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New York Times, Tuesday, October 31, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,480
Across Down
1. Parvenu : UPSTART
8. Miss Myerson : BESS
12. Visitor to Mars : MARINER
13. Repeated : ECHOED
16. Outrank : PRECEDE
17. Gold-rush locale : ALASKA
18. Kupcinet : IRV
19. Bouquet : NOSEGAY
21. Blackbird : ANI
23. Hens' place : ROOST
25. Northern European : BALT
26. C.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ACCT
27. Lab vessel : ETNA
28. Summon : CITE
29. English composer and family : ARNES
30. Wealth : RICHES
32. Somewhat : INAWAY
33. Scowling : SULLEN
34. "You're welcome to what ___" : IVEGOT
35. Publish : GETOUT
36. Fearless : UNAWED
37. Peace goddess : IRENE
38. Saigon's soldiers : ARVN
39. Theme, in music : TEMA
42. Missile site : SILO
43. Magistrate: Fr. : JUGE
44. Legacies of Morse and Hammurabi : CODES
45. Cover : TOP
46. Indulge : CATERTO
48. French land area : ILE
49. ___ good (misbehaving) : UPTONO
51. Hires : TAKESON
53. Cow for kowtowers : SACRED
54. Puts in the 4F class : EXEMPTS
55. Sky bear : URSA
56. Bickering : DISPUTE
1. Beef handler of sorts : UMPIRE
2. Repeat : PARROT
3. Desserts, suitably spelled : SREVONRUTELPPA
4. Spasm : TIC
5. Concerning : ANENT
6. Overhaul : REDO
7. "Comment allez-vous?" "___" : TRESBIEN
8. Darwin's ship : BEAGLE
9. Fame : ECLAT
10. Deacon's transport : SHAY
11. Call for help : SOS
14. Relative of 3 Down : EKACNWODEDISPU
15. "I'll ___ your wedding" : DANCEAT
20. Consumes : EATS
22. Bitsy's partner : ITSY
24. "___ Ship of State!" : SAILONO
26. O'Hara's "___ Live" : ARAGETO
28. Huntley : CHET
29. Over again : ANEW
31. Charades offering : CLUE
32. Russian G.I. : IVAN
33. "Are you ___?" : SERIOUS
34. Like 3 and 14 Down : INVERTED
35. Main part : GIST
36. Appeal to : URGE
38. ___-fé : AUTODA
40. McGraw's "boy wonder" : MELOTT
41. In ___ (theoretically) : ASENSE
43. "___ Fighting Ships" : JANES
44. Fuels : COKES
46. Exchanges of letters: Abbr. : CORR
47. Fare way : TAXI
50. Fort Worth campus : TCU
52. Ruler: Abbr. : EMP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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