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New York Times, Saturday, September 29, 1984

46-Across : Teachers' college course

Author:
Jesse Roarke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jesse Roarke has 48 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,744
Across
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Check : STOP
5
Victor at Chickamauga Creek: 1863 : BRAGG
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Film producer Hunter : ROSS
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Sound : HALE
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Measuring instrument : RULER
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Imposing : EPIC
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Rink equipment : ICER
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One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
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Festivity : GALA
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Putrescine, e.g. : PTOMAINE
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Fanatic : ZEALOT
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Basic : ESSENTIAL
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Con man, at times : DEBATER
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Jan Hus, to some: 1412 : HERETIC
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Exultant : ELATED
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Balsam : FIR
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Author Rölvaag : OLE
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"Breaking Away" character : BIKER
37
Russian river : DON
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Engraver's tool : BURIN
40
Hoosier humorist : ADE
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Get-up : RIG
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Miniaturized tree : BONSAI
43
Caromed : RESILED
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Teachers' college course : METHODS
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Bargain : NEGOTIATE
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Old trail or territory : OREGON
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Growing in clusters : RACEMOSE
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Fur for Richard II's robes : VAIR
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Mennonite sect : AMISH
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Humor : MOOD
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Saladin's prize in 1187 : ACRE
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"Man delights ___": Hamlet : NOTME
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Biblical scribe : EZRA
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Sordor : LEES
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Tire mark : TREAD
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Consider : DEEM
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Packet, for one : SHIP
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Savoir-faire : TACT
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Vegetable oil spread : OLEO
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Diffuse through : PERMEATE
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Cooked meat in a covered pan : BRAISED
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Long, narrow carpet : RUNNER
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Foreign : ALIEN
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Procure : GET
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Cattleman : GRAZIER
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Fete : REGALE
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Menilite, e.g. : OPAL
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Fodder fermenter : SILO
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Vamoose : SCAT
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Dahlia's kin : ASTER
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Aural organ : EAR
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Meager : THIN
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Exclude : DEBAR
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Suppress in speech : ELIDE
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Hardens with heat : BAKES
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Trunk : TORSO
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A tale of Troy : ILIAD
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Mont ___, Alpine pass : CENIS
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Murk : FOG
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Queen of Carthage : DIDO
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Fencer's pass : BOTTE
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Not purfled : UNHEMMED
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Widespread : REGNANT
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Aground : BEACHED
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"Odalisque" painter : INGRES
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King of beasts : LEO
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Corruptive atmosphere : MIASMA
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Hackneyed : TRITE
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Face shape : OVAL
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Heavy sea : RACE
51
Gael's land : EIRE
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Mushy ground : OOZE
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Vexed : SORE
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Kind of cheese : EDAM
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Forest humus : MOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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