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New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 1984

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Norman S. Wizer has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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J
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A
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B
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S
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B
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E
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I
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N
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G
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R
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D
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M
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K
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C
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B
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H
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Y
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F
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A
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L
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S
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C
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O
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B
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C
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W
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L
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T
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V
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G
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S
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R
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,698
Across
1
Some punches : JABS
5
Existence : BEING
10
Bosc or Anjou : PEAR
14
Partner of aid : ABET
15
Contemporary of Freud : ADLER
16
Mme. Bovary : EMMA
17
Ocean sunfish : MOLA
18
Front-wheel suspension : KNEEACTION
20
Retaining wall : BULKHEAD
22
Strong desire : THIRST
23
Time periods : YEARS
24
Exploit : FEAT
25
Apportions : ALLOTS
27
Outdoors : ALFRESCO
31
Swains : BEAUS
32
Muscle : CLOUT
33
Event in 1812 : WAR
34
Oaf : LOUT
35
Legal process : TRIAL
36
African grassland : VELD
37
Part of G.B. : ENG
38
Divert : SHUNT
39
Annoy : PEEVE
40
Prepare for a preview : REHEARSE
42
Classifier : SORTER
43
Oversupply : GLUT
44
Fold : PLEAT
45
Aleutian abodes : IGLOOS
48
Additional comment : FOOTNOTE
51
Think-tank group : BRAINTRUST
53
Flat-bottomed boat : DORY
54
Charged atoms : IONS
55
Your place or mine : EARTH
56
Suit to ___ : ATEE
57
Get rid of flies : SWAT
58
Concern of a D.C. committee : RULES
59
Lean-to : SHED
Down
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Door part : JAMB
2
Arab’s father : ABOU
3
Hearty guffaw : BELLYLAUGH
4
Surveillance : STAKEOUT
5
___ dozen (13) : BAKERS
6
Millay and Ferber : EDNAS
7
“___ Three Lives”: Philbrick : ILED
8
Originally named : NEE
9
Appreciative : GRATEFUL
10
Dainty : PETITE
11
Eastern potentate : EMIR
12
___ Alonzo Stagg : AMOS
13
Storm : RANT
19
Diagram : CHART
21
Cloches, e.g. : HATS
24
Part of some parades : FLOAT
25
More capable : ABLER
26
Sierra ___ : LEONE
27
Adjust : ALINE
28
Sugary craving : SWEETTOOTH
29
Produce a future steer : CALVE
30
Law partner : ORDER
32
Pie necessity : CRUST
35
Swordsman : THRUSTER
36
Porticoes : VERANDAS
38
Stylish shop : SALON
39
Richard Wilbur is one : POET
41
Self-centered person : EGOIST
42
Unau and ai : SLOTHS
44
Mail, to André : POSTE
45
Wading bird : IBIS
46
Wax : GROW
47
Singer Cantrell : LANA
48
Wrap around, in a way : FURL
49
Osier or ombu : TREE
50
Ogled : EYED
52
Writer Santha Rama ___ : RAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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