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New York Times, Saturday, May 6, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F K X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,302
Across
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Prefix for space or dynamics : AERO
5
Pain reliever : BALM
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Jockey Ussery et al. : BOBS
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Ham studding : CLOVE
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Medley : OLIO
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Corroded : EATEN
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Condemn : DAMN
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Columbus caravel : NINA
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1964 Derby winner : NORTHERNDANCER
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Bridle part : REIN
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Beverage : ALE
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Union or Times : SQUARE
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Triple Crown winner : CITATION
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Outdoor sporting events : HUNTS
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Gun calibers : BORES
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Regret : RUE
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Table wine : ROSE
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Ebb and low : TIDES
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Islands off Timor : LETI
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Avarice : GREED
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Type of truck : PANEL
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Farm area : BARNYARD
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Trenchermen : EATERS
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Spire ornament : EPI
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English composer : ARNE
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1969 Derby winner : MAJESTICPRINCE
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Exclamation : EGAD
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Luggage item for Casals : CELLO
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Ruined : GONE
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City north of Tahoe : RENO
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Vow : SWEAR
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Matured : AGED
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Spotted : SEEN
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Hole in one : ACE
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Enthusiasm : ELAN
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Turning: Prefix : ROTO
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Value excessively : OVERRATE
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Half of 1877 Derby winner's name : BADEN
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Winglike : ALAR
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Portray : LIMN
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Commands : MANDATES
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Bee's place, at times : BONNET
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Suffix in acid names : OLIC
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Plant stem : BINE
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Glide high : SOAR
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Takes the stage : ENTERS
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Go quickly : HIE
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Exclamation of pity : ALAS
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Sumac or tea : SHRUB
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Share : QUOTA
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Auto racing's Bobby or Al : UNSER
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In dots and dashes : CODED
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Angered : IRED
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Peace goddess : IRENE
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___ Hebrides : OUTER
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Simon et al. : NEILS
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Heidelberg drink : BIER
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Arnold et al. : TRAITORS
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Nightly TV fare : LATENEWS
40
Cheats : GYPS
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Crises on Wall St. : PANICS
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Required : NEEDED
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Stray : ERR
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Golf-green area : APRON
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Great: Prefix : MEGA
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Excited : AGOG
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Miss Powell : JANE
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Words of comprehension : ISEE
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Sugar or bamboo : CANE
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Old-world bird : CLEE
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Highest notes : ELAS
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Alternatives : ORS

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

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