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New York Times, Wednesday, June 13, 1984

Author:
Ferreira
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Ferreira has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,636
Across
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Period : DOT
4
___ on (incites) : EGGS
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Fight : SCRAP
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Over : ATOP
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Worsted : WOOL
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Hit hard : PASTE
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Slangy refusal : NOPE
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Important river in W.W. II : ELBE
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Garden plant : ASTER
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David and Dora or Agnes : COPPERFIELDS
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Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
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Opposite to : VISAVIS
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Fourth-rate grade : DEE
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Quizzed : TESTED
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Eft : NEWT
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Hourglass : TIMER
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Ferber and Purviance : EDNAS
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Ex-speedster of the N.F.L. : MERCURYMORRIS
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Thick soup : PUREE
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O’Connor’s TV cook : MEARA
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Lacedaemon : SPARTA
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Agcy. formed under F.D.R. : SSA
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Clover, for one : TREFOIL
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Saltpeter : NITER
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Ridiculously intricate contrivance : RUBEGOLDBERG
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Seer’s card : TAROT
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Likewise : ALSO
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Othello’s ensign : IAGO
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Fort ___, Calif. : BRAGG
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Missile bed : SILO
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Runners at Stowe : SKIS
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Dictum : SAYSO
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Black : EBON
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Kind of sauce or bean : SOY
Down
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Emulated Nureyev : DANCED
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He portrayed Lawrence of Arabia : OTOOLE
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Fall over : TOPPLE
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Jug : EWER
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Fuzzy Zoeller’s forte : GOLF
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Asian desert : GOBI
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LP jacket : SLEEVE
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W.W. I planes : SPADS
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Unbelievable prophetess : CASSANDRA
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Q–U nexus : RST
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Consumed : ATE
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For each : PER
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Pepper in a trattoria : PEPE
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Lure : ENTICE
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Cover : LID
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“___, vidi, vici” : VENI
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"___ a Spy,” 1933 film : IWAS
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Rds. : STS
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Large bird : EMU
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Sun. homily : SER
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Walnut or hickory nut : TRYMA
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Arboreal croakers : TREEFROGS
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Mission : ERRAND
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"The Ghost and Mrs. ___” : MUIR
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Baltique or Corail : MER
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Cereal plant : OAT
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Word before luck or roast : POT
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Akin : SIB
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Gratify : PLEASE
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Table ante? : STEAKS
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Mendez or Franchi : SERGIO
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Galleon : ARGOSY
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Expenditure : OUTGO
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Wading bird : IBIS
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Fluent : GLIB
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Norway’s capital : OSLO
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Doctorow’s “___ Lake” : LOON
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Cooking meas. : TBS
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Parseghian : ARA
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Sugar or Aldo : RAY

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

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