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New York Times, Tuesday, August 8, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,396
Across
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Golf stroke : BAFF
5
Musical sections : CODAS
10
Italian cathedral town : ATRI
14
Jai ___ : ALAI
15
Bootleg stuff : HOOCH
16
Go away! : SHOO
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Black, in France : NOIR
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Loos : ANITA
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". . . in corpore ___" : SANO
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With 47 Across, what Yellowstone is doing : CELEBRATINGITS
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Sounds of surprise : HOOS
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W. W. I. weapon : GAS
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___ as possible : ASSOON
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Dears, to Zsa Zsa : DAHLINGS
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Type notations: Abbr. : ITALS
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Flower part : PETAL
35
Violinist Bull : OLE
36
Completed : DONE
37
Principal: Prefix : ARCHI
38
Type of oil gas : BLAU
39
With 42 Across, a landmark : OLD
40
Silly chatterings: Var. : BLAAS
41
Western park sights : BEARS
42
See 39 Across : FAITHFUL
44
Pooh creator and family : MILNES
45
Continent: Abbr. : EUR
46
Bear-market order : SELL
47
See 20 Across : CENTENNIALYEAR
54
Willie : MAYS
55
Boxoffice concerns : SEATS
56
Renown : FAME
57
"Rule Britannia" composer : ARNE
58
Welland, for one : CANAL
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Showing wear : USED
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Do a lawn chore : WEED
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Eared seal : OTARY
62
Camera piece : LENS
Down
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Judge's seat : BANC
2
Century plant : ALOE
3
Go under : FAIL
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Yellowstone river : FIREHOLE
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Boatman of myth : CHARON
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Charlie's wife et al. : OONAS
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"Let George ___" : DOIT
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Hart's story : ACTI
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Kidnap in a way : SHANGHAI
10
Saint's birthplace : ASSISI
11
Pronoun : THAT
12
Ziegler et al. : RONS
13
Yellowstone's age, parkwise : IOO
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Gallery sounds : BOOS
22
Effrontery : GALL
25
". . . to the ___ their party" : AIDOF
26
Roman maxi : STOLA
27
Town in India : SANDI
28
Windshield paste-on : DECAL
29
Sports: Abbr. : ATHS
30
Actor Lloyd : NOLAN
31
Look daggers : GLARE
32
Dr. ___, juvenile writer : SEUSS
34
Indonesian craft : PRAU
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Outdoors : ALFRESCO
38
More than enough : BELLYFUL
40
Hindu demon : BHUT
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Common piece of mail : BILL
43
Stiffened : TENSED
44
Ridiculously small : MEASLY
46
Hindu lute : SITAR
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Part of c/o : CARE
48
Eyes, old style : EYNE
49
Straight : NEAT
50
Zola title : NANA
51
Taking one's ___ : EASE
52
___ Ra of myth : AMEN
53
Ohio team : REDS
54
Gullet : MAW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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