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New York Times, Friday, June 1, 1984

Author:
Sam Bellotto, Jr.
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Sam Bellotto, Jr. has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,624
Across
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Astronomer, at times : GAZER
6
They give a hoot : OWLS
10
Bleak : RAW
13
Kind of acid : AMINO
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Eire's Sinn ___ : FEIN
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River through Bern : AARE
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Quantities in steins : PINTS
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"___ Shanter," Burns poem : TAMO
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Liana or allamanda : VINE
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Incapable of concentration : SCATTERBRAINED
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Ferrous : IRONY
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Zounds! : EGAD
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Pandemonium : BEDLAM
27
Most uninteresting : TRITEST
30
Scull : OAR
31
City in SW California : BREA
34
Star of 58 Down : NOLTE
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Contrary to one's nature : AGAINSTTHEGRAIN
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Ooze : SLIME
40
Mountbatten was one : EARL
41
Aye : YES
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Alley match : TENPINS
44
___ Pointe, Mich. : GROSSE
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Leaf : PAGE
48
One step : STAIR
50
Popular hot custard pie : QUICHELORRAINE
55
Lab. test : EXPT
56
Sturdy boat : DORY
57
Buck or eye follower : TOOTH
59
Denials : NOES
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___ out (gets by) : EKES
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Offertory site : ALTAR
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Word with the M-G-M lion : ARS
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Gossip : DIRT
64
Licks and sticks : SEALS
Down
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Lacuna : GAP
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Author Kingsley : AMIS
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Color called cloud gray : ZINC
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Necessitate : ENTAIL
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Pulpits : ROSTRA
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Time after time : OFTEN
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Fatigued : WEARY
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Wing or fin : LIMB
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Sound sleeper? : SNORER
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Inning interruptions : RAINDELAYS
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Book by Björnson : ARNE
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Use a hoe : WEED
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Odom or Post : AVIATOR
20
Places to find mummies : TOMBS
21
Getting on : AGING
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Exult : BOAST
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Bird at the mint : EAGLE
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Downspouts : DRAINPIPES
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Asian goat : TAHR
28
Pigs' digs : STIES
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Nervous : TENSE
32
U.S. 66 and I-95 : RTES
33
After zeta : ETA
36
Collisions : IMPACTS
37
Whinny : NEIGH
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"Dream of Gerontius" composer : ELGAR
43
Required : NEEDED
45
Lariats : RIATAS
46
Brooks Robinson was one : ORIOLE
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More resentful : SORER
49
Rendezvous : TRYST
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City near Luxor : QENA
51
Calpurnia, to Caesar : UXOR
52
Fenrir's father : LOKI
53
"___ creature was stirring . . . " : NOTA
54
Inclusive abbr. : ETAL
58
"48 ___," 1982 film : HRS

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

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