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New York Times, Monday, September 11, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,430

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Across
1
Sentry's call : HALT
5
Causes pain : AILS
9
Drudge : PLOD
13
From ___ : AFAR
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"___ but you" : NOONE
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Meander : ROVE
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Like some sails : TRIANGULAR
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Equable : EVEN
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Party : SOCIAL
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Quarrel : ARGUMENT
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U.S. physicist : NIER
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Mitigate : EASE
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Trouser features : CREASES
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British air marshal : TEDDER
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Fragment : SHARD
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Sarcasms : GIBES
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Focal line: Prefix : AXO
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Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : PERS
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Unmasks : BARES
39
Pluck : GRIT
40
Common verb : ARE
41
Type of truck : PANEL
42
Coffee or whisky : IRISH
43
Indian military leader : SIRDAR
45
Patois : DIALECT
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Israeli port : ACRE
49
One of five : ERIE
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Magic : BLACKART
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U.N. segment : NATION
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Expel : OUST
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Treasonous act in Vichy : CRIMEDETAT
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High-flown : ARTY
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Serbian dances : KOLOS
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Hebrew letter : RESH
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Linden : TEIL
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Certain Popes : LEOS
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Mat. days : SATS
Down
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Certain ring occupants : HATS
2
Prefix for a continent : AFRO
3
Secular : LAIC
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Athletes' helpers : TRAINERS
5
Fishes : ANGLES
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Chit : IOU
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She gets what she wants : LOLA
8
Misleading attraction : SNARE
9
College program, for short : PREMED
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Colorado's Governor : LOVE
11
Heated compartment : OVEN
12
Nixon adviser : DENT
15
Worker ants : ERGATES
18
Nymph : NAIAD
22
Purposes : USES
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Shakespearean princess : REGAN
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Darling, in Paris : CHERI
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More undercooked : RARER
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Begot : SIRED
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Old Persian coin : DARIC
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Occur : EXIST
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Novelist Philip : ROTH
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Resorts : SPAS
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Misrepresent : BELIE
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Lodge, as troops : BARRACK
39
Hosts, initially : GREETERS
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Canned quantity : PACK
42
Epic poem : ILIAD
44
Metrical foot : DACTYL
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Dillon portrayer : ARNESS
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Flynn : ERROL
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Gravy dish : BOAT
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Decoy : LURE
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Piedmontese city : ASTI
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Building material : TILE
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Willow : ITEA
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Kiln : OAST
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Certain degrees : NTHS
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Low : MOO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 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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