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New York Times, Saturday, June 30, 1984

Author:
S. E. Wilkinson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 385 (avg 2.08)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
S. E. Wilkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,653
Across
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Pinchbeck : SHAM
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Woodworkers' tools : RASPS
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Sans ___ (peerless) : EGAL
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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U.S.S.R. part : UNION
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Aztec god of sowing : XIPE
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With, to Pierre : CHEZ
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Florida bay : TAMPA
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O.T. book : EZEK
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Violin virtuoso : ITZHAKPERLMAN
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Emblem of sovereignty : ORB
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Kind of knot or stitch : SLIP
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Hood's exit : LAM
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Fifty percent : HALF
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Infrequently : SELDOM
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Sale words : ASIS
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Gretzky score : GOAL
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Filmy fabric : GAUZE
40
Violin virtuoso : PINCHASZUKERMAN
43
Dote on : ADORE
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"William ___," Rossini opera : TELL
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Jolly boat : YAWL
46
Striped polecats : ZORILS
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Wiener topper : SLAW
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___ Miguel, Azores island : SAO
51
Rock star Jagger : MICK
53
___ Cliburn : VAN
55
Violin virtuoso : JASCHAHEIFETZ
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One of "The Three B's" : BACH
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Practical : UTILE
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Bowed instrument : VIOL
65
Soprano Petina : IRRA
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Facing : LINER
67
"___ music . . . ": Gershwin : IGOT
68
Squalled : BLEW
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A son of Boreas : ZETES
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Space-vehicle units : LEMS
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Wall St. watchdog : SEC
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"Oh, it's ___-yee . . . ": Gruber : HIHI
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Jean Baptiste ___, French violinist : ANET
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Kind of soprano : MEZZO
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Swedish turnip : RUTABAGA
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A giant of Palestine : ANAK
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Dope : SIMP
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John, Paul et al. : POPES
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Complications : SNARLS
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Model : EXEMPLARY
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Sphinx site : GIZA
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" . . . his nose was as sharp as ___": Shak. : APEN
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Rijn branch : LEK
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Royal monogram : HRH
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Meuse River city : LIEGE
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Bolivian seat of government : LAPAZ
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"Do as I say, not ___" : ASIDO
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Musical scale : MINOR
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"The ___ Chord" : LOST
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Disconcerts : FAZES
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Creator of Edmond Dantès : DUMAS
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Conductor Seiji : OZAWA
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Edison's ___ Park : MENLO
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Ivory carving : SCRIMSHAW
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Quiet : LULL
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Spiral: Comb. form : HELIC
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Instruments for 61 Across : KLAVIERS
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Creator of "Peanuts" : SCHULZ
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U.S.A.F. auxiliary : WAF
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Porter's "___ Went to Haiti" : KATIE
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Author Shute : NEVIL
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Scandian chieftain : JARL
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Realty unit : ACRE
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Tip-off of a sort : HINT
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Opponent of S. Grant : ELEE
59
Buster Brown's dog : TIGE
60
Type of lens : ZOOM
61
Highchair wear : BIB
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Inf. officers : LTS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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