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New York Times, Tuesday, March 27, 1984

Author:
Michael J. Parris
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Michael J. Parris has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,558
Across
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Price paid : COST
5
Heavy element : LEAD
9
___ au rhum : BABA
13
Expletive : OATH
14
Cleric's abode : MANSE
15
Where Persepolis is : IRAN
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Syngman of South Korea : RHEE
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Lab heaters : ETNAS
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Slangy negative : AINT
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Strouse refrain: 1960 : PUTONAHAPPYFACE
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Honeysuckle : BINE
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Above, to Swinburne : OER
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Coarse; obtuse : CRASS
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Alienate : ESTRANGE
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As ___ (usually) : ARULE
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Pocket case : ETUI
33
Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Sondheim refrain: 1973 : SENDINTHECLOWNS
38
Western Indian : OTO
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Early Coloradans : UTES
40
Important occurrence : EVENT
41
Chemical compound : PENTAMER
44
___ Fisher Hall, N.Y.C. : AVERY
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Emblem of sovereignty : ORB
46
Maple genus : ACER
47
Gershwin refrain: 1930 : STRIKEUPTHEBAND
55
___ fellow (genial person) : HAIL
56
Ebbets Field star : REESE
57
Pa. port : ERIE
58
Car part : AXLE
59
French pronoun : ELLES
60
Composer of "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" : ANKA
61
Feral : WILD
62
Georges ___ Tour, 17th-century painter : DELA
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Coral formation : REEF
Down
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Business abbr. : CORP
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Hawaiian island : OAHU
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Printer's direction : STET
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A 12th-century Archbishop of Canterbury : THEOBALD
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Shaping machine : LATHE
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Sicilian city : ENNA
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Request for haste: Abbr. : ASAP
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Tyrannical : DESPOTIC
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Eastern Nigeria : BIAFRA
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"Dove sono," e.g. : ARIA
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Judge's seat : BANC
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___ up (poker term) : ANTE
14
Partner of ways : MEANS
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Japanese-American : NISEI
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Law or saw follower : YER
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Where Cnossus is : CRETE
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Talk too much : RUNON
26
An anesthetic : ETHER
27
Takes to court : SUES
28
Less used : NEWER
29
Sack material : GUNNY
30
Former, formerly : ERST
31
Wet : ASOP
32
Feminine suffix : ETTE
35
Counted : NUMBERED
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Embankment : LEVEE
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Domineer : OVERBEAR
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Worked hard : TOILED
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Biblical vessel : ARK
44
Yearns : ACHES
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Confused : ATSEA
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Theatrical great : SHAW
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Cab : TAXI
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Brook : RILL
50
African river : UELE
51
___-mell : PELL
52
"Comus" composer : ARNE
53
Goddess of victory : NIKE
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Unheeding : DEAF

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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