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GREGORIAN TOUR

New York Times, Sunday, May 21, 1972

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,317
Across
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Chevron stripes : ARCS
5
Accessory for Al Hirt : MUTE
9
Sell at a quick profit : SCALP
14
Near : CLOSETO
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Invectives : DIATRIBES
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Pointed sayings : LOGIA
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More loose-jointed : LANKIER
25
Patron saint of Naples : JANUARIUS
26
Arab prince : EMEER
27
Studied Form 1041 : AUDITED
28
Business-letter abbr. : ULT
29
Confront : MEET
30
Purple shrub of Europe : FEBRUARYDAPHNE
32
Garment for Cornelia : STOLA
34
Home garden favorite : TOMATO
36
Sediment : LEES
37
That: Sp. : ESA
38
Girl's nickname : TONI
39
Church bodies : SYNODS
40
Soft : PULPY
42
October stone : BERYL
44
Siesta : NAP
46
Adherent: Suffix : ITE
47
Kind of bowl : SUPER
48
Furtive : SLY
49
Alcott girl : MEGMARCH
52
Song of a city : APRILINPARIS
56
Wind : SINUATE
57
Lining fabric : SATEEN
59
TV town : MAYBERRY
61
Stirs up : INCITES
62
___ bug : JUNE
63
Freeway sections : LANES
64
Canadian isthmus : RAE
65
Eyelid ailment : PTOSIS
66
Goliath : GIANT
68
Hindu artisan : SONAR
69
"___ la guerre" : CEST
70
Con Ed et al.: Abbr. : UTS
71
Herd : DROVE
72
Building boards : STUDS
73
Hanging shred : DAG
74
Pronoun : OURS
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Sphere of action : ARENA
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What Sgt. Friday wanted : FACTS
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Develop : MATURE
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Dolphins' state: Abbr. : FLA
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Dueling weapons : EPEES
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___ hound : JULY
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Tamer : GENTLER
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Roman era : AUGUSTAN
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Fishermen : EELERS
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Rival : EMULATE
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Autumn-flowering tree : SEPTEMBERELM
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British brews : OCTOBERS
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German article : DER
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Grating : RASPY
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___ Manuel river, Brazil : SAO
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Diversion, for short : REC
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Noxious weeds : LOCOS
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Clenches : FISTS
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Western good guy : DEPUTY
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A league: Abbr. : AMER
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Plastic and leather dye : AZO
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Calif. city : FRESNO
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Ovation word : BRAVO
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Leonid : NOVEMBERMETEOR
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Sandwich filler : TUNA
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___ volente : DEO
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Colorful sea creature : ANEMONE
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Deletes, with "out" : EDITS
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Emily Brontë's "fifteen wild ___" : DECEMBERS
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One who mocks : DERIDER
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Golf-course halves : NINES
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Inge or Williams : DRAMATIST
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Stablemen : OSTLERS
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Annoying : TEASY
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Feudal slave : ESNE
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Spanish numbers : UNOS
Down
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Resolve : ADJUST
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Theater area : RIALTO
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Uri or Bern : CANTON
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Movies' Erwin : STU
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Swamp : MIRE
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Whereness : UBIETY
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Germanic : TEUTONIC
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Letter : ESS
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Glazes : SLEETS
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Jazz group : COMBO
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Field, to Cicero : AGER
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Place : LIEU
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Counterpart : PARALLEL
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Bolar : CLAYEY
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Praises : LAUDS
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Electrical wave: Prefix : ONDA
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Ricochet : SKIP
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Any one : EITHER
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Itsy-bitsy : TEENSY
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Trying experience : ORDEAL
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Indian of Nicaragua : RAMA
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Dwindle : FADE
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Censures : REPRIMANDS
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Certain U.N. workers : LINGUISTS
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Closet intruders : MOTHS
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Rushes : SPATES
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Blender specialty : PUREE
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___ arms : UPIN
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Spills all : BLABS
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Jane of fiction : EYRE
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Craftsmen of Cremona : AMATIS
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Exhausted : SPENT
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Snooper : SPYER
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Vast sum : MINT
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Foster : ENCOURAGE
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Phone-book abbr. : RES
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In harmony : ATUNE
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Governesses : NANAS
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Imperfect piece of goods : IRREGULAR
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Ladies of Spain: Abbr. : SRAS
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Small draft : SIP
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Oil-yielding fruit: Var. : AJAVA
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So far : YET
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Yokel : LOUT
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Smilax : GREENBRIER
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Charged atoms : IONS
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French military town : STCYR
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Transit for steers : CATTLECAR
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Vision : DREAM
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Mass. port : SALEM
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Strauss waltz area : DANUBE
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Three ___ kind : OFA
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Diminutive suffix : ULUS
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More likely : APTER
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Thoroughly : FULLY
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___ bank : MEMORY
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Exposes to moisture : RETS
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Before : ERE
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Eater: Suffix : ESTES
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Army cars : JEEPS
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Secure : GET
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Hair style : UPDO
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Poetic once : ERST
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Flatters : SOAPS
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Relief : EASEMENT
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Shelves : COUNTERS
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Prophet : SEER
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Woolly: Sp. : LANADO
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Drafts of fresh air : OZONES
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Underlying : COVERT
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Fugitives : FLEERS
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Worthless : DROSSY
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Colorful bird : TOUCAN
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"___ Japan" : MADEIN
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"Be it ___ humble . . . " : EVERSO
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Perches : ROOSTS
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Doubleday : ABNER
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Honors : FETES
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Crimson Tide, for short : BAMA
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Jannings : EMIL
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Custom : MODE
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Miss Adams : EDIE
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Miss Louise : TINA
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Thread: Suffix : NEME
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Presidential monogram : DDE
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Heat measure: Abbr. : BTU

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 15 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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