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S.R.O. PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, September 23, 1984

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 522 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,738
Across
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One-time Angel : HACK
5
"___ Heat" from "Pajama Game" : STEAM
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"The Wizard of Oz" author : BAUM
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Ran from danger : FLED
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Mitchell family name : OHARA
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Wanders : ROVES
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Stratagem : RUSE
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O.D. : OSSIEDAVIS
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I.D. : IRENEDUNNE
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Defer : POSTPONE
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___ Brava, Spain : COSTA
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Thoroughly objectionable person : ROTTER
31
Scholarly volume : TOME
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Egyptian city : TANTA
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___ on airs : PUT
34
Clergymen's titles in Sedan : ABBES
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Flesh: Comb. form : SARCO
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Chairman, at a board meeting : PRESIDER
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"Tootsie" actress : GARR
44
M.C. : MICHAELCAINE
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N.Y.C.'s Madison : AVE
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Les Etats ___ : UNIS
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Mars: Comb. form : AREO
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"I begin to smell ___" : ARAT
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Snick and ___ : SNEE
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Greek letter : ETA
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D.C. : DANECLARK
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Pares homophone : PEARS
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Not used : UNSPENT
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Draft horse harness : HAME
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Transparency : ACETATE
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"A Chorus Line" doesn't have one : ACTII
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Adorn : ARRAY
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S. African novelist : PATON
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Warms again : REHEATS
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Arena event : BOUT
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Adds as a supplement : APPENDS
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Child's needs : OVENS
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A.M. : ANNMILLER
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Actor Torn : RIP
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Bog : MIRE
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Spleen : BILE
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End of a game's name : ALAI
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Belonging to: Suffix : EAN
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P.S. : PETERSELLERS
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Pitcher : EWER
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Kind of town : ONEHORSE
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Relating to birds : AVIAN
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"Dames ___": 1968 show : ATSEA
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Turkish unit of weight : OKA
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Concrete units : SLABS
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Site of a famous Indian sight : AGRA
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Coveted role for a thespian : HAMLET
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"Mule Train" singer : LAINE
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Cigar smoke, to some : IRRITANT
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A.D. : ANDYDEVINE
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L.A. : LUCIEARNAZ
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PBS program : NOVA
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Lorelei, for one : SIREN
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Uneven : EROSE
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Raised platform : DAIS
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Actor's goal : PART
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A 1982 film that takes place in 1959 : DINER
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"___ Gynt" : PEER
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Hula ___ : HOOP
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Likewise : ALSO
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"To Tell the Truth" panelist : CASS
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Those who purl : KNITTERS
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City left by Lot : SODOM
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Title Macbeth earned : THANE
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Roof edge : EAVE
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Paul Newman role in "Exodus" : ARI
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Cosmetic-counter purchase : MASCARA
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City in Connecticut : BRISTOL
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Arterial trunk : AORTA
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Layer of the iris : UVEA
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"The ___," Brando film: 1950 : MEN
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Tutti's partner : FRUTTI
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Stage great : LUNT
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Serf : ESNE
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Animal in a De Niro film : DEER
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Creature "cursed above all cattle" : SERPENT
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Heroic poem : EPOS
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Extinguish : DOUSE
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"___ Upon a Mattress," 1959 show : ONCE
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Western resort lake : TAHOE
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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People of southern Africa : BANTU
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B.A. : BRIANAHERNE
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Hound's clue : SCENT
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Simon's "Barefoot in the ___" : PARK
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Inlet : RIA
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D.A. : DANAANDREWS
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Lloyd's maiden name : EVERT
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Singer from Detroit : REESE
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"The sea is his, and he ___": Psalms : MADEIT
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Natives of Meshed : IRANIS
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Harry of silent westerns : CAREY
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She wrote "Green Darkness" : SETON
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Time: Comb. form : CHRON
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Alarm : LARUM
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Italian violin maker : AMATI
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"___ 'n' Tillie," 1972 film : PETE
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Part of "Macbeth" : SCENE
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School assns. : PTAS
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Seem : APPEAR
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Women's tight trousers : CAPRIS
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Doubleday : ABNER
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L. Howard role in 1936 : ROMEO
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Spa at Lake Geneva : EVIAN
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"Interiors" director : ALLEN
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"Yes ___!" : SIREE
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Helm position : ALEE
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Refrain syllables : LALAS
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Belém is here : PARA
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Scolds : BERATES
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Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
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Prepare to snare : SETATRAP
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Prodded : POKED
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Jetting upward : SALIENT
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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Maligned : LIBELED
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" . . . should be as ___ severe": Shak. : HOLYAS
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Air at the Met : ARIA
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An anagram for nears : SANER
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Rebel : ARISE
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Garson : GREER
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Round of applause : HAND
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Celebes ox : ANOA
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Year of Columbus' demise : MDVI
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Syrian pound : LIRA
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Religious image : ICON
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Poker stake : ANTE
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Thurmond or Archibald : NATE
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Alexandra was married to one: Var. : TZAR
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Pres. or P.M. : VIP
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Swiss canton : URI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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