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New York Times, Wednesday, May 31, 1972

50-Down : Hair styles

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { C K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,327
Across
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Medium for Ade's "Fables" : SLANG
6
Turns informer : RATS
10
Limb, in heraldry : GAMB
14
Belmont transaction : WAGER
15
Kind of hairdo : AFRO
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Table item : OLEO
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Brazilian writer : AMADO
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Poky : JAIL
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Evils : ILLS
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Wreath : LEI
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Tower : SOAR
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Social climbers : SNOBS
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Famous writer : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
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Spoil : ROT
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___ into (gets going) : WADES
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Therefore : ERGO
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Visit again : RESEE
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Hurricane area : EYE
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Book by 24 Across : THESUNALSORISES
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In demand : HOT
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Giant petrel : NELLY
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Nuisance : PEST
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Modify : ADAPT
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Parts of the psyche : IDS
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Book by 24 Across : MENWITHOUTWOMEN
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Nymph : OREAD
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Church part : APSE
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Gardner : AVA
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Field: Lat. : AGER
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Measure : YARD
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Hermit : LONER
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Lincoln's Mary : TODD
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Saint of sailors : ELMO
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River in France : LOIRE
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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Moscow agency : TASS
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Checks : STAYS
Down
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Marshy place : SWALE
2
Like some excuses : LAMER
3
Encore : AGAIN
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Rorem : NED
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Mato ___ : GROSSO
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Indian prince : RAJAH
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Book by 24 Across : AFAREWELLTOARMS
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Next after uni- and bi- : TRI
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Sun deity : SOL
10
Exitings : GOINGS
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Permit : ALLOW
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Kind of toast : MELBA
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Dictatorial : BOSSY
22
Mell : OTT
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Gibe : SNEER
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Greek god : EROS
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Bulky : MASSY
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Thought: Prefix : IDEO
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Biblical suffix : ETH
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Greek letter : RHO
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Understand : GET
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Nader : RALPH
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Compass point : ESE
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"___, I can" : YES
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French direction : EST
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Loosened : UNDID
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Tidy : NEAT
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___ facto : IPSO
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Tonys and Oscars : AWARDS
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Pronoun : ITS
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Lives : DWELLS
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Ditches : MOATS
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Grain fungus : ERGOT
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"Like I ___ hole in ... " : NEEDA
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Hair styles : UPDOS
51
Craze : MANIA
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___ which way : EVERY
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Nose parts : NARES
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Still : YET
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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Away, in Scotland : OOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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