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New York Times, Thursday, June 1, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,328
Across
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Most of Switzerland : ALPS
5
Pageantry : POMP
9
Stages : LEGS
13
Chessman : ROOK
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Sot : TOPER
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½ pint : ICUP
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Festive : GALA
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Papal vestment : ORALE
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Hartebeest : TORA
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Nash-Perelman musical : ONETOUCHOFVENUS
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Shrivel : SEAR
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Poetic adverb : NEER
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Abundant : RICH
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Sanity : REASON
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Hiatus : GAP
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Nose : SNOOP
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Room, in Dresden : STUBE
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Omani : ARAB
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Targets : GOALS
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Nigerian people : IBOS
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Miss Thomas : MARLO
44
Gab : PRATE
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___ fly : LET
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Heed : ATTEND
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Stained : DYED
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Magazine number: Abbr. : ISS
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Mote : ATOM
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Cheese : EDAM
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Bert Lahr portrayal : THECOWARDLYLION
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Kind of school : HIGH
63
Germ cell : SPORE
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"___ each life . . . " : INTO
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Advantage : EDGE
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Young eel : ELVER
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Hollow : VAIN
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Catch, as of fish : MESS
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Famed Army surgeon : REED
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Otherwise : ELSE
Down
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Constellation : ARGO
2
Touch of a sort : LOAN
3
Widely divergent : POLESAPART
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Fellow, usually good : SKATE
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Swine: Fr. : PORC
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Ocean food fish : OPAH
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Shade of pink : MELON
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Choose : PREFER
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Intellectuals : LITERATI
10
College subject: Abbr. : ECON
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Spiritual tutor : GURU
12
Karlovy Vary and others : SPAS
14
Doing Europe : TOURING
20
Sweeps : OARS
21
Letters : VEES
24
Old World lizard : AGAMA
25
Corday victim : MARAT
27
Kind of store : COOP
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Amass : HOARD
30
Kind of TV ad technique : SUBLIMINAL
31
Reeds : OBOES
32
Groups of objects : NESTS
35
Broadway offering : PLAY
38
Whitens : BLEACHES
40
N.F.L. player : STEELER
43
Aware of : ONTO
45
Swirl : EDDY
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Divining rod : DOWSER
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Furniture wood : MAPLE
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Teeming, with "with" : ALIVE
55
1969 best seller : THEM
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Mask : HIDE
57
Roe : EGGS
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Range : ROVE
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Scott : DRED
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Revolutionary patriot : OTIS
61
Canonical hour : NONE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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