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New York Times, Friday, December 22, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,532

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Across
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Entrance : GATE
5
Treats hides : TANS
9
Rodeo item : LASSO
14
Hero of "Clockwork Orange" : ALEX
15
Sioux : OTOE
16
In the company of : AMONG
17
Denver building : MINT
18
Willow genus : ITEA
19
Insipid : BANAL
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Above, in Germany : UBER
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Breathing organ : LUNG
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"What ___!" : ALIFE
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Shakespearean general : TITUSANDRONICUS
26
Completed : DONE
27
Celtic : ERSE
28
Away from home : AFIELD
31
Ballpoint : PEN
32
Numerical prefix : OCT
35
Ada-Lolita man : VLADIMIRNABOKOV
39
Rand : AYN
40
Cockney's abode : OME
41
Asian peninsula : MALAYA
42
Jaunt : TRIP
44
Exceedingly : VERY
45
Pride of Beaver Falls, Pa. : JOEWILLIENAMATH
52
Enoch : ARDEN
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Came to earth : ALIT
54
Innocent or guilty : PLEA
55
Prestidigitators : MAGES
56
Famous ship : NINA
57
Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Pioneer : BLAZE
59
Asian weight : TAEL
60
Swiss river : AARE
61
More withered : SERER
62
Advanced degrees : SCDS
63
Prohibitionists : DRYS
Down
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From A to Z : GAMUT
2
Make excuses : ALIBI
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Doctrine : TENET
4
Pressed out : EXTRUDED
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Drudgery : TOILANDMOIL
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Make harmonious : ATTUNE
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___ in sight : NOEND
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Color : SEAGREEN
9
Rebekah's brother et al. : LABANS
10
Charlotte ___ : AMALIE
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Part of S.S.T. : SONIC
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Confusion : SNAFU
13
Stares at : OGLES
24
Arias : SOLI
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Decorative objects : ORNAMENTALS
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Gardner : AVA
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Certain parlor guest : FLY
30
Fleming : IAN
31
Kind of fix : PRE
32
Soviet river : OKA
33
Bashful : COY
34
Power agency: Abbr. : TVA
36
Sets firmly : IMPLANTS
37
Theda : BARA
38
Quadrennial event : OLYMPIAD
42
Do an eyebrow job : TWEEZE
43
Car-wash machine : RINSER
44
Like marble : VEINED
45
Door parts : JAMBS
46
Papal cape : ORALE
47
Cayce : EDGAR
48
Of a pelvic bone : ILIAC
49
Church part : ALTAR
50
Watery-eyed : TEARY
51
Compels to go : HALES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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