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New York Times, Saturday, January 8, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,183
Across
1. Actress Barbara : BAIN
5. Kill-joy : SPOILSPORT
15. Confrere : ALLY
16. Calms, as troubled waters : POURSOILON
17. That: Lat. : ILLE
18. Set young trees among existing ones : INTERPLANT
19. Army equipment: Abbr. : LAA
20. Utah flower : SEGO
21. Hangs : PENDS
22. Lemurs : INDRIS
24. Confronted : FACED
27. Signaled : WAVED
28. Work laboriously : PLOD
29. Navy policemen: Abbr. : SPS
32. Chemical compound: Suffix : IDINE
33. Baby transit : PRAM
34. Pine needle : SHAT
35. Does an astrology job : CASTSAHOROSCOPE
38. Swiss painter : KLEE
39. Stringy : ROPY
40. Kitchen utensil : CORER
41. Thirst, in Madrid : SED
42. ___ farther (stay put) : GONO
43. Bizarre : OUTRE
44. Champion : GOWER
45. ___ the test (tries out) : PUTSTO
46. African capital : CAIRO
49. Missile : THOR
51. ___ for tat : TIT
52. Assertion : ALLEGATION
55. Cowboy's concern: Var. : DOGY
56. Probability : LIKELIHOOD
57. Kind of school : PREP
58. C.P.A. problems : STATEMENTS
59. Old Phoenician port : TYRE
Down
1. Fields of competence : BAILIWICKS
2. Robin Hood's friend : ALLANADALE
3. Imprudent : ILLADVISED
4. U.S. humorist : NYE
5. Agents : SPIES
6. Ping's partner : PONG
7. Unequal : OUTOFPROPORTION
8. Choler : IRE
9. Almanac time abbr. : LSR
10. Drenched : SOPPED
11. Loaded : PILED
12. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
13. ___ de jambe : ROND
14. Explosives : TNTS
20. Factions : SIDES
23. French income : RENTE
25. Fan-shaped : ALARY
26. Italian lake : COMO
29. Magazine offering : SHORTSTORY
30. Powerful-looking weakling : PAPERTIGER
31. Hackneyed thing : STEREOTYPE
33. Call up : PHONE
34. Ridicule : SCOUT
36. " . . . maids all in ___" : AROW
37. Search thoroughly : SCOUR
42. Barney of comics : GOOGLE
44. Address : GREET
45. Fishing sites : PONDS
46. Dieters' concerns: Abbr. : CALS
47. Landed : ALIT
48. Chase : ILKA
50. Small amount : HOOT
53. Direct : AIM
54. Article : THE
55. Bureau: Abbr. : DPT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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