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New York Times, Tuesday, June 27, 1972

19-Across : Islamic law codes

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,354
Across
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Branch of learning : ARTS
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River of Rotterdam : MAAS
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___ game (chess term) : DRAWN
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Horn sound : BEEP
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War-gun fodder : AMMO
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Lumberjack contest : ROLEO
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Pound or Stone : EZRA
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"___ on, O Union ... " : SAIL
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Islamic law codes : ADATS
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Moon vehicles : LEMS
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Nabokov novel about a chess man : THEDEFENSE
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Guernsey et al. : ISLES
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Certain N.C.O.'s : SGTS
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Baseball pitch : SINKER
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Rook, for one : CHESSMAN
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Waiters' burdens : TRAYS
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U. S. missile : THOR
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Radamès's beloved : AIDA
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Consume : EAT
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Poet: Abbr. : HAR
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Industrial org. : NAM
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Seasons in Paris : ETES
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Eur. country : BRIT
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" ... in Scotland ___ ye" : AFORE
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Companion for Alice : REDQUEEN
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Congressmen, at times : PAIRED
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Expends : USES
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Fastener : CLASP
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TV entertainer : DINAHSHORE
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Refer to : CITE
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Like highly : ADORE
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Restore : HEAL
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Scarlet, for one : FEVER
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Sediments : LEES
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Outside: Prefix : ECTO
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"If you have ___, prepare to ... " : TEARS
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Lowdown : DOPE
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Oregon college : REED
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Genesis name : ABEL
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Loire commune : REZE
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Concluded : TERMINATED
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Big name in chess : SPASSKY
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Chess ace : MASTER
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Asian nurses : AMAHS
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French friend : AMIE
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Traded bearishly : SOLDSHORT
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Air currents : DRAFTS
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Village near Shreveport : RODESSA
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King or Ladd : ALAN
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Moistens : WETS
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Victory margin : NOSE
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River to Elbe : EGER
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French article : LES
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Pilot : STEER
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Furious : IRATE
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Kind of letter : CHAIN
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Bishop or knight, in chess : MINORPIECE
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Town in Limerick : ADARE
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Identified : NAMED
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Point of entry : THRESHOLD
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More old-hat : SQUARER
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Gatherings : BEES
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Motorists' org. : AAA
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Big name in chess : FISCHER
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Escorts : USHERS
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Polite word : PLEASE
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Boring guy : CREEP
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Foolish : DAFT
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Certain star : NOVA
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Spread : OLEO
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Art gallery : TATE
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Hypnotic force : ELOD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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