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New York Times, Monday, November 27, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,507
Across
1. Bistros : BARS
5. Coconut fiber : COIR
9. Flavor : SAPOR
14. ___ da capo : ARIA
15. Melville title : OMOO
16. Deteriorate : ERODE
17. Fox and Sauk Indian leader : BLACKHAWK
19. Out : NOTIN
20. Dawn goddess : EOS
21. Hebrides island : IONA
22. Supply's partner : DEMAND
23. Singer Lucrezia : BORI
24. Parrot : MACAW
25. Confront : ACCOST
28. Arizona Indian : PIMA
29. ___ loss : ATA
32. Impresario Sol : HUROK
33. Plant stem : BINE
34. Luminary : STAR
35. Israeli statesman : EBAN
36. Oafs : LOUTS
37. Arizona Indian : HOPI
38. Former slugger Johnny : MIZE
39. Skills : ARTS
40. U. S. soprano : EAMES
41. Barnyard unit : STY
42. Woodwind : OBOE
43. N. Y. State word : EMPIRE
44. Iroquoian Indian : HURON
46. Blackthorn : SLOE
47. Large duck : SCOTER
49. Decree : FIAT
50. Gal of song : SAL
53. Entryway, in Naples : PORTA
54. Wisconsin Indian : WINNEBAGO
56. Ancient chariot : ESSED
57. French heavenly being : ANGE
58. Buffalo of India : ARNA
59. Garment workers : DYERS
60. Verse units : FEET
61. Kind of game or graft : SKIN
Down
1. Didrikson : BABE
2. Guthrie : ARLO
3. Narrow inlets : RIAS
4. Iowa Indian : SAC
5. Companion : COHORT
6. Muscat native : OMANI
7. Kansas Indian : IOWA
8. South Korean soldier : ROK
9. Tribe of the Five Nations : SENECA
10. Fragrance : AROMA
11. Algonquian Indian : POTAWATOMI
12. Norse god : ODIN
13. Tear : REND
18. Newsstand : KIOSK
22. Myra Hess et al. : DAMES
23. U. S. frontiersman : BOONE
24. After-dinner servings : MINTS
25. Attention-getting sounds : AHEMS
26. Measure of Noah's day : CUBIT
27. Big name at Little Big Horn : CRAZYHORSE
28. Shoshonean Indian : PIUTE
30. Candle : TAPER
31. Get up : ARISE
33. Nonmetallic element : BORON
34. Form : SHAPE
36. Toil : LABOR
40. Ham it up : EMOTE
42. Mountain nymphs : OREADS
43. Kite : ELANET
45. Absolute : UTTER
46. Scorch : SINGE
47. Hurried : SPED
48. Snug: Var. : COSY
49. Parker's peril : FINE
50. Channel island : SARK
51. God of fire : AGNI
52. Bank deal : LOAN
54. Service woman : WAF
55. Low, in Paris : BAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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