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New York Times, Tuesday, July 10, 1984

Author:
Silverstein
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Silverstein has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,663
Across
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Talk sotto voce : WHISPER
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Outdo : SURPASS
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Kennedy tenant : AIRLINE
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Delta-zeta connection : EPSILON
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TV sleuth : REMINGTONSTEELE
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Burden : DRAG
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Indian title of respect : SRI
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Relinquish : CEDE
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Elect : OPT
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Pianist-comic Victor : BORGE
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Duct : VAS
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Summer mo. : AUG
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Capek opus : RUR
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Winfield weapon : BAT
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Alternate camera shot : INTERCUT
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Cause of an act of God : NATURE
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Former TV cops : STARSKYANDHUTCH
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Switch or bolt : TOGGLE
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Fairy who married a mortal : IOLANTHE
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Even one : ANY
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Goof : ERR
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Jewel : GEM
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Hurricane center : EYE
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Actress Cicely : TYSON
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FICA agency : SSA
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Spanish demonstrative : ESTA
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"___ the land of the free" : OER
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Something fleeting : WAFT
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Former TV superagent : THEMANFROMUNCLE
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Small chambers : CAMERAE
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Stricken : DELETED
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More underhanded : SHADIER
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Hits the books : STUDIES
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Political division : WARD
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Holy: Comb. form : HIER
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"Sweet" French girl : IRMA
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Irish county or port : SLIGO
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Target for Crenshaw : PIN
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B.C.E., for example : ENG
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Soaks flax : RETS
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Graduation candidate : SENIOR
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Highs : UPS
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Q-U connection : RST
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Fragment : PIECE
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To shelter : ALEE
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Auctioneer's word : SOLD
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Snicker follower : SNEE
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Earth is one : ORB
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Garnish : PARSLEY
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Tires, with "out" : TUCKERS
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Rungs : RUNDLES
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Billy and Martha : GRAHAMS
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Distant view : VISTA
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Singer-actress Susan : ANTON
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Theatrical : STAGY
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A memorable Lombardo : GUY
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Small mountain : BUTTE
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Mehitabel's crony : ARCHY
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Titter : TEHEE
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Dyne's relative : ERG
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Pacific porgy : TAI
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Cask : TUN
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Eggy drink : NOG
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His slate is clean : ROOFER
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Subdued : TAMED
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Abner's father : NER
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Bearded : AWNED
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Catchall abbrs. : ETCS
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Former Iranian sovereign : SHAH
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Melodic subject : TEMA
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Carew and Laver : RODS
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Play opening : ACTI
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Escape : FLEE
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Lewis and Williams : TEDS
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Onassis nickname : ARI
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Scot's disapproval : NAE
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Strawberry, for one : MET
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Eskimo woman's knife : ULU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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