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New York Times, Saturday, June 10, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,337
Across
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Beaded lizard : GILA
5
Western capital : SALEM
10
Largemouth bass : CHUB
14
Resembling: Suffix : ULAR
15
Kipling's wolfpack leader : AKELA
16
Ready : RIPE
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Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
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Carrousel bonuses : BRASSRINGS
20
Drop cooky : MACAROON
22
Apaches : TONTOS
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Left or U : TURN
24
Chisel : GOUGE
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Priam's wife : HECUBA
28
Border of shrubs : HEDGEROW
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Wing-shaped : ALARY
32
Light boat : CANOE
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C'est ___ (it is he) : LUI
34
Message : WIRE
35
Stately dance: Var. : PAVIN
36
But, in France : MAIS
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African antelope : KOB
38
Sun hat : TOPEE
39
Famous jockey : SANDE
40
Certain passenger : STOWAWAY
42
Greek odist : PINDAR
43
Greases : LARDS
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Sonoran : SERI
45
Pure : CHASTE
47
Gas-station gadget : DIPSTICK
51
Some picnickers : LITTERBUGS
53
English painter : OPIE
54
Sheltered : ALEE
55
Resin : ELEMI
56
Sharpness : BITE
57
Legumes : PODS
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Singer Bob : DYLAN
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French name for a Syrian city : ALEP
Down
1
Pacific island : GUAM
2
Miss Chase : ILKA
3
Secular : LAIC
4
Framework for a sculpture : ARMATURE
5
Ancient Jewish scholar : SABORA
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Ohio city : AKRON
7
Sparse : LEAN
8
City transit lines : ELS
9
Gigantic creature : MASTODON
10
Cower : CRINGE
11
Back country : HINTERLAND
12
Ascent : UPGO
13
Queenly nickname : BESS
19
Cosmetic : ROUGE
21
Gem : RUBY
24
Islamic spirit: Var. : GENIE
25
Peddles : HAWKS
26
Author of "Romola" : ELIOT
27
Containing a certain acid : CARBOLATED
28
___-cavey : HAVEY
29
Writer de la Ramée : OUIDA
30
Older and ___ : WISER
32
Matadors' cloaks : CAPAS
35
Like some sugar : POWDERED
36
Winnipeg's province : MANITOBA
38
French pastry : TARTE
39
Galahad and Bors : SIRS
41
Fritters : WASTES
42
Digestive aid : PEPSIN
44
Greek letter : SIGMA
45
Sharp sound : CLAP
46
Hawaiian port : HILO
47
Contest : DUEL
48
P. I. hardwood tree : IPIL
49
Mention : CITE
50
Stronghold : KEEP
52
World traveler Nellie : BLY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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