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New York Times, Monday, April 24, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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G
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A
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P
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C
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H
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L
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B
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O
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O
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E
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D
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R
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G
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R
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H
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P
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C
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D
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O
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D
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A
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H
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M
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B
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R
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T
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K
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V
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A
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V
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L
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,290
Across
1
Last ___ : GASP
5
Hot dish : CHILI
10
Military missile : BOMB
14
Earthenware jar : OLLA
15
Bow additive : ROSIN
16
Single : UNAL
17
Spirit : ELAN
18
Paid : ANTED
19
"___-Bungay" : TONO
20
Spins : REVOLVES
22
Medical : IATRIC
24
Yellow-fever pioneer : REED
25
Prefix for plasm : ECTO
26
Dane and Divide : GREATS
29
Certain small planes : TRAINERS
33
Pillars topped by busts : HERMS
34
Pan-fry : SAUTE
35
Word on a Paris map : RUE
36
Port of Guam : APRA
37
" . . . to starve ___" (Milton) : INICE
38
Force : DINT
39
Recent: Prefix : NEO
40
Regarding : ANENT
41
Statements : DICTA
42
Certain stray : ALLEYCAT
44
French painter : TISSOT
45
Kind of instinct : HERD
46
Space-probe target : MARS
47
Tour a bookstore : BROWSE
50
Rehash : TALKOVER
54
___ other : EACH
55
Profit : AVAIL
57
Genesis name : LEVI
58
Official proceedings : ACTA
59
Arrest : SEIZE
60
Disguise : VEIL
61
Install : SEAT
62
"Oklahoma" aunt : ELLER
63
Perry's originator : ERLE
Down
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One on the move : GOER
2
Class of auk : ALLE
3
European : SLAV
4
Large view : PANORAMA
5
Needs : CRAVES
6
Sharpened : HONED
7
Adherents: Suffix : ISTS
8
Trygve : LIE
9
Point to : INDICATE
10
Fasten : BUTTON
11
___ about : ONOR
12
" . . . never met a ___ didn't like" : MANI
13
Political unit : BLOC
21
Tennis replays : LETS
23
End in ___ (be even) : ATIE
25
Spew, as a volcano : ERUCT
26
African nation : GHANA
27
Turn away : REPEL
28
Leon of movies : ERROL
29
Sully : TAINT
30
Sevareid et al. : ERICS
31
___ cover (hide) : RUNTO
32
Attack : SETAT
34
Slammer of golf : SNEAD
37
Wax : INCREASE
38
Film-transition device : DISSOLVE
40
They sometime have it : AYES
41
Dagger : DIRK
43
Britisher's query : EHWHAT
44
More improbable : TALLER
46
Native corn : MAIZE
47
Lillie namesakes : BEAS
48
Tortoise-hare event : RACE
49
Numerical prefix : OCTA
50
Empennage : TAIL
51
Change direction : VEER
52
Harmful : EVIL
53
Vex : RILE
56
Speed: Abbr. : VEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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