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New York Times, Friday, May 5, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,301
Across
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Share for two lions : HALF
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Small dog : PEKE
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Normand of silents : MABEL
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Eastern prince : AMIR
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Essayist : ELIA
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Illinois first name : ADLAI
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Relocate : MOVE
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Best performances: Abbr. : RECS
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"The Snow ___" : GOOSE
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Popular hat for May : KENTUCKYDERBY
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Piquancy : ZEST
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Part of a horse : MANE
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Store fodder : ENSILE
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Enacts : PORTRAYS
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Turn away : REPEL
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Dye plant : HENNA
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Fortune : LOT
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Terrified : AWED
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Gives up : CEDES
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Fuel : COKE
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Bayh or Tunney: Abbr. : SEN
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Cautious : CHARY
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Better adjusted : SANER
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Pizarro's goal : ELDORADO
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Manipulate : WANGLE
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Man, for short : GENT
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Drizzle : MIST
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Bar snacks : SARATOGACHIPS
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Type of badge : MERIT
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Converse : TALK
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Occasional item of diet : CROW
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Originate : ARISE
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Leer at : OGLE
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Kind of wolf : LONE
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Slangy agreements : YEAHS
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Toward the dawn : EAST
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Advantage : EDGE
Down
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Smithfield output : HAM
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Raging : AMOK
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Not taped : LIVE
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Highly excited : FRENZIED
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Examine : PERUSE
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Choose : ELECT
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Punt : KICK
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Trackgoer's goal : EASYMONEY
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Purple color : MAGENTA
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Idolator : ADORER
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Lump : BLOB
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Relaxed : EASY
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U.N. name : LIE
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Swiss bowman : TELL
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Fixes socks : DARNS
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Remove : ERASE
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Stairpost : NEWEL
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Exhaust : SPEND
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Card game : PEDRO
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At hand : ALONG
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Bumpkin : YOKEL
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Metric measure : STERE
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All over : HEADTOTOE
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Sing in a way : CHANT
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Hymn : CANTICLE
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Brings into being : CREATES
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Window part : SASH
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Monstrous : OGRISH
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Often-sticky item : WICKET
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Shopping places : MALLS
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Dried up : SERE
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Diva's offering : ARIA
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Foolish : GAGA
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Nudge : PROD
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Trifle : SONG
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"Queen of the ___" : MAY
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Not large : WEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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