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New York Times, Saturday, January 29, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,204
Across
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Endangered bird : WHOOPER
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Bumper item : STICKER
15
Conspire : CONNIVE
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Mixture : MELANGE
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Went after the lion's tail : TWISTED
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Rather : INSTEAD
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Radius's neighbor : ULNA
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Prophet : SEER
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Grain bristles : AWNS
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Little creature : ELF
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Cork or thumb appliance : SCREW
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Thistle's relative : ASTER
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"Monkey ___" : ONHISBACK
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Farrow : MIA
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Comfort : EASE
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Old Cajun home : ACADIA
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Animal group: Suffix : INI
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Large bird : EMU
40
Siouan : OTO
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Collegiate plant : IVY
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Sandwich filling : SALAMI
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German region : SAAR
45
Retainer : FEE
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"Accuse not a servant unto ___" : HISMASTER
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G.O.P. family : TAFTS
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Race-driver Al : UNSER
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Go to court : SUE
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Grain product : MEAL
55
Spanish painter : DALI
58
Play-for-pay men : PROS
61
Changed : ALTERED
64
Bee genus : ANDRENA
66
Senatorial speed-up : CLOTURE
67
Art's companion : SCIENCE
68
Lab animal : HAMSTER
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Bartender : TAPSTER
Down
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Mrs. Tooze's org. : WCTU
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Ginsberg poem : HOWL
3
Cat-___ : ONINETAILS
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Store sign : ONSALE
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Cockfight site : PIT
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Dec. 24 and 31 : EVES
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Guess, in Scotland : REDE
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Discredit : SMIRCH
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Hamilton bill : TEN
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They, in Monaco : ILS
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White U.S. wine : CATAWBA
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"I ___ him when" : KNEW
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Alaska governor : EGAN
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N.L. team : REDS
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Anglo-Saxon menial : ESNE
24
Author of Lee biography : FREEMAN
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Lariat : RIATA
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Honor guards : ESCORTS
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Eastern U.S. people : AMISH
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Mose's mountain : SINAI
30
Columbus campus : OSU
31
Horse of ___ color : ADIFFERENT
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Perfume substance : CIVET
33
Danny and Sammy : KAYES
36
It's as good as a mile : AMISS
40
Sculler's need : OAR
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Charms : AMULETS
44
Lab fluids : SERA
47
British marshal of W.W. II : TEDDER
49
"___ de ma blonde . . . " : AUPRES
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Speed-ratio number : MACH
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Miss Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Particle : ATOM
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Kind of laugh : LAST
57
Peruvian : INCA
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___ over lightly : ONCE
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Old Irish tenant : SAER
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Routine : RUT
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" . . . ___ I saw Elba" : ERE
65
Immerse : DIP

Answer summary: 5 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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