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New York Times, Sunday, March 11, 1984

79-Down : Bombast

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 575 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,542
Across
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Capp's ___ Iggle : BALD
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Wild goat : TAHR
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Bay State town : ATHOL
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Cogwheel item : TOOTH
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Lulu : ONER
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"It's ___!" : ABOY
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TV's ___ Na : SHANA
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Shade : UMBRA
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A Peace Prize winner in 1908 : BAJER
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"Etude ___": Swinburne : REALISTE
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Amsterdam : MOREY
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Uriah : HEEP
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Rumanian coin : LEU
31
Trunks : BOLES
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Glacial mass : SERAC
35
European thrushes : OUSELS
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Danton colleague : MARAT
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Sylvan : FORESTAL
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Mortimer of radio fame : SNERD
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Fatima slept here : ODA
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Call it ___ : ADAY
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Locale : SITE
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Phoenician letters : AINS
49
Out yonder : AFAR
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Comprehend a joke : GET
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FRANK : UNDISGUISED
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"Thus with a kiss ___": Romeo : IDIE
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Citizen of Asmara : ERITREAN
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Annapolis inst. : USNA
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Kraits : ADDERS
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Family of dynamite's inventor : NOBELS
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Derisive interjection : YUK
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More cunning : CAGIER
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Used a ketch : BOATED
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Aggrieved : SORE
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Neglecting : OMISSIVE
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Love song : ALBA
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SALLY : WITTYREMARK
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Antiaircraft missile : SAM
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Signet : SEAL
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___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
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European linden : TEIL
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Auspicious : RIPE
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Utter : SAY
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Cathedral section : CHOIR
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Toward the center : INWARDLY
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Zeena's mate in a Wharton book : ETHAN
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Voguish : TRENDY
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Sent to Elba, e.g. : ISLED
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Minor prophet : NAHUM
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Highly timely : HOT
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Four noggins : PINT
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Support for Manet : EASEL
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Copper smelting center : ANACONDA
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Reach an ultimate point : ENDUP
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Sand did this : WROTE
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Even : LEVEL
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Father of Ahab : OMRI
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News, for short : INFO
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Conduit : SEWER
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Professed opinion : CREDO
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Kringle's burden : TOYS
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Sheep shelter : COTE
Down
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Adonis's killer : BOAR
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Last Stuart ruler : ANNE
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Harold Teen's leaping car : LENA
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Whimsical humor : DROLLERY
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St. Paul's birthplace : TARSUS
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Sanction a crime : ABET
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Expectancy : HOPE
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Deli choice : RYE
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Elaine's bailiwick : ASTOLAT
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" ... that serveth ___": Num. 3:36 : THERETO
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Pluto : HADES
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Just : ONLY
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Minstrel's offering : LAY
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Place for three men : TUB
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Sioux : OMAHAS
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Ailanthus, e.g. : TREE
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Part of a lamp : HARP
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Harvest : YIELD
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Love, in Lucca : AMORE
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Overdoes it on the beach : BAKES
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Fathom : SOUND
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Goofs : ERRS
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Soak hemp : RET
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Inedible orange : OSAGE
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D. Thomas's "___ Milk Wood" : UNDER
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Morning prayer : MATINS
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Pâté de ___ gras : FOIE
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Robin of balladry : ADAIR
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Galba's ghostly guardians : LARES
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Kind of basin : TIDAL
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Soprano Lisa Della ___ : CASA
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Golfer Ed : SNEED
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Brass helpers : AIDES
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The City, Rome: It. : URBE
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Geologist Arnold: 1807-84 : GUYOT
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Shark's crime : USURY
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Printer's roller : INKER
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Kind of loss : TOTAL
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"It's ___!" : AGIRL
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Record : DISK
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Inducement : COMEON
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Forcefully, in poesy : AMAIN
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Cheek and Foldi : BASSI
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Corset part : STAY
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Prosaic : VAPID
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Grinding substance : EMERY
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Humanity : WORLD
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Cloyingly sweet : ICKY
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Besides, to Brutus : ETIAM
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Eliot hero : BEDE
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Bombast : RHETORIC
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Monogram of the author of "The Biglow Papers" : JRL
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Afflicted with rubella : MEASLED
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Moor who suspected amour : OTHELLO
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Greenland air base : THULE
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Italian philosopher: 1866-1952 : CROCE
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Wily : ASTUTE
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Id est : THATIS
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Ingenuous : NAIVE
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Seats for parishioners : PEWS
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Concerning : INRE
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Pitcher : EWER
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Weapons, for short : AMMO
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Not any, in Dogpatch : NARY
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Lad, in León : NINO
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Bonkers : DAFT
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Drug-yielding plant : ALOE
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Through : PER
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What an R.N. gives : TLC
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Punctum : DOT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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