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New York Times, Thursday, August 10, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { G J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,398

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Across
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Sight from Zermatt : ALPS
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Revolutionary leader : ADAMS
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Faneuil, for one : HALL
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Kind: Fr. : SORTE
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Vent : EMIT
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French cleric : ABBE
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Tropical shrub : URENA
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Vergil's bridge : PONS
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Event of March 5, 1770 : BOSTONMASSACRE
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Bricklayer's burden : HOD
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Irish group: Abbr. : IRA
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Wins a race easily : BREEZES
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Newsmen : EDITORS
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Kind of ache : EAR
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Weasels : ERMINES
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Snake : BOA
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French season : ETE
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Write a P.S. : ADD
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Consume : EAT
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Presidential initials : CIC
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Sorts out : SCREENS
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Hindu title : SRI
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Practical joke : HOTFOOT
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Church district : DIOCESE
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Service-station item : OIL
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Mongrel : CUR
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Event of Dec. 16, 1773 : BOSTONTEAPARTY
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Stay : WAIT
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Rustler's neckwear : NOOSE
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Virginia : DARE
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Girl's name : ELENA
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Feuchtwanger : LION
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Brauhaus staple : BEER
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Waterproof cloth : LODEN
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Antiquities, old style : ELDS
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Horse : ARAB
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Wolf : LOBO
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Dart-game locales : PUBS
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Saturate : SEETHE
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Separated : ASUNDER
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Sleeping quarters : DORM
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Location : AREA
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White and Catskill: Abbr. : MTNS
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Vacation area : SEASIDE
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Jazz performer : HEPCAT
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Cupid : AMOR
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Brief note : LINE
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Army officers: Abbr. : LTS
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Flow slowly : OOZE
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Onassis et al. : ARIS
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Tree : BEECH
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Pi, for one : RATIO
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Standing : ERECT
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"Get ___" : SMART
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Ceased : ENDED
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Tubby : OBESE
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Sounds on the veld : ROARS
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French composer : SATIE
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Fish of Europe : IDE
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"Honi ___ . . ." : SOIT
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Britain's Blimp : COLONEL
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Adherent of an early creed : NICAEAN
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Bouillabaisse : SOUP
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"Camptown Races" man : FOSTER
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___ of Liberty : CRADLE
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Like a certain cupboard : BARE
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French river : OISE
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___ contendere : NOLO
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___ the line : TOED
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Early laborer : ESNE
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Fence : RAIL
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Walked : TROD
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Desires : YENS
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Entanglement : WEB

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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