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New York Times, Friday, November 10, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,490
Across
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Distinct : SHARP
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Hawk : VEND
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Small bit : MITE
14
Fishing boot : WADER
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Affirm : AVER
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"Thanks ___" : ALOT
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Incensed : IRATE
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Paper for papers : NEWSPRINT
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Tennis situation : GAMEPOINT
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Treatment : USAGE
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Remove : OUST
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Navy word for a depth charge : ASHCAN
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Hitler tactic : PUTSCH
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Oahu dish : POI
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Salad ingredient : RADISH
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Midgets' island : LILLIPUT
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Lift up : ELATE
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Relatives : KIN
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Handel piece : LARGO
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Urbane : POLISHED
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Shrewdly : SAGELY
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Sauce : SOY
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Baldachin : CANOPY
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Wrist injury : SPRAIN
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Egyptian goddess : SATI
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Adjust : ALIGN
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Football play called at last second : AUTOMATIC
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Banishes : RELEGATES
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"Carmen," e.g. : OPERA
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Gifted : ABLE
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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Exhaust : USEUP
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Dame Myra : HESS
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Irritate : RASP
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Meaning : SENSE
Down
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Draft : SWIG
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___-kiri : HARA
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Bede : ADAM
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Network : RETE
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Attractive : PREPOSSESSING
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Evanesce : VANISH
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Happening : EVENT
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Aquatic creature : NEWT
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A.M.A. men : DRS
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Wetland : MARSH
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Of a pelvic bone : ILIAC
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Horse-drawn vehicle : TONGA
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Dutch village : ETTEN
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Cowardly : PUSILLANIMOUS
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Cry of pain : OUCH
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Overdue at camp: Abbr. : AOL
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___ Alto : PALO
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Orkney land holding : UDAL
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Monkey of S. A. : TITI
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Frat dogtag : PIN
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Fabric : REP
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Top : LID
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Villain of drama : IAGO
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Kind of school : PREP
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Like the duckling : UGLY
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Trifle : TOY
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Anthem writer : KEY
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Word of endearment : HON
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Japanese statesman : SATO
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Condiment : CATSUP
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The Divine actress : SARAH
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West Point classman : PLEBE
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Brooks : RILLS
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Tommy and James : AGEES
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Fats : SUETS
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Building recess : APSE
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Age group : TEEN
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"Odyssey" beggar : IRUS
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Cod, for one : CAPE
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Swiss river : AAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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