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New York Times, Friday, November 10, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,490
Across Down
1. Distinct : SHARP
6. Hawk : VEND
10. Small bit : MITE
14. Fishing boot : WADER
15. Affirm : AVER
16. "Thanks ___" : ALOT
17. Incensed : IRATE
18. Paper for papers : NEWSPRINT
20. Tennis situation : GAMEPOINT
22. Treatment : USAGE
23. Remove : OUST
24. Navy word for a depth charge : ASHCAN
25. Hitler tactic : PUTSCH
28. Oahu dish : POI
29. Salad ingredient : RADISH
30. Midgets' island : LILLIPUT
35. Lift up : ELATE
36. Relatives : KIN
37. Handel piece : LARGO
38. Urbane : POLISHED
40. Shrewdly : SAGELY
41. Sauce : SOY
42. Baldachin : CANOPY
43. Wrist injury : SPRAIN
47. Egyptian goddess : SATI
48. Adjust : ALIGN
49. Football play called at last second : AUTOMATIC
54. Banishes : RELEGATES
56. "Carmen," e.g. : OPERA
57. Gifted : ABLE
58. Aleutian island : ATTU
59. Exhaust : USEUP
60. Dame Myra : HESS
61. Irritate : RASP
62. Meaning : SENSE
1. Draft : SWIG
2. ___-kiri : HARA
3. Bede : ADAM
4. Network : RETE
5. Attractive : PREPOSSESSING
6. Evanesce : VANISH
7. Happening : EVENT
8. Aquatic creature : NEWT
9. A.M.A. men : DRS
10. Wetland : MARSH
11. Of a pelvic bone : ILIAC
12. Horse-drawn vehicle : TONGA
13. Dutch village : ETTEN
19. Cowardly : PUSILLANIMOUS
21. Cry of pain : OUCH
24. Overdue at camp: Abbr. : AOL
25. ___ Alto : PALO
26. Orkney land holding : UDAL
27. Monkey of S. A. : TITI
28. Frat dogtag : PIN
29. Fabric : REP
30. Top : LID
31. Villain of drama : IAGO
32. Kind of school : PREP
33. Like the duckling : UGLY
34. Trifle : TOY
36. Anthem writer : KEY
39. Word of endearment : HON
40. Japanese statesman : SATO
42. Condiment : CATSUP
43. The Divine actress : SARAH
44. West Point classman : PLEBE
45. Brooks : RILLS
46. Tommy and James : AGEES
47. Fats : SUETS
49. "___ boy!" : ATTA
50. Building recess : APSE
51. Age group : TEEN
52. "Odyssey" beggar : IRUS
53. Cod, for one : CAPE
55. Swiss river : AAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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