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New York Times, Friday, April 14, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,280
Across
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Small iceberg : GROWLER
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City of Spain : ALMADEN
15
Jet-set playground : RIVIERA
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Like a jungle beast : LEONINE
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New World native : AMERIND
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Shreds : TATTERS
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Lancelot, for one : SIR
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Some fishermen : SEINERS
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Radioactive : HOT
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Coal stratum : SEAM
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Disdain : SCORN
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Heavy hammer : MAUL
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These, in Spain : ESTAS
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Classifieds : ADS
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Ex ___ (on one side only) : PARTE
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Star-shaped : STELLATE
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Pantry : LARDER
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Staff member : AIDE
35
Hub areas of old Rome : FORA
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Card game for two : ECARTE
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Fleshy part of fruit : MESOCARP
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Horseshoe cleats : CALKS
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Chinese pagoda : TAA
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Light beam : LASER
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Strong cart : DRAY
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Present or past : TENSE
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Be thrifty : SAVE
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Sweet potato : YAM
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Abominable : BEASTLY
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Egyptian god : BES
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Sleep disturbers : SNORERS
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Click beetles : ELATERS
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Approve: Var. : INDORSE
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Free : RELEASE
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Kind of German bund or fest : SAENGER
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Showed contempt : SNEERED
Down
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Crab and blue, e.g. : GRASSES
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Most frosty : RIMIEST
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Broke one's diet : OVERATE
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We, in Berlin : WIR
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Garlands : LEIS
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Cause to take root : RADICATE
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Changes : ALTERS
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Ascertain : LEARN
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Pithy remarks : MOTS
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Carpenter or soldier : ANT
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Stubborn holdout : DIEHARD
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On the way : ENROUTE
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Young bird : NESTLER
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Knob : NODE
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Bunkum : MALARKY
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Musical gourds : MARACAS
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Long incisions : SLITS
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Done orally : PAROL
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U.S. humorist : ADE
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___ Angeles : LOS
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Banquet participants : FEASTERS
36
Process of molting : ECDYSIS
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Resinous gum of S.A. : CARANNA
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Fashionable : ALAMODE
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"One ___ Family" : MANS
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Cross ___ (angry) : ASABEAR
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Shift position : REVERSE
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Did a suit job : PRESSED
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Come-on ad : TEASER
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Succinct : TERSE
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Actress Terry : ELLEN
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Mountain, in Africa : BERG
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Eastern campus : YALE
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Ziegler : RON
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Trevino accessory : TEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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