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New York Times, Monday, July 30, 1984

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Roe : EGGS
5
"___ Lisa" : MONA
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Auditor, for short : CPA
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Steak order : RARE
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Med. subject : ANAT
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Disposition : MOOD
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A plum : GREENGAGE
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Islamic deity : ALLAH
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Titania's spouse : OBERON
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Fuel for a Reo : GASOLINE
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St. Philip ___: 1515–95 : NERI
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Clairvoyance inits. : ESP
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"___ homo!" : ECCE
25
Cue in group singing : PRESA
27
Jealous : GREENEYED
29
Haughty conduct : AIRS
30
___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
31
Sister : NUN
32
Kind of poodle : TOY
33
Silent : MUM
34
Summertime in N.Y. : EDT
35
Haw's opposite : GEE
38
Fled : RAN
39
Bitter vetch : ERS
40
Madrid matrons: Abbr. : SRAS
41
Novice : GREENHORN
45
Afrikaners : BOERS
46
"___ Liberal": M. Arnold : IAMA
47
Black cuckoo : ANI
48
Plucky : GAME
49
Tactful person : DIPLOMAT
51
Muse of astronomy : URANIA
54
Mrs. Bunker : EDITH
55
N. Pacific fish : GREENLING
57
Cupid : EROS
58
Slippery shockers : EELS
59
Actress Swenson : INGA
60
"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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An L.A. eleven : RAMS
62
Maturing catalyst : AGER
Down
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Therefore : ERGO
2
Attire : GARB
3
Verdure : GREENERY
4
Dixon or Leek : SEERESS
5
Large; great: Comb. form : MAGNI
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"Three Men ___ Horse" : ONA
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Scolds : NAGGERS
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Military stance : ATEASE
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Irish lass : COLLEEN
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Follower of foreign or insurance : POLICY
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"Ten Cents ___" : ADANCE
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"Little Red Book" author : MAO
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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Pay attention : HEED
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Disburses : SPENDS
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Soft touch : PAT
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Rita's place : RIO
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Prize : GEM
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Kook : NUT
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Choreographer Katherine : DUNHAM
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Homo sapiens : MAN
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Rapacious sea bird : ERN
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An apple : GREENING
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Location of the cochlea : EAR
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Curve : ESS
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Dealer in domiciles : REALTOR
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Part of Ethiopia : ERITREA
40
Mogadishu is its capital : SOMALIA
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Author of "Strait Is the Gate" : GIDE
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Attacked suddenly : RAIDED
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Napoleon had one : EMPIRE
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Wild ass : ONAGER
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Rustic sight : BARN
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Conjecture : GUESS
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Interjections : OHS
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"Picnic" author : INGE
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Seaweed product : AGAR
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Shade tree : ELM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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