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New York Times, Wednesday, January 5, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,180
Across Down
1. Fish : SHAD
5. Reduces : PARES
10. Shepard : ALAN
14. Pacific staple : TARO
15. Destroy slowly : ERODE
16. Part of the marriage vow : LOVE
17. Nautical word : ALOW
18. Special quality : TRAIT
19. Legal order : WRIT
20. Puts less value on : DOWNGRADES
22. Says more : ADDS
23. Cheese base : WHEY
24. Unproductive : DRY
26. Boone or Webster : DANIEL
29. Self-centered : EGOISTIC
34. Ham it up : EMOTE
35. Gone : FLOWN
36. Timetable abbr. : ARR
37. Menace to woolens : MOTH
38. Brighten : LIVEN
39. Chinese dynasty : CHOU
40. Western state: Abbr. : ORE
41. Vidal and others : GORES
42. Is pensive : MOONS
43. Composer Roger : SESSIONS
45. Least wild : TAMEST
46. Pen filler : INK
47. Indian : ERIE
48. Gray fabric : DRAB
51. Broke : DOWNANDOUT
57. Slippery : EELY
58. Mountain nymph : OREAD
59. Spanish jar : OLLA
60. See, in poker : CALL
61. Answer a letter : WRITE
62. Ineffectual : WEAK
63. Word of woe : ALAS
64. Nostrils : NARES
65. "And then there were ___" : NONE
1. African village : STAD
2. Saint's headwear : HALO
3. In a line : AROW
4. Anti-Establishment words : DOWNWITH
5. Sea bird : PETREL
6. Panoply : ARRAY
7. Kind of show or hog : ROAD
8. Miss Adams : EDIE
9. Transcribes : SETSDOWN
10. Forever : ALWAYS
11. Put on airs : LORD
12. Greedy : AVID
13. Clears : NETS
21. Hindu butter : GHEE
25. Japanese coin : RIN
26. Populace : DEMOS
27. Love, in Italy : AMORE
28. Memos : NOTES
29. Fairy-tale shoemakers : ELVES
30. Functions : GOES
31. Western vacation spot : TAHOE
32. Projects, firewise : IRONS
33. Audacity : CRUST
35. Glacial ice : FIRN
38. Consider inferior, with "on" : LOOKDOWN
39. Humiliation : COMEDOWN
41. Card game : GIN
42. Prime : MAIN
44. Prophetesses : SIBYLS
45. Occupations : TRADES
47. Growing out : ENATE
48. Ten: Prefix : DECA
49. Sincere : REAL
50. ___ breve : ALLA
52. Odd: Scot. : ORRA
53. Dam : WEIR
54. Bread spread : OLEO
55. Prussian lancer: Var. : ULAN
56. Seize : TAKE

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

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