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New York Times, Friday, September 15, 1972

5-Across : Hall-of-Famer Lefty

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,434
Across
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Kind of man : BEST
5
Hall-of-Famer Lefty : GROVE
10
Big amount : SLEW
14
Anger : RILE
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Wisconsin city : RIPON
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Greek letter : IOTA
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Iris Murdoch novel : ANACCIDENTALMAN
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Penn. artist colony : NEWHOPE
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Imagine : IDEATE
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___ gestae : RES
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Note-taker: Abbr. : STEN
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Oahu or Long : ISLAND
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Hill of Rome : PALATINE
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See 35 Across : STORY
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Type of truck : PANEL
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"Right ___" : NOW
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Movie and novel, with 32 Across : LOVE
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Inclinations : BENTS
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"It's your ___" : MOVE
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Pub fare : ALE
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Town in Tuscany : PRATO
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More rational : SANER
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Earp and Haig : MARSHALS
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Hailey novel : WHEELS
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Made cloth : WOVE
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Hindu title : SRI
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Trigonometry term : COSINE
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Medieval play : MIRACLE
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Crichton novel : ANDROMEDASTRAIN
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Confirm : SEAL
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Put in office : ELECT
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Took advantage of : USED
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Awkward boats : ARKS
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Carter and Adams : NICKS
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___ wear : MENS
Down
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Wheat husk : BRAN
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German article : EINE
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Side dish : SLAW
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Georgia ___ : TECH
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Bellyached : GRIPED
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Coney Island treats : RIDES
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Unfold, in poetry : OPE
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___ Braun : VON
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Gives a right to : ENTITLES
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"___ Spring" : SILENT
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Point near San Diego : LOMA
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Decline : WANE
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Like some jokes : CORNY
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"It's ___" : ADEAL
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___ Domingo : SANTO
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Eastern religion : ISLAM
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Roman garment : STOLA
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Romeo : LOVER
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"All The Things You ___ " : ARE
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Popular women's garb : PANTS
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"___ ear and out ... " : INONE
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Writing medium : NOVEL
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Pitchers : EWERS
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N.Y. clergyman : PEALE
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Pyle's W.W. II book : BRAVEMEN
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West : MAE
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Sound: Prefix : PHONO
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Under or T : SHIRT
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Twists, as a skirt : SWIRLS
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Places for cuffs : WRISTS
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Loud kiss : SMACK
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Señor's house : CASA
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Expert : ONER
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Western state: Abbr. : SDAK
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Wake-robin : ARUM
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Senator from N.J. : CASE
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Property right : LIEN
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Often-loose things : ENDS
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Ivy man : ELI
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Ten: Prefix : DEC

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

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