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New York Times, Friday, March 17, 1972

43-Across : Shivery sound

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,252
Across
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Perle : MESTA
6
Golf ratings: Abbr. : HCPS
10
Oolong et al. : TEAS
14
Different : OTHER
15
Sea call : AHOY
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Make eyes at : OGLE
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Literature Nobelist, 1929 : THOMASMANN
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Church area : NAVE
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Sailor : TAR
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Wading bird : IBIS
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Money of Iran : DINAR
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Hurrying : ONTHERUN
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In addition : TOO
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Warn : ALERT
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Member of F.D.R. Cabinet : ICKES
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Charlie and family : CHANS
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Discotheque word : GOGO
36
Certain tides : RIPS
38
Reacting to stimuli : SENSATE
40
Baltic land : ESTONIA
42
Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
43
Shivery sound : BRRR
45
___ provocateur : AGENT
46
Jumps : LEAPS
48
Zola : EMILE
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Bribe : SOP
51
Debut locale : BALLROOM
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Experience slightly : TASTE
58
Soft wood : PINE
59
Cry of disgust : FIE
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Regarding : ASTO
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Alter ego of 17 Across : FELIXKRULL
64
Nurture : REAR
65
Tools : AWLS
66
Place again : RESET
67
Cover, for short : TARP
68
Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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Mimics : APERS
Down
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"God bless our home," e.g. : MOTTO
2
One of the Allens : ETHAN
3
Certain movie : SHORT
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Constellation : ARA
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Native of a German city : HAMBURGER
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Attach in a way : CHAINTO
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Lily : PONS
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Dictionary listing: Abbr. : SYN
10
Alter ego of 17 Across : TONIOKROGER
11
Actor Richard : EGAN
12
Oklahoma town : ALVA
13
Prophet : SEER
18
Dam's counterpart : SIRE
22
One of the dwarfs : DOC
24
Alter ego of 17 Across : HANSCASTORP
25
Maxwell : ELSA
26
Spanish uncles : TIOS
29
German article : EINE
30
Rotate : SPIN
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Math ratio: Abbr. : CSC
32
Nazi word : HEIL
33
English queen : ANNE
35
Student of works of 17 Across : GERMANIST
37
Met : SAT
39
Kitchen measure: Abbr. : TBSP
41
Kind of order or tale : TALL
44
Duns : REBILLS
47
U.S. author : POE
49
Holm oak : ILEX
52
Handy : OFUSE
53
Houston athlete : OILER
54
Thaws : MELTS
55
Small pie : TART
56
Yachting : ASEA
57
Antares, e.g. : STAR
58
Church seats : PEWS
61
Flying agency: Abbr. : FAA
62
Malayan isthmus : KRA
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Tie fabric : REP

Answer summary: 5 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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