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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
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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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