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New York Times, Wednesday, September 13, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F G J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,432
Across
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Dutch painter : HALS
5
Trades : SWAPS
10
Letters : MAIL
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Iroquoian : ERIE
15
Carving : CAMEO
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That ___ say : ISTO
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Mrs. Leonowens : ANNA
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Barkley : ALBEN
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What X marks : SPOT
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English voters of yore : POTWALLOPERS
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Valentino locale : ARABY
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Bridge seats : EASTS
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Short jacket : BOLERO
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Shoe part : WALLTOE
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Fertilizes : MARLS
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Plant pest: Var. : APHIS
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Skill : ART
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Part of ancient Greece : ELIS
37
Legal right : DROIT
38
Covered walk : STOA
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Bear: Sp. : OSO
40
Egyptian notable : SADAT
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"It is ___ father that knows . . . " : AWISE
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Hog heavens : WALLOWS
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Intertwine : ENLACE
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Lab-slide material : SMEAR
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Confederate general : EWELL
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Shows muscle : PACKSAWALLOP
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Goldfish relative : CARP
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Theater section : AISLE
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Wine: Prefix : OENO
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Together, in music : ADUE
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Dances : REELS
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Lawrence of TV : WELK
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Paris's Neuf : PONT
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Steinbeck's middle name : ERNST
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Scottish resort : SKYE
Down
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Jalopy : HEAP
2
Pisa's river : ARNO
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Fluff : LINT
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Jetties : SEAWALLS
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Ladderlike : SCALAR
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Plaster substitutes : WALLBOARDS
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Perth ___ : AMBOY
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Bird sound : PEEP
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Unit of loudness : SONE
10
Prayer book : MISSAL
11
Uraeus : ASP
12
Japanese name : ITO
13
Fortune : LOT
21
War god : ARES
22
Bros. : RELS
25
Lacking movement : STATIC
26
Knobbed : TOROSE
27
Bristles : SETAE
28
Evergreen : BALSAM
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Ballplayer : ORIOLE
30
Tires : WHITEWALLS
31
Islet : AIT
32
Cat cries : MEOWS
34
Grass genus : POA
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Margery of rhyme : DAW
38
Capistrano visitors : SWALLOWS
40
Wading bird : SORA
41
Nazimova : ALLA
43
Garment fold : LAPPET
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Most recent : NEWEST
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Relief org. : CARE
50
Textile vat : KIER
51
Emblem of Wales : LEEK
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Just : ONLY
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Place for a pig : POKE
54
Surpass : CAP
55
Fuss : ADO
56
Quick trip : RUN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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