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New York Times, Wednesday, June 21, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,348

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Across
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Couturier's word : CHIC
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Be incompatible, as colors : CLASH
10
King of the road : HOBO
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Charles's wife : OONA
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Bingo's relative : LOTTO
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Forum date : IDES
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Like some prices in ads : ROCKBOTTOM
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Weights : TONS
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Organic compounds : ETHERS
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Prayer : AVEMARIA
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Donau metropolis : WIEN
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Sligo land : ERIN
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Wild : FRANTIC
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Ruined : UNDONE
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Make airtight : CAULK
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Be grateful : THANK
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Shout : HOY
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Join : LINK
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Coffee units : BEANS
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Harness part : HAME
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Jackie's mate : ARI
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Ghastly : LURID
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Charters : HIRES
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Bee's quest : NECTAR
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Carson City dweller : NEVADAN
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Latvian city : RIGA
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Fill : SATE
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Introduced : BROACHED
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Cub-reporter's dreams : SCOOPS
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Set : LAID
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"To ___" (words of frailty) : ERRISHUMAN
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Rope : RIATA
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Beginner: Var. : TIRO
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Tobacco, for one : WEED
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Couturier's employe : SEWER
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Attempt : STAB
Down
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Essential part : CORE
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Gibson of Westerns : HOOT
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Move slowly : INCH
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Old dance : CAKEWALK
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Shut in : CLOSET
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Biblical name : LOT
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Broke in : STOVE
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Rookie's dreams : HOMERUNS
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___ run (baseball move) : HITAND
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Attar : ODOR
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Bolivian river : BENI
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Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
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Edge : BRINK
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Success symbol : MINK
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Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
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Laissez ___ : FAIRE
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Of ancient writings : RUNIC
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Daisy concoction : CHAIN
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Writer John : OHARA
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Substantive : NOMEN
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Looks at : EYES
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Group : CLAN
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Mountains : ANDES
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Citizens : BURGHERS
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Places for fugitives : HIDEOUTS
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Secular : LAIC
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Contrive : HATCH
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Did business : TRADED
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N. Y. college : VASSAR
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High dwelling : AERIE
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Stormed : BLEW
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Not commonplace : RARE
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River to the Seine : OISE
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Tie : DRAW
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Leave out : OMIT
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Kind of rubber : PARA
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Haughty person : SNOB
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Chemical suffix : ITE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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