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New York Times, Tuesday, June 19, 1984

Author:
John Dreyer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.56, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,642
Across
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Town on Long Island : ISLIP
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Mets' home : SHEA
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City map : PLAT
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Belgian city : GHENT
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Epithet for poet Pope : WASP
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Role for Myrna : NORA
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Surpass : OUTDO
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Successor to Henry the Fowler : OTTO
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Of the dawn : EOAN
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Hosp. personnel : RNS
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Harp's relative : LYRE
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Apposable digits : THUMBS
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Take notice : HEED
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Attention getter : AHEM
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Deeply earnest : SOLEMN
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Aiding the memory : MNEMONIC
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Christmas shrub : HOLLY
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Type of drum : BONGO
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Ore. neighbor : IDA
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Moslem priest : IMAM
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Preface : PROEM
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Trifles : TOYS
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Tachometer meas. : RPM
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Tommy's guns : STENS
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Butler portrayer : GABLE
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Gershwin's "___ in Blue" : RHAPSODY
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Genuflects : KNEELS
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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The Tower of London was one : GAOL
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"The ___ File": Forsyth : ODESSA
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N.L. M.V.P. in 1954 and 1965 : MAYS
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Common article : THE
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Soapstone : TALC
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Part of a list : ITEM
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Karl Marx's birthplace : TRIER
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Unemployed : IDLE
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Insensible : NUMB
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Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
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Red and Coral : SEAS
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Ids' relatives : EGOS
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Emperors of White Russia : CZARS
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Avoid : SHUN
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Tennis calls : LETS
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Neither Dem. nor Rep. : IND
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Egyptian astronomer : PTOLEMY
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Excalibur was one : SWORD
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Hold in odium : HATE
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Winter time in Phila. : EST
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Maxim : APOTHEGM
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Lung: Comb. form : PNEUMO
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Machine for weaving : LOOM
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Burnoose wearer : ARAB
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Wallops : TANS
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Hankering : YEN
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Blood: Comb. form : HEMO
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Tiller's locale : HELM
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Boleyn and Hathaway : ANNES
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Bake eggs : SHIRR
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Zip : OOMPH
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Andean beast : LLAMA
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Listless : MOONY
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Grief-stricken mother of myth : NIOBE
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Pastoral poem : IDYLL
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Ablative and dative, e.g. : CASES
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Dutch port : BREDA
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___ poisoning : PTOMAINE
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Chinese weight : TAEL
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Ukr. and Lith. : SSRS
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Having knowledge : GNOSTIC
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Washington was one : PISCES
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One of Arthur's knights : KAY
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Animal's legs : GAMBS
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Elevator pioneer : OTIS
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Miami's county : DADE
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Actress Raines : ELLA
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Exec's communication : MEMO
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Singer Turner : TINA
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Prince Charles, for one : HEIR
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Historic periods : ERAS
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Pitcher McGraw : TUG
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Rosalind's nickname : ROZ

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