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New York Times, Monday, July 31, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,388
Across
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Siberian forest : TAIGA
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Namath weakness : KNEE
10
Wine container : CASK
14
Kind of circle or tube : INNER
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Miler Jim : RYUN
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Strength of a solution : TITRE
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Existing in fancy : IMAGINARY
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Loire areas : ILES
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Dr. Rhine's specialty : ESP
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Arouse : INCITE
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Ascend : GOUP
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Basis of some bets : HUNCH
27
Whiskers : BURNSIDES
30
Waste maker : HASTE
34
Literary collection : ANA
35
High court, for short : SCOTUS
37
Chicken Little's mother : HEN
38
Be located : SIT
39
Kind of jet engine : RAM
40
Parent of N.B.C. : RCA
42
Disposed : APT
43
Season in Nice : ETE
44
Long and narrow : LINEAR
46
Born: Fr. : NEE
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Croesus's kingdom : LYDIA
50
Orkney native, for one : NORLANDER
52
Wisconsin city : RIPON
54
Chinese port : AMOY
55
Rue de ___ : RIVOLI
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Stock-share word : PAR
60
Old Irish alphabet : OGAM
63
South African province : TRANSVAAL
65
Allan-___ : ADALE
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Facilitate : EASE
67
Seed covering : ARIL
68
Fey : ELFIN
69
Prune: Scot. : SNED
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Caesar et al. : SIDS
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Prepare again : REFIT
Down
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S. A. monkey : TITI
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Blue dye : ANIL
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Like some schools : INTEGRATED
4
Writer Noel : GERSON
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Exist : ARE
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Serpentine dagger : KRIS
7
Lolita, for one : NYMPHET
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U.S.A., to Pompidou : EUA
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French machine : ENGIN
10
Shell-shaped structure : CONCHA
11
Jai ___ : ALAI
12
Spanish painter : SERT
13
Danny or Stubby : KAYE
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Length of three barleycorns : INCH
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Like heroic poetry : EPICAL
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Where the Dnieper flows : USSR
26
Certain money-lender : USURER
27
Swiss city : BASEL
28
Accord : UNITY
29
Mask : DOMINO
31
Ginger ale and beer : SHANDYGAFF
32
Certain home : TEPEE
33
Stage direction : ENTER
36
Ladderlike : SCALAR
41
Syria, in the Bible : ARAM
45
Word for a volunteer worker : NONPAID
48
Mangled : IRONED
49
Troubles : AILS
51
Soup ingredient : NOODLE
53
Old Italian bagpipes : PIVAS
55
Ways: Abbr. : RTES
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Mideast land : IRAN
57
Flower holder : VASE
59
"___ well" : ALLS
61
The al. in et al. : ALII
62
Action: Suffix : MENT
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Onassis : ARI
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Atmosphere: Prefix : AER

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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