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New York Times, Monday, April 23, 1984

Author:
Murphy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,585

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Students & seniors
Across
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Faint-hearted : TIMID
6
Victoria, to Disraeli : MAAM
10
Ziegfeld, to Anna Held : FLO
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Like Mary's little pet : OVINE
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Girl's name in Omsk : OLGA
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Quahog : CLAM
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Koch's "Mayor" is one : BESTSELLER
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Enthusiastic review : RAVE
19
"___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
20
Merry : GAY
21
Hoffman role : KRAMER
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Del ___, Calif. : MAR
24
Elsa, e.g. : LIONESS
25
Alarmed : SCARED
29
Lagniappe : BONUS
30
Avid : EAGER
31
Absent-minded : FORGETFUL
35
Greek vowels : ETAS
36
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern : DANES
37
Stewpot : OLLA
38
Characters in "The Onion Field" : POLICEMEN
40
Prepare dough : KNEAD
41
Gluts : SATES
42
Philanthropists' antitheses : MISERS
43
Roped by all fours : HOGTIED
46
Belmont transaction : BET
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E.T. et al. : ALIENS
48
Snake or scarf : BOA
49
Stead : LIEU
53
Bowsprit : SPAR
54
Chamberlain TV miniseries, with "The" : THORNBIRDS
57
Felt-tips, e.g. : PENS
58
Saarinen : EERO
59
Saw : ADAGE
60
Concorde : SST
61
Pitcher Nolan ___ : RYAN
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Ramblers : ROSES
Down
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What "être" means : TOBE
2
Burl of songs and films : IVES
3
Fog's kin : MIST
4
"___ each life . . . " : INTO
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___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
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Bicuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
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U.S.S.R. to U.S.A., in W.W. II : ALLY
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Iron or Stone : AGE
9
Spots : MARKINGS
10
Olympics symbol : FLAME
11
Cleanses : LAVES
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Hebrew measures : OMERS
15
California senator and family : CRANSTONS
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Plushbottom expletive : EGAD
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Rake : ROUE
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Sea, to Stéphanie : MER
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Actress Sophia : LOREN
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Ooze : SEEP
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Roman statesman : CATO
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" . . . ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
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Underground group : RESISTERS
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Mister ___ (minstrel) : BONES
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Noted : FAMED
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Abscond : FLEE
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Suffix with cell : ULAR
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Young fellows : LADS
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Lover's antithesis : DETESTER
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Third person : CAIN
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Carson, the scout : KIT
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Intend : MEAN
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Fasteners : HASPS
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Wine flasks for Socrates : OLPES
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Ferber hit in 1952 : GIANT
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Element used in metallurgy : BORON
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Adriatic wind : BORA
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Resort near Venice : LIDO
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Novelists Levin and Wolfert : IRAS
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Maugham's "The Razor's ___" : EDGE
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Avails : USES
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"___ There," 1954 hit song : HEY
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Tavern : BAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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