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New York Times, Tuesday, July 18, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B F G J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,375
Across
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Attitude : SLANT
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Actor in "Wizard of Oz" : LAHR
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Magpie : PIET
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Place for a barbecue : PATIO
15
French thought : IDEE
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Printing process : ROTO
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Turkish P.M. : INONU
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Reporter : NEWSHOUND
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Heat : CALORIC
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Sets a goal : AIMSAT
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Oven : KILN
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City on Lake Ontario : TORONTO
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Get the gun ready again : RELOAD
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Silk yarn : TRAM
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Judge, at times : CONDEMNER
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Son-in-law of Mussolini : CIANO
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Worships : ADORES
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Propped up : SHORED
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Aesop ending : MORAL
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Comblike : PECTINATE
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Stiffly decorous : PRIM
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Exerciser's standby : PUSHUP
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Kind of barometer : ANEROID
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Place for a "Tiltin' Hilton" : PISA
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One who eats sparingly : DIETER
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One-eyed giant : CYCLOPS
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Soft, plain-woven fabric : INDIASILK
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Helpers : AIDES
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Norse navigator : ERIC
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Siouan : OTOE
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Teacake : SCONE
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Becomes firm : SETS
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Gas for signs : NEON
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Stops : HALTS
Down
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Span's partner : SPICK
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Veranda : LANAI
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Lagooned area : ATOLL
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Thin fabric : NINON
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Travel-ad offering : TOUR
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U. S. capital : LINCOLN
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Beverage : ADE
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Use an ax : HEW
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Smooth over : RESAND
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A step up : PROMOTION
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Debt reminders : IOUS
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Volcanic mountain : ETNA
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German engineer : TODT
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Batter's objective : HIT
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Articles : ITEMS
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Lobster coral : ROE
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Boat power : OAR
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Rod's partner : REEL
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Uncommon: Lat. : RARA
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Dill herb : ANET
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Manner : MODE
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Football's Walter : CAMP
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Scent : ODOR
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"Neither you ___" : NORI
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Insincere put-ons : DRAMATICS
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Piece of the block : CHIP
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Concentrate on : STUDY
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Cat sound: Var. : PUR
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Inner: Prefix : ESO
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Southern specialty : CHICKEN
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Human : PERSON
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Fold of skin : PLICA
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Crystalline compound : IODOL
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Worn out : SPENT
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Donkeys : ASSES
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Fades out : DIES
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Concerning : INRE
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Handle copy : EDIT
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Change or paper : CASH
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Native: Suffix : ITE
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Card game : LOO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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