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New York Times, Saturday, April 1, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X }
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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S
2
E
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L
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F
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L
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I
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A
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M
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D
10
A
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D
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E
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L
A
I
R
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C
O
C
C
I
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E
Z
R
A
16
O
R
R
A
17
O
C
E
A
N
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B
O
E
R
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B
L
A
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C
H
A
R
D
AND
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D
A
V
I
S
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K
E
E
L
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E
B
B
S
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A
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L
L
I
N
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S
M
I
L
E
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S
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A
29
T
30
F
L
A
I
L
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R
A
I
L
S
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O
F
A
33
A
B
U
N
34
J
E
W
E
L
35
G
A
O
L
36
D
E
R
37
D
U
P
E
S
38
P
U
P
A
E
39
S
E
A
40
B
O
A
R
D
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S
E
I
S
M
42
L
I
N
O
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D
A
R
N
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S
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I
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M
O
N
AND
G
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A
R
F
U
N
48
K
49
E
50
L
51
A
L
E
C
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E
R
N
I
E
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E
N
V
Y
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M
I
L
K
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V
A
N
E
S
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S
E
E
R
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E
A
T
S
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A
M
E
R
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S
E
R
E
© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,267
Across
1
One's nature : SELF
5
O'Flaherty : LIAM
9
Florida county : DADE
13
Aerie's relative : LAIR
14
Bacteria : COCCI
15
Poet Pound : EZRA
16
Odd, in Glasgow : ORRA
17
Bathyscaphe's domain : OCEAN
18
Transvaal settler : BOER
19
West Point grads : BLANCHARDANDDAVIS
22
Ship's backbone : KEEL
23
Falls back : EBBS
24
Pooped : ALLIN
26
"When my baby ___ me . . . " : SMILESAT
30
Hand-thresher : FLAIL
31
Stock-market listings : RAILS
32
Two ___ kind : OFA
33
Have ___ on (be intoxicated) : ABUN
34
Estimable person : JEWEL
35
Newgate, e.g. : GAOL
36
German article : DER
37
Con man's victims : DUPES
38
Tomorrow's moths, etc. : PUPAE
39
Coastal region : SEABOARD
41
Earthquake : SEISM
42
Floor covering in Britain : LINO
43
Mild oath : DARN
44
Folksingers : SIMONANDGARFUNKEL
51
See 35 Down : ALEC
52
Nevers of Stanford : ERNIE
53
Deadly sin : ENVY
54
Commonly condensed item : MILK
55
Windmill features : VANES
56
Edgar Cayce, e.g. : SEER
57
Fixin's : EATS
58
Big league: Abbr. : AMER
59
Shriveled : SERE
Down
1
Human eyesore : SLOB
2
Mountbatten, for one : EARL
3
100 centesimi : LIRA
4
Name on a $100 bill : FRANKLIN
5
Certain train : LOCAL
6
Bakery worker : ICER
7
West Point et al. : ACADEMIES
8
Dressler-Beery alias : MINANDBILL
9
Adulterate : DEBASE
10
Russian sea : AZOV
11
Eins, zwei, ___ : DREI
12
Cauliflower ___ : EARS
14
Myron of films : COHEN
20
Do overhead plastering : CEIL
21
Some hits: Abbr. : DBLS
24
U.S. playwright : ALBEE
25
Gene Tierney role : LAURA
26
Fiddled badly : SAWED
27
Soft and saddle : SOAPS
28
Bubbling : AFOAM
29
Account : TALE
30
Hula hoops and zoot suits, e.g. : FADS
31
Overhaul the computer : REPROGRAM
34
Former Argentine bigwigs : JUANANDEVA
35
Oscar winner of 1957, with 51 Across : GUINNESS
37
Destroy : DOIN
38
Alpaca country : PERU
40
Nursery items : BLOCKS
41
Places for securities : SAFES
43
Paint additive : DRIER
44
Corresponding : SAME
45
Hipbones : ILIA
46
Dissolve : MELT
47
Queenly name : ANNE
48
Jerk or bend : KNEE
49
Anon's partner : EVER
50
Harplike instrument : LYRE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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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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