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New York Times, Tuesday, June 13, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,340
Across
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Irish hill : TARA
5
Miss Ross : DIANA
10
Detroit name : FORD
14
Early poet : OMAR
15
American dogwood : OSIER
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Hatred: It. : ODIO
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Potomac shrine : LINCOLNMEMORIAL
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Insect spray: Abbr. : DDT
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Bible book : AMOS
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Slow-witted : DENSE
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Hobo's meal : STEW
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Goddess of hope : SPES
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Port on Bay of Fundy : STJOHN
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Subdue : CHASTEN
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Cuckoopint : ARUM
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Has concern : FEARS
34
Nitty-gritty : NUB
36
Area of Washington : FEDERALTRIANGLE
40
Spanish queen : ENA
41
Choice : ELITE
42
That: Lat. : ILLA
43
Playhouse : THEATRE
45
English poet : MCLEOD
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Relative of darn : DRAT
48
Quids pro ___ : QUOS
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Caper : ANTIC
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Self: Prefix : AUTO
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Hawks of Hawaii : IOS
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Wash. landmark, à la phonebook : SMITHSONIANINST
60
Cal ___ : TECH
61
Musical group : OCTET
62
Network : RETE
63
Senior hatchets : AXES
64
House of fame : WHITE
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Intense : KEEN
Down
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Divulged : TOLD
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During : AMID
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Carry on : RANT
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Triomphe, for one : ARC
5
Ancient stone tomb : DOLMEN
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"It ___ post time" : ISNOW
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Intentions : AIMS
8
Born: Fr. : NEE
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Sea extension : ARM
10
Black or Arden : FOREST
11
Norse god : ODIN
12
Inlets : RIAS
13
Familiar name in Hawaii : DOLE
18
Pledge : OATH
19
Black Sea port : ODESSA
23
"___ of these days . . . " : SOME
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Investing unit : SHARE
25
Prefix for mutuel : PARI
26
Bank installation : SAFE
27
English river : TRENT
28
Biblical kingdom : JUDAH
29
This, in France : CETTE
30
U. S. poet : ENGLE
31
Bid to win no tricks : NULLO
33
Coquette : FLIRT
35
Handbag décor : BEAD
37
Curve again : REARCH
38
Can. province : ALTA
39
Asther of films : NILS
44
Cavell and Wharton : EDITHS
45
Alter : MUTATE
46
Fur animal, for short : COON
48
"And ___ Flows the Don" : QUIET
49
Fictional dog : ASTA
50
Western state: Abbr. : NMEX
51
Allure, old style : TICE
52
Opposed : ANTI
53
Arrow poison : INEE
54
Bone: Prefix : OSTE
55
British gun : STEN
57
Plant : SOW
58
Alas, to Irish : OCH
59
Annoy : IRK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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