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New York Times, Monday, July 24, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,381

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Give sparingly : DOLE
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French painter : COROT
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Monster : OGRE
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English river : AVON
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Bequeath : LEAVE
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Ash Wednesday or Easter : LENT
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___ of the Waldorf : OSCAR
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Excited : AGOG
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French painter : INGRES
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Very powerful : ALMIGHTY
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Greek god : ARES
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Term of address : SIRE
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___ Jerusalem : GOINGTO
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Old French coin : TESTON
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Declaims : RANTS
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Prescription unit : DOSE
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Have, in Aberdeen : HAE
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Secures : NAILS
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Maid : LASS
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Time period: Abbr. : CEN
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European capital : OSLO
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French painter : MONET
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Kind of play : ONEACT
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"___ in Gaza" : EYELESS
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Supervise : BOSS
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Close, in falconry : SEEL
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Certain street corners : BUSSTOPS
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Makes suitable : ADAPTS
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Chip in : ANTE
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Cotton worker : BALER
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___ avis : RARA
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Look over : SCAN
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Deck : ADORN
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Kind of race : DRAG
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Civil wrong : TORT
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French painter : DEGAS
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Dotted : SEME
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Spanish painter : DALI
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Cake's milieu : OVEN
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Like the way to Tipperary : LONG
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Contestants : ENTRANTS
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Place for coats : CLOSET
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Faroe winds : OES
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Biblical word of reproach : RACA
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Egg shapes : OVALS
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Wood eaters : TERMITES
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Storms: Fr. : ORAGES
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Dutch painter, with Van : GOGH
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Part of a plant : ROOT
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Irritable : EDGY
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Units of work : ERGS
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Anger : IRE
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Fountain orders : SODAS
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Spanish painter : GRECO
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Of a grain : OATEN
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Silly : INANE
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Scottish title : THANE
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Fertile places : OASES
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Snug places : NESTS
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Kind of slick : OIL
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Wild plums : SLOES
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Pretty good : NOTSOBAD
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Followers of John Wycliffe : LOLLARDS
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Reward, old style : MEED
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Roll-call notation : ABSENT
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Tent fixture : COT
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Longs for : YEARNS
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Black suit : SPADE
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Woody fiber : BAST
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Extremely, in Britain : UNCO
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Mariner's sighting : STAR
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Plod : SLOG
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Decrease : PARE
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Mine car : TRAM
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Plant of mint family : SAGE
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Period : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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