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New York Times, Monday, January 10, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,185
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1. Earth goddess : GAIA
5. Grumble : CARP
9. ___ were : ASIT
13. Extreme : ULTRA
15. Money in Teheran : RIAL
16. Curse : BANE
17. Animal pests : FLEAS
18. Ferber : EDNA
19. Rainbows : ARCS
20. Lhasa and others : FORBIDDENCITIES
23. Prefix with gram or graph : IDEO
24. Common verb : ARE
25. Office tool : ERASER
28. Like some wells : ARTESIAN
33. Tapered seams : DARTS
34. Sign of zodiac : ARIES
35. Map abbr. : RTE
36. Meets : SITS
37. Bind tightly : TRUSS
38. Nonstop talker : BORE
39. Compass point : ESE
40. Under-the-table deal : BRIBE
41. Dug up : MINED
42. Noted Italian film of 1956 : LASTRADA
44. Moats : FOSSES
45. Wheel part : RIM
46. Medicinal plant : ALOE
47. Specialties of Roman emperors : TRIUMPHALARCHES
55. Merit : EARN
56. "At ___!" : EASE
57. Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
58. Liquor of Mideast : ARAK
59. German valley : RUHR
60. Obolensky : SERGE
61. Staffs : MANS
62. Proof notation : STET
63. Escritoire : DESK
1. Hogwash : GUFF
2. French phone greeting : ALLO
3. Passage, in anatomy : ITER
4. Certain Mideast specialists : ARABISTS
5. Belief : CREDO
6. ___-mémoire : AIDE
7. ___ of Cutch : RANN
8. Appeases : PLACATES
9. Subsides : ABATES
10. Indian wear : SARI
11. Early movie director : INCE
12. Girl's nickname : TESS
14. Certain stage lines : ASIDES
21. German article : DER
22. Angers : IRES
25. Ford : EDSEL
26. Soprano Rosa : RAISA
27. TV's Johnson et al. : ARTES
28. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
29. Piece of high ground : RISE
30. Does a household task : IRONS
31. " . . . lovely as _____" : ATREE
32. Requisites : NEEDS
34. Waterless : ARID
37. Heavy walkers : TRAMPERS
38. Divided in a way : BISECTED
40. Almost overflow : BRIM
41. Marianne and others : MOORES
43. Troupers' gear : TRUNKS
44. State: Abbr. : FLA
46. Warn : ALERT
47. "Yea, ___!" : TEAM
48. ___ avis : RARA
49. Caspian land : IRAN
50. ___ monde : HAUT
51. Tennis name : ASHE
52. Swift rodent : HARE
53. Breakfast food : EGGS
54. Look for : SEEK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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