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ALL 26 DOUBLED

New York Times, Sunday, August 5, 1984

Author:
Vaughn Keith
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { none — this is a DOUBLE pangram }, Scrabble score: 714 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Vaughn Keith has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,689
Across
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Home-run king : AARON
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Brusque : ABRUPT
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British author: 1778–1851 : CRABB
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Spray : MIST
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Andean sight : LLAMA
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Muse for Hipparchus : URANIA
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Put in new grass : RESOD
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Deed, in Dijon : ACTE
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"M*A*S*H" member : MEDIC
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Crossed, as a river : FORDED
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Contiguity, grammatically : APPOSITION
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Couple : UNITE
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Eradicates, with "out" : WEEDS
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Like Caspar Milquetoast : MEEK
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Headline city: 1965 : SELMA
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Loewe's partner : LERNER
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A master of quatrains : OMARKHAYYAM
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Kind of club : GLEE
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Seasoning for Italian sausages : FENNELSEED
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Spanish ranch : HACIENDA
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Like certain college walls : IVIED
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Curios : EXOTICA
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"___ virumque cano . . . " : ARMA
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Downpour : TORRENT
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Recipe abbr. : TSP
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Founder of the Russian empire : RURIK
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Hip or knuckle : JOINT
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18th-century British composer : ARNE
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Chief Justice: 1874–88 : WAITE
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___-Dale of Sherwood Forest : ALANA
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Military faction : JUNTA
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School org. since 1897 : PTA
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Hard, steady workers : SLOGGERS
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The following ones: Abbr. : SQQ
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Prefix with bar or gloss : ISO
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Zeus's mother : RHEA
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Till : HOE
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Greek wine : RETSINA
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Disintegrate : ERODE
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Apportions, colloquially : DIVVIES
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Colors : TINTS
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Confabs : POWWOWS
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Compass point : ENE
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Overwhelm : STUN
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Unclose, poetically : OPE
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Presidential nickname : IKE
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College age : NINETEEN
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Japanese play : NOH
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Reference book : ATLAS
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Extort : WRING
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Symbol of Holland : TULIP
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Heart : CORE
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Molts : SHEDS
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Swallowed up : EATEN
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Presidential monogram : HST
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Queen Victoria was the last : HANOVER
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Ernie K.'s widow : EDIE
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Promise, as in marriage : BETROTH
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Current styles : MODES
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Comedian from St. Louis : REDDFOXX
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Expunged : CROSSEDOUT
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"Honi ___ . . . " : SOIT
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Dinner-table items : SALTCELLARS
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Afghans, e.g. : ASIANS
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Part of a pitcher's e.r.a. : AVG
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West Indian witchcraft : OBEAH
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Bell sound : DONG
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Cavils : CARPS
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Circus V.I.P. : TAMER
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Appease : PROPITIATE
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Melodic : ARIOSE
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Hersey's fictional town : ADANO
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Yearn : PINE
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"___ Sanctum" : INNER
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Clean, in a way : VACUUM
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Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos : FATES
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Finishing strips : OGEES
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Subsides : ABATES
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Form into tight curls : FRIZZ
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Old Spanish measure : ALMUD
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Circle parts : RADII
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Leave out : OMIT
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Balloon car : NACELLE
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___ wiedersehen : AUF
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Chestnut, e.g. : BROWN
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Street show : RAREE
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Being attacked : UNDERFIRE
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"___ Beauty," Hopkins poem : PIED
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Bits : TADS
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Studied hard, as for an exam : CRAMMED
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Withdraw : REPEAL
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Former Turkish coins : ASPERS
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Accounting specialists : BOOKKEEPERS
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Kin of stks. : BDS
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Chum, in Chelsea : MATEY
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In an unfriendly way : ICILY
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Plant's breathing pore : STOMA
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Four bells : TENAM
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Dancer Duncan : ISADORA
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Poetic contraction : EEN
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Bureaucratic impediment : REDTAPE
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Kind of punch : ONETWO
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Spell : HEX
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Brobdingnagian : GIANT
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Actress Arden : EVE
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She wrote "Delta of Venus" : NIN
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Moslem pilgrim : HAJJI
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Incite : AROUSE
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Musical key : CMINOR
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Main artery : AORTA
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Certain Sooner : TULSAN
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Modern Mesopotamia : IRAQ
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Half of dix : CINQ
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Police-record initials : AKA
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Genetic material : RNA
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Early rifle pins : TIGES
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Editorial O.K. : STET
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Slow, in music : TARDO
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Jibe : AGREE
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Former Eng. coin : SOV
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Quay : LEVEE
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In ___ (in position) : SITU
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Cut : HEWN
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Tissue: Comb. form : HISTI
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Some Spanish children : NINAS
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First of a doubleheader : OPENER
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Lived : DWELT
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Halfway house : INN
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Famous steel city : TOLEDO
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Spike of tiny flowers : SPADIX
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Kind of tax : WITHHOLDING
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Responsibility : ONUS
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More tender : SORER
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Saint of October 15 : THERESA
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Vintage car : ESSEX
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Singer Eartha : KITT
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Ancient Hebrew vestments : EPHODS
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Fall mo. : NOV
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Larceny : THEFT
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Network : WEB
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Kind of pasta : GNOCCHI
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Its capital is San José : COSTARICA
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Brouhaha : ADO
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Modern: Ger. : NEU
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Due's follower : TRE
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Consolidations : MERGERS
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Put on : DON
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Female : DISTAFF
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London square : SLOANE
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S.C. river : SANTEE
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Very wet : SOPPY
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French shelters : ABRIS
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Former president of Italy : LEONE
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Diminish, with "off" : TAPER
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Part of a teapot : SPOUT
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Make public : ISSUE
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Violinmaker : AMATI
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Neighbor of Col. : VENEZ
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German-American painter : GROSZ
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Vena ___ : CAVA
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Omani or Yemeni : ARAB
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Spanish uncle : TIO
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Rheine's river : EMS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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