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John M. Samson
John M. Samson

New York Times, Tuesday, June 26, 1984

Author:
John M. Samson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
John M. Samson has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,649
Across
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Small amount : DRIB
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Literary genre : SAGA
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Puccini opera : TOSCA
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Geraldine Chaplin's mother : OONA
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S. Yemen capital : ADEN
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Pianist Peterson : OSCAR
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A. W. Clausen's concern : WORLDBANK
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U ___ of U.N. fame : THANT
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Shostakovich : DMITRI
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W. German boundary river : ELBE
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New Guinea port : LAE
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Ballet opening : ENTREE
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Cash drawer : TILL
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Quizzed : ASKED
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Anchorman Dan : RATHER
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Holly : ILEX
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Suffix for resident : IAL
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Wed sub rosa : ELOPED
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Predecessor of 19 Across : DAGHAMMARSKJOLD
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Sponge up : ABSORB
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Roosted : SAT
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Inter follower : ALIA
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Least abundant : RAREST
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Mosaic : INLAY
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Witticism : JEST
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U.N. cultural org. : UNESCO
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Nosh : EAT
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Duration : TERM
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Nobel Peace Prize recipient: 1965 : UNICEF
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Strad's kin : AMATI
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Native : ABORIGINE
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Countryless man of fiction : NOLAN
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In addition : PLUS
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Elevator-brake inventor : OTIS
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Adversary : ENEMY
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Lebanese Port : TYRE
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Nyet group : REDS
Down
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Stewart's "Harvey" role : DOWD
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Lodge : ROOM
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Calvary letters : INRI
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Estonian : BALT
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Salk colleague : SABIN
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Ohio Northern's town : ADA
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U.N.'s main deliberative body : GENERALASSEMBLY
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Girl's short sock : ANKLET
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Kind of bag : TOTE
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Kirghiz S.S.R. city : OSH
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Former U.N. delegate John ___ : SCALI
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Martian marking : CANAL
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Cooperative, Russian style : ARTEL
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Stowe hero : DRED
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Order : BEHEST
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Londoner's trolley : TRAM
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Paris, e.g. : TROJAN
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Radames's love : AIDA
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Piece of cake, e.g. : SLAB
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They get tapped : KEGS
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Admonish : EXHORT
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Wapiti : ELK
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Stain : IMBRUE
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Straw vote : POLL
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Kazan : ELIA
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Military time : DDAY
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Antony's altar : ARA
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Ship deserters : RATS
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Ecstatic : ENRAPT
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Caddoan tribe : IONI
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Chief delegate Kirkpatrick : JEANE
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De Valera : EAMON
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Flat : STALE
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Malediction : CURSE
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Wee : TINY
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Summon, in a way : CITE
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Sooner State city : ENID
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Actor Parker : FESS
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Tim ___, 1958 Derby winner : TAM
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"The Lord's Prayer" starter : OUR

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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