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New York Times, Tuesday, September 25, 1984

Author:
James R. Burns
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
James R. Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,740
Across
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Pack away : STOW
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Scotland's ___ Flow : SCAPA
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What high-jumpers clear : BARS
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Indian nursemaid : AYAH
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Candle lighter : TAPER
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Military outfit : UNIT
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Song from a Lanza film : ARRIVEDERCIROMA
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Breathes : RESPIRES
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Brawls : FRAYS
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Copper : CENT
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Platoon leaders: Abbr. : SGTS
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Jostles : ELBOWS
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A Beery : NOAH
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Penrod's pal : SAM
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Item often slammed : DOOR
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Phone greeting : HELLO
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Kimono accessory : OBI
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Film based on a Roth novel : GOODBYECOLUMBUS
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Paris's Gare de l'___ : EST
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White House plumbing problems? : LEAKS
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River into the Seine : OISE
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Former Tunisian ruler : DEY
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Shoemakers' tools : AWLS
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Home for Spruce Goose : HANGER
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Greeting for a villain : HISS
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Rural sight : SILO
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Signoret film: 1967 : GAMES
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Repentant : CONTRITE
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Cooper-Hayes classic : AFAREWELLTOARMS
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Poi source : TARO
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Miss Oyl : OLIVE
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"___ old cowhand ... " : IMAN
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Emerald Isle : ERIN
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Used chamois : WIPED
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Labor leader Kirkland : LANE
Down
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German industrial area : SAAR
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Roller on a Rolls : TYRE
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Crew members : OARS
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Worsted fabric : WHIPCORD
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Ships' areas : STERNS
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One of the "Long Gray Line" : CADET
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Gibraltar group : APES
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Part of m.p.h. : PER
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___ de Triomphe : ARC
10
Raymond and Aaron : BURRS
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Wild ox of puzzledom : ANOA
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Frosted : RIMY
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Stopping places: Abbr. : STAS
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Contemplate : VIEW
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"And ___ wilt, forget": C. Rossetti : IFTHOU
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Flights alone : SOLOS
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Chutzpah : GALL
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Nosed out : EDGED
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Kind of talk or change : LOOSE
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Privateer's take : BOOTY
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What lavalieres circle : NECKS
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Ferber's Pulitzer Prize novel : SOBIG
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Mistreatment : ABUSE
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Cheeseparer : MISER
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Mends : HEALS
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M. Pascal : BLAISE
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Archers' bows : YEWS
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Transit for people with one-track minds? : MONORAIL
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Gave an inkling : HINTED
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Female singing voice : ALTO
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Great white ___ : HERON
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Crack, as a case : SOLVE
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Ticket sales : GATE
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At a distance : AFAR
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Author Sandoz : MARI
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Ammunition holder : CLIP
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La Douce : IRMA
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Currency watchdog : TMAN
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Slave of old : ESNE
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Roll 'em in the aisles : WOW
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Yale man : ELI

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

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