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New York Times, Thursday, March 9, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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F
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O
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R
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E
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A
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V
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A
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S
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T
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A
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B
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L
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O
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U
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C
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G
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D
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G
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C
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C
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D
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L
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F
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C
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P
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T
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R
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F
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K
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R
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C
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T
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K
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A
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R
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D
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R
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H
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L
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R
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D
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G
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P
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K
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F
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G
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,244
Across
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Links call : FORE
5
Sea call : AVAST
10
Qualified : ABLE
14
Skip : OMIT
15
___ eclipse : SOLAR
16
Eurasian river : URAL
17
Laugh loudly : CACHINNATE
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Hiatuses : GAPS
20
Belong : INHERE
21
Cloak : DISGUISE
23
Leonine lament : ROAR
25
British novelist : STERNE
26
Stressed : ACCENTED
30
Macaulay's verse collection : LAYS
31
Raid : FORAY
32
Machine for notching girders : COPER
34
Bohea : TEA
37
Of grandparents : AVAL
38
Finnish poetry : RUNES
39
Kind of dance : FOLK
40
Camp hall, for short : REC
41
French landscapist : COROT
42
Incomplete statuary : TORSI
43
Proboscis monkey : KAHA
45
Sparks : RADIOMAN
47
Root for a salad : RADISH
49
With D, a degree : LITT
50
Turned down : REJECTED
52
Advice mistakenly laid to Greeley : GOWEST
56
Wellaway! : ALAS
57
Where "bad women walk with good dogs" : PARKAVENUE
59
Reality : FACT
60
Dialect : IDIOM
61
Indigo : ANIL
62
Moppet : TYKE
63
Itinerant : GYPSY
64
Have status : RATE
Down
1
Central points : FOCI
2
Neighbor of Yemen : OMAN
3
In the chips : RICH
4
Airy : ETHEREAL
5
___ as a pin : ASNEAT
6
___ Braun : VON
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
8
Enough, for Caesar : SATIS
9
Railroad bridges : TRESTLES
10
Portent : AUGURY
11
Bright idea : BRAINSTORM
12
Small error : LAPSE
13
Otherwise : ELSE
18
Type of wit : IRONY
22
Equipment : GEAR
24
Happen again : RECUR
26
Way out yonder : AFAR
27
Sheltered bay : COVE
28
Humdinger : CRACKAJACK
29
Philanthropist : DONOR
33
Floral feature : PETAL
35
"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
36
Sib : AKIN
38
Lamb topic : ROASTPIG
39
Pumps and clogs : FOOTWEAR
41
Up-to-the-minute : CHIC
42
Russian cosmonaut : TITOV
44
"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
46
Legal second marriage : DIGAMY
47
Pony Express method : RELAY
48
Intoxicating : HEADY
50
Float : RAFT
51
Kind of coffee : DRIP
53
City in Sicily : ENNA
54
Clubs, for one : SUIT
55
Part of TV : TELE
58
Joe Louis specialties : KOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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