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New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 1984

Author:
William Jarvis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,664

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Across
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Swiss city : BASEL
6
Animal org. : SPCA
10
N.Y.P.D. puts these out : APBS
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Not chronic : ACUTE
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Guidry stats. : ERAS
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Strayhorn's "Take ___ Train" : THEA
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Devilish : MEPHISTOPHELIAN
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X : TEN
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Tractable : TAME
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De Gaulle's birthplace : LILLE
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Former Irish county : TYRONE
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Tenn. state flower : IRIS
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Air, in compounds : AER
28
Glossglockner, e.g. : ALP
29
Partner of means : ENDS
31
Keystone State founder : PENN
33
Nine-day-old porridge : PEASE
35
Manipulates : USES
37
Ocean off Ire. : ATL
39
Having a human form : ANTHROPOMORPHIC
43
"Able was I ___ . . . " : ERE
44
Short wave? : PERM
45
___ buena (evergreen) : YERBA
46
" . . . an ___ whose time has come": Hugo : IDEA
48
Bedtime hint : YAWN
50
Hockey great : ORR
51
Nigerian language : IBO
53
Thicke of the night shows : ALAN
55
Bestowed lavishly : HEAPED
57
Papal courts : ROTAS
59
Philippine knife : BOLO
61
Basketball tourn. : NIT
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Sartre and Camus : EXISTENTIALISTS
66
Chicken incubator? : NEST
67
These follow bees : CEES
68
John Jacob ___ : ASTOR
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Bombeck : ERMA
70
___ Major : URSA
71
Surface for painting : GESSO
Down
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Socko! : BAM
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Compound used by welders : ACETYLENE
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Jingo's excessive ardor : SUPERPATRIOTISM
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People: Comb. form : ETHNO
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Hawaiian necklace : LEI
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Bristle : SETA
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Debt vouchers : PROMISSORYNOTES
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Prank : CAPER
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Residue : ASH
10
Gudrun's king : ATLI
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Humanitarians : PHILANTHROPISTS
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Memphis's ___ St. : BEALE
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More logical : SANER
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British carbine : STEN
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Besides : ELSE
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Paper-mulberry bark : TAPA
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Not e'er : NEER
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___ facto : IPSO
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Gull : DUPE
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Scruff : NAPE
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Tool or wood follower : SHED
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Lazarus or Willard : EMMA
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Opera texts : LIBRETTOS
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October birthstone : OPAL
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Baseball's ___ Duren : RYNE
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Joker, e.g. : CARD
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Orient : EAST
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Dobbin stopper : WHOA
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"Goodnight, ___," 1950 Weavers hit : IRENE
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Holmes or Hagler : BOXER
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Dogpatch hero : ABNER
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Licorice herb : ANISE
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Cinematic dog : ASTA
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"La Gioconda," for short : LISA
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Old French coin : ECU
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Wane : LAG
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Rialto initials : SRO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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