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New York Times, Saturday, January 8, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,183

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Students & seniors
Across
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Actress Barbara : BAIN
5
Kill-joy : SPOILSPORT
15
Confrere : ALLY
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Calms, as troubled waters : POURSOILON
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That: Lat. : ILLE
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Set young trees among existing ones : INTERPLANT
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Army equipment: Abbr. : LAA
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Utah flower : SEGO
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Hangs : PENDS
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Lemurs : INDRIS
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Confronted : FACED
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Signaled : WAVED
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Work laboriously : PLOD
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Navy policemen: Abbr. : SPS
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Chemical compound: Suffix : IDINE
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Baby transit : PRAM
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Pine needle : SHAT
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Does an astrology job : CASTSAHOROSCOPE
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Swiss painter : KLEE
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Stringy : ROPY
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Kitchen utensil : CORER
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Thirst, in Madrid : SED
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___ farther (stay put) : GONO
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Champion : GOWER
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___ the test (tries out) : PUTSTO
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African capital : CAIRO
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Missile : THOR
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___ for tat : TIT
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Assertion : ALLEGATION
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Cowboy’s concern: Var. : DOGY
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Probability : LIKELIHOOD
57
Kind of school : PREP
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C.P.A. problems : STATEMENTS
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Old Phoenician port : TYRE
Down
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Fields of competence : BAILIWICKS
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Robin Hood’s friend : ALLANADALE
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Imprudent : ILLADVISED
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U.S. humorist : NYE
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Agents : SPIES
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Ping’s partner : PONG
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Unequal : OUTOFPROPORTION
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Choler : IRE
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Almanac time abbr. : LSR
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Drenched : SOPPED
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Loaded : PILED
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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___ de jambe : ROND
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Explosives : TNTS
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Factions : SIDES
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French income : RENTE
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Fan-shaped : ALARY
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Italian lake : COMO
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Magazine offering : SHORTSTORY
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Powerful-looking weakling : PAPERTIGER
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Hackneyed thing : STEREOTYPE
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Call up : PHONE
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Ridicule : SCOUT
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“ . . . maids all in ___” : AROW
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Search thoroughly : SCOUR
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Barney of comics : GOOGLE
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Address : GREET
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Fishing sites : PONDS
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Dieters’ concerns: Abbr. : CALS
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Landed : ALIT
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Chase : ILKA
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Small amount : HOOT
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Direct : AIM
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Article : THE
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Bureau: Abbr. : DPT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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