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Charles M. Deber
Charles M. Deber

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New York Times, Sunday, June 17, 1984

64-Down : A way, for Superman?

Author:
Charles M. Deber
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Charles M. Deber has 18 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 20 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,640
Across
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Taj ___ : MAHAL
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Near, in poesy : NIGH
10
"Magic Mountain" man : MANN
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Slayer of Castor : IDAS
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Easter event : PARADE
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On a cruise : ASEA
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"Ill wind" : OBOE
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Noon, in Nancy : MIDI
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What a spot! : EXCLAMATIONPOINT
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Experts : PROS
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Suspect : DISTRUST
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Overindulge : GORGE
28
Dig they must : HOERS
29
Over: Prefix : EPI
30
Raft wood : BALSA
31
Famed portrayer of Lincoln : MASSEY
32
Where drivers play? : PARALLELPARK
38
Hostel, in Anatolia : IMARET
40
Old-womanish : ANILE
41
Carrie and Louis : NYES
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Kind of date : BLIND
43
"Norma ___" : RAE
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Niche : RECESS
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Bald bird : EAGLE
51
Voracious insect : FIREANT
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Holiday spot for soda jerks? : TWOCENTSPLAIN
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Keys state : FLORIDA
57
Cry of derision : YAH
58
Error : SLIP
60
Part of aspirin : ACETYL
61
"___ and the Detectives": Kästner : EMIL
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Where dentists sail? : ROOTCANAL
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Lips in sync : KISS
70
Fort ___, in the Canal Zone : AMADOR
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Repeat : ECHO
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Former Portuguese colony : GOA
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Anti-macassars : DOILIES
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High anxiety locales? : TENSIONMOUNTS
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Che, more formally : ERNESTO
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Let up : EASED
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"I have ___": M. L. King Jr. : ADREAM
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Group of RR's : SYS
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Director Sidney : LUMET
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Twitches : TICS
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"A Majority ___": 1961 film : OFONE
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Certain fighters : PLANES
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Stop on Cook's tour? : KITCHENRANGE
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Calm : SERENE
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Loses fur : SHEDS
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Egg: Comb. form : OVI
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Rust, for one : OXIDE
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
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Localized : REGIONAL
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Crossbar : RUNG
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Charitable address? : FUNDRAISINGDRIVE
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Defeat narrowly : EDGE
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Previously : ONCE
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Den denizen : LION
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Issued temporarily : LOANED
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"___ is more": Browning : LESS
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Honey bunch : BEES
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Boundary : SIDE
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"Oklahoma" aunt : ELLER
Down
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Skirt length : MAXI
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Electrical discharges : ARCS
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"Stop!" from a cop : HALT
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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King of Massa : LEMUEL
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How Dapper Dan dresses : NATTILY
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" ... meet it ___ set it down": Hamlet : ISI
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Prefix with graphic or logic : GEO
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Home for a jet : HANGAR
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Othello's kinsmen : MOORS
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Second First Lady : ABIGAIL
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Bar follower : NONE
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Word with drag or hair : NET
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Obtrude : IMPOSE
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Location of last resort? : DIRESTRAITS
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Cherish : ADORE
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Spacek : SISSY
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Foot: Comb. form : PED
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Quaker in a grove : ASPEN
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Jackson protégé : POLK
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Where the Rolling Stones landed? : HARDROCK
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Type of reader : BASAL
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Luzon port : MANILA
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Role : PART
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Freshly : ANEW
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"Little Caesar" : RICO
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Actor Guinness : ALEC
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___-majesté : LESE
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Chick's expression : PEEP
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Put out of humor : MIFF
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West African republic : BENIN
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Hardy and Rooney : ANDYS
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Curved plank : SNY
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D'Artagnan and friends : GASCONS
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Actress Kedrova : LILA
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" ... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
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Ralph Rackstraw, e.g. : TAR
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Crispin's product : SHOE
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Pedro's payment : PAGO
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Georgia university : EMORY
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Good place to unwind? : MAINSPRINGS
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Loaf : IDLE
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A way, for Superman? : LOISLANE
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Eight of a kind : OCTET
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Companion of Artemis : THEA
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___ Nol of Cambodia : LON
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Fruit drinks : ADES
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Fix the piano : RETUNE
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"I ___ Camera" : AMA
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About : SOME
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Paving stones : SETTS
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Pertaining to units of living matter : IDIC
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Scent : ODOR
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Turkish city : URFA
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An 1898 discovery : NEON
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Zest : TANG
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Hook's first mate : SMEE
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Soul : ESSENCE
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Rockette, for one : CHORINE
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Dicer's natural : SEVEN
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Shelves : LEDGES
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Actress in "The King and I" : KERR
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Paragons : IDEALS
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Carp : NIGGLE
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French historian: 1842-1906 : SOREL
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Give off : EXUDE
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Pluto, to Plato : HADES
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Sand pile : DUNE
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Lion : IDOL
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Buccal : ORAL
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Broadway hit of 1982 : NINE
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Assert : AVER
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Guided : LED
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Little pocket : FOB
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A crowd, to Tiberius : III
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Turf : SOD

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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