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New York Times, Thursday, July 19, 1984

Author:
Charlotte Shore
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Charlotte Shore has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,672
Across
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Composer–film maker Frank ___ : ZAPPA
6
Worm's sensory process : PALP
10
Cordon bleu, perhaps : CHEF
14
Crazy Legs Hirsch : ELROY
15
___ Fria, river in Ariz. : AGUA
16
Leander's lover : HERO
17
"Cathedral Music" composer-compiler : BOYCE
18
Repressed, with "up" : PENT
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Nasty Nastase : ILIE
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Castle, in chess : ROOK
21
What Woody wears : SPECTACLES
23
Back to square one : AFRESH
25
Norse underworld queen : HEL
26
Jewish Scripture : TORAH
29
Sound from Jamaica : REGGAE
34
Insect of musical note : BUMBLEBEE
38
Sideshow guy : CARNY
39
TV backdrop : OLEO
40
Festival of Apollo : DELIA
42
Automatic behavior : ROTE
43
Option having a virgule : ANDOR
45
Cronkite's successor : DANRATHER
47
"A-tisket, a-___" : TASKET
49
Homophone for sane : SEINE
50
Young man : LAD
52
Cap feature : EARLAP
56
Footwear in the 40's : BOBBYSOCKS
62
Stood : BORE
63
Western Samoan capital : APIA
64
Ollie's partner : STAN
65
He composed "The Rosary" : NEVIN
66
Deride : JEER
67
Raison d'___ : ETRE
68
Fortunate : BLEST
69
Held or Magnani : ANNA
70
Kissar, e.g. : LYRE
71
Confounded : ATSEA
Down
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Football ref : ZEBRA
2
Distant : ALOOF
3
"Stir Crazy" star : PRYOR
4
Pint-sized volume : POCKETBOOK
5
Ahab's assent : AYE
6
Broadway producer : PAPP
7
Pulitzer Prize novelist : AGEE
8
Kind of break : LUNCH
9
Speak glibly : PATTER
10
Cartoonist Young : CHIC
11
Perdition : HELL
12
Southernmost Great Lake : ERIE
13
Capulets, to Montagues : FOES
21
Cut cabbage : SHRED
22
Actor McCowen : ALEC
24
Scale note : SOL
27
Bunked : ABED
28
René's "Alas!" : HELAS
30
Hosiery holder : GARTERBELT
31
"Rhoda" co-star : GROH
32
Poker fee : ANTE
33
Flirt : EYER
34
Cockleshell : BOAT
35
Arm bone : ULNA
36
Dr.'s orders : MEDS
37
Austrian's article : EINE
41
Ram on high : ARIES
44
___ on (trust) : RELY
46
Memorabilia : ANA
48
Corn tuft : TASSEL
51
Daft : DOTTY
53
Adores : LOVES
54
Get up : ARISE
55
Five: Comb. form : PENTA
56
___ California : BAJA
57
Ingenuous : OPEN
58
Merci ___ : BIEN
59
Thespian Theda : BARA
60
Songstress Vikki : CARR
61
Dimple site : KNEE
65
Lakers' org. : NBA

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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