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New York Times, Wednesday, November 15, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,495
Across Down
1. At ___ (motionless) : AHALT
6. Smooth-tongued : GLIB
10. Special-interest group : BLOC
14. Amplifier, antenna, etc. : RADIO
15. Mutuel associate : PARI
16. College in New Rochelle : IONA
17. George S. Patton : OLDBLOODANDGUTS
20. Make one tired : WEARON
21. Superiority : EDGE
22. See 65 Across : THE
23. Mass., Penn., Mich., etc. : AVES
25. Slips away : ELAPSES
27. Engine speed: Abbr. : RPM
30. Austen novel : EMMA
32. Old French coin : ECU
33. Length times breadth : AREA
35. Berne's river : AARE
37. Papal vestment : ORALE
41. John L. Sullivan : BOSTONSTRONGBOY
44. Kipling, to the Indians : SAHIB
45. Comer of a sort : HEIR
46. Someone's companion : ELSE
47. Harry Lillis Crosby, with 9 Down : DER
49. Raw tobacco : LEAF
51. Poetic contraction : EER
52. Miss Oyl's friend et al. : POPEYES
56. Bit-player's idol : STAR
58. Cockney's champion : ERO
59. Big I's : EGOS
61. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
65. Roger Bacon, with 22 Across : ADMIRABLEDOCTOR
68. Ask for : SEEK
69. Kind of pencil : LEAD
70. Edict's cousin : UKASE
71. Celtic language : ERSE
72. Hence : ERGO
73. Sportscaster Rote et al. : KYLES
1. Lined up : AROW
2. Noted spy : HALE
3. Egyptian skink : ADDA
4. Between Virgo and Scorpio : LIBRA
5. "Is it a crime ___ too well?" : TOLOVE
6. Mail center: Abbr. : GPO
7. Do pier work : LADE
8. Sultan's decree : IRADE
9. See 47 Across : BINGLE
10. Kind of game : BIG
11. Oafs : LOUTS
12. ___ house (gratis) : ONTHE
13. Upper and lower : CASES
18. "___ among a thousand . . . " : ONEMAN
19. Man of the One Hoss Shay : DEACON
24. Racket return : SMASH
26. Dictator's action : PURGE
27. Jewish scholars : RABS
28. Malay vessel : PROA
29. Interlock : MESH
31. Russian co-op : ARTEL
34. "___ in the affairs of men . . . " : ATIDE
36. Enemies of the Iroquois : ERIES
38. Skilled : ABLE
39. Leave behind : LOSE
40. Sidewalk super, e.g. : EYER
42. Child, at times : OBEYER
43. Emulated Cicero : ORATED
48. Entertain : REGALE
50. King of Egypt : FAROUK
52. Porridge partner : PEASE
53. Instruction : ORDER
54. Apples, pears, etc. : POMES
55. Unimpassioned : SOBER
57. Happy's husband : ROCKY
60. Smelting residue : SLAG
62. Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
63. Settle in snugly : COSE
64. Aphrodite's lover : ARES
66. E.T.O. nickname : IKE
67. Old name for Tokyo : EDO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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