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New York Times, Monday, April 9, 1984

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,571
Across
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Resting : ABED
5
Stage : PHASE
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Assert : AVER
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Indefinite amount : SOME
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Positioning system for seamen : LORAN
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Arnaz : DESI
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Journey : TRIP
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Unit follower : ARIAN
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Clock face : DIAL
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Service at D.C. : INTERNALREVENUE
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Commercial papers : NOTES
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Song : AIR
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Thompson or Hawkins : SADIE
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Eur. sea : ADR
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Ending for verb or glob : OSE
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Tamarisk salt tree : ATLE
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Distribute playing cards : DEAL
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Frozen : GELID
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Pours : RAINS
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Hosp. workers : RNS
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Zinc ___ : OXIDE
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Rasp : GRATE
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On the summit : ATOP
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Level : EVEN
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Approvals : OKS
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Decay : ROT
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Having weapons : ARMED
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Drink : SUP
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Pause : LETUP
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1040A form : INCOMETAXRETURN
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Calm : COOL
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Right-hand page : RECTO
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Everywhere: Comb. form : OMNI
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City in Ill. : ALTON
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Monster : OGRE
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Require : NEED
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Travels via water : SAILS
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Close : NEAR
Down
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Italian wine region : ASTI
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Née : BORN
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Give forth : EMIT
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Person supported : DEPENDENT
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Sowed : PLANTED
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Book of Hours : HORAE
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Seed coverings : ARILS
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River in West Germany : SAAR
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Set of nine : ENNEAD
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Totalizer : ADDER
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Blood vessel : VEIN
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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"Aggravex" : RILE
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Hugh Capet was one : ROI
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Zodiacal sign : VIRGO
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Bleak : STARK
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Pseudonym of a sort : ALIAS
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Too : ALSO
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___ branch (peace emblem) : OLIVE
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Sympathized (with) : SIDED
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Paradise : EDEN
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Hill dweller : ANT
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Taxpayer's delight : EXEMPTION
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An antibody : SERUM
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Certain Met supporters : PATRONS
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"Aïda" and "Carmen" : OPERAS
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Regret : RUE
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Neither liquid nor gaseous : SOLID
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Milk: Comb. form : LACTI
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Praise highly : EXTOL
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Image : ICON
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Alaskan city or cape : NOME
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Ice-cream ___ : CONE
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Brain tissue : TELA
57
Importune : URGE
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___ avis : RARA
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"Two of one trade ___ love": Dekker : NEER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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