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New York Times, Tuesday, November 7, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,487

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Across
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Old woman's home : SHOE
5
Bombast : RANT
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Molten rock : MAGMA
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Overcost for "tribute" : CENT
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Pinza : EZIO
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Band : STRAP
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Conforming belief : ORTHODOXY
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Stoppage: Prefix : STASI
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Russian vehicle : TROIKA
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Died without issue: Abbr. : OSP
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W. W. II craft : LSTS
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Body of rules : CANON
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Western people : UTES
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Fresh : SASSY
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Certain U. S. dialects : NORTHERNS
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Keats's urn form : ODE
36
Chide : BERATE
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Alley of comics : OOP
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Step up : REV
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English soldiers of W. W. I : TOMMIES
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Naval branch: Abbr. : ONI
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Partner of cakes : ALE
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Divine revelation : ORACLE
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Craggy rise : TOR
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Type of plan : LONGRANGE
46
Cantante or profundo : BASSO
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Killer whales : ORCAS
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Terrier : SKYE
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Stationery item: Abbr. : ENV
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Fat enzyme : LIPASE
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Iron, in Bonn : EISEN
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Fiendish : DEMONICAL
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Instant : TRICE
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New Guinea native : ARAU
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Run-down area : SLUM
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At ___ and sevens : SIXES
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M.P.H. at sea : KNOT
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Small dwellings : HUTS
Down
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Man from Dumbarton : SCOT
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German title : HERR
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Aware of : ONTO
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Code of conduct : ETHICS
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Fortification : REDAN
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Dye class : AZO
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Choice for '72 : NIXONORMCGOVERN
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"___ in the Attic" : TOYS
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Documents: Abbr. : MSS
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British statesman : ATTLEE
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Campaign locale : GRASSROOTS
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Spar : MAST
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Bee genus : APIS
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Sanction : OKAY
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Leg wrap : PUTTEE
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Single-vote parity : ONEMAN
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Bible book: Abbr. : THES
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Of a spore cluster : SORAL
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Concealed: Prefix : ADELO
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Trombone number : SEVENTYSIX
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Scolder : RAILER
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Warnings to children : NONOS
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Political first name : SPIRO
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Certain acid salt : BORATE
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Sped : TORE
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Spartan country : GREECE
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Bath, in France : BAIN
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Snakelike : ASPISH
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Homer or triple : CLOUT
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Sport units : SETS
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Hara-___ : KIRI
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Neighbor of Mont. : NDAK
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Rights group: Abbr. : ACLU
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___ de basque (ballet leap) : SAUT
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O'Neill's trees : ELMS
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Village of Norway : NES
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Party boss in Asia : MAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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