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New York Times, Tuesday, June 5, 1984

Author:
H. M. Kennedy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q Y }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
H. M. Kennedy has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,628
Across
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Uncertainty : DOUBT
6
Secular clergyman of France : ABBE
10
Connect : JOIN
14
Plenty : AMPLE
15
Decisive point : CRUX
16
Church calendar : ORDO
17
Refrains in old songs : FALAS
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Car's winter accessory : TIRECHAIN
20
"Valse ___," Sibelius opus : TRISTE
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Capital of Alberta : EDMONTON
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Sense : FEEL
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N.T. book : EPH
25
Ike's W.W. II post : ETO
26
Barracks bed : COT
28
Softened in temper : RELENTED
32
Samoan port : APIA
34
Cleans up : MOPS
35
Of birth : NATAL
39
Fasting period : LENT
40
___ water (under fire) : INHOT
42
Colosseo site : ROMA
43
Jim Jordan's radio role : MCGEE
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Something to play : GAME
46
Neat : TRIM
47
Yellowish white : EGGSHELL
50
Before: Prefix : PRE
51
Menagerie afloat : ARK
54
Corrode : EAT
55
Proverbial spot for lovers : LANE
57
Restore confidence : REASSURE
60
Protected from the sun : SHADED
63
Wine-and-soda drinks : SPRITZERS
65
Convex molding : OVOLO
66
Russian grain center : OREL
67
Lampreys : EELS
68
New member of baseball's Hall of Fame : REESE
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This makes a censor tenser : NONO
70
Jet hostess, for short : STEW
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Church officer : ELDER
Down
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Pixilated : DAFT
2
___ Khayyám : OMAR
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Like an efficacious sermon : UPLIFTING
4
Tired of it all : BLASE
5
Bed canopy : TESTER
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Perform : ACT
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Kind of cheese : BRIE
8
Oppressive : BURDENSOME
9
Release : EXEMPT
10
Bull or Doe : JOHN
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Declaim : ORATE
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Dostoevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
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Ragazzo's grandfather : NONNO
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Octavus Roy ___ : COHEN
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Fragrant resin : ELEMI
26
Serene : CALM
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Oil cartel : OPEC
29
C.S.A. general : LONGSTREET
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Hebrew measure : EPHAH
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Move swiftly : DART
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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Destroyed a destroyer : TORPEDOED
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Moslem prince : AMIR
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Inadequate : LAME
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Narrates : TELLS
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Void : EGEST
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Transparent fabrics : GAUZES
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Pakistani city : LAHORE
51
Burning issue for law enforcers : ARSON
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Printer's proof : REPRO
53
Black or Valentine : KAREN
56
Kind of orange : NAVEL
58
Rural sight : SILO
59
A Gardner : ERLE
61
Besides : ELSE
62
Actor : DOER
64
Compass pt. : SSW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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