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New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,502
Across
1
City in the Ruhr Valley : HAMM
5
Queenly nickname : BESS
9
Apologue : FABLE
14
Bowfin genus : AMIA
15
Impression : IDEA
16
Radiant : AGLOW
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Crescent : LUNE
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After-dinner drink : CHARTREUSE
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Sistine Chapel sight : FRESCO
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Gemstones : GARNETS
23
Provisions : STORES
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Get ___ of : RID
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Like a dowager : MATRONLY
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Pulverized : MEALED
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Hair style : AFRO
34
Levant : OSCAR
36
Where: Lat. : UBI
37
___-Magnon : CRO
38
First-nighters : CRITICS
40
___ sequitur : NON
41
German one : EIN
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Integrity : HONOR
43
Twinge : PANG
44
Binaural system : STEREO
46
Close-fitting garments : LEOTARDS
49
Flatboat : ARK
50
Steep slope : ESCARP
51
Star-shaped : ASTROID
55
Arctic garment : ANORAK
58
Pitcher's credits : STRIKEOUTS
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Info : DOPE
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"One ___" : ALONE
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English historical painter : OPIE
64
Above, in Bonn : OBEN
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Evade : DODGE
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Frosty : RIMY
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Lily of West : SEGO
Down
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Football-game unit : HALF
2
Asian boundary river : AMUR
3
Hearty soup : MINESTRONE
4
Toscanini, for one : MAESTRO
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Cocked hat : BICORN
6
Old English letter : EDH
7
Red or Black : SEA
8
Puppeteer : SARG
9
Blacksmiths : FARRIERS
10
List : AGENDA
11
Dejected : BLUE
12
Bewildered : LOST
13
Animal mothers : EWES
19
Road covering : TARMAC
21
Bill's partner : COO
24
Conceal: Var. : ELOIN
25
Shortening of a syllable : SYSTOLE
27
Staffs : MACES
28
Demon in Arabian myth : AFRIT
30
Space mission : LUNARPROBE
31
Investor's purchase : EBOND
32
Bell sounds : DINGS
35
Highly-glazed fabrics : CIRES
38
U. S. Indian : CHEROKEE
39
Recruit : ROOKIE
43
Old Greek choral passage : PARODOS
45
___ to go : RARING
47
Irish playwright : OCASEY
48
Light shade : TAN
51
___ state of affairs : ASAD
52
French city : STLO
53
Stepped : TROD
54
Word with man or mat : DOOR
56
Take down ___ : APEG
57
Gambling game : KENO
59
News-service initials : UPI
60
Dickens boy : TIM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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