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New York Times, Thursday, October 5, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,454
Across Down
1. Queries : ASKS
5. 100 pounds: Abbr. : CWT
8. Perfume : ATTAR
13. Harbor sight : SHIP
14. Town in Mysore : SIRA
16. Ladd role : SHANE
17. Turnpike installations : TOLLGATES
19. Small dogs, for short : PEKES
20. Shaw : ARTIE
21. Loathe : HATE
23. Did a banking job : LENT
24. Components : CONSTITUENTS
27. Easy stride : LOPE
30. Consumed : ATE
31. Anecdotes : ANA
32. African tribe : IBO
33. Sudden move : START
35. Coarse fiber : ISTLE
39. Trace : SOUPCON
41. Hall fixture : HATTREE
43. Dog, in Cadiz : PERRO
44. Mournful music : DIRGE
46. Adjective suffix : IAL
47. Long period : EON
49. Recent: Prefix : NEO
50. Petty bribes : SOPS
51. Philadelphia hall : INDEPENDENCE
56. Average : NORM
57. Dog's greeting : WOOF
58. Sweater size : LARGE
62. Concord, for one : GRAPE
64. Kind of notebook : LOOSELEAF
66. Excepts : OMITS
67. Paris's J.F.K. : ORLY
68. Do newsroom work : EDIT
69. ___ macabre : DANSE
70. College group: Abbr. : SDS
71. Toppings for two letters : DOTS
1. Movie dog : ASTA
2. Toots of cafe note : SHOR
3. Skirt of sorts : KILT
4. ___ the main brace : SPLICE
5. Civil War initials : CSA
6. Weather the storm : WITHSTAND
7. Host : TREATER
8. Viper : ASP
9. To say ___ : THELEAST
10. Captured : TAKEN
11. Regarding : ANENT
12. Relaxes : RESTS
15. Italian wine district : ASTI
18. Earth: Prefix : GEO
22. Airport-board abbr. : ETA
25. Alliance : NATO
26. Bring together : UNITE
27. Childlike speech : LISP
28. Woodwind : OBOE
29. Decant : POUR
33. Ice-cream unit : SCOOP
34. Triple : THREEFOLD
36. String group : TRIO
37. Bound : LEAP
38. Slippery ones : EELS
40. Makes a shutout bid : PREEMPTS
42. Contest in early Greece : AGON
45. Where to stay on a rainy day : INDOORS
48. As good as ___ : NEW
50. Confirmed : SEALED
51. "___ We Trust" : INGOD
52. Miss Shearer : NORMA
53. Deplete : DRAIN
54. ___ contendere : NOLO
55. Diminutive suffix : CLE
59. Work over : REDO
60. Canter or gallop : GAIT
61. Tritons : EFTS
63. Compass point : ESE
65. Procedure: Abbr. : SYS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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