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New York Times, Thursday, May 25, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,321

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Across
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Musial : STAN
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Attempts : STABS
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Entrance : ADIT
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"The Rains ___" : CAME
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Dress material : ORLON
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Kind of bone : WISH
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Wolf-whistler's words : HUBBAHUBBA
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Gray : ASHY
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Roof piece : EPI
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___ Santos : LOS
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Sanctions : OKAYS
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Type that has been set : METAL
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Dover ___ : SOLES
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Egg: Prefix : OVI
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Birthplace of a saint : ASSISI
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Meal items : RISSOLES
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Fine mist : SEREIN
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Part of the eye : UVEA
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Headlong : HELTERSKELTER
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King of ditty : COLE
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List : ROSTER
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Relayed : PASSEDON
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Storehouses : ETAPES
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Famous nickname : ARI
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Parson's house : MANSE
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Gut leader : SNELL
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Relative : NIECE
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Bombay resort : ABU
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Hind : DOE
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Old coin of Greece : OBOL
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Jumble : HODGEPODGE
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Become lively : PERK
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Other: Fr. : AUTRE
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Fruit decay : BLET
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Bull's-___ : EYES
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Wedding official : USHER
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Willard : JESS
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General outline : SCHEMA
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Gray colors : TAUPES
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Boundaries : AMBITS
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Neighbor of Kan. : NEB
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London area : SOHO
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Bind : TRUSS
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Vestment : ALB
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Songbirds : BOBOLINKS
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Adders : SNAKES
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Take ___ : AWAY
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Movie transition : DISSOLVE
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Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
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Pronoun : THY
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Ready : ALLSET
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Beast of burden : ASS
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Theater areas : AISLES
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Prayers : ORISONS
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Swerve : VEER
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"This ___ test" : ISA
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Pique : IRE
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Led the field : OUTRAN
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Wrong : ERRONEOUS
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Rime : HOAR
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Hamlet's home : ELSINORE
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Summer in Corse : ETE
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Eases : LETSUP
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Auditor: Abbr. : CPA
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Uncle, in Scotland : EME
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City near Munich : DACHAU
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Hawk : PEDDLE
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Funeral orations : ELOGES
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Precipitations : SLEETS
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Tidal flow : EAGRE
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Kinds : ILKS
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Lager : BEER
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Poetic start : OPE
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Turkish title : BEY
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Religious degree : DTH
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Thing: Abbr. : OBJ

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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