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New York Times, Thursday, May 11, 1972

27-Across : Dismiss

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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K
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,307
Across
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Uninteresting : HOHUM
6
African lake : CHAD
10
Polluted air : SMOG
14
Iowa group : AMANA
15
Sound : HALE
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Essences, in Greek logic : EIDE
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Roger of baseball : MARIS
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Somewhat : INAMANNER
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In a tight row : ENDTOEND
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Medical Nobelist in 1954 : ENDERS
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Hair shade : HENNA
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Neighbor of Cambodia : LAOS
25
Kind of card : CREDIT
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Dismiss : SENDOFF
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River inlet : RIA
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Casals' medium : CELLO
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Boy's name : EULIS
35
Small fry : TADS
37
Certain theater shape : ROUND
39
River of Kenya : TANA
40
Entree item : STEAK
42
Welcome : GREET
44
I.R.S. concern : TAX
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Totaled : ADDEDUP
47
Balderdash : PIFFLE
49
Dry : SERE
50
Lover : ROMEO
51
Gasoline rating : OCTANE
54
Fizzle : PETEROUT
57
Astronaut's gear : SPACESUIT
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Halloween V.I.P. : WITCH
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Polio man : SALK
61
Portico : STOA
62
Anoint : ANELE
63
Invites : ASKS
64
Yin and ___ : YANG
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French city : SEDAN
Down
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Harness part : HAME
2
Arabian Sea gulf : OMAN
3
Stubborn : HARDHEADED
4
In harmony : UNITED
5
Of a fraternal order : MASONIC
6
Tableware : CHINA
7
Worker : HAND
8
Neighbor of Fla. : ALA
9
Lower in standing : DEMEAN
10
Dispatches : SENDSOUT
11
Golconda, for one : MINE
12
River of Europe : ODER
13
Bonn residents: Abbr. : GERS
19
Positive electrode : ANODE
21
Start : ENTER
24
Sierra ___ : LEONE
25
Tribunals: Abbr. : CRTS
26
Lariat : RIATA
27
Swallow noisily : SLURP
28
Forthright : FLATFOOTED
29
Ultimate : FINAL
32
Suffix for cata or mono : LOGUE
34
___-Coburg : SAXE
36
Hapless ones : SADSACKS
38
Station : DEPOT
41
N.H. city : KEENE
43
"___ when the little toy dog ... " : TIMEWAS
46
Stylish : DRESSY
48
Like a beast : FERINE
50
Change a label : RETAG
51
Bones, in anatomy : OSSA
52
Men of figures: Abbr. : CPAS
53
Gossip : TALK
54
Nuclear particle : PION
55
Calif. campus : UCLA
56
Besides : THEN
58
Miss Hagen : UTA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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