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New York Times, Monday, October 2, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,451

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Across
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Playful trick : JAPE
5
Does kitchen work : MOPS
9
Machine part : CAM
12
Mine, in Paris : AMOI
13
In unison : ASONE
15
Judith Anderson, for one : DAME
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Eire region : COUNTYCORK
18
Lamb : ELIA
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Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
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Hebrew month : ADAR
21
Young bird : EAGLET
23
Report-card paste-on : STAR
24
Famous Illinois name : ADLAI
25
Bookie's concern : PARLAY
28
Marcel and family : PROUSTS
30
Toward the back : AREAR
31
Medical need : SERUM
32
Sound of triumph : AHA
34
Ancient Briton : PICT
35
Shakespearean coin : DUCAT
36
Furniture style : ADAM
37
High, in music : ALT
38
Savage eel : MORAY
39
Headdress : TIARA
40
Crusader's adversary : SARACEN
42
Words of postponement : NOTYET
43
Forty-___ : NINER
44
Little ones : TOTS
45
Children's author : WIGGIN
47
Seine tributary : OISE
48
Greek letter : TAU
51
Heavenly symbol : HALO
52
Equal : TANTAMOUNT
55
Elbe tributary : EGER
56
Fishline leader : SNELL
57
Diminutive suffix : ETTE
58
Figures: Abbr. : NOS
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Crystal-gazer's words : ISEE
60
Rivoli and others : RUES
Down
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Car-trunk item : JACK
2
Egyptian deity : AMON
3
Show pique : POUT
4
German article : EIN
5
Parade time in Moscow : MAYDAY
6
Hammerstein : OSCAR
7
Inferior : POOR
8
Elder: Abbr. : SNR
9
Stop working : CALLITADAY
10
Parisian friend : AMIE
11
Nut part : MEAT
14
Supplemented : EKEDOUT
15
French painter : DEGAS
17
Soviet republic : TATAR
22
Astringent : ALUM
23
Blind part : SLAT
24
Imposing assemblage : ARRAY
25
P.T.A. member : PAPA
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Seed appendages : ARILS
27
Football fields : RECTANGLES
28
Pie filler : PECAN
29
Exchange concern : SHARE
31
More reliable : SURER
33
Word in Latin lesson : AMAT
35
College lecturers : DOCENTS
36
River islands : AITS
38
Peanut : MANI
39
Primitive emblem : TOTEM
41
Hardship : RIGOR
42
Register notation : NOSALE
44
Championship : TITLE
45
First word of Declaration : WHEN
46
Shakespearean character : IAGO
47
Individuals : ONES
48
Ballet garment : TUTU
49
___-bellum : ANTE
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Indians of West : UTES
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Bird : ANI
54
Poetic contraction : OER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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