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New York Times, Monday, September 24, 1984

Author:
Harold B. Counts
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Harold B. Counts has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,739
Across
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Acquire knowledge : LEARN
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News summary : RECAP
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Shaver : LAD
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Stan's pal : OLLIE
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N.Z. peninsula : OTAGO
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Mine find : ORE
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Andrew Carnegie was one : SELFMADEMAN
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___ compos mentis : NON
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Enthroned : SEATED
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World's highest peak : EVEREST
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Vial : AMPULE
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Stirs up resentment : IRES
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Meteorologists' concerns : LOWS
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Swiss mountains : ALPS
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A Gardner : AVA
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Ear shells : ABALONES
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Carousal : BINGE
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Edison's birthplace in Ohio : MILAN
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Lunched : ATE
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On the up and up : LEGIT
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Georgia peach, e.g. : BELLE
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Other I : ALTEREGO
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Pro : FOR
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Soft cheese : BRIE
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Actress Moran : ERIN
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___ Sunday : PALM
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Idaho, for one : POTATO
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Land destruction : EROSION
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Gantlet : ORDEAL
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Bench in a church : PEW
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Brynner-Kerr film : THEKINGANDI
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Hindu garments : SARIS
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Eschew : AVOID
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___ annum : PER
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Oise feeder : AISNE
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Pads for pies : NESTS
Down
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Debit item : LOSS
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Loser to S. Grant : ELEE
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___ breve : ALLA
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Crevasse : RIFT
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Battle site: 344 B.C. : NEMEA
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Skewer : ROD
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Nice season : ETE
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Dromedaries, e.g. : CAMELS
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Sisal source : AGAVE
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Dixie cake : PONE
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Old radio show with "The" : LONERANGER
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Met the day : AROSE
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Notches : DENTS
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Madison Ave. worker : ADMAN
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Diamond necklace : RIVIERE
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Appeal : PLEA
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Parvenu : UPSTART
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English essayist: 1775–1834 : LAMB
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Off-Broadway award : OBIE
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Shrinking violet : WALLFLOWER
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Downhill ski races : SLALOMS
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Dextrous : ABLE
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Unique person : ONER
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Hit song in 1958 : GIGI
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English school : ETON
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See 27 Down : ELIA
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Wyoming's ___ Range : TETON
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Flubs : BONERS
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Fill with energy : PEPUP
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Mountain crest : ARETE
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___ Strait, Yellow Sea arm : POHAI
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Grinder's burden : ORGAN
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Garroway or Winfield : DAVE
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Biblical oldster : ENOS
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Toppers : LIDS
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Aunts and uncles, e.g. : KIN
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Danish fjord : ISE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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