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New York Times, Friday, November 3, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,483
Across
1
State of the Salt Flats : UTAH
5
Sawbuck : TEN
8
Navy police: Abbr. : SPS
11
Vikings, e.g. : NORSE
13
Girl's name : ERMA
14
Town map : PLAT
15
With 22 Across, advice of sorts : DONTGIVEUP
17
Newspaper section : ROTO
18
___ Miss : OLE
19
Bucks : ONES
20
Paris transit : METRO
21
Support : PIER
22
See 15 Across : THESHIP
24
Rounded projections : LOBES
27
Monkey or paint : GREASE
29
Manifest : OVERT
30
Bridge expert Sydney : LENZ
31
Foray : RAID
35
No. 1 of a trio : VENI
36
Soft touch : PATSY
37
No. 2 of a trio : VIDI
38
Tight and wide men : ENDS
39
Entrance : ADIT
40
Auto or chair : SEDAN
41
Profession : CAREER
43
Kind of agent : PRESS
44
Irritations for drivers : DETOURS
47
Saint Jean and de la Cité : ILES
49
Uriah and family : HEEPS
50
Allied by nature : AKIN
51
Clock number : VII
54
French river : ORNE
55
Petticoat décor : LACEEDGING
58
Uncles to niños : TIOS
59
Angers : IRES
60
Figure in 1921 trial : SACCO
61
Poetic word : EER
62
"___ about time!" : ITS
63
Fibber : LIAR
Down
1
Ruin : UNDO
2
Awl or saw : TOOL
3
English musician : ARNE
4
Well-known monogram : HST
5
Very, in Paris : TRES
6
Ostrich relative : EMU
7
Forty winks : NAP
8
Tree animal : SLOTH
9
Writer Angelo : PATRI
10
Porch : STOOP
12
Self-interested one : EGOIST
13
Tamiami Trail area : EVERGLADES
14
Canners : PRESERVERS
16
Chemical suffix : INE
20
My: Fr. : MES
21
Kind of peepholes : PERISCOPES
22
Big successes : TENSTRIKES
23
Vague : HAZY
24
___-fifteen : LOVE
25
Kiln : OVEN
26
Influence : BEND
28
Fasten again : RETIE
32
___-mémoire : AIDE
33
Lupino and others : IDAS
34
Noises : DINS
36
Catherine ___ : PARR
40
Lays out : SPENDS
42
Out of, in Berlin : AUS
44
Table ___ : DHOTE
45
Weird : EERIE
46
Caruso, for one : TENOR
48
Golfer's concern : LIE
50
Some serves : ACES
51
No. 3 of a trio : VICI
52
Quechuan : INCA
53
Stravinsky : IGOR
55
Fifty-two for Cicero : LII
56
Skill : ART
57
Dame : GAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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