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New York Times, Monday, March 12, 1984

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { F H J V X Y }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,543
Across
1
Augments : ADDS
5
Meas. at a service station : GAL
8
Seagoing pole : SPAR
12
Legislative body : DIET
13
Suffix with sect : ARIAN
15
Sprinter's target : TAPE
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Donkey: Ger. : ESEL
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Charlie McCarthy's medium : RADIO
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Was obligated : OWED
19
Composite representations : CROSSSECTIONS
22
Warner of football fame : POP
23
Corded fabric : REP
24
Inca, e.g. : ANDEAN
28
Rain : POUR
30
Pride, e.g. : SIN
33
Perch : ROOST
34
Disimpassioned : CALM
35
Article in Hamburg : EINE
36
Challenge invented in 1913 : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
39
Admiral Nelson's beloved : EMMA
40
Dark fluids : INKS
41
Kind : BREED
42
___ Vegas : LAS
43
Singles : ONES
44
Crows : BOASTS
45
Lemon : DUD
46
Lamb's plaint : MAA
47
Examine inimically : CROSSQUESTION
54
Follow : TAIL
55
Evicts : OUSTS
56
Use a foil : DUEL
58
Spoken : ORAL
59
Mercutio's friend : ROMEO
60
Gaelic : ERSE
61
Loch of fame : NESS
62
Novel by Nabokov : DAR
63
Concerning : ASTO
Down
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Punchless punch : ADE
2
Record : DISC
3
Elks' cousins : DEER
4
Town west of Caen : STLO
5
Take in : GRASP
6
Job for a young officer : AIDE
7
Secular : LAIC
8
Bend : STOOP
9
Hock : PAWN
10
Some Gibraltar residents : APES
11
One end of a spectrum : RED
13
A cause of combustion : ARSON
14
Bridge term : NOTRUMP
20
Old-fashioned footwear : SPATS
21
Comparative suffix : IER
24
Ray ___, noted boxing manager : ARCEL
25
One of the Talmadges : NORMA
26
Condemns : DOOMS
27
U.S. artificial satellite : ESSA
28
He portrayed Jolson : PARKS
29
Auto pioneer : OLDS
30
Dimensions : SIZES
31
Table Bay is one : INLET
32
Necessities : NEEDS
34
Strobile : CONE
35
Poet Pound : EZRA
37
Royal name : WINDSOR
38
German sub : UBOAT
43
Suffix with marvel : OUS
44
Jerome Hines, e.g. : BASSO
45
Toyshop display : DOLLS
46
Rhythm : METER
47
Worry : CARE
48
Creeks : RIAS
49
Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
50
Sch. at West Point : USMA
51
Concept : IDEA
52
Possessive pronoun : OURS
53
Kind of egg : NEST
54
Vogue : TON
57
Zodiacal sign : LEO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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