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New York Times, Tuesday, September 18, 1984

Author:
Nancy McCarthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J K Q U X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Nancy McCarthy has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,733
Across
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Brewer's foamy yeast : BARM
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"For once, upon ___ and gusty day . . . ": Shak. : ARAW
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Prior's superior : ABBOT
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Olive for Ovid : OLEA
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Skirt style : MINI
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Raccoon's relative : COATI
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Biblical king : AGAG
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Something singular : ONER
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Condor's claw : TALON
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Martin Sheen, né ___ : RAMONESTEVEZ
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Taunt : GIBE
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Word with cent or herring : RED
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One of a Latin trio : AMO
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Bell and Kettle : MAS
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Alfonse's polite ami : GASTON
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B'way bomb : FLOP
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Fanon : ORALE
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Press a suit : WOO
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River in Switzerland : AARE
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Bob Dylan, né ___ : ROBERTZIMMERMAN
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Portent : OMEN
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Charged particle : ION
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Revolted : AROSE
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Chalcedony : SARD
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Insomniac pitcher? : TOSSER
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Russian state: Abbr. : SSR
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Between ar and tee : ESS
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Buddy : PAL
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Choir member : ALTO
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Engelbert Humperdinck, né ___ : ARNOLDDORSEY
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Unaccompanied : ALONE
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French literary lion : GIDE
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Evade : DODGE
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An anagram for Eris : IRES
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Popular piano piece : NOLA
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Dutch painter Jan ___ : STEEN
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Heel over : CANT
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"___ a dark and stormy . . . " : TWAS
Down
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Male pig : BOAR
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Pesky pool plant : ALGA
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Enlarge a hole : REAM
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Gog and ___ : MAGOG
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A protozoan : AMOEBA
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Hair preparations : RINSES
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Noted French violinist: 17th c. : ANET
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Bookie's bailiwick : WIREROOM
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Functioned : ACTED
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Ruth's husband : BOAZ
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Dance, in France : BAL
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Siouan : OTO
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Kind of soldier : TIN
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Long African waterway : NIGER
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Asp's lethal liquid : VENOM
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Cottonwoods : ALAMOS
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Marsh : MORASS
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Key, sometimes : OPENER
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Glum : MOROSE
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Scents : AROMAS
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Cavalry weapons : SABERS
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Castor and Pollux : TWINS
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Klinger portrayer : FARR
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Give for a time : LEND
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Giant : TITAN
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Of animals : ZOOLOGIC
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An ___ the ground : EARTO
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Cause sorrow : SADDEN
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An adjective for Esau : ELDEST
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Dress carefully : PREEN
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Cherub, in Cherbourg : ANGE
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In Turkey, 100 piasters : LIRA
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Cache : STOW
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Poet ___ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
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Shouted affirmations : YEAS
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Sale notices, for short : ADS
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Realty parcel : LOT
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Pindaric : ODE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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