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New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1984

Author:
Virginia L. Yates
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Brownish gray : TAUPE
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Humble : ABASE
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Drain : SAP
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It hath 30 days : APRIL
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Grottoes : CAVES
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Wing : ELL
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Humdinger : CRACKERJACK
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___ king (creamed) : ALA
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Chat : TALK
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New Deal agcy. : REA
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Kickshaw : TIDBIT
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Grassy field : LEA
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Bailiwicks : DOMAINS
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Cap for a cleric : BIRETTA
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Presses : IRONS
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Harem room : ODA
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Rich cakes : TORTES
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Etcher's need : ACID
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Kelp and nostoc : ALGAE
40
"Sammy and ___," 1983 film : COS
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Type of trout : PIUTE
42
Durable wood : TEAK
43
Item for Ansel Adams : CAMERA
45
Diamonds, to a fence : ICE
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Pepo : MELON
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Go to great ___ (extend oneself) : LENGTHS
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Fawn upon : ADULATE
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Vilify : DEFAME
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Field role : RAE
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Engrossed : RAPT
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"Buzz ___!" : OFF
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Earner with dependents : BREADWINNER
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Luau dish : POI
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Wild dog of Australia : DINGO
66
Taut : TENSE
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Half a score : TEN
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Mosquito causing yellow fever : AEDES
69
Say : STATE
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What blunt, brusque people lack : TACT
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Guam harbor : APRA
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U.S.S.R. river : URAL
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Tight spot : PICKLE
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Wapiti : ELK
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Land measure : ACRE
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___ California : BAJA
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A Gardner : AVA
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Military subdivisions : SECTORS
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Umiak user : ESKIMO
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Hardtack : SEABISCUIT
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Bushed : ALLIN
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Municipal maps : PLATS
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One of Terpsichore's sisters : ERATO
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The Argives : DANAI
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
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Engine for a semi : DIESEL
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Something not to be rocked : BOAT
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Unemployed : IDLE
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Tatterdemalion : RAGAMUFFIN
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Secret : ARCANE
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Jerry's partner : TOM
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Scratch causer : ITCH
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Fourth-rate marks : DEES
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Wolf in "The Jungle Books" : AKELA
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Glass unit : PANE
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Clique : COTERIE
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Freshen : RENEW
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Greek el : LAMBDA
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Deep red : GARNET
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Ratify : ADOPT
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Creator of Moll Flanders : DEFOE
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What wild winds do : RAGE
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Brouhahas : ADOS
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Held or Karenina : ANNA
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Nuisance : PEST
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Item for some surgeons : TREE
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Tip : END
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"___ Only a Paper Moon" : ITS

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