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New York Times, Friday, April 6, 1984

Author:
Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { H K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jones has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,568
Across
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Aglets : TAGS
5
Recipient of a McKinley message : GARCIA
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___ stump (perplexed) : UPA
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Resuming activities : UPANDAROUND
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Pet's hold-out : PAW
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Succeed, as plans : COMEUPROSES
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Word with type or horn : TIN
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Drift along : SLIDE
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Devilkin : IMP
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Fumes : ODORS
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Page's "In ___ Virginia" : OLE
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Mazel ___ (Hebrew congratulations) : TOV
26
Stowe's "dismal" tale: 1856 : DRED
27
Standard : NORM
29
Colorful brassica : REDCABBAGE
34
Oft-reported phenomenon : UFO
36
Revealed : IMPARTED
37
Pope, circa 140–55 : PIUSI
40
Nickname of Onassis : ARI
41
Ranks : TIERS
42
Ambitious : ASPIRING
44
View : SEE
45
They've been up : DESCENDERS
47
Steady with ropes at sea : FRAP
51
Plugs : TAPS
52
Ike's W.W. II post : ETO
54
Berlin's "___ Bad, Bad Man" : IMA
55
Riding for ___ : AFALL
57
Varnish ingredient : LAC
59
"Wuthering Heights" setting : MOORS
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___ alai : JAI
62
Hard pressed : UPAGAINSTIT
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Summit: Comb. form : ACR
66
Causes : GIVESRISETO
67
Crosses out : XES
68
Partner of fits : STARTS
69
Jewish month : ADAR
Down
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Home of some Wildcats : TUCSON
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___ Belvedere, Vatican statue : APOLLO
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More risqué : GAMIER
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Lop off, in Lanark : SNED
5
Lacuna : GAP
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Disembark : ARRIVE
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Woolf's "Jacob's ___" : ROOM
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Moon's horn : CUSP
9
Ending for Paul : INE
10
Substance taken up in a lab : ADSORBATE
11
Like the late news : UPTODATE
12
Similar set : PAIR
13
Wheat "whiskers" : AWNS
15
A tuneful twosome : DUET
22
Confer officially with a returned astronaut : DEBRIEF
25
Spanish gold : ORO
26
Cast a fly : DAP
28
"Annie" or "Evita" : MUSICAL
30
Lament : DIRGE
31
Half of MDCCCII : CMI
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Eur. land : GER
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Asner and Ames : EDS
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Hydrants : FIREPLUGS
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Cushion : PAD
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Japanese bay : ISE
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To which some are kicked : UPSTAIRS
40
Ampersand : AND
43
Electees : INS
44
Fast plane : SST
46
Provide new actors : RECAST
48
Ran amok : RIOTED
49
Hindu's ambrosial drink : AMRITA
50
A shepherd, originally : PASTOR
53
Prefix for potent : OMNI
55
Greek hero : AJAX
56
Confront : FACE
57
Etnean output : LAVA
58
Dyer's device : AGER
60
Pelion's support : OSSA
63
Cherry core : PIT
64
Collectors in Apr. : IRS

Answer summary: 6 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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