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New York Times, Saturday, July 15, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { B F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 241 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,372
Across
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Cultivated : RAISED
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Intellectual ones : MINDS
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"Medium" composer : MENOTTI
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Balzac : HONORE
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Telescope devices : ALINERS
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Old Syrian tongue : ARAMAIC
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___ aside : SET
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Peace Nobelist of 1957 : PEARSON
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Writer Tarbell : IDA
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Covering, for short : TARP
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Convenes : SITS
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Beasts of burden: Fr. : ANES
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Biblical brother : ESAU
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Heater : ETNA
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Girl's name : ADELE
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Take five : REST
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Bridge-score unit : LEG
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Irrational numbers : SURDS
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Alessandro or Domenico of music : SCARLATTI
34
Sing, thirties' style : CROON
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Tokyo, once : EDO
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Buzzing : AHUM
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Big bills, for short : THOUS
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Coronation, for one : GALA
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Goose of Hawaii : NENE
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Transported : RAPT
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Literature Nobelist, 1947 : GIDE
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Lip : SASS
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Hibernia: Abbr. : IRE
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Scandal subterfuge : COVERUP
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___ volente : DEO
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Veteran : OLDTIMER
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Ethel of stage : MERMAN
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Father of Rhesus : EIONEUS
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Dress features : PLEATS
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Derisive looks : SNEERS
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O'Faoláin et al. : SEANS
Down
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Publicity item : RELEASE
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"___ Dance" : ANITRAS
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Condition: Suffix : ION
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"___ lively, please" : STEP
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Common French verb : ETRE
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Titanic sinking, for one : DISASTER
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Sulu natives : MOROS
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___ instant : INAN
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___ de guerre : NOM
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Exhausted : DRAINED
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Brauhaus items : SEIDELS
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What a certain Jack isn't : MASTER
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___ luego (good-by) : HASTA
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Accusative, for one : CASE
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Plot organizers : RINGLEADERS
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Inconveniences : PUTSOUT
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Names of early Popes : ADRIANS
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Impetuosity : ELAN
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Self-acting: Prefix : AUT
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Portico : STOA
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Romaine lettuce : COS
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Psychiatrist Alfred : ADLER
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Elizabeth's son : CHARLES
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Swindled : ROPEDIN
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Top of the tribe : HEADMAN
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Defeats in a way : UNSEATS
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Electronic particles : MESONS
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Musical group : TRIO
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"___ this day our ... " : GIVEUS
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Pyle of TV show : GOMER
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Movies, in France : CINE
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Baseball figures : UMPS
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Soccer star of Brazil : PELE
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Kind of hold or dance : TOE
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Cartoonist Gardner : REA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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