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SERVICE STATION

New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 1972

Author:
Emanuel Berg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Emanuel Berg has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,492
Across
1
Wilson : FLIP
5
Point on a compass card : RHUMB
10
Forecaster's aid : RADAR
15
Diplomacy : TACT
19
Chaplin : OONA
20
Old Greek colony : IONIA
21
Lycée-goer : ELEVE
22
She loved Narcissus : ECHO
23
Home of North Dakota U. : GRANDFORKS
25
Diamond areas : HOMEPLATES
27
Almanach city : GOTHA
28
True, in Paris : VRAI
29
Heroic work : EPOS
30
Armadillos : APARS
31
___ mediocritas (golden mean) : AUREA
33
Initials of '30s : NRA
35
Office gal : STENO
37
Take ___ at (look) : AGANDER
40
___ advantage (find handy) : USETO
42
"___ Dance" : ANITRAS
46
Afternoons, in Spain : TARDES
47
Wall trophy : ANTLERS
49
Like a Lebanon grove : CEDARY
50
Coverlet : QUILT
51
Silent one : CAL
52
Incensed : IRATE
54
TV comedian : ROWAN
55
Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
56
Briny : SALINE
58
Roosevelt name : SARA
60
Kind of drama : MELO
61
Kind of triangle : ETERNAL
63
Dutch vessel : KOFF
65
Served the food : DISHEDUP
67
Server for the lazy : SILVERPLATTER
70
Liking : CUPOFTEA
74
Christian : DIOR
75
Particular : RESPECT
80
Emanation : ODOR
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Narrow fillet : ORLE
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Enlaced : TWINED
85
___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
86
South African name : MALAN
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Ice pinnacle : SERAC
90
Indian of N. M. : SIA
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Las Vegas area : STRIP
92
Miss Glyn : ELINOR
94
Formal wear : TOPHATS
96
Small pipe : TUBULE
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Plodded : SLOGGED
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Soap or horse : OPERA
100
Cell division : MITOSIS
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Urged, with "on" : EGGED
103
Pitching stats : ERA
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Page : PATTI
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Akiba, for one : RABBI
108
Blue : VIDA
110
Diving bird : LOON
112
Israeli port : ELATH
116
Masters' place : SPOONRIVER
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Orphan Annie features : SAUCEREYES
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Opinion : VIEW
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Within ___ of (near) : ANACE
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Old Japanese province : ETCHU
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Hindu queen : RANI
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Brit. House : PARL
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Bacchante: Var. : MENAD
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Assyrian god : ASHUR
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N. Y. stadium : SHEA
Down
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World traveler : FOGG
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Parrot fish : LORO
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___ the finish : INAT
4
Bowery figure : PANHANDLER
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Moroccan range : RIF
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Western dam : HOOVER
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Former world relief org. : UNRRA
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Writer Waltari : MIKA
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Noted blues : BASINST
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Compound engine device : REHEATER
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Unbalanced : ALOP
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Populace : DEMOS
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Sacred writings : AVESTA
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Good name, for short : REP
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It made Fall fall : TEAPOTDOME
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Official moves : ACTA
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Sonny's partner : CHER
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Fling : TOSS
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French writer : DAUDET
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Poet Sidney : LANIER
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Thing, in law : RES
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Bullpen resident : RELIEFPITCHER
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Ref. book : ENC
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Ave ___ vale : ATQUE
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Haggard : GAUNT
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Take for ___ : ARIDE
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Dissimilar : UNLIKE
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Old English money : ORAS
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Made sore : RAWED
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Babylonian Hades : ARALU
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Summary: Abbr. : SYNOP
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Red dye : AAL
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City: Ger. : STADT
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Visitors : CALLERS
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Asmara's land : ERITREA
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Japanese admiral : SAITO
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French dept. : NORD
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"I cast to earth ___" : ASEED
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Bounced-check initials : NSF
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Circulate : FLOW
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Relatives of mins. : HRS
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Man's man : VALET
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Awn : ARISTA
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Arrives : COMES
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Ex-Secretary of the Interior : UDALL
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Disease : POLIO
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Southern arena : ORANGEBOWL
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Cheap novels : POTBOILERS
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Tan colors : ECRUS
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Hot sauce : CHILI
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Small sharks : TOPES
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Slangy suffix : EROO
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Kobold : NIS
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Noodle : NOGGIN
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Showed up : APPEARED
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Calif. gold rush name : SUTTER
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Not spec. : REG
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Caspian's neighbor : ARALSEA
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Small bird : TIT
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Actor Andy : DEVINE
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Fu ___ : MANCHU
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Couch : DIVAN
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Pony-express item : POUCH
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Invitation reminder : RSVP
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Samoan port : APIA
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Smuts, e.g. : BOER
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Ten: Prefix : DECA
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Grain : OATS
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Indian maid : AYAH
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Shoe size : TENE
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Chinese dynasty : HSIA
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L. A. player : RAM
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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