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New York Times, Monday, June 11, 1984

Author:
Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Whitten has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,634
Across
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Encounter : MEET
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Tender : WARM
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S.R.O. show : SMASH
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Can. province : ALTA
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Literary Lamb : ELIA
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Bingo relative : LOTTO
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Astronaut/bandleader : JOHNGLENNMILLER
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Unfolded : OPENED
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Substitutes : STANDINS
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Rent again : RELET
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Existence : BEING
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Pro ___ (in proportion) : RATA
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Holy : SAINTED
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Mad ___ hatter : ASA
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Mineral deposit : ORE
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Water wheel : NORIA
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General/Oscar winner (1975) : ROBERTELEEGRANT
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Spinal cord: Comb. form : MYELO
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One of Mickey's exes : AVA
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Legume : PEA
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Willow twigs : SALLOWS
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Rainbow goddess : IRIS
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Bullion : METAL
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Pursue : CHASE
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Michael Jackson's prized collection : GRAMMIES
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Seethed : BOILED
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Oscar winner (1964)/"Star Wars" star : REXHARRISONFORD
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" . . . a tale told by an ___ . . . ": Macbeth : IDIOT
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Paradise : EDEN
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Bangkok native : THAI
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Band after bandits : POSSE
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Wine: Comb. form : OENO
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Garage or fire follower : SALE
Down
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Barbara or Hoople : MAJOR
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Run to wed : ELOPE
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Waters or Merman : ETHEL
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Roscoe of tennis : TANNER
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Tuesday in Hollywood : WELD
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Drink on draught : ALE
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Washer cycle : RINSE
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Praying ___ : MANTIS
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Discus thrower's activity : SLINGING
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Pattern : MOLD
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King of the Huns : ATLI
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Garbo contemporary : STEN
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___ d'oeuvre : HORS
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"I ___ Kick Out of You" : GETA
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"Give a ___ horse . . . " : MANA
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Unadorned : BARE
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Young child : TOT
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Neighbor of Swed. : NOR
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Snare : TRAP
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One, to Fritz : EINE
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Computer input : DATA
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"A Farewell to ___" : ARMS
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Salty sauce : SOYA
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Cain's victim : ABEL
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Guido's high note : ELA
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Building wing : ELL
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Sharer of lodgings : ROOMMATE
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Satanic : EVIL
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Corn unit : EAR
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Dam : WEIR
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Sound equipment : STEREO
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Religious image : ICON
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Changes : SHIFTS
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Notwithstanding : ASIDE
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Hilo greeting : ALOHA
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Ecologically changing : SERAL
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Murphy or Albert : EDDIE
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Luggage piece : GRIP
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An anagram for rode : REDO
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Losers in W.W. II : AXIS
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Units of conductance : MHOS
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Pro ___ publico : BONO
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D.C. V.I.P. : SEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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