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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

PERSONAL POSSESSIONS

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 1984

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 544 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,647
Across
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Footlike part : PES
4
Diced : CUBED
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Kite adjunct : TAIL
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Writer Santha ___ Rau : RAMA
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"Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
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Fred's sister : ADELE
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Type of Greek architecture : IONIC
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Plant form : ECAD
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British actor's factories : JOHNSMILLS
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Tennessee auto : ERNIESFORD
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Criminal activity : ABETTING
27
Covenants : PACTS
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Hardy sidekick : LAUREL
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Free : RELEASE
31
Country house : VILLA
32
Belli's concern : DEFENSE
33
Blue Eagle measure : NRA
34
"Mattinata" composer : TOSTI
35
Actor-director Martin : GABEL
36
Quickly : APACE
39
Redcap on Tin Pan Alley : COLESPORTER
41
Mil. decoration : DSC
44
Stet's opposite : DELE
45
Throe : PANG
46
Is left on base : DIES
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Stable youngster : FOAL
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Greek vowel : ETA
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Moppet in the kitchen : JULIASCHILD
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Toscanini's birthplace : PARMA
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Wash. bigwig : SEN
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Ambler or Knight : ERIC
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Folklore creature : TROLL
57
Certain marquis's activity : SADISM
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Spectral type : SSTAR
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Golden-egg producer : GOOSE
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Lock : TRESS
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"Catch-22" star and family : ARKINS
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Richard or Daniel : BOONE
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Ballet movement : PLIE
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Double agent : SPY
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Marks and crowns : COINS
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Piece of land in Hollywood : SALLYSFIELD
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"___ Rheingold" : DAS
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"___ It Romantic?: 1932 song : ISNT
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Something easy to catch : COLD
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"___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
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Exhaust : JADE
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B.A. or M.A. : DEG
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Chef on a tour : THOMASSCOOK
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Hen : LAYER
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I.o.u.'s : CHITS
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Courage : HEART
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Comedian Conway : TIM
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Strands : MAROONS
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Riches : LUCRE
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Devil: Comb. form : DIABOLO
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Pied-___ : ATERRE
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"Flying Dutchman" girl : SENTA
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Signifies : CONNOTES
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Legume that sprouted in Vermont : ORSONSBEAN
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Mr. Leach's subsidy : CARYSGRANT
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Zilch, in Toulouse : RIEN
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Flood tide : EAGRE
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Popular poplar in puzzles : ABELE
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Theta follower : IOTA
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"___ Cassius . . . " : YOND
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Pittsburgh export : STEEL
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Years upon years : EON
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Delve : PROBE
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Lucy's TV friend : ETHEL
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What a judge passes : SENTENCE
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Embroidered blouse : CAMISA
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City northeast of Venice : UDINE
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Neth. neighbor : BELG
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House extension : ELL
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Loathe : DESPISE
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Popular gift for a man : TIECLIP
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Corporeal channel : AORTA
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Travelers' havens : INNS
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Deck count, for a Latinist : LII
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Fill the tank again : REFUEL
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Future oak : ACORN
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Stable creatures : MARES
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Confuse : ADDLE
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"A door is not a door when it's ___" : AJAR
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Island near Borneo : CELEBES
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Gape : STARE
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Wallace colleague : SAFER
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Hgts. : ALTS
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River of song : VOLGA
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Passé : DATED
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Pick-me-up : TONIC
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Cross-examine : GRILL
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Summer quaffs : ADES
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Rambler owned by Charlie Hustle : PETESROSE
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Comedian's ruler : ALANSKING
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Colombian city : CALI
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"Swan Lake" role : ODILE
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Miss von Kappelhoff's diary entry : DORISSDAY
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Tool in a private eye's digs : SAMSSPADE
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Silent one : CLAM
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Sounds contented : PURRS
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Evanesce : FADE
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What a teenager pants for : JEANS
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Kind of pigeon : STOOL
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Chum : CRONY
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They go to blazes : HOSES
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Denuded apples : PARED
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Wading bird : STILT
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Change the color : TINT
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Role for Ingrid : GOLDA
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Kind of test : ACID
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Healing ointments : BALMS
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Conn man : PILOT
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Scallion's kin : LEEK
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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"___ me" (chimney sweep's O.K.) : SOOTS
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Firenze bloom : FIORE
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Certain checkers : CHINESE
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Boy Scout event : JAMBOREE
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Annoyance : THORN
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Steered clear of : SHUNNED
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Faction : SECT
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S.A. capital : CARACAS
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Tael : LIANG
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Halo : CORONA
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Pre-Yule purchase : TINSEL
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The rainbow fish : MAORI
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Valley between volcanic cones : ATRIO
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Adjust the clock : RESET
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Hear of : LEARN
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Moriarty's creator : DOYLE
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N.Z. university : OTAGO
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Figure in "Reds" : LENIN
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Kilns: Var. : OSTS
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Utah lily : SEGO
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An Algonquian language : CREE
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Botany is one : BAY
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Browning's "___ Vogler" : ABT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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