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New York Times, Tuesday, August 28, 1984

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,712
Across
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Blind feature : SLAT
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Cousin of the pompano : SCAD
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Disclosed : BARED
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Extensive work : TOME
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Pigeon coop : COTE
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Pico de ___, in Spain : ANETO
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Travel aimlessly : ROAM
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Lake in the U.S.S.R. : ARAL
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Peruvians pillaged by Pizarro : INCAS
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Uplifting : INSPIRATIONAL
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One for the plus column : ASSET
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Book for Pierre : LIVRE
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Red Cross purpose : AID
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Defunct car : REO
30
Shea performers : METS
31
___ Jima : IWO
32
Encoder : SCRAMBLER
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Merganser : SMEW
37
Hoffman hit : TOOTSIE
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Adjective for a hemisphere : EASTERN
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Baking apple : ROME
42
Vinegary mixtures : MARINADES
44
Alias, in a way : AKA
45
Ids’ counterparts : EGOS
47
Rocky hill : TOR
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Author : PEN
49
Carries on : RANTS
51
Friend of Kukla : OLLIE
55
Blocks : CONSTRICTIONS
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Metric measure : STERE
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Latvian port : RIGA
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Antelopes of Africa : GNUS
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Processes beef : CORNS
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Prepare for printing : EDIT
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Her epithet was Argeia : HERA
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Garment addition : INSET
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Snaky ones : EELS
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Three-spot : TREY
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Narrow groove : STRIA
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State birds of Minn. : LOONS
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Collect : AMASS
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Self-controlled : TEMPERATE
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Residual mark : SCAR
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Basis for a tropical reef : CORAL
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“One Day ___,” TV sitcom : ATATIME
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One with redeeming qualities? : DELIVERER
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Part of L.B.J. : BAINES
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Karenina : ANNA
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Took back : RECLAIMED
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Greek letter : ETA
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Tres preceder : DOS
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Shopping-list notations : ITEMS
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Org. sponsoring voc. ed. : ORT
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“If ___ A Rich Man” : IWERE
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Hugh or Churchill : DOWNS
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Oriental accessory : OBI
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Leather weapon : STRAP
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Late cardinal : COOKE
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Swains : ROMANCERS
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Fla. sight : LEMONTREE
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Morse-Madden song hit : STARLIGHT
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River islet : AIT
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Treat with disdain : SNOOT
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Atop : ASTRIDE
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Hemingway : ERNEST
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Tank contents : GAS
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Occult symbol in astrology : SIGIL
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Solitary one : LONER
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Accustom : INURE
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Repplier product : ESSAY
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River of France : ORNE
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Broadway musical : CATS
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Fi preceder : SCI
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Heavy weight : TON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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