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New York Times, Friday, June 29, 1984

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,652
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Salubrious resorts : SPAS
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Open-mouthed : AGAPE
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Pernicious : EVIL
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Mobile place for chow : CHUCKWAGON
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Short-lived star : NOVA
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Pronunciation authority : ORTHOEPIST
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Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
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"___ these truths . . . " : WEHOLD
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Alpine dweller : TIROLESE
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Popular piano piece : NOLA
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Hybrid animal : CATALO
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Her name means "maiden" : CORA
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Comical Albert : FAT
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Plant organ : PISTIL
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Ring name : ALI
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Chocolate drink : COCOA
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He wrote "The Mysterious Island" : VERNE
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Dickens's pseudonym : BOZ
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Skill : ART
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Mark of the P.G.A. : LYE
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Fiddler-crab genus : UCA
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Ten-percenter : AGENT
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British ___ : ISLES
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Reveal one's humanity : ERR
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Lerner's forte : LYRICS
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Break bread : EAT
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Anna of films : STEN
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Moon's Unification, e.g. : CHURCH
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Word in a Hemingway title : WHOM
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Photographer of a sort : TINTYPER
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Dempsey was one : MAULER
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Foreordain : PREDESTINE
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Knox or Dix : FORT
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What some workers are on : LATESHIFTS
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Floating ice : FLOE
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Winter month in Toledo : ENERO
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Pewee's pad : NEST
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River craft : SCOW
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Skull study : PHRENOLOGY
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One who sanctions an action : AUTHORIZER
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Ecole in ancient Rome : SCHOLA
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Dumbfounded, in a way : AWED
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Wide crack : GAP
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Restless, musically : AGITATO
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Place : POSIT
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Snare : ENTRAP
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Surround : ENCLOSE
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Coup in card playing : VOLE
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Burl : IVES
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Like some excuses : LAME
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U.S.S.R. peninsula : KOLA
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Oily fruits : OLIVES
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Saguaro, opuntia, etc. : CACTI
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Group of machinators : CABAL
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Pro : FOR
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Veristic : TRUETOLIFE
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Financial windfalls : INCREMENTS
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Hear : LEARN
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Like lilting tunes : CATCHY
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Oft-praised deity : ALLAH
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Still : YET
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Wink : NICTATE
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Hide : SECRETE
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Flexible : SUPPLE
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Certain invalid : SHUTIN
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What A.E.S. did in 1956 : RERAN
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What some stories won't do : WASH
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Spat : TIFF
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Man of the hour : IDOL
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Agrippina's son : NERO
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Middle: Comb. form : MESO
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Kind of cure : REST
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Weber's "___ Freischütz" : DER

Answer summary: 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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