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New York Times, Saturday, March 24, 1984

Author:
Hosler
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,555
Across
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Brazilian dance : SAMBA
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An arm of H.U.D. : FHA
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Titubate : REEL
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"___ of One's Own": Woolf : AROOM
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Down Under leapers : ROOS
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Part of a roof : EAVE
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Eos's time : SUNUP
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It was, to Nero : ERAT
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Cliff : CRAG
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Complication : SNARL
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Defender of Rome: 1849 : GARIBALDI
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One of the Fords : GERALD
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Sports shocker : UPSET
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Foundation : BASE
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"My Sister ___" : EILEEN
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Footstool : OTTOMAN
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Noted U.S. seismologist : RICHTER
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Depended : RELIED
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Hypothesis : THEORY
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Knowing : GNOSTIC
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"___ Tattoo," T. Williams play : THEROSE
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Rootlessness : AMOMIE
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Bull and Rolvaag : OLES
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Stand for de Kooning : EASEL
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Poet Aiken : CONRAD
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Traveling bag : GLADSTONE
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Sociologist's concern : MORES
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Frost : RIME
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Composer-singer from Ottawa : ANKA
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Ring-shaped reef : ATOLL
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Black : EBON
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Litigant : SUER
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Home of the "Golden Hurricane" : TULSA
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Sobrinos' kin : TIAS
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Hampshire's home : STY
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Holm : ISLET
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Lip : SASS
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___ for one's money : ARUN
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Actress Maris : MONA
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Middle-class : BOURGEOIS
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Plentiful : AMPLE
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"___ We Know," 1934 song : FORALL
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Magpie or pack rat : HOARDER
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Italian commune : ASTI
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A summing up : RECAP
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Hyde and Grey : EARLS
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Circumvent : EVADE
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On the up and up : LEGIT
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Get back : REGAIN
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Nobel Peace Prize winner: 1950 : BUNCHE
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Companion of writin' and 'rithmetic : READIM
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Five-time Wimbledon champ : BORG
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Egyptian symbol : ATEN
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Manche's capital : STLO
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One or the other : EITHER
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Basic materials : METALS
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"Father of History" : HERODOTUS
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Dupe : TOOL
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Old tongue : ERSE
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Gypsy gentlemen : RYES
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One source of milk : COCONUT
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Chorus rejectee's problem : TINEAR
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Dance of the 60's : MONKEY
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Shore bird : EGRET
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Excuse of a sort : ALIBI
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Group north of Tonga : SAMOA
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Sir Anthony and family : EDENS
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Instrument for Perlman : AMATI
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Soviet wire service : TASS
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Ship's motion : ROLL
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Gilbert's Lord High Everything ___ : ELSE
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Lath : SLAT

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

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