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New York Times, Thursday, June 22, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,349
Across
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Covers of a sort : WIGS
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Roman 651 : DCLI
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Supermarket section : MEATS
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Old Asian land : ELAM
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Plume : EGRET
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Cheese covering : RIND
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Hairdos : POMPADOURS
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Hairdos : PAGEBOYS
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Gets a quick look-see : GLIMS
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Road-litter items : CANS
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Makes tracks : HIES
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"Gil Blas" author : LESAGE
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Hairdo : PONYTAIL
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Then, in Marseilles : ALORS
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Hairdo : BANGS
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Home of the Dolphins: Abbr. : FLA
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Garage workers, for short : MECS
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Works on fruit : CORES
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Gator's relative : CROC
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Hairdo : BRAID
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Treasure ___ : TROVE
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Hairdo : RINGLETS
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First step in a hairdo : PRESET
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Hair pieces : RATS
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"And pretty maids all in ___" : AROW
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Domain of the Duvaliers : HAITI
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Hairdo : SPITCURL
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Hairdos : PERMANENTS
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Chemistry Nobelist, 1934 : UREY
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Of a grain : OATEN
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Deuces, at tennis : TIES
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Romanov : TSAR
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Take by effort : WREST
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Grand Ole ___ : OPRY
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Idem : SAME
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Misshape : WARP
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Mother of Romulus : ILIA
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Mobster's combine : GANG
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Cocktails : SIDECARS
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Testify : DEPONE
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Surfeits : CLOYS
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Thrashes : LAMS
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Little devil : IMP
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Musical catchalls : MEDLEYS
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Believer in self-interest : EGOIST
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Calla lily : ARUM
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Regions: Abbr. : TERS
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City map listings : STS
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Maturations : AGINGS
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Diamond units : BAGS
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Sharpened : HONED
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Truman birthplace : LAMAR
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Perfume resin : ELEMI
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"___ I" (me too) : SOCAN
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Vista from Sacré-Coeur : PARIS
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Hairdos : AFROS
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"___ a parade" : ILOVE
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French shoe-fastener : LACET
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Marina sights : BOATS
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Stunted person : CRETIN
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Hairdos : CREWCUTS
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Clamorous : BLATANT
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Jog : TROT
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Actress Tammy : GRIMES
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Prudish : PRISSY
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More suitable : APTER
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Preside at a trial : HEAR
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Cut hair : SNIP
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Mama Bear, in the Forum : URSA
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Stationer's order : REAM
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Instrument for Euterpe : LYRE
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Comic-strip sound : POW
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W. W. II area : ETO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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