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New York Times, Friday, March 23, 1984

13-Across : Comic verse

Author:
Joan Whitman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joan Whitman has 6 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,554
Across
1
Charleston, e.g. : DANCE
6
Indecent : LEWD
10
The north wind : BOREAS
11
Tear-jerker : ONION
13
Comic verse : DOGGEREL
15
Stubborn : DOGGED
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Inflexibility : RIGOR
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Anacreontics' kin : ODES
20
Tiny : WEE
21
Islet in la mer : ILOT
22
Parting word in Pamplona : ADIOS
24
Finale for Frimi : CODA
25
Marsh : FEN
26
Injure : WRONG
27
Diverting : DROLL
28
Sea cucumber : TREPANG
30
Flaunts : PARADES
32
Sheltered at sea : ALEE
33
First letter of the Arabic alphabet : ALIF
34
Diacritical mark : CEDILLA
37
Cuts molars : TEETHES
41
Atlanta university : EMORY
42
Happen again : RECUR
44
Aged: Lat. abbr. : AET
45
Yule fuel : LOGS
46
Writer Ben : HECHT
47
Con : ANTI
48
British inc., once : LTD
49
Bani-___ of Iran : SADR
50
Inaugurate : BEGIN
51
Tar : SEADOG
53
Loser : UNDERDOG
56
Damascus is its capital : SYRIA
57
Isolate : MAROON
58
Plaintiff : SUER
59
Employing : USING
Down
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Euphemistic oath : DOGGONE
2
Underworld talk : ARGOT
3
___-do-well : NEER
4
Kind of barn or port : CAR
5
Suffix with journal : ESE
6
Veins of ore : LODES
7
A son of Seth : ENOS
8
Peruke : WIG
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Spring beauty : DOGWOOD
10
Sight in many a cellar : BOILER
12
Tease : NEEDLE
13
Blizzard creation : DRIFT
14
Choice cut of meat : LOIN
16
New and Fair : DEALS
19
Li'l Abner's land : DOGPATCH
22
Man-made fiber : ARNEL
23
Shabby : DOGEARED
24
Skill : CRAFT
26
Memorable comic Cox : WALLY
27
Household appliance : DRIER
29
Couples : PAIRS
31
Alaskan : ALEUT
34
Monastery rooms : CELLS
35
Overacts : EMOTES
36
Early August : DOGDAYS
38
Browbeaten : HANGDOG
39
Father of Andromache : EETION
40
Scam's cousin : STING
43
Raw-silk color : ECRU
46
"___ the Horrible," comic strip : HAGAR
47
Of the art of flight: Abbr. : AERON
49
Lyon product : SOIE
50
Sudanese native : BERI
52
Joanne from W. Va. : DRU
54
Sailors' org. : NMU
55
"___ Rheingold" : DAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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