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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
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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
81. Narrow fillet : ORLE
83. Enlaced : TWINED
85. ___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
86. South African name : MALAN
88. Ice pinnacle : SERAC
90. Indian of N. M. : SIA
91. Las Vegas area : STRIP
92. Miss Glyn : ELINOR
94. Formal wear : TOPHATS
96. Small pipe : TUBULE
97. Plodded : SLOGGED
99. Soap or horse : OPERA
100. Cell division : MITOSIS
101. Urged, with "on" : EGGED
103. Pitching stats : ERA
104. Page : PATTI
105. Akiba, for one : RABBI
108. Blue : VIDA
110. Diving bird : LOON
112. Israeli port : ELATH
116. Masters' place : SPOONRIVER
118. Orphan Annie features : SAUCEREYES
120. Opinion : VIEW
121. Within ___ of (near) : ANACE
122. Old Japanese province : ETCHU
123. Hindu queen : RANI
124. Brit. House : PARL
125. Bacchante: Var. : MENAD
126. Assyrian god : ASHUR
127. N. Y. stadium : SHEA
Down
1. World traveler : FOGG
2. Parrot fish : LORO
3. ___ the finish : INAT
4. Bowery figure : PANHANDLER
5. Moroccan range : RIF
6. Western dam : HOOVER
7. Former world relief org. : UNRRA
8. Writer Waltari : MIKA
9. Noted blues : BASINST
10. Compound engine device : REHEATER
11. Unbalanced : ALOP
12. Populace : DEMOS
13. Sacred writings : AVESTA
14. Good name, for short : REP
15. It made Fall fall : TEAPOTDOME
16. Official moves : ACTA
17. Sonny's partner : CHER
18. Fling : TOSS
24. French writer : DAUDET
26. Poet Sidney : LANIER
32. Thing, in law : RES
34. Bullpen resident : RELIEFPITCHER
36. Ref. book : ENC
37. Ave ___ vale : ATQUE
38. Haggard : GAUNT
39. Take for ___ : ARIDE
40. Dissimilar : UNLIKE
41. Old English money : ORAS
43. Made sore : RAWED
44. Babylonian Hades : ARALU
45. Summary: Abbr. : SYNOP
47. Red dye : AAL
48. City: Ger. : STADT
51. Visitors : CALLERS
53. Asmara's land : ERITREA
56. Japanese admiral : SAITO
57. French dept. : NORD
59. "I cast to earth ___" : ASEED
62. Bounced-check initials : NSF
64. Circulate : FLOW
66. Relatives of mins. : HRS
68. Man's man : VALET
69. Awn : ARISTA
70. Arrives : COMES
71. Ex-Secretary of the Interior : UDALL
72. Disease : POLIO
73. Southern arena : ORANGEBOWL
76. Cheap novels : POTBOILERS
77. Tan colors : ECRUS
78. Hot sauce : CHILI
79. Small sharks : TOPES
82. Slangy suffix : EROO
84. Kobold : NIS
87. Noodle : NOGGIN
89. Showed up : APPEARED
91. Calif. gold rush name : SUTTER
93. Not spec. : REG
95. Caspian's neighbor : ARALSEA
96. Small bird : TIT
98. Actor Andy : DEVINE
100. Fu ___ : MANCHU
102. Couch : DIVAN
104. Pony-express item : POUCH
105. Invitation reminder : RSVP
106. Samoan port : APIA
107. Smuts, e.g. : BOER
109. Ten: Prefix : DECA
111. Grain : OATS
113. Indian maid : AYAH
114. Shoe size : TENE
115. Chinese dynasty : HSIA
117. L. A. player : RAM
119. 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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