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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1984

Author:
Clavan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Clavan has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,561
Across
1
Teams : CLUBS
6
Warp's opposite : WEFT
10
Army off. : SGT
13
Schwarzenegger role : CONAN
14
Milos Forman film : HAIR
15
" . . . three men in ___" : ATUB
16
Odysseus's hostess on Aeaea : CIRCE
17
Beige : ECRU
18
Le ___ (Grand Prix stop) : MANS
19
Testifies : TAKESTHESTAND
22
Venerate : REVERE
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Type of comedian : STANDUP
25
Raised : BRED
26
Vim : PEP
29
Finishes the roof : SLATES
30
One of the Carolines: Abbr. : ISL
31
Carthaginian queen's namesakes : DIDOS
33
___ Gay, famed plane : ENOLA
34
Upside-down posture : HEADSTAND
36
Spanish steps : PASOS
39
Dough bloater : YEAST
40
Savile Row mcht. : TLR
43
Real : ACTUAL
45
___ Lanka : SRI
46
Biblical pronoun : THOU
47
___ attention (take a cadet's posture) : STANDAT
49
Brief walk : AIRING
51
Comprehension : UNDERSTANDING
54
Enjoined : BADE
55
Mild expletive : DARN
56
Abbe and Lois : LANES
58
Dry : ARID
59
Cabell of baseball : ENOS
60
Discharge : EGEST
61
Author Rand : AYN
62
Martha from Montana : RAYE
63
Pauses : RESTS
Down
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New Deal org. : CCC
2
Dawdles : LOITERS
3
Come apart : UNRAVEL
4
Supported : BACKED
5
Look of contempt : SNEER
6
Stimulate : WHET
7
Apiece : EACH
8
Lets go : FIRES
9
Targets of legislation in 1890 : TRUSTS
10
___ reason (be logical) : STANDTO
11
"___ in Durango," 1957 film : GUNDUEL
12
Cooking meas. : TBS
15
"___ His Dog": Thomas Mann : AMANAND
20
Brown tint : SEPIA
21
Ability : TALENT
22
Baseball stat. : RBI
24
O.T. book : PSA
27
Circular current : EDDY
28
Assumes an alias : POSES
31
Infamous marquis : DESADE
32
Get top billing : STAR
34
Dogged : HOUNDED
35
Bhutanese, e.g. : ASIAN
36
N'est-ce ___? : PAS
37
Pension consultant : ACTUARY
38
Substitute : STANDIN
40
Actor Roy from Chicago : THINNES
41
Most time-consuming : LONGEST
42
Lap robe : RUG
44
Food cupboard : LARDER
46
"M*A*S*H" specialty : TRIAGE
48
Lake ___, Ethiopia : TSANA
50
Lounge lizard : IDLER
52
R.P.I. site : TROY
53
Faulkner character : ANSE
54
Bleat : BAA
57
Kin of aves. : STS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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