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New York Times, Thursday, October 12, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F G J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,461
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1. Alphabet start : ABCD
5. Panay natives : ATIS
9. Writer Kingsley : AMIS
13. Conditions of unity : COHESIONS
15. Shopper's destination : STORE
16. Enliven : CARBONATE
17. Rival of Lee and Jack : ARNIE
18. W. W. II area : ETO
19. Eleonora : DUSE
20. Plum parts : PITS
21. TV remotes : NEMOS
23. Too much, in Toulouse : TROP
26. Suffer : ACHE
28. Very, in Vichy : TRES
29. P.G.A. player : PRO
30. King of Judah : ASA
31. Six-pointers: Abbr. : TDS
34. Merchant : RETAILER
37. Cold-cut specialist : DELICATESSENMAN
41. Person of principle : IDEALIST
42. Time divisions: Abbr. : YRS
43. River in Russia : DON
44. Chinese pagoda : TAA
45. Every : EACH
49. Forbear : OMIT
51. Food fragments : ORTS
53. Town in Uganda : ATURA
54. Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
56. News bit : ITEM
58. Weight : TON
59. Serviceable : UTILE
60. Kind of typewriter : NOISELESS
62. Broadway show : REVUE
63. Tire part : INNERTUBE
64. Consumes : USES
65. Attack craft of W. W. II : LSTS
66. Teetotalers : DRYS
1. Emphasis : ACCENT
2. Straw hat : BOATER
3. Auto trim : CHROME
4. Society gal : DEB
5. Japanese aborigine : AINU
6. Emcee's offering : TOAST
7. Columnist's offerings : INTERPRETATIONS
8. Compass point : SSE
9. Early courtyards : ATRIA
10. Loser to Gen. Wolfe : MONTCALM
11. Isle of Man's waterfront : IRISHSEA
12. Understand : SEE
14. Turfs : SODS
15. Dope : SAP
22. Ancient port of Rome : OSTIA
24. Smeltery materials : ORES
25. Sidewalk game : POTSY
27. Merit : EARN
32. Roman 650 : DCL
33. Japanese diplomat : SAITO
35. Chalice veil : AER
36. Subordinate map : INSET
37. Prank : DIDO
38. Descendants of Esau : EDOMITES
39. Mitigating : LENITIVE
40. Emperor : TSAR
46. Sartre or Gide, to the French : AUTEUR
47. Bing : CROSBY
48. Medieval leagues : HANSES
50. Anklebone : TALUS
52. Limit : STINT
53. New World: Abbr. : AMER
55. Virginia family : LEE
57. Suffixes of origin : ESES
59. S. A. country: Abbr. : URU
60. Nonexistent : NIL
61. Inc., in Inverness : LTD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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