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New York Times, Tuesday, July 24, 1984

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,677
Across
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School subj. : MATH
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Emulates Olivier : ACTS
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Song : CAROL
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Come-back sound : ECHO
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"Born ___" : FREE
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Vibrant : ALIVE
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A. M. Lindbergh's "North to ___" : THEORIENT
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Minstrels' companions : LUTES
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Transmitters : SENDERS
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Pounds : HAMMERS
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Old hand : VET
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One of 100: Abbr. : SEN
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Florida cape : SABLE
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European vacationland : SWISSALPS
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One of the archangels : URIEL
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"The wolf ___ the door!": Gilman : ISAT
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Picasso's forte : ART
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Deal out : METE
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Like pretzels : SALTY
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Hat or shoe follower : TREE
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Top pitcher : ACE
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Part of J.E.C. : EARL
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Bet : WAGER
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Cruise surface : CARIBBEAN
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Castle or Dunne : IRENE
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June bug : DOR
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Sea eagle : ERN
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Like grass next door : GREENER
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Leak : SEEPAGE
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Hawaiian porch : LANAI
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Riviera mecca : COTEDAZUR
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Declaim theatrically : EMOTE
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Watson and Trevino : PROS
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Mountain declivity : PASS
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Curvy letters : ESSES
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Dashed : TORE
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Penny-___ poker : ANTE
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Baseball champs in 1969 : METS
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Yearn : ACHE
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Now's partner : THEN
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Thug : HOOD
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Blazing : AFIRE
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Ridges : CRESTS
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A prime time : TEN
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Patriot Warner : SETH
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Most relaxed : CALMEST
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Smith graduate : ALUMNA
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Communion is one : RITE
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Finished : OVER
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Minus : LESS
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High jinks : REVEL
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Try : ASSAY
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Plant of the cashew family : SUMAC
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Source of betel nuts : ARECA
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Churlish canine : BITER
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C.S.A. hero : LEE
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Author Cather : WILLA
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Suffix with violin : IST
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Considerable : LARGE
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Primp : PREEN
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Rival of a Bruin : SABRE
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Exist : ARE
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Sailor : TAR
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Valuable tropical trees : EBONIES
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Partner of dined : WINED
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Conceive : IDEATE
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Wise Greek : NESTOR
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Singer Della : REESE
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Kind of club : GLEE
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N.F.L. team : RAMS
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A grandson of Eve : ENOS
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Payee's acknowledgment: Abbr. : RCPT
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Daddy : PAPA
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Moslem call to prayer : AZAN
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Sudden wind : GUST
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Pizarro's pelf : ORO

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

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