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OBTUSE ANGLES

New York Times, Sunday, July 23, 1972

Author: Arthur Bennett
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,380
Across Down
1. Spanish belle : MAJA
5. Hebrew letter : TSADE
10. Meets one's Waterloo : LOSES
15. Danish town : EJBY
19. Man from Abu Dhabi : ARAB
20. Dismay : APPAL
21. Stage line : ASIDE
22. But, in Spain : PERO
23. Earnings: Abbr. : INCS
24. Certain awards : BOOBYPRIZES
26. Rials are used here : IRAN
27. Pay back : MAKEGOOD
29. Tommy of N. L. : AGEE
30. Burdened : TASKED
32. Negative particle : ANION
33. Stranger : ODDER
35. Antelope of Asia : SEROW
36. Sews : BASTES
38. Sorry one : RUER
39. Inquisition : AUTODAFE
42. Buddy of TV : EBSEN
43. Early headwear : DUNCECAPS
46. Indonesian island : WETAR
47. Long ago : YORE
48. Opera girl : TOSCA
49. Tapestry : ARRAS
51. Bridge defeats : SETS
52. Mouth: Prefix : ORI
53. Small power unit : DONKEYENGINE
55. U. S. Indian : REE
56. Exposes to attack : UNGUARDS
58. Essence : SOUL
59. Hack : CAB
62. Frankish peasants : LITI
63. Appraises : RATES
65. Absolute : PURE
66. Buckeyes' campus : OSU
67. Theft: Sp. : ROBO
68. Fliers' award : AIRMEDAL
72. Norm: Abbr. : STD
75. Certain bumps : GOOSEPIMPLES
79. ___ Miss : OLE
80. Praise : LAUD
82. Russian society : ARTEL
83. Slangy negatives : NOPES
84. Relate in a way : SPIN
85. Peaks : ACMES
87. Pyrite : FOOLSGOLD
89. Chemical prefix : PHENO
90. Burley, etc. : TOBACCOS
92. Sharpen : HONE
93. Turning points : CRISES
94. Danish astronomer : BRAHE
95. Dalmatian features : SPOTS
97. Hebrew letter : ALEPH
98. Program : AGENDA
100. Brand : SEAR
101. Elver : GLASSEEL
104. Miss Evans : DALE
105. Certain fairgoer : SIMPLESIMON
109. ___ noire : BETE
110. Extensions : ELLS
111. Type size : ELITE
112. Zoo creature : ORANG
113. Other: Sp. : OTRA
114. Loch ___ : NESS
115. Networks : RETIA
116. Heavy grasses : CANES
117. Belgian river : YSER
1. Cripple : MAIM
2. Buffalo of India : ARNA
3. Nautical apparatus : JACKASSRIG
4. Hooky player : ABSENTEE
5. Prohibitions : TABOOS
6. Masters' river : SPOON
7. Footless : APOD
8. Smidgen : DAB
9. British isle : ELY
10. Slipper size : LARGE
11. Willow : OSIER
12. Dimensions : SIZE
13. Dutch town : EDE
14. Sonnet part : SESTET
15. Cliffhanger divisions : EPISODES
16. Piddling : JERKWATER
17. Hillside, to Burns : BRAE
18. "___ Cassius . . ." : YOND
25. Chaplain : PADRE
28. Given: Scot. : GIEN
31. Lined up : AROW
33. Prevention unit : OUNCE
34. Caries : DECAY
35. Suffragist Anthony : SUSAN
36. "It had to ___" : BEYOU
37. "___ loser" : ABORN
38. Biscuits : RUSKS
39. Month : APRIL
40. Lot : FATE
41. Gaelic : ERSE
43. Comic-strip boy : DONDI
44. Outrigger : CANOE
45. Guardian : ARGUS
48. Pirate island off Haiti : TORTUGA
50. Fastens : SECURES
53. M. C.'s place : DAIS
54. Prohibit : ESTOP
57. Gums: Prefix : ULO
60. ". . . and empty ___" : ARMS
61. Gathering : BEE
63. Red: Prefix : ROSEO
64. "___ for Adano" : ABELL
65. Heaped : PILED
67. Newspaper sections : ROTOS
68. Fameuse : APPLE
69. Big A reading : DOPESHEETS
70. Array : ALINE
71. Fabrics : LENOS
72. Blind part : SLAT
73. Tortilla : TACO
74. Gym gear : DUMBBELLS
76. Part of a sentry's call : ORFOE
77. Mold of metal : INGOT
78. Dawdles : MOONS
81. Lovable quality : DEARNESS
84. Cabin worker : SHIPSBOY
86. Warm-sea fish : SCAD
88. Holiday spot : SHORE
89. Certain exec. : PRES
91. Bar offering : CHASER
93. Street sounds : CLANGS
95. Seven: Prefix : SEPTI
96. Plant scale : PALEA
97. Unique : ALONE
98. Arabian gulf : ADEN
99. Writer Zona : GALE
100. Struck, old style : SMIT
101. U. S. agent : GMAN
102. To be: Fr. : ETRE
103. King of drama : LEAR
106. ___ du Diable : ILE
107. Relative of org. : SOC
108. Man's name : IRA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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