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New York Times, Tuesday, January 11, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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J
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U
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D
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G
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E
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L
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I
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F
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E
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G
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O
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O
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D
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A
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A
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M
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S
K
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G
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L
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B
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L
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P
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M
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M
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A
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R
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V
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D
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M
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K
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W
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L
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D
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O
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N
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E
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A
M
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B
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M
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Y
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D
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H
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A
R
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W
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F
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S
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T
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A
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R
R
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L
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D
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C
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K
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G
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R
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O
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O
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S
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B
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V
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L
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P
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B
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D
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,186
Across
1
Missing Crater : JUDGE
6
Vivacity : LIFE
10
Not bad : GOOD
14
Use : AVAIL
15
___ go bragh! : ERIN
16
Singing voice : ALTO
17
Confusion : MELEE
18
Part of keel : SKEG
19
Rock: Suffix : LITE
20
Sculpture form : BASRELIEF
22
Smooths, as the way : PAVES
23
Disposition : MOOD
24
Affirm : ASSERT
25
Isolate : MAROON
28
Routing word : VIA
29
Double ___ dinner napkins : DAMASK
30
Not rare : WELLDONE
35
Friendship : AMITY
36
Kind of kite or car : BOX
37
Kimberley sights : MINES
38
Straddling words : YESANDNO
40
Word for John : HONEST
41
___ longa : ARS
42
Mint units : WAFERS
43
Like the night sky : STARRY
47
Disembark : LAND
48
Brooklyn's island : CONEY
49
Thick-tailed animals : KANGAROOS
54
Simians : APES
55
Trapshooting gear : BIRD
56
Country estate : VILLA
57
Fuzz : LINT
58
St. Paul's name : INGE
59
Dental filling : INLAY
60
Certain fractions: Abbr. : PCTS
61
Brew : BEER
62
College officials : DEANS
Down
1
Door post : JAMB
2
Eye part : UVEA
3
Metric units: Abbr. : DALS
4
___-eagle (Biblical bird) : GIER
5
Charitable : ELEEMOSYNARY
6
Injury : LESION
7
Angered : IRKED
8
Feudal estate : FIEF
9
Siamese twin : ENG
10
Festivities : GALAS
11
___ drab : OLIVE
12
Fur animal : OTTER
13
Archaic verb : DOEST
21
Expression : LOOK
22
Inspirational reading : PSALMOFDAVID
24
Trouble : AIL
25
Lansbury role : MAME
26
Friends, in Paris : AMIS
27
Pro ___ : RATA
28
Harass : VEX
29
Doris of films : DAY
30
Court : WOO
31
Sup : DINE
32
Unique person : ONER
33
Cape : NESS
34
Superlative ending : EST
36
Army units: Abbr. : BNS
39
Martini choice : DRY
40
Suspend : HANG
42
Deviate : WANDER
43
Indian trophy : SCALP
44
Theme : TOPIC
45
About : ANENT
46
Pauses : RESTS
47
Extensive : LARGE
49
Poetical cows : KINE
50
Ditch: Var. : RINE
51
Earthen jar : OLLA
52
Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
53
Utters : SAYS
55
___ and tucker : BIB

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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