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New York Times, Monday, June 12, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,339
Across
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Stamp on a bill : PAID
5
Garden shelter : ARBOR
10
Pro ___ : RATA
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___ Sanctorum : ACTA
15
Peepshow : RAREE
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Jewish month : ELUL
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Work by John Gay : THEBEGGARSOPERA
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Dressmaker's concern : HEM
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Musical piece : DUET
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Primps : PREENS
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Speeds : HIES
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Fiber cloth : PINA
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Sprigs : SHOOTS
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Choir voice : BARITONE
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Injures : HARMS
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___ Salaam : DARES
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Roman 14 : XIV
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Impolite : RUDE
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Sat : POSED
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Widow's offering : MITE
38
U. S. Indian : UTE
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Source of Trojan trouble : PARIS
40
More extensive : WIDER
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English language's family : GERMANIC
43
Port producer : WINERY
44
Mars : ARES
45
Lawn pest : MOLE
46
Horse color : SORREL
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Dover ___ : SOLE
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Time for aid to country : NOW
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Opera by Karl Goldmark : THEQUEENOFSHEBA
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Japanese aborigine : AINU
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Affirmed : SWORE
58
River to Severn : AVON
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Repetition : ROTE
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Did a domestic chore : SEWED
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Act : DEED
Down
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Way : PATH
2
Back woe : ACHE
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Particular : ITEM
4
Small bit : DAB
5
Contends : ARGUES
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Fads : RAGES
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Rod-sparing product : BRAT
8
Done, in poetry : OER
9
Breathed : RESPIRED
10
Summer TV offering : REPEAT
11
Nautical word : ALEE
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Telemark, for one : TURN
13
Word before poor Yorick : ALAS
18
Prepares copy : EDITS
19
Avifauna : ORNIS
23
Payne subject : HOME
24
Reduces : PARES
25
Noncommittal gesture : SHRUG
26
Terre ___ : HAUTE
27
Brotherhood : ORDER
28
Elementary : BASIC
29
Rust ingredient : OXIDE
30
Saltpeter : NITER
31
___ now and then : EVERY
33
Duke or Day : DORIS
36
Like windows after a blast : PANELESS
37
Abundant source : MINE
39
Tahitian skirt : PAREU
40
Stratagems : WILES
42
Letters of ___ : MARQUE
43
Gulped down : WOLFED
45
Singer Grace : MOORE
46
Five-pointer : STAR
47
Mississippi tributary : OHIO
48
Landlord's concern : RENT
49
Miss White : SNOW
50
Glacial surface : NEVE
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Musical instrument : OBOE
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Fairy equipment : WAND
54
Ovine mother : EWE
55
"I've ___ it" : HAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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