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New York Times, Monday, January 24, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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P
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N
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M
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,199
Across
1
Certain roulette bet : PASSE
6
On the other side : ANTI
10
Icelandic work : EDDA
14
Dog-tired : ALLIN
15
Time of day : NOON
16
Return-address word : FROM
17
Faulkner title, with "The" : SOUNDANDTHEFURY
20
Goad, with "on" : EGG
21
Stinger : BEE
22
Evidence of a fine cigar : AROMA
23
Poker word : SEE
25
Clock device : ALARM
26
Classifies : ASSORTS
30
Scarecrows' wear : TATTERS
33
Search thoroughly : SCOUR
34
Prefix for graph : PHONO
36
Hubbub : DIN
37
Race-track pest : TOUT
38
George Sanders role : SAINT
39
Hopeless : GONE
40
Tavern : INN
41
Swiss city : BERNE
42
River to North Sea : MEUSE
43
Puts on a new patch : REDARNS
45
Company detective : SPOTTER
47
Gladden : ELATE
48
Extinct honey eaters : OOS
49
Improvise : ADLIB
50
Letter : ESS
52
Charged atom : ION
55
Melodrama ingredients : BLOODANDTHUNDER
59
Problematical : IFFY
60
Shape of a tornado : CONE
61
Crushed inward : STOVE
62
Boobs : OAFS
63
Become chipped : KNAP
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Pondered : PORED
Down
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Ballet step : PAS
2
African plant : ALOE
3
Turnstile reject : SLUG
4
Makes oneself heard : SINGSOUT
5
Call it a day : END
6
Green Gables girl : ANNE
7
Stem joint : NODE
8
Young one : TOT
9
Aid for a cold : INHALANT
10
Exertion : EFFORT
11
Dismissed ignominiously : DRUMMEDOUT
12
Dickens girl : DORA
13
Little Woman : AMY
18
Be a party to : ABET
19
Muse : ERATO
24
Use poor judgment : ERR
25
Expiates : ATONES
26
Up and doing : ASTIR
27
Stone of ___ : SCONE
28
Boasted : SOUNDEDOFF
29
Scanty : SPARSE
31
Hair preparation : RINSE
32
Certain look : SNEER
35
Hebrew measure : HIN
38
Returned : SENTBACK
39
Enters, as the act : GETSINTO
41
Hair style : BRAID
42
Pasture sound : MOO
44
Admixtures : ALLOYS
46
Fancy : POSH
49
First letter, in signaling : ALFA
50
Millay : EDNA
51
Action : STEP
53
Repute : ODOR
54
Firn : NEVE
55
Life: Prefix : BIO
56
French denial : NON
57
Druggists' abbr. : USP
58
Lipstick color : RED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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