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New York Times, Friday, April 7, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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C
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R
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I
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F
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L
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A
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G
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C
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R
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A
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B
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H
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R
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P
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R
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D
O
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R
O
Q
U
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E
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I
D
O
L
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A
M
A
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A
M
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N
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N
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O
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Y
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S
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K
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M
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Y
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U
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F
O
O
L
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T
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D
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T
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N
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U
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A
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R
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O
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R
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B
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C
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A
F
E
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I
N
C
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V
O
L
C
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N
O
G
O
D
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A
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G
R
Y
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E
M
U
S
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O
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O
R
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B
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S
E
S
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N
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E
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E
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G
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S
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C
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O
D
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O
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F
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T
H
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W
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S
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T
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S
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T
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N
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L
U
R
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E
D
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T
H
A
I
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E
M
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R
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A
G
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R
O
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S
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R
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T
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N
T
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U
S
N
A
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E
D
D
Y
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D
A
Y
© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,273

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Dernier ___ : CRI
4
Droop : FLAG
8
Zodiac sign : CRAB
12
Musical instrument : HARP
14
Perform again : REDO
15
Form of croquet : ROQUE
17
Favorite : IDOL
18
Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
19
Charm : AMUSE
20
One of a 1492 trio : NINA
21
Hand: Sp. : NANO
22
Irish poet : YEATS
23
Vamp's fatal words : KISSMEYOUFOOL
26
Child : TAD
27
Card : TEN
28
African country: Abbr. : UAR
31
Pluto's path : ORBIT
34
Diner : CAFE
36
Pizarro victim : INCA
37
Words from a South Seas movie : VOLCANOGODANGRY
40
Big birds : EMUS
41
___ about : ONOR
42
Column areas : BASES
43
Born: Fr. : NEE
44
Language: Abbr. : ENG
45
Family member : SIS
46
Way of life for Tom Mix : CODEOFTHEWEST
53
Lucy or Fred : STONE
55
Bait : LURE
56
Singer Adams : EDIE
57
Opera by Massenet : THAIS
58
Descendant of Mohammed : EMIR
59
Periods : AGES
60
Newspaper sections : ROTOS
61
Medium : SEER
62
Encamp : TENT
63
Middies' campus : USNA
64
Peter Duchin's father : EDDY
65
One of seven : DAY
Down
1
Fissure : CHINK
2
Spokes : RADII
3
Steam and cast : IRONS
4
Constructed : FRANED
5
Former S.A.C. leader : LEMAY
6
"A Bell for ___" : ADANO
7
Rallied : GOTOUTFOR
8
Chalk : CRAYON
9
Lover : ROMEO
10
Diving gear : AQUALUNGS
11
Piece of statuary : BUST
13
Large industry : PLASTICS
16
Professional men: Abbr. : EES
24
Miss Hari : MATA
25
Silage : FEED
29
Land measure : ACRE
30
Aldo and others : RAYS
31
Hot place : OVEN
32
City in Europe : ROME
33
Union soldiers : BLUECOATS
34
African language : CONGOLESE
35
Past : AGO
36
Worried : INASWEAT
38
Zero : NONE
39
Rose's beloved : ABIE
44
Old Mesopotamian city : EDESSA
45
Wine : SHERRY
47
Type of dome : ONION
48
Fretted : FUMED
49
True's companion : TRIED
50
Bordered : EDGED
51
Tuscan city : SIENA
52
Touchy : TESTY
53
Ship: Abbr. : STR
54
Old pronoun : THOU

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