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New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,502
Across Down
1. City in the Ruhr Valley : HAMM
5. Queenly nickname : BESS
9. Apologue : FABLE
14. Bowfin genus : AMIA
15. Impression : IDEA
16. Radiant : AGLOW
17. Crescent : LUNE
18. After-dinner drink : CHARTREUSE
20. Sistine Chapel sight : FRESCO
22. Gemstones : GARNETS
23. Provisions : STORES
26. Get ___ of : RID
27. Like a dowager : MATRONLY
29. Pulverized : MEALED
33. Hair style : AFRO
34. Levant : OSCAR
36. Where: Lat. : UBI
37. ___-Magnon : CRO
38. First-nighters : CRITICS
40. ___ sequitur : NON
41. German one : EIN
42. Integrity : HONOR
43. Twinge : PANG
44. Binaural system : STEREO
46. Close-fitting garments : LEOTARDS
49. Flatboat : ARK
50. Steep slope : ESCARP
51. Star-shaped : ASTROID
55. Arctic garment : ANORAK
58. Pitcher's credits : STRIKEOUTS
61. Info : DOPE
62. "One ___" : ALONE
63. English historical painter : OPIE
64. Above, in Bonn : OBEN
65. Evade : DODGE
66. Frosty : RIMY
67. Lily of West : SEGO
1. Football-game unit : HALF
2. Asian boundary river : AMUR
3. Hearty soup : MINESTRONE
4. Toscanini, for one : MAESTRO
5. Cocked hat : BICORN
6. Old English letter : EDH
7. Red or Black : SEA
8. Puppeteer : SARG
9. Blacksmiths : FARRIERS
10. List : AGENDA
11. Dejected : BLUE
12. Bewildered : LOST
13. Animal mothers : EWES
19. Road covering : TARMAC
21. Bill's partner : COO
24. Conceal: Var. : ELOIN
25. Shortening of a syllable : SYSTOLE
27. Staffs : MACES
28. Demon in Arabian myth : AFRIT
30. Space mission : LUNARPROBE
31. Investor's purchase : EBOND
32. Bell sounds : DINGS
35. Highly-glazed fabrics : CIRES
38. U. S. Indian : CHEROKEE
39. Recruit : ROOKIE
43. Old Greek choral passage : PARODOS
45. ___ to go : RARING
47. Irish playwright : OCASEY
48. Light shade : TAN
51. ___ state of affairs : ASAD
52. French city : STLO
53. Stepped : TROD
54. Word with man or mat : DOOR
56. Take down ___ : APEG
57. Gambling game : KENO
59. News-service initials : UPI
60. Dickens boy : TIM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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