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New York Times, Thursday, October 19, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,468
Across Down
1. Type of plane engine : RAMJET
7. Air-rifle fodder : BBS
10. Spanish Mrs. : SRA
13. Small space : AREOLE
14. Subtle quality : AURA
15. Barnyard dweller : HEN
16. Phone user : DIALER
17. Sound defeat : TRIMMING
19. What Oliver wanted : SOMEMORE
21. Sea bird : ERNE
22. Coin for Louis XIV : ECU
24. Salesmen's routes: Abbr. : ITINS
25. ___ den Linden : UNTER
26. British M.P. : LORD
28. Common Latin abbr. : ETC
29. Grains for grinding : GRISTS
30. Dormancy : SLEEP
32. Scoops out again : REDIGS
34. Pretend : ASSUME
36. Chooses : ELECTS
39. Turning point : CRISIS
41. Parlor, bedroom and bath : SUITE
43. Gawked : STARED
46. Pheasant nest: Var. : NID
48. Delay : STAY
49. Cause goose pimples : EERIE
50. Land : ACRES
52. Three, in Salerno : TRE
53. Chicago paper, for short : TRIB
54. Turn away : ALIENATE
56. Notes : OBSERVES
58. Put one ___ (flimflam) : OVERON
61. Shame! : FIE
62. Marquette : PERE
63. Javanese skunk : TELEDU
64. Strike out : FAN
65. Doer: Suffix : IST
66. Undermines : ERODES
1. Nuclear unit : RAD
2. Hero of "Exodus" : ARI
3. Uses a yardstick : MEASURES
4. Philippine island : JOLO
5. Perfume resin : ELEMI
6. Cylindrical : TERETE
7. Dentists' drills : BURRS
8. Cheese : BRIE
9. Actor Jaffe : SAM
10. Polo and dress : SHIRTS
11. Curdling agent : RENNET
12. Inflames : ANGERS
14. Immediately : ATONCE
18. Crescent : MENISCUS
20. Bishops' caps : MITRES
22. Trains to the Loop : ELS
23. Soft drink : COLA
25. Eggs on : URGES
27. Portray : DESCRIBE
29. Hodges or Blas : GIL
31. Soap : PUREE
33. Thirst : DESIRE
35. One of the Easts : MID
37. Got the giggles : TITTERED
38. Common newspaper name : STAR
40. Carve : INCISE
42. Look at : EYE
43. Depart : SETOFF
44. Chemical powder : TERBIA
45. Up and about : ARISEN
47. Stand for : DENOTE
50. On one's toes : ALERT
51. Thrifty one : SAVER
54. Salutations : AVES
55. End: Prefix : TELO
57. Campus in Troy, N. Y. : RPI
59. Lyric poem : ODE
60. Greek letters : NUS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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