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New York Times, Saturday, June 24, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25, Avg Word Len: 5.88, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,351
Across
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Wild parties : BINGES
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I, in a certain sense : ROMANONE
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S. A. rodent : AGOUTI
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Daisy fleabane : ERIGERON
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Topping for eggnog : NUTMEG
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Rotates a movie camera : PANORAMS
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Siamese: Var. : TAIS
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___ and void : NULL
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Out : NOTIN
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Mass. cape : ANN
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Double : BINATE
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Italian coin : LIRA
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Word for Suleiman I : MAGNIFICENT
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Paddle : OAR
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Mon or bon : AMI
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Alienate : ESTRANGE
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Racy literature : EROTICA
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Bound up : TRUSSED
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Resounding : RESONANT
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Summer time: Abbr. : EDT
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Part of a circle : ARC
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Getter-backer : INDIANGIVER
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Wrap : DOUP
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Card holding : TENACE
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Prefix in Russian place names : ERO
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Ascanius : IULUS
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Eastern ruler : SHAH
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Thick piece : SLAB
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State of tranquillity : ATARAXIA
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Maltreat : ILLUSE
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City building : TENEMENT
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Closer : NEARER
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Platforms : ESTRADES
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Former advice to young men : GOWEST
Down
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Small fowl : BANTAM
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Lizard : IGUANA
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Heeding : NOTING
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Tooth holders : GUMS
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French season : ETE
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Important : SIGNIFICANT
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Substitute for : REPLACE
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Certain exam : ORALTEST
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Time period: Abbr. : MIN
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Greek contest : AGON
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Perfume alcohol : NEROL
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Speeches : ORATIONS
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"That was ___" (not imagined) : NOMIRAGE
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Trapped : ENSNARED
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One: Prefix : UNI
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Islands near Miami : BIMINI
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Digging in : ENTRENCHING
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Treaty group : NATO
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Tramp : TRUDGE
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___ spumante : ASTI
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Spread joy : ERADIATE
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Changes an itinerary : REROUTES
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Embracing : OSCULANT
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Mineral found in S. A. mountains : ANDESINE
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Protective headwear : TINHATS
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Shoe width : AAA
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Hatter's pad : VELURE
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Rubs out : ERASES
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Fulton or Peel : ROBERT
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Less blemished : PURER
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Spanish town : SAMA
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Salad : SLAW
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Crossed out : XED
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Zodiac sign : LEO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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