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New York Times, Saturday, July 14, 1984

Author:
Peter G. Snow
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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DIAMOND
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H
3
E
4
A
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D
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M
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A
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S
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H
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S
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A
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M
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SPADE
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L
O
D
G
E
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E
L
L
A
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C
R
A
W
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I
N
E
R
T
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A
L
A
I
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R
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N
O
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L
E
N
I
E
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N
T
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T
R
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A
I
N
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R
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P
R
E
S
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S
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D
A
M
A
S
K
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E
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L
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A
P
S
E
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T
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H
O
R
P
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T
U
N
A
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D
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A
R
E
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O
S
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C
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A
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R
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U
L
T
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A
S
P
I
R
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I
N
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O
B
I
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I
L
I
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A
C
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E
V
E
N
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A
M
E
S
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T
R
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A
D
E
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D
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I
B
B
L
E
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L
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O
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S
T
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N
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S
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P
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Y
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O
P
P
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D
A
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N
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R
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S
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A
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C
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K
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S
E
A
R
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D
O
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D
O
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I
S
S
U
E
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E
R
I
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E
T
O
N
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N
A
S
T
Y
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HEART
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N
D
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M
E
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E
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G
L
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CLUB
© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,667
Across
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Honolulu tourist attraction : DIAMONDHEAD
6
Alda vehicle : MASH
10
Fictional detective : SAMSPADE
14
Henry Cabot ___ : LODGE
15
Miss Fitzgerald : ELLA
16
What disagreeable items often stick in : CRAW
17
Lifeless : INERT
18
Soviet range : ALAI
19
"Biggest Little City" : RENO
20
Merciful : LENIENT
22
Coach : TRAINER
24
Basketball defense : PRESS
26
Deep pink : DAMASK
27
Pass : ELAPSE
30
Village : THORP
32
Salad ingredient : TUNA
33
Venture : DARE
35
Levant or Wilde : OSCAR
39
Final: Abbr. : ULT
40
Acetylsalicylic acid : ASPIRIN
42
Kimono adjunct : OBI
43
Near a part of the innominate bone : ILIAC
45
Tied : EVEN
46
Home of the Cyclones : AMES
47
Barter : TRADE
49
Garden tool : DIBBLE
51
Absorbed with : LOSTIN
54
Like a porcupine : SPINY
56
Townsman : OPPIDAN
58
Pillage : RANSACK
62
Wither : SEAR
63
Fogy : DODO
65
Part of G.I. : ISSUE
66
Puzzler : ERIE
67
Harrow : ETON
68
Abominable : NASTY
69
"___ Soul," 1938 Carmichael-Loesser song : HEARTAND
70
Allot : METE
71
Part-song singers : GLEECLUB
Down
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Play by Mae West: 1928 : DIAMONDLIL
2
Whet : HONE
3
Barbara or Anthony : EDEN
4
Herod ___, Judean king : AGRIPPA
5
Discourages : DETERS
6
Parts of pecans and cashews : MEATS
7
Every one : ALL
8
Venetian-blind part : SLAT
9
Bob, e.g. : HAIRDO
10
Stints : SCRIMPS
11
Site of conflict : ARENA
12
Bisons : MANES
13
Preparation : SPADEWORK
21
Requires : NEEDS
23
Home-run king : AARON
25
Makes a great effort : STRIVES
27
Needle case : ETUI
28
Allay : LULL
29
Con : ANTI
31
Epitaph starter : HERE
34
Mimicked : APED
36
Search thoroughly : COMB
37
Navigator Tasman : ABEL
38
Stevens of Met fame : RISE
40
Bitter : ACRID
41
Ink type : INDIA
44
Dressed : ATTIRED
46
___ zone (deep-sea realm) : ABYSSAL
48
Chaplet : ANADEM
50
Six outs : INNING
51
Be discouraged : LOSEHEART
52
___ bouffe : OPERA
53
Iberian nation : SPAIN
55
Inclined (to) : PRONE
57
Memo : NOTE
59
S. African fox : ASSE
60
Clever or attractive : CUTE
61
Limited-access social place : KEYCLUB
64
Morse symbol : DOT

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

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