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New York Times, Tuesday, August 1, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,389

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Across
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"___ your age!" : ACT
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Coat part : ARM
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Namesakes of a villain : IAGOS
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Common wildflower : TRILLIUM
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Enrages : ANGERS
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Adjust : REGULATE
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Toast : PROSIT
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News paragraph : ITEM
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Gumshoe : TEC
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French income : RENTE
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Gas: Prefix : AER
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Turkish title : PASHA
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Slow, in music: Abbr. : AND
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Enlisted men : GIS
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Chimp, for one : APE
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Preminger : OTTO
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Norse deity : ODIN
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Med. study : ANAT
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U. S. journalist : RIIS
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Metrical structure : VERSIFICATION
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Dry or wet unit : CELL
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Drift off : DOZE
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Big Ben sound : BONG
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Bauxite and cinnabar : ORES
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Sky Altar : ARA
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Container : CAN
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Grampus : ORC
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Heavens : ETHER
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Alas, in Bonn : ACH
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Public warehouse : ETAPE
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Charged particle : ION
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Hebrew measure : EPHA
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False gods : BAALIM
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Man from Toronto : ONTARIAN
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Misbehaves : ACTSUP
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Unessential : NEEDLESS
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T. R. et al., for short : THEOS
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Spanish wife : SRA
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Sandra : DEE
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Central courts : ATRIA
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Medit. island : CRETE
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Kaline or Lolich : TIGER
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"___ that glisters . . . " : ALL
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Ropes : RIATAS
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Trumpet inserts : MUTES
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About : INRE
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Greek contest : AGON
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Period of development : GESTATION
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Adjusting : ORIENTING
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Plane initials : SST
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Abner's partner : LUM
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Key to industrial revolution : MECHANIZATION
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Month: Abbr. : APR
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Companions of needles : PINS
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Swiftly : APACE
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Uno, ___, tres : DOS
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Certain Scouts : GIRLS
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Greek letter : ETA
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Hunter of sky : ORION
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Go beyond one's capacity : OVERREACH
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Give pleasure : DELECTATE
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Earlier, old style : AFORE
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Mrs. Cantor : IDA
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Ski lift : TBAR
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Bill's follower : COO
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Hub : CENTER
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Puts an edge on : HONES
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On foot, in Paris : APIED
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Ride to foxes : CHASE
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Medieval guild : HANSE
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Likewise : ALSO
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Papal name : PIUS
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Napoleon, for one: Abbr. : EMP
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Goethe's ___ könig : ERL
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Ruth's weapon : BAT
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Nabokov work : ADA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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