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New York Times, Thursday, March 29, 1984

Author:
Young
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Young has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,560
Across
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Town NE of Paris : LAON
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Cures : HEALS
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___ of tears : VALE
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Islamic God : ALLAH
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Rainbow : IRIS
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Old ___ Village, Mass. : STURBRIDGE
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Refuge : NEST
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Company's procedures expert : SYSTEMSANALYST
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Owns : HAS
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Citizen of Genoa: Abbr. : ITAL
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Fiery particle : SPARK
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Former rulers of Iran : SHAHS
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What ff. means : FOL
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River out of Pittsburgh : OHIO
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Ear bone : STAPES
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Muhammad ___ : ALI
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Coded instructions for a modern machine : COMPUTERPROGRAM
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Like: Suffix : INE
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These fall in the fall : LEAVES
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Passage : LANE
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Above, to M. Arnold : OER
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Subdues : TAMES
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Pop : DADDY
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Poilu's weapon : ARME
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Nourished : FED
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Electronic machines : DATAPROCESSORS
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Lawful : JUST
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Absurd : IRRATIONAL
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Think-tank creation : IDEA
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Boys of old Rome : PUERI
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Bird that talks : MYNA
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Support : BEAR
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Urged, with "on" : EGGED
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Way out : EXIT
Down
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Girl : LASS
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Like some mannerisms : ARTY
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Co-Nobelist in Chemistry: 1946 : NORTHROP
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Damages : HARMS
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Site of ancient Olympic games : ELIS
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Director of "The Four Seasons": 1981 : ALDA
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Gratuities : LAGNIAPPES
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Scabbard makers : SHEATHERS
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Kind of plastic : VINYL
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Atalanta's beloved : ARES
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Tilt : LIST
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Superlative ending : EST
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Bill : BEAK
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Rope : LASSO
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Kind of drama : SOCIO
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"E.T. ___ home" : PHONE
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To love, in Toulouse : AIMER
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Cover on a cruise : STEAMERRUG
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Nickname for Elwood P. Dowd's rabbit : HARVE
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Electrical unit : FARAD
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Swedish island : OLAND
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British tar : LIMEY
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Boiler attachment : STEAMPIPE
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Extreme : ULTRA
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Joyful : GLADSOME
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Indian jute : DESI
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Perfume from roses : ATTAR
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Smelly : FETID
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Certain Easterner in the West : DUDE
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On the Marmora : ASEA
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Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
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Part of t.l.c. : CARE
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Cameo stone : ONYX
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Gypsy's wife : RANI
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Blind part : SLAT
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Triangular sail : JIB

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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