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New York Times, Thursday, January 13, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.76)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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G
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O
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L
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G
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N
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Y
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Q
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U
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D
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M
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W
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B
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T
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C
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S
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O
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N
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,188
Across
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Author of “The Inspector-General” : GOGOL
6
Culinary chance : POTLUCK
13
Uneasy : ANXIOUS
15
Sweet stuff : TREACLE
16
Fail : GOBROKE
17
Nixon’s predecessor : BARKLEY
18
Melville title : OMOO
19
Repeat : ECHO
21
Paper measure : REAM
22
Full of information : NEWSY
24
Afternoon crockery : TEASET
26
Book size : QUARTO
28
Italian river : ADDA
32
Saki : HHMUNRO
35
Certain elms : WAHOOS
37
Relative of a greasy spoon : BEANERY
38
Washed-up : THROUGH
39
Galley : BIREME
40
Certain falls : HEADERS
41
Steamer : CLAM
42
Lithe : SVELTE
44
Horse operas : OATERS
46
Certain stars : NOVAS
51
Not diluted: Abbr. : CONC
53
New York five : NETS
55
Whimper : MEWL
56
Miss Van Vooren : MONIQUE
58
Forage crop : ALFALFA
60
Rock : ICECUBE
61
Range event : ROUNDUP
62
Privateer : CORSAIR
63
Affliction : TRIAL
Down
1
Figure of folklore : GNOME
2
“The ___ Incident” : OXBOW
3
Copiers : GIROS
4
Shutout trio : OOO
5
N.T. book : LUKE
6
W.W. II craft : PTBOAT
7
Months : ORA
8
Pied-à-___ : TERRE
9
Nevada resort : LAKETAHOE
10
Cal. campus : UCLA
11
Skelton character : CLEM
12
West, for one : KEY
13
Dramatic conflict : AGON
14
Zealous adherent : SECTARY
20
Large sandwich : HERO
23
Chateau d’___ (sauterne) : YQUEM
25
Words of disinterest : SOWHAT
27
Turmoil : UNREST
29
Sullen : DOUR
30
Follows constantly : DOGS
31
Tree : ASH
32
German salute : HEIL
33
___-kiri : HARA
34
Memory improvement : MNEMONICS
36
Enoch : ARDEN
37
Telly initials : BBC
38
Satellite used for TV : TELSTAR
40
Partner of now : HERE
43
Superficial show : VENEER
45
Water, in Italy : ACQUA
47
Arabian native : OMANI
48
Town near St. Louis : VELDA
49
Very disagreeable : AWFUL
50
Kind of dash or stick : SLAP
51
Chanel : COCO
52
Unusual individual : ONER
54
Deer track : SLOT
56
Bible book: Abbr. : MIC
57
Where: Lat. : UBI
59
Winter wear : FUR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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