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New York Times, Wednesday, July 25, 1984

Author:
Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,678
Across
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"___ your wagon . . . " : HITCH
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___ tree (cornered) : UPA
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John, Mary or Maureen : OHARA
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Curved : PARABOLIC
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Gilmore of the N.B.A. : ARTIS
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Three-way divider : TRISECTOR
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Jogging Bolshevik? : LEONTROTSKY
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Consumed : ATE
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Afternoon party : TEA
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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In single file : AROW
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F.B.I. agent : GMAN
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Caribou, e.g. : DEER
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Sun-room : SOLARIUM
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"There Is Nothing Like ___" : ADAME
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Odor : SMELL
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Cut down : MOW
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Greek letter : SIGMA
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Verbena trees : TEAKS
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Soaped : LATHERED
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Unit of loudness : SONE
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Hereditary unit : GENE
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Whale : CETE
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Ready : RIPE
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Turkish title : AGA
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Retirement plan: Abbr. : IRA
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Speedy "Guys and Dolls" author? : DAMONRUNYON
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Astronaut on the move? : SALLYRIDE
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"I could ___ unfold . . . ": Shak. : ATALE
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Palm marks : LIFELINES
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City in Mo. : ROLLA
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A Ford : EDSEL
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Adherent : IST
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Cheerless, to Keats : DREAR
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Make well : HEAL
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Concerning : INRE
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In ___ (as a whole) : TOTO
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"Cheyenne" hiker? : CLINTWALKER
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Swiftness : HASTE
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Incumbent on : UPTO
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Share : PART
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Gone up : ARISEN
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Complies : OBEYS
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Ad ___ committee : HOC
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Can. province : ALTA
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Disorder : RIOT
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Farm measure : ACRE
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Queries : ASKS
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African cereal grass : RAGI
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Memorable entertainer who sounded horsy? : EDDIECANTOR
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Helpers for a D.A. : ASSTS
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Ardent lover : ROMEO
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City in N.Y. : OLEAN
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Silent : MUM
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Soap substitute : AMOLE
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Bore : EAGRE
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Irish patriot: 1778–1803 : EMMET
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English novelist: 19th century : READE
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Literary monogram : RLS
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Bat wood : ASH
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Pale : WAN
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Rip : TEAR
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Zodiacal sign : GEMINI
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Pastoral scene : IDYLL
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Equal: Comb. form : PARI
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Protect : GUARD
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Man or Wight : ISLE
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Sudden attack : RAID
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Landon et al. : ALFS
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Lyric poems : ODES
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Aerie : NEST
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Ivy League school : YALE
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Spanish jar : OLLA
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Close : NEAR
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Grant or Majors : LEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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