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New York Times, Friday, January 21, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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D
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G
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R
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S
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B
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,196
Across
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Steno’s kind of bar : SPACE
6
Uninteresting : TAME
10
Kind of house : WARE
14
Short visits : CALLS
15
Repute : ODOR
16
Zest : ELAN
17
French city : ARLES
18
Tin Pan Alley subject : MOON
19
Marmalade base : RIND
20
Events for Gulliver : TRAVELS
22
Puts on the stove again : REHEATS
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Compass reading : ENE
25
Proverb : SAW
26
___ earth : SCORCHED
31
Tropical bird : TROGON
35
Color : TAN
36
Athirst : EAGER
38
Kind of geometry : PLANE
39
Theater group : ANTA
41
Glossy black : RAVEN
43
Brazilian cape : FRIO
44
Hens’ place : ROOST
46
Norsemen : DANES
48
___ mot : BON
49
Causing infection : SEPTIC
51
Network units : STATIONS
53
Greek letter : ETA
54
Number : TEN
55
Manlike robot : ANDROID
59
Lads : SHAVERS
63
Neighbor of Oahu : MAUI
64
Wisecrack : QUIP
66
City of N.D. : MINOT
67
Burl or St. : IVES
68
Beneficiary in lawsuit : USEE
69
Stopping place : ETAPE
70
Office piece : DESK
71
Raison d'___ : ETRE
72
Saw again : REMET
Down
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Shoo! : SCAT
2
Young salmon : PARR
3
___ breve : ALLA
4
Cunning : CLEVER
5
Intrinsic nature : ESSENCE
6
River to Barnegat Bay : TOMS
7
Fuss : ADO
8
Wasteland : MOOR
9
Writer Poole : ERNEST
10
Horror-movie figure : WEREWOLF
11
Inter ___ : ALIA
12
Carry on : RANT
13
Remnants : ENDS
21
Hungarian composer : LEHAR
23
Lyra : HARP
26
Navigation aids : STARS
27
Small boat : CANOE
28
“___ of old Smoky . . . ” : ONTOP
29
Exclamation : EGAD
30
Buddhist deities : DEVAS
32
Star of “Ninotchka” : GARBO
33
Salad vegetable : ONION
34
Bright lights : NEONS
37
Hire : RENT
40
Footnote indicator : ASTERISK
42
Under, in poems : NEATH
45
European leader : TITO
47
Ship : STEAMER
50
Levantine vessel : CAIQUE
52
Attract, as trouble : INVITE
55
During : AMID
56
Wheel part : NAVE
57
Clubman’s concern : DUES
58
Do housework : DUST
59
Ger. admiral : SPEE
60
Hindu land grant : ENAM
61
Will Rogers prop : ROPE
62
Printing word : STET
65
Noun suffix : IER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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