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Bette Sue Cohen
Bette Sue Cohen

New York Times, Wednesday, April 11, 1984

8-Down : Roger's follower

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,573
Across
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Deep sleep : SOPOR
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Cut down : HEWN
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Common rhyme scheme : ABAB
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Belief : CREDO
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Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
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N.Y.C. museum : MOMA
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Very seldom : ONCEINABLUEMOON
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Treat in Tijuana : TACO
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Of diodes, triodes, etc. : ELECTRONIC
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Carpenter and soldier : ANTS
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They go before P's and Q's : OES
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Cow's chew : CUD
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Uinta Mountains' state : UTAH
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Designate anew : RENAME
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Japanese sash : OBI
36
Plummer parts : ROLES
38
Uneven : ALOP
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Complete surprise : BOLTFROMTHEBLUE
43
Indonesian isle : BALI
44
"___ from the Vienna Woods" : TALES
45
Homophone for heir : ERE
46
One of a film trio : STOOGE
49
Kind of shark : LOAN
50
Pump liquid : GAS
51
Mischievous one : ELF
53
Start of Caesar's report : VENI
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Make an acronym of, perhaps : ABBREVIATE
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Facility : EASE
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Carefully picked jury : BLUERIBBONPANEL
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Art of songdom : LUND
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Enlist again, as a G.I. : REUP
68
Killer whales : ORCAS
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Tokyo, once : YEDO
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TV's Johnson : ARTE
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
Down
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Burns or Watt : SCOT
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Wine measure in Trieste : ORNA
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Slight fault : PECCADILLO
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Gray's "___ the Spring" : ODEON
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Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
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Free from evil : HEAL
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Hamburg's river : ELBE
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Roger's follower : WILCO
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Asexual : NEUTER
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G.I.'s fighting need : AMMO
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Blessing : BOON
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To me, in Paris : AMOI
13
Judge's bench : BANC
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Wise old Greek : NESTOR
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Gang's territory : TURF
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Baseball's Ty and family : COBBS
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Convoy raider : UBOAT
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"Loads" : ALOT
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Of arteries, veins, etc. : HEMAL
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Collar : NAB
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It's often pledged : ALLEGIANCE
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English pianist Lympany : MOURA
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Rapiers' relatives : EPEES
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Town near Omaha Beach : STLO
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Pedro's uncle : TIO
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Devaloka, to a Hindu : HEAVEN
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Serf of yore : ESNE
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Actor Will: 1902-78 : GEER
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Soprano role in "Don Giovanni" : ELVIRA
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Texture : FIBER
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Approximates : NEARS
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With competence : ABLY
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Gloomy or indecent : BLUE
57
League : BUND
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Offer a new version : REDO
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Be juxtaposed with : ABUT
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Small shark : TOPE
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Brand : SEAR
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In addition : ELSE
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Taro-root food : POI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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