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New York Times, Tuesday, October 31, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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U
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P
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B
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C
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U
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D
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,480
Across
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Parvenu : UPSTART
8
Miss Myerson : BESS
12
Visitor to Mars : MARINER
13
Repeated : ECHOED
16
Outrank : PRECEDE
17
Gold-rush locale : ALASKA
18
Kupcinet : IRV
19
Bouquet : NOSEGAY
21
Blackbird : ANI
23
Hens' place : ROOST
25
Northern European : BALT
26
C.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ACCT
27
Lab vessel : ETNA
28
Summon : CITE
29
English composer and family : ARNES
30
Wealth : RICHES
32
Somewhat : INAWAY
33
Scowling : SULLEN
34
"You're welcome to what ___" : IVEGOT
35
Publish : GETOUT
36
Fearless : UNAWED
37
Peace goddess : IRENE
38
Saigon's soldiers : ARVN
39
Theme, in music : TEMA
42
Missile site : SILO
43
Magistrate: Fr. : JUGE
44
Legacies of Morse and Hammurabi : CODES
45
Cover : TOP
46
Indulge : CATERTO
48
French land area : ILE
49
___ good (misbehaving) : UPTONO
51
Hires : TAKESON
53
Cow for kowtowers : SACRED
54
Puts in the 4F class : EXEMPTS
55
Sky bear : URSA
56
Bickering : DISPUTE
Down
1
Beef handler of sorts : UMPIRE
2
Repeat : PARROT
3
Desserts, suitably spelled : SREVONRUTELPPA
4
Spasm : TIC
5
Concerning : ANENT
6
Overhaul : REDO
7
"Comment allez-vous?" "___" : TRESBIEN
8
Darwin's ship : BEAGLE
9
Fame : ECLAT
10
Deacon's transport : SHAY
11
Call for help : SOS
14
Relative of 3 Down : EKACNWODEDISPU
15
"I'll ___ your wedding" : DANCEAT
20
Consumes : EATS
22
Bitsy's partner : ITSY
24
"___ Ship of State!" : SAILONO
26
O'Hara's "___ Live" : ARAGETO
28
Huntley : CHET
29
Over again : ANEW
31
Charades offering : CLUE
32
Russian G.I. : IVAN
33
"Are you ___?" : SERIOUS
34
Like 3 and 14 Down : INVERTED
35
Main part : GIST
36
Appeal to : URGE
38
___-fé : AUTODA
40
McGraw's "boy wonder" : MELOTT
41
In ___ (theoretically) : ASENSE
43
"___ Fighting Ships" : JANES
44
Fuels : COKES
46
Exchanges of letters: Abbr. : CORR
47
Fare way : TAXI
50
Fort Worth campus : TCU
52
Ruler: Abbr. : EMP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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