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New York Times, Saturday, June 9, 1984

25-Across : ___ Sound, Wash.

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,632
Across
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___ cuisine : HAUTE
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Misplay : ERROR
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Entry : PORTAL
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Room : LEEWAY
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Part of London : WESTEND
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Sobriquet for a liar : ANANIAS
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Race participant : RAT
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Halted : STOPPED
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St. Paul-to-Duluth dir. : NNE
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Certain collections : ANAS
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Rub out : ERASE
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Enjoy : LIKE
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___ Sound, Wash. : PUGET
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Mrs. Gynt : ASE
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Clementine's pa : MINER
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No-nos for an athlete : STEROIDS
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Beauticians' treatments : SINGES
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Lindbergh's craft : MONOPLANE
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Samuel Clemens et al. : PILOTS
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Rash fighter : OINTMENT
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Actor Jeremy : IRONS
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Mme., in Cádiz : SRA
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Taste : SAPOR
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Frequent wallowers : SOWS
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Peruvian Indians who sound hostile : ANTIS
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Pheasant's nest : NIDE
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Suffix for a hydrocarbon : ANE
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Garment-district employee : PRESSER
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Iowa college : COE
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Freedom from karma : NIRVANA
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Unity : ONENESS
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Left off : CEASED
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Author Gordimer : NADINE
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Slag : DROSS
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Shawl : STOLE
Down
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Behan's "The ___" : HOSTAGE
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Buchwald or Carney : ART
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Shoshoneans : UTES
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Aunt, in Nancy : TANTE
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Fabulous land : ELDORADO
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Pass : ELAPSE
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Adorée of silents : RENEE
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Study : READ
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Possess : OWN
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Weather information : RAINING
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Item changed to axle grease by Dr. Carver : PEANUT
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Rizzuto for 13 years : YANKEE
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Covers : WRAPS
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Daniel and Isaiah : SEERS
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Travel documents : PASSPORTS
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Homilists' specialties : SERMONS
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Utility-company employee : LINEMAN
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Casper's wife : TOOTS
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Catnip and mad-dog skullcap : MINTS
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Parts of ft. : INS
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Vistula feeder : SAN
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Illicit amours : LIAISONS
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Galileo was one : PISAN
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Like poetic justice : IRONIC
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Demeaned : LOWERED
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Unmanly : EPICENE
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Knotty : NODOSE
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Bumbo and gateado : TREES
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Sam and J.C. of golf : SNEADS
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English composer and family : ARNES
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Legislative body, in Paris : SENAT
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El ___, Tex. : PASO
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Make over : REDO
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Volt-ampere unit : VAR
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Nothing : NIL

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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