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New York Times, Friday, January 14, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,189
Across
1. Loose garment : ROBE
5. Small fry : TADS
9. Black varnish : JAPAN
14. Vingt-___ : ETUN
15. African lily : ALOE
16. Light blue : ALICE
17. Cluny or Alençon : LACE
18. See 52 Down : BAYPACKERS
20. Annoy : IRK
21. Minnesota Representative : QUIE
22. Uses the rink : SKATES
23. Recipe measure : CUPFUL
25. Nothing, to Cicero : NIHIL
27. Inter ___ : ALIA
28. Highest points : ZENITHS
32. Wears : HASON
34. Entree : ROAST
36. Clock numeral : III
37. And the following: Abbr. : ETSEQ
38. Memorabilia : ANA
39. Hercules and Atlas, e.g. : HEMEN
41. F.F.V. name : LEE
42. Eskimo craft : UMIAK
44. “Tinker to ___ to Chance” : EVERS
45. Medusa’s slayer : PERSEUS
47. Clean-up man’s forte : RBIS
48. Start : ONSET
50. Tea : OOLONG
53. Bring into harmony : ATTUNE
56. Sauce base : ROUX
58. ___-de-lance : FER
59. N.J. city : MORRISTOWN
61. Advantage : EDGE
62. Heath genus : ERICA
63. Followed slavishly : APED
64. Loki’s son : NARE
65. Drive away : REPEL
66. Garden plots : BEDS
67. City of France : LYON
Down
1. Memento : RELIC
2. Hokkaido port : OTARU
3. Bureaucrat at times : BUCKPASSER
4. Chemical ending : ENE
5. ___ rasa : TABULA
6. Jai ___ : ALAI
7. Senior one : DOYEN
8. Apart: Abbr. : SEP
9. Child’s toy : JACKINTHEBOX
10. Chemical salt : ALKALI
11. Magpie : PIET
12. Realty unit : ACRE
13. Noun ending : NESS
19. Remains : ASHES
21. Of a lustrum : QUINQUENNIAL
24. Arctic sight : FLOE
26. One of the Waltons : IZAAK
29. Sunrise and sunset : TIMESOFDAY
30. Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
31. Envy and sloth : SINS
32. Give a leg up : HELP
33. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
34. Poker action : RAISE
35. ___ spree : ONA
40. Malefic : EVIL
43. Classical nine : MUSES
46. Origin : SOURCE
47. Watchman’s circuit : ROUNDS
49. Figure of speech : TROPE
51. Black: Sp. : NEGRO
52. With 18 Across, first Super Bowl champs : GREEN
53. N., S. or Sp. : AMER
54. Hared : TORE
55. Misstep : TRIP
57. Was in hock : OWED
60. Check : TAB
61. King-size photo: Abbr. : ENL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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