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New York Times, Thursday, July 27, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,384
Across
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Poker accessory : CHIP
5
Tree resins : LACS
9
Georgia export : PEACH
14
Napoleonic battle site : LODI
15
Tan color : ECRU
16
Chief: Prefix : ARCHI
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"Once ___ a midnight . . . " : UPON
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Norse god : THOR
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Bull Run, for one : CREEK
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French card games : BELOTTES
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According to ___ : HOYLE
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Jokers and aces : CARDS
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Indian potentate : SIRDAR
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Card game : EUCHRE
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Bright marine fish : WRASSE
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Ennoble : EXALT
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Behold, in Dijon : VOICI
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Where, in old Rome : UBI
35
Fixed course : ROTE
36
Arctic sights : BERGS
37
Vamoose : SCAT
38
Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
39
Neckwear : BEADS
40
Stone slab : STELE
41
Horizontal-bar exercise : CHINUP
43
Participant of a sort : PLAYER
44
Holiday event : PARADE
46
Prussian lancer : UHLAN
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Patsy or Oscar : AWARD
49
Famed Broadway name : ZIEGFELD
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Server : LADLE
54
Benson or Pound : EZRA
55
Sharif : OMAR
56
Bannister, for one : MILER
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Ran off the margin : BLED
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Ancient Mariner's opus : RIME
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Bines : STEMS
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Good Queen : BESS
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Haul : DRAG
Down
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Pip on a card : CLUB
2
Famed diamond : HOPE
3
Valentino, for one : IDOL
4
Card game : PINOCHLE
5
French message : LETTRE
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Yearned : ACHED
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Pastime for some : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
8
Big ___ of Calif. : SUR
9
Board game : PACHISI
10
Miscues : ERRORS
11
Form of backgammon : ACEYDEUCEY
12
Claw : CHELA
13
Trail user : HIKER
21
Treat for Knave of Hearts : TART
24
U. S. Indians : SACS
25
Spooky : EERY
26
Agrippina, for one : UXOR
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Child's string game : CATSCRADLE
29
Fixes : RIGS
31
Calf, in France : VEAU
33
Hay unit : BALE
34
Via Appia, e.g. : ITER
36
Well, in Venice : BENE
37
Western campus : STANFORD
39
Bridge players, at times : BIDDERS
40
Lava : SLAG
42
Manhattan area : HARLEM
43
Appeals : PLEADS
44
Reading matter for some : PALMS
45
Expect : AWAIT
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Takes on : HIRES
50
Moslem title : EMIR
51
Monk : LAMA
52
Bit of sediment : DREG
54
Reflux : EBB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 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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