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New York Times, Thursday, July 20, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,377

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Across
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Scent : ODOR
5
Rocket stage : AGENA
10
Sharp blow : KNAP
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Type of review : RAVE
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Antigone's uncle : CREON
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Greek letter : IOTA
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Family group : CLAN
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Proofreader's mark : CARET
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Pack : STOW
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Common element : SILICON
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Suez Canal planner : LESSEPS
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Baltic land: Abbr. : ESTH
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Go ___ (get out of hand) : APE
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Number for a certain deck : FIFTYTWO
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English artist : TURNER
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English county : ESSEX
36
Frequently : OFTEN
38
Japanese park : ASO
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This, in Spain : ESTE
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U. S. artist : HOMER
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Travel permit : VISA
42
Twosome : DUO
43
Olympic athlete's quest : MEDAL
44
Collects : SAVES
45
Brown paints : SEPIAS
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Ignorant : NESCIENT
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Stinging cold : NIP
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Sign: Lat. : NOTA
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TV selection : CHANNEL
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Jersey Lily of stage : LANGTRY
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Extraordinary : RARE
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Man-made man : ROBOT
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Locale : AREA
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Causes pain : AILS
65
Practice : USAGE
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Faucet woe : LEAK
67
French artist : GROS
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Leader of 1786 rebellion : SHAYS
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Moon vehicles : LEMS
Down
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Sea monsters : ORCS
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Surrealist : DALI
3
Running track : OVAL
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Italian artist : RENI
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Confront : ACCOST
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U. S. artist : GRANTWOOD
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Poetic word : EER
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December song : NOEL
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Pangolin : ANTEATER
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Guy's mouth : KISSER
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Take heed : NOTE
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Over : ATOP
13
Handles roughly : PAWS
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Halcyone's husband : CEYX
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___ glass : SPUN
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German painter : HOFMANN
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Ministers to : FEEDS
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Magazine printing : ISSUE
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Camera setting : FSTOP
30
Curling target : TEE
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Credulous : NAIVE
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German city : ESSEN
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Type of picnic : ROAST
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Philosophical doctrine : TELEOLOGY
40
Longfellow's wrecked ship : HESPERUS
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Liberian native : VAI
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Water pipe : MAIN
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Scrutinize : SCAN
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U. S. artist : INNESS
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Conditions : STATES
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Steep rock : CRAG
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Not turn a ___ : HAIR
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Elk hide : LOSH
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Effrontery : GALL
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Actor Beerbohm : TREE
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Paper unit : REAM
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Jabbers : YAKS
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Barnyard sound : BAA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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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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