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New York Times, Monday, February 7, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,213
Across
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___ Tabarin : BAL
4
Peter or Ivan : TSAR
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Like some hints : BROAD
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Wallach : ELI
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Greasy : OILY
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Beethoven symphony : EROICA
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Piper's son : TOM
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Vague things : INTANGIBLES
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Haggard title : SHE
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Bernstein and Lyons : LEONARDS
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S.A. monkey : YARKE
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Place for Nicklaus : TEE
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Mortar mixer : RAB
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Bank account abbr. : INT
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French rulers : ROIS
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La Scala number : SOLO
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Worrier's affliction : ULCER
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Freudian concerns : EGOS
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External: Prefix : ECTO
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White wine : TOKAY
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Female unicorn : LIN
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Angel and devil's-food : CAKES
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Hockey term : ICED
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Hindu deity : SIVA
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Air-raid signal : ALERT
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Ballads : LAYS
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Asian weight : TAEL
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Man in the ring : REF
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City railways : ELS
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Poetic word : EEN
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Vertical : ERECT
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Mediterranean people : GRECIANS
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Munchausen uttering : LIE
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Conditional states : DEPENDENCES
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Youngster : LAD
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Rubbish : DEBRIS
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Prong : TINE
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Lineman : END
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Political offering : SLATE
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Poems : ODES
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Social-worker Innis : ROY
Down
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Colonial seamstress : BETSY
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Farewell in 50th state : ALOHA
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Summer drinks : LIMERICKEYS
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Cologne, talc, lotion, etc. : TOILETRY
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Math word : SINE
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Film Irishman with a daughter : RYAN
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Altar-bound one : BRIDE
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Roy et al. : ROBS
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Linseed yield : OIL
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Certain flier : ACE
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"___ Kapital" : DAS
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Barnum's exit : EGRESS
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Pirates' league : NATIONAL
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Does bakery work : KNEADS
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Pocantico Hills name : ROCKEFELLER
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Change : ALTER
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Beat the drum for : BOOST
28
Trust : RELIANCE
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Pointed arch : OGIVE
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Envelope-flap material : SEALER
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Useful : UTILE
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Type of anesthetic : LOCAL
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Fondles : CARESSES
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Horses : STEEDS
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Ford : ERNIE
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Mussolini in-law : CIANO
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"Bully" proclaimer : TEDDY
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Miss Ederle, to friends : GERT
50
Word in division : INTO
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Ill-natured : ACID
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Dentist's degree : DDS
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Slippery one : EEL
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Policeman's org. : PBA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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