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New York Times, Thursday, August 23, 1984

Author:
Julian Ochrymowych
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Julian Ochrymowych has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,707
Across
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Mountain system : ALPS
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Boutique : SHOP
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Maltese’s murmur : PURR
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Broth : SOUP
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Salt, chemically : NACL
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City in Vietnam : HANOI
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Aureole : HALO
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Claudia ___ Taylor, L.B.J.’s wife : ALTA
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Dumas character : ATHOS
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Poem by Richard Armour: Part I : SHAKEANDSHAKE
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Infrequent : SCARCE
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Gershwin and Washington: Abbr. : GEOS
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Poem: Part II : THE
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Poem: Part III : CATSUPBOTTLE
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Macao money : AVO
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A son of Apollo : ION
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Occurrence : EVENT
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Square cap : BIRETTA
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Cafe patron : ORDERER
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Less straightforward : SLYER
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Become a plaintiff : SUE
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Regret : RUE
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Poem: Part IV : NONEWILLCOME
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Leguminous plant : PEA
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Part of T.L.C. : CARE
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“O tempora! ___!”: Cicero : OMORES
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End of poem : ANDTHENALOTLL
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Cache : STORE
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Senta’s beloved : ERIK
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Page : LEAF
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Home of the brave : TEPEE
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Bespangled, in heraldry : SEME
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___ of Man : ISLE
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Bohemian : ARTY
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Walked on : TROD
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Son-in-law of Elon : ESAU
Down
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Wood for a bat : ASH
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Throbbing : PULSATORY
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German composer Louis and family : SPOHRS
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Place of chaotic disorder : SNAKEPIT
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Irwin of golf : HALE
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Stop sign, usually : OCTAGON
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Simian domain in a 1968 film : PLANET
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Sylvan way : PATH
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Doff one’s derby : UNHAT
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“Lalla ___”: Moore : ROOKH
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Mockery, in Metz : RISEE
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Bothered : HASSLED
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Prefix for puncture : ACU
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On the ___ (exactly) : DOT
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Plant diseases : SCABS
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Raise trivial objections : CAVIL
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___ constrictor : BOA
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Merriam or Arden : EVE
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Perfect : ERRORLESS
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Gregorian-chant symbol : NEUME
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Balsam and baobab : TREES
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Ending for velvet : EEN
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Metrical foot : TROCHEE
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Yes, on the Yonne : OUI
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Took a second glance : RELOOKED
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Witness at court : SWEARER
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No, in Ayr : NAE
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Hemingway : ERNEST
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Local mean time: Abbr. : LMT
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Lassie, e.g. : COLLIE
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Ziti or linguine : PASTA
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Join : ENTER
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Take in a stray : ADOPT
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Playing card : TREY
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Exec’s car : LIMO
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___ carte : ALA
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Fire, in France : FEU

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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