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New York Times, Wednesday, August 30, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,418

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Across
1
Ship's petty officer : BOSN
5
Something to remember : ALAMO
10
Ham's son : CUSH
14
Choir member : ALTO
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___-the-mill : RUNOF
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Word with bellum : ANTE
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Part of a thought about absence : HEARTGROWFONDER
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Trifle with : TOY
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Sightseer's choice : RUIN
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Mourning figure : PIETA
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Petitioned : SUED
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___-Ra : AMEN
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Tips : APICES
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Surveying devices : ALINERS
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Definitely not : NONO
33
Pacific spot : ATOLL
34
French time : ETE
36
What things are, to Longfellow : NOTWHATTHEYSEEM
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Shower time: Abbr. : APR
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Chemical powder : ERBIA
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In a casual way : IDLY
43
N.Y. health resort : SARANAC
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Performed : PLAYED
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Call it ___ : ADAY
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Disable : MAIM
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From the beginning: Lat. : ABOVO
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Betsy : ROSS
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Buffalo genus : BOS
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What Wilde says men always want to be : WOMANSFIRSTLOVE
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Neighbor of Nev. : OREG
61
Took place : AROSE
62
Surface : AREA
63
Currency in Naples : LIRE
64
Old-fashioned : DATED
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Lack : WANT
Down
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Coin of Thailand : BAHT
2
Table item : OLEO
3
Collar strip : STAY
4
Opposite of So. : NOR
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Makes a point : ARGUES
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Sensational : LURID
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Later : ANON
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Service the lawn : MOW
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"They're ___!" : OFF
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Fido : CANINE
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Wavy : UNDE
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Printer's word : STET
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Faithful : TRUE
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In a candid way : OPENLY
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Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
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Island greeting : ALOHA
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The last ___ : MILE
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Indian coin : ANNA
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Ship decks : POOPS
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Prefix for mural : INTRA
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Storage place : ATTIC
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Lanky : REEDY
31
Monument : STELE
33
Cornered : ATBAY
35
Tortoise : EMYD
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Kind of collision : HEADON
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Water buffalo : ARNA
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Certain twins' home : SIAM
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Plunder : RAVAGE
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Made a bridge call : PASSED
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Tilt : LIST
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Walrus : MORSE
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M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
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Diva Lucrezia : BORI
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Tenth of an ephah : OMER
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Read the ___ act : RIOT
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Adriatic wind : BORA
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Kiln : OVEN
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Capital : SEAT
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Low-spirited : SAD
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Monk's title : FRA
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Companion of order : LAW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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