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New York Times, Wednesday, June 6, 1984

Author:
H. Hastings Reddall
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,629

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Across
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Hit musical : CATS
5
City in NW France : ARRAS
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A tide : NEAP
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Region : AREA
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Fishing equipment : REELS
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Active volcano in Sicily : ETNA
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People with the same tastes : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
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___ Juan Hill : SAN
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Hebrew dry measure : OMER
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Stage : PHASE
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The tentmaker : OMAR
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Feels contrition : REPENTS
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Contests a case : ARGUES
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One in ambush : HIDER
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Garlands : LEIS
31
Bennett's "___ Lessways" : HILDA
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Utah Beach vehicle : LCT
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Cal Ripken is one : BALTIMOREORIOLE
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The whole hog : ALL
40
Certain dams : MARES
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N.A. mammal, for short : COON
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Goes round and round : SPINS
43
What perfumeries make : SCENTS
45
According to fashion : ALAMODE
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Speaker's platform : DAIS
49
Debussy work : LAMER
50
Clenched hand : FIST
51
Pasture sound : MAA
54
Fliers about 50 inches long : GREATBLUEHERONS
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Assert strongly : AVER
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What social climbers hate to lose : CASTE
60
Above : ATOP
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Rabbit ___ : EARS
62
Shift or sheath : DRESS
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Folds : PENS
Down
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Taxis : CABS
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Melody for Milnes : ARIA
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Sea swallow : TERN
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Sorrowful : SAD
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Pleasant odors : AROMAS
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Submit for consideration : REFER
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Rise on hind legs : REAR
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Landon : ALF
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Compass dir. : SSE
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Lower : NETHER
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Patriot Allen : ETHAN
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"___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
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Skins an apple : PARES
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"___ are born great . . . ": Shak. : SOME
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Come into view : APPEAR
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Eject : OUST
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Angers : RILES
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Tropical food staple : EDDO
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___ Longa, city of ancient Latium : ALBA
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Authentic : REAL
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Four fluid ounces : GILL
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Charters : HIRES
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Lena from Brooklyn : HORNE
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Grebe's cousin : LOON
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Coagulate : CLOT
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Decimal-system bases : TENS
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Meaning : IMPORT
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Yum-Yum, for one : MAID
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Cold desserts : ICES
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Defeats utterly : SMEARS
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Window frames : SASHES
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Quote : CITE
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Seaweeds : ALGAE
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Newly hatched insect : LARVA
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Middle East chieftain : AMEER
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Subjects of many best sellers : DIETS
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Liquefy : FUSE
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Cornea irritant : MOTE
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Soon : ANON
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Vipers : ASPS
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A–E connection : BCD
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Tutelary deity : LAR
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Knock : RAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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