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New York Times, Tuesday, May 22, 1984

Author:
Marie West
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,614
Across
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Fairway warning : FORE
5
Seasonal yields : CROPS
10
Rugby's river : AVON
14
Container for a picnic : ICER
15
Pillage : HARRY
16
Split asunder : RIVE
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Envelope abbr. : ATTN
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Moslem ruler : AMEER
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Mid-March date : IDES
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Alaska, formerly: Abbr. : TER
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Square-riggers, for short : BRIGS
22
Activists : DOERS
23
Warehouse facility : STORAGE
25
Redactor : EDITOR
27
Coty or Descartes : RENE
28
Manitoban Indian : CREE
29
Dinner check : TAB
31
Improve : AMEND
33
Except for : SAVE
34
Parcel out : METE
35
London elevator : LIFT
36
Record jacket : LINER
37
Wind-sheltered : ALEE
38
Leer's cousin : OGLE
39
Hebrew prophet : AMOS
40
Top of a wave : CREST
41
Palindromic preposition : ERE
42
Cerulean : BLUE
43
Clipper : SHIP
44
Genuine : ACTUAL
46
Hides away : STASHES
49
Floral essence : ATTAR
50
Forcefully : AMAIN
52
Mined find : ORE
53
Pastoral sounds : MOOS
54
Inexorable : STERN
55
___ instant (promptly) : INAN
56
Flubs : ERRS
57
Assume as fact : POSIT
58
Caesura : REST
59
Big Board initials : NYSE
60
Volcanic rock : TRASS
61
Cruising : ASEA
Down
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Decrees : FIATS
2
Rowing crew : OCTET
3
Calculators of distance from earth : RETROREFLECTORS
4
Sea eagle : ERN
5
Indictment : CHARGE
6
Fiber plant : RAMIE
7
NW state : OREG
8
Certain forest areas : PRESERVES
9
Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
10
Tumultuously : ARIOT
11
Equipment for some dialers : VIDEOTELEPHONES
12
Estimates too highly : OVERRATES
13
Famous loch : NESS
21
Combo : BAND
22
Matrix : DIE
24
French income : RENTE
26
Whitetail : DEER
28
Birchbark : CANOE
30
Symbol of redness : BEET
31
African lily : ALOE
32
Nomadic : MIGRATORY
33
Pretender : SIMULATOR
34
He hit 61 homers in '61 : MARIS
36
Singing syllables : LALA
40
Oriental sleuth : CHAN
42
___ marigold (sticktight) : BUR
43
Economizes : STINTS
45
Cup for Cécile : TASSE
46
Hindu garb : SARIS
47
Scratch an entry : ERASE
48
Wagnerian heroine : SENTA
49
Church corner : AMEN
51
Tableland : MESA
54
N.Y.C., e.g. : SPT
55
Pension plan: Abbr. : IRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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