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New York Times, Tuesday, March 13, 1984

Author:
Troxell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,544

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Across
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Where hippies bed down : PADS
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Construction item : HBEAM
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Garden growth : MOSS
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An early Red : ERIC
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Nutty palm : ARECA
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Western city : LOSANGELES
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At hand : NEAR
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Most browned : TANNEST
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Western peak : SHASTA
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Perform again : REDO
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Fear : DREAD
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Yang counterpart : YIN
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Facilitates : EASES
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Soft drink : COLA
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Western university : SANTACLARA
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Altar above : ARA
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Polly and Pittypat : AUNTS
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Op. ___ : CIT
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Fault in the West : SANANDREAS
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Type of way : FREE
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"___ to bed": Pepys : ANDSO
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Sea eagle : ERN
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Lapsang souchong, e.g. : TEA
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Payments of a sort : TOLLS
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U.S.N. V.I.P.'s : ADMS
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___ Beach, Western city : LAGUNA
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Lurches : CAREENS
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"L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
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Subject of this puzzle : CALIFORNIA
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Only : SOLE
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Recent Broadway musical : EVITA
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A.B.A. member : ATTY
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Box : SPAR
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Dissuade : DETER
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Deprivation : LOSS
Down
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Skin : PELT
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Bellowing : AROAR
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Western attraction : DISNEYLAND
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Medieval name for a part of Europe : SCANDIA
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Witches : HAGS
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Author Harte : BRET
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Moray : EEL
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Rickenbacker, e.g. : ACE
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En ___ (all together) : MASSE
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Atomistic; unitary : MONADAL
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Galena and wolframite : ORES
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Shoo's kin : SCAT
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Franklin's mother : SARA
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Type of light : NEON
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Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
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Family for whom a Western pass is named : DONNERS
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Useful palm stem : RATTAN
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Evergreen tree : LAUREL
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Western capital : SACRAMENTO
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Canal of songdom : ERIE
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Glut : SATE
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Señor's home : CASA
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African port : ORAN
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Deplorable : SAD
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Simpleton : ASS
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Wiser : ASTUTER
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When the sun is on the meridian : NOON
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Webster agent, e.g. : FEDERAL
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Poi ingredient : TARO
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Added brandy to coffee : LACED
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Stews' cousins : SNITS
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Ending for help or harm : LESS
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On : ATOP
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Festivity : GALA
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Adduce : CITE
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At a distance : AFAR
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"Simon ___" : SAYS
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Rosary bead : AVE
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Kindled : LIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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