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New York Times, Thursday, November 23, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,503

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Students & seniors
Across
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"My bed is ___" (R.L.S.) : ABOAT
6
Partner of polish : SPIT
10
Polish river : PEGA
14
Capacious : LARGE
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"___ soit . . . " : HONI
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Jannings : EMIL
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Biotic goal : BALANCEOFNATURE
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De la Cité et al. : ILES
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State of misery : HELL
22
Discernment : TASTE
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O'Brien or Boone : PAT
24
Italian wine center : ASTI
26
"He who ___, teaches" (G.B.S.) : CANNOT
30
Brought into harmony : ATTUNED
33
Boiled ___ : INOIL
34
Ballet movement : PLIE
35
Water, in Lyon : EAU
37
Population and pollution, e.g. : ECOLOGYCONCERNS
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Word with Gatos or Alamos : LOS
42
Algerian city : ORAN
43
Merge : UNITE
44
Success, almost : NEARWIN
47
Plant again : RESEED
48
___ de jambe : ROND
49
Distress call : SOS
50
Lariat : RIATA
53
Smidgen : IOTA
55
Edict : FIAT
59
Adverb for conservationists : ENVIRONMENTALLY
62
Experts : ACES
63
Dance : REEL
64
Felix or Alfred : ADLER
65
Trading center : MART
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Anglo-Saxon laborer : ESNE
67
Plaster of Paris : GESSO
Down
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French cathedral town : ALBI
2
Idol : BAAL
3
Heraldic border : ORLE
4
Turkish chiefs : AGAS
5
Number : TEN
6
Ghostly robe : SHEET
7
Table game : POOL
8
Economic problem : INFLATION
9
Kind of horn : TIN
10
Keep : PETAIN
11
Australian birds : EMUS
12
Encircled : GIRT
13
Sheltered : ALEE
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Bird : CHAT
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Alaskan island : ATTU
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Game : POLO
25
British carbine : STEN
26
Pale blue : CIEL
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Canal Zone city : ANCON
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Necktie of old West : NOOSE
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___ desperandum : NIL
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Northern highway : ALCAN
31
Uncanny : EERIE
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Beatrice's friend : DANTE
34
Pungent liquids : PYRIDINES
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Employed : USED
38
Formal wear : GOWN
39
Signals : CUES
40
Printing measures : ENS
45
One handy with a brush : ARTIST
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Outcry : ROAR
47
Horse : ROAN
49
Stone pillar : STELE
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Quantity of paper : REAM
51
S. A. Indian : INCA
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Assert : AVER
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Augury : OMEN
55
Pale : FADE
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Troubles : ILLS
57
Beverages : ALES
58
Novice : TYRO
60
Danish coin : ORE
61
Game : TAG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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