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FIRST-NAME FILLIPS

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 1984

Author:
Mildred Church
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 15, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Mildred Church has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,675
Across
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Carioca's cousin : SAMBA
6
Artemis, to Cato : DIANA
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Compass point : ENE
14
Rural steps : STILE
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Unsoiled : CLEAN
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Word with city or man : INNER
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"L'état, c'est ___" : MOI
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He wrote "The Shield of Achilles" : AUDEN
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Attack a Scottish singer-composer? : HARRYLAUDER
25
Dun a designer? : BILLBLASS
27
Swinburne is one : ISLE
28
Malignant giant : OGRE
29
Cheesy : CASEOUS
30
Schuss, e.g. : SKI
31
A suitor in "The Rivals" : ACRES
32
Site of Cortez's peak : DARIEN
33
From a great distance : AFAR
37
Capital of Nicaragua : MANAGUA
39
Douse the lights : DARKEN
40
Estuary : RIA
41
Do some prying on a Plains man? : JIMMYCARTER
44
Dolphins' home : MIAMI
46
Gemstones : OPALS
48
Made one's salt : EARNED
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Preserved : CANNED
50
Type of drum : SNARE
51
Emporium : MART
52
Small fissure : CHINK
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Bit of land in a river : AIT
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Mussulman : MOSLEM
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Ireland's ___ Islands : ARAN
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D.A.'s prerequisite : LLB
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Fabulous bird : ROC
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Harass a composer? : HECTORBERLIOZ
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Pinna : EAR
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Genetic initials : DNA
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Cinereous : ASHY
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Tops : APICES
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Salutation to Scipio : AVE
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Famed Polish soprano : RAISA
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Matinee idol Novello: 1893–1951 : IVOR
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Fallen fictional house : USHER
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Substantiate : VERIFY
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Tap : FAUCET
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Frolics : PLAYS
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Bouquet : AROMA
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Scar a triumvir? : MARKANTHONY
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Wire measure : MIL
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Composer famed for oratorios : HANDEL
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Accumulates : AMASSES
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Cronies : PALS
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Sonatas' finales : RONDOS
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Denmark's ___ Islands : FAROE
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Cook's abbr. : TSP
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Handler : WIELDER
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Flat or pig follower : IRON
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Jot : IOTA
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Puncture a man of letters? : GOREVIDAL
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Phone a writer? : RINGLARDNER
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Author de la Ramée : OUIDA
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Baseball's Mel : OTT
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Chicanery : FRAUD
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Vigilant : ALERT
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Shakespearean forest : ARDEN
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Tubes from ships' pumps : DALES
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"Gondoliers" lass : TESSA
Down
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Division : SCHISM
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"The Last Frontier" : ALASKA
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Small European falcon : MERLIN
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Like the Hubbard cupboard : BARE
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Even one : ANY
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Explanatory chart : DIAGRAM
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Take effect : INURE
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Chilean heights : ANDES
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Born : NEE
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Depot abbr. : ARR
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Used a gangplank : EMBARKED
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More uproarious : NOISIER
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Ruth McKenney's sister : EILEEN
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Elephant boy of films : SABU
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Oklahoma oil center : TULSA
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"Sweet" girl : IDA
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Bandleader Brown : LES
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Ems halved : ENS
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Certain deputies, for short : LOCUMS
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Actor Chaney : LON
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___ blanche : CARTE
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Lissome : AGILE
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Sock saver : DARN
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Exempt a coach? : FRANKLEAHY
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"Je t'___" : AIME
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Foray : RAID
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Slightly open : AJAR
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Snakebird : DARTER
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Ebullient : YEASTY
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Tenor Bergonzi : CARLO
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City on the Rhein : MAINZ
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Caravansary : INN
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Lily's relative : ONION
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Caress a comedienne? : PATCARROLL
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Utter confusion : CHAOS
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Chalcedony : SARD
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Arabica coffee : MOCHA
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Colonial newscaster : CRIER
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Disordered : MESSY
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First president of Gabon : MBA
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She wrote "Hospital Sketches" : ALCOTT
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Washes : LAVES
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Rabbit's title : BRER
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Israeli port : HAIFA
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Adjective for "Beowulf" : EPICAL
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Split : RIVEN
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Intention : AIM
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Bones attached to ginglymi : ULNAE
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States : SAYS
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Musical improvisation : VAMP
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Alluvial deposit of a stream : FANDELTA
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Fire : ARDOR
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Waikiki strings, for short : UKES
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Old Italian orchard goddess : POMONA
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Behest : MANDATE
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Lloyd and Teen : HAROLDS
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Clutch tightly : HOLDON
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Rollers in a saw : STONES
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Chemical compounds : ESTERS
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Laconian capital : SPARTA
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Borg or Bergman : SWEDE
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Defendants, in law : REI
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Last exam : FINAL
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Wrangle : ARGUE
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Terrible one : IVAN
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Otiose : IDLE
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Gazelle : GOA
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"___ Mutual Friend": Dickens : OUR
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Free (of) : RID
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Postal initials : RFD
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Retiree's nest egg: Abbr. : IRA
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British nark's U.S. counterpart : RAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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