden stand : CRISS
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Comedian Olsen : OLE
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Breakfast : EAT
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Parisian pupil : ELEVE
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Fernando or Lorenzo : LAMAS
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Live : EXIST
29
Slump : SAG
30
George Meredith heroine : RHODA
31
Word before drop : EAVES
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They have colorful jobs : DYERS
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Actress McClanahan : RUE
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Grundy or Wiggs : MRS
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Noised about : AIRED
40
Undertaking : PROJECT
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Race division : LAP
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Suffix with arch or witch : ERY
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MacLaine movie : CANCAN
46
Comfort : CHEER
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Kind of end or spin : TAIL
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Formerly Christiania : OSLO
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Demeanor : MIEN
50
Escutcheon border : ORLE
52
Ersatz : FAKE
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Majestic : EPIC
54
Tear : RENT
57
Prefix for angle or color : TRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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