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ADVISORY

New York Times, Sunday, June 25, 1972

Author: Bert Beaman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 128, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.89, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 518 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,352
Across Down
1. Dictators of a sort : HEADWAITERS
12. Trifle : BAGATELLE
21. Italian waterfront : ADRIATICSEA
22. Wolf music : ULULATION
23. Be precise : DOTTHEISANDCROSSTHETS
25. Palm of Brazil : ASSAI
26. U. N. name : UTHANT
27. Radamès's love : AIDA
28. Obstacles : SNAGS
32. Dried : SERE
33. But, in Madrid : PERO
35. Kind of blood : BAD
38. Aunt in "Oklahoma" : ELLER
40. Edges : SIDLES
42. Kisser : PUSS
46. Exaggerates : OVERSTATES
49. Music pieces : DUETS
50. Huayna Capac, for one : INCA
51. Distant: Prefix : TELO
52. School, in Paris : ECOLE
53. Torrent : SPATE
54. A guy and ___ : AGAL
55. Cheat : CRIB
56. Errs at bridge: Var. : RENIGS
58. Places for hocks : VINTNERS
60. "Cry ___" : HAVOC
62. Serfs : ESNES
64. Bait, in Naples : ESCA
65. Golf area : TEE
66. Be active : GETTHESHOWONTHEROAD
71. Jujube : BER
72. Dispatched : SENT
73. Biblical word : SELAH
74. ___ Tagh range, China : ALTYN
76. Water : ADAMSALE
78. Spot : DETECT
81. Spartan: Lat. : LACO
82. Unit of loudness : SONE
83. Watches one's waistline : DIETS
86. Intensity : ARDOR
87. Construction piece : IBAR
88. Sugar: Prefix : SUCR
89. "Where ___ boy . . . ?" : ISTHE
90. Sara and T. R. : ROOSEVELTS
92. Brain passage : ITER
93. Allen et al. : ETHANS
95. Signs: Lat. : NOTAE
96. Native: Suffix : ESE
97. Suffixes for cloth or cash : IERS
99. Strained : TAUT
101. Rosters : ROTAS
103. Pungency : TANG
105. European tax : OCTROI
107. City in Tuscany : LUCCA
111. Be proper : OBSERVETHEFORMALITIES
117. ___ roof (complains) : RAISESTHE
118. Menu term : ENCASSEROLE
119. Chicago suburb : CRESTWOOD
120. New Orleans features : RESTAURANTS
1. "I ___ little pony . . . " : HADA
2. Nigerian natives : EDOS
3. Crafts' partners : ARTS
4. Asian trees : DITAS
5. Hawaiian misses : WAHINES
6. Greek goddess : ATE
7. Three, on a clock : III
8. Certain campuses: Abbr. : TCS
9. Biblical brother : ESAU
10. Schisms : RENTS
11. Hebrew letters : SADHES
12. Peeved : BURNEDUP
13. "Thanks ___" : ALOT
14. Grissom : GUS
15. Jolson et al. : ALS
16. Turkic language : TATAR
17. Kenyan's neighbor : ETHIOPIAN
18. German song : LIED
19. Burbot genus : LOTA
20. Navy rank: Abbr. : ENS
24. Shrimps : CARIDS
29. Modify : ALTER
30. Candied : GLACE
31. Be determined : SETONESTEETH
33. Fretful : PETTISH
34. Gist : ESSENCE
35. Gum up : BOTCH
36. Determined a mean figure : AVERAGEDOUT
37. Liberation : DELIVERANCE
39. Enjoy : RELISH
41. ___ open (give access) : LEAVETHEDOOR
43. Hard to reach : UNGETATABLE
44. Timid ones : SCAREDYCATS
45. Mud volcano : SALSE
47. Capek creation : ROBOT
48. Musical symbols : SEGNOS
57. ___ up (in the bag) : SEWED
59. Irish village : TARA
61. Peeress: Abbr. : CTSS
63. Take the sun, in Acapulco : SOLEAR
67. More shrewd : HEADIER
68. Joins a cause : ENLISTS
69. Hydrous salt : NATRON
70. Friend of Fran : OLLIE
71. Singers : BASSI
75. Scandinavian : NORSE
77. Gaiety : MERRINESS
79. Rib: Prefix : COSTO
80. Pick up the tab : TREAT
84. Like some roofs : THATCHED
85. Gravel can be found here : SENATE
91. More immature : VEALIER
94. Expert on a board : SURFER
98. Snowy bird : EGRET
100. Ten ___ odds : TOONE
102. Brahman precept : SUTRA
103. Ski lift : TBAR
104. Large land mass: Fr. : ASIE
105. Holy Roman emperor : OTHO
106. Certain carriers: Abbr. : IRCS
108. Plant shoot : CION
109. Gael or Breton : CELT
110. Enzyme suffixes : ASES
111. Whale : ORC
112. Kind of radio: Abbr. : VSW
113. W. W. II command : ETO
114. Welcome item : MAT
115. ___ rule : ASA
116. Southern campus : LSU

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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