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New York Times, Tuesday, July 31, 1984

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,684
Across
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Roberts the revivalist : ORAL
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Haywire : AWRY
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Hockey sportscaster's cry : SCORE
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Corrida combatant : TORO
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"Am-scray!" : SHOO
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Secretes : HIDES
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Caesar's way : ITER
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Wine container : CASK
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Regret one's sins : ATONE
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Its setting was the '24 Olympics : CHARIOTSOFFIRE
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Tiny party crashers : ANTS
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Broke a fast : ATE
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Forgetful : REMISS
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Cyclotron particle : ION
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Traveled like Spitz : SWAM
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Hole-___ : INONE
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Knocked ___ cocked hat (ruined) : INTOA
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Spanish treasure : ORO
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Newman-McQueen film, with "The" : TOWERINGINFERNO
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Tavern request : ALE
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The Musketeers et al. : TRIOS
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Did a welder's job : FUSED
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Famous puppeteer : SARG
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Part of D.A. : ATT
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Terribly : SORELY
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Emulated Coe : RAN
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Conservative : TORY
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Mel Brooks classic : BLAZINGSADDLES
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Root from Clinton, N.Y. : ELIHU
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Sandarac tree : ARAR
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Hoover called it home : IOWA
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Col. Potter's ex-clerk : RADAR
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Faction : SIDE
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Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
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"Oh, give me ___ . . . " : AHOME
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Imitated : APED
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Famed Western lawman : EARP
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Of the ear : OTIC
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"Our Gang" author : ROTH
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Vicinity : AREA
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Quiche ___ (a pie) : LORRAINE
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Fashionable neckpieces : ASCOTS
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"___ My Line" : WHATS
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Early seamstress : ROSS
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Beatle John's widow : YOKO
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Dart part : SHAFT
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Eugene and Gary : CITIES
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Redolence : ODOR
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Descartes : RENE
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Ethnic suffix : ESE
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Magazine supplement : INSERT
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Papal cape : FANON
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Coolidge and Moreno : RITAS
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Lawn-care device : MOWER
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Fort Knox block : INGOT
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Colleague of Sam Adams : OTIS
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Less acceptable : WORSE
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Synthetic material : ARNEL
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Temperamental : MOODY
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"What's __ for me?" : INIT
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Bear the cost : AFFORD
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He comes from Qum : IRANI
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Beloved of Orpheus : EURYDICE
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He wrote "My Answer" : GRAHAM
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Skyrocketed : SOARED
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Shade of blue : AZURE
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Koph preceder : TSADE
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The pits : BLAH
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Resort on the Adriatic : LIDO
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Abbr. at Houston : NASA
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Figure on the set : GRIP
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"Damn Yankees" role : LOLA
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Vessel with a wide mouth : EWER
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Coarse hominy : SAMP
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Stat. for Steve Carlton : ERA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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