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New York Times, Wednesday, November 1, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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K
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,481
Across
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Fade : WILT
5
Aspect : FACET
10
Facetious one : CARD
14
Roman field : AGER
15
Friend, in Toledo : AMIGO
16
Encompassed by : AMID
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Calif. city : LODI
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Cathedral aide : CANON
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___ fide : BONA
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Striking : DRAMATIC
22
Like some guitars : TWANGY
24
College course: Abbr. : ECON
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Mortgage : LIEN
26
Stadium figure : ROOTER
29
River ducks : PINTAILS
33
Every: Ger. : ALLE
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Swiss painter : KLEE
35
Such, in prescriptions : TAL
36
Birch or spruce drink : BEER
37
Marshes : QUAGS
38
Casino game : FARO
39
Chinese sand mist : BAI
40
Impel : URGE
41
Auto pioneer : OLDS
42
Unorganized : INCHOATE
45
Rustling sound : SWOOSH
47
Offends : ERRS
48
Suffix with gyro or hemo : STAT
49
Charm : AMULET
52
Prepare eggs for salads : HARDBOIL
56
Portion : DOSE
57
Roman official : EDILE
59
Up to : ABLE
60
Arabian gulf : ADEN
61
Strays : ROVES
62
Awning : TILT
63
Wife of Zeus : HERA
64
Fruit holders : STEMS
65
Shouting sounds : HEYS
Down
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Lillian of Henry St. : WALD
2
Stravinsky : IGOR
3
Mate for a swan : LEDA
4
Line of three feet : TRIMETER
5
Commercial agent : FACTOR
6
With full force : AMAIN
7
Military leader: Abbr. : CINC
8
Type of maniac : EGO
9
Annuity schemes : TONTINES
10
Summer quarters : CABANA
11
King of Judah : AMON
12
Carrousel bonus : RING
13
June anniversary : DDAY
21
Tennis score : ACE
23
Kind of cell : WET
25
Feudal lord : LIEGE
26
Fictional Friday slugabed : RABBI
27
Upstate N. Y. city : OLEAN
28
Acid used in soap : OLEIC
29
Beach: Fr. : PLAGE
30
Balbo : ITALO
31
Enriches : LARDS
32
Wet going underfoot : SLOSH
34
Composer Weill et al. : KURTS
37
Billets : QUARTERS
38
Post-hiking treat : FOOTBATH
43
Western capital : HELENA
44
Coin of Norway : ORE
45
Accent : STRESS
46
Bankroll : WAD
48
Western capital : SALEM
49
Wife of Esau : ADAH
50
Fashion : MODE
51
Addict : USER
52
Busy place : HIVE
53
Theater award : OBIE
54
In a poor way : ILLY
55
Tennis replays : LETS
58
Halftone feature : DOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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