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New York Times, Tuesday, February 8, 1972

45-Across : Hocks

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,214
Across
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Canadian physician : OSLER
6
Vehicle : CART
10
Gallery : LOFT
14
N.H. city : KEENE
15
Table item : OLEO
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Eur. capital : OSLO
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Clifflike : STEEP
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Organize : PLAN
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Amos of baseball : OTIS
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Some tenants : RENTERS
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"___ sana ... " : MENS
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Polytheistic : PAGAN
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Steadying with ropes : GUYING
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Smooth : FACILE
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" ... of ___ ray serene" : PUREST
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"___ vous" : APRES
30
Scottish slopes : BRAES
31
French spirit : AME
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Money of Brazil : REIS
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"___ Town" : OUR
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Relative of jug or poky : STIR
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Fine fur: Abbr. : ERM
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Palm leaf : FROND
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Vance : PHILO
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Leaf shape : OBLATE
43
Con men and shills : CROOKS
44
Muzzles : SNOUTS
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Hocks : PAWNS
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Repeat : ITERATE
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Fine ash : SOOT
51
Ritual guidebook : ORDO
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Calling : TRADE
56
Kind of brother : SOUL
57
Annoys : NAGS
58
Dud : LEMON
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Caesar's self : IPSE
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German admiral : SPEE
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Does desk work : EDITS
Down
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Approves : OKS
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Adjust : SET
3
Strasberg of theater : LEE
4
Potential and kinetic : ENERGIES
5
Abolishes : REPEALS
6
Egyptian native : COPT
7
Every, in Hamburg : ALLE
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Back-up force : REARGUARD
9
Monk's feature : TONSURE
10
Pioneer in wireless telegraphy : LOOMIS
11
Display : OSTENTATION
12
Hurl : FLING
13
Sleep fitfully : TOSS
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Direction: Abbr. : NNE
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Kind of tiger : PAPER
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Caustic : ACRIMONIOUS
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Certain vote : YES
27
Diet : FARE
28
Do tree surgery : PRUNE
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Item for a certain lift : BOOTSTRAP
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Exploits : MILKS
33
Love god : EROS
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Bestowed lavishly : SHOWERED
38
Hong Kong or Asian : FLU
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Allots : RATIONS
40
Chatter : PRATTLE
42
Kind of baby : BOTTLE
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Auditor: Abbr. : CPA
44
Sailing vessel : SLOOP
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Holly of South : ASSI
48
Win a close victory, with "out" : EDGE
49
Compass card : ROSE
53
Friend of St. Lo : AMI
54
Morse code unit : DOT
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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