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New York Times, Tuesday, November 7, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,487
Across
1. Old woman's home : SHOE
5. Bombast : RANT
9. Molten rock : MAGMA
14. Overcost for "tribute" : CENT
15. Pinza : EZIO
16. Band : STRAP
17. Conforming belief : ORTHODOXY
19. Stoppage: Prefix : STASI
20. Russian vehicle : TROIKA
21. Died without issue: Abbr. : OSP
23. W. W. II craft : LSTS
24. Body of rules : CANON
26. Western people : UTES
28. Fresh : SASSY
31. Certain U. S. dialects : NORTHERNS
35. Keats's urn form : ODE
36. Chide : BERATE
37. Alley of comics : OOP
38. Step up : REV
39. English soldiers of W. W. I : TOMMIES
40. Naval branch: Abbr. : ONI
41. Partner of cakes : ALE
42. Divine revelation : ORACLE
43. Craggy rise : TOR
44. Type of plan : LONGRANGE
46. Cantante or profundo : BASSO
48. Waste allowance : TRET
49. Killer whales : ORCAS
51. Terrier : SKYE
53. Stationery item: Abbr. : ENV
55. Fat enzyme : LIPASE
59. Iron, in Bonn : EISEN
61. Fiendish : DEMONICAL
63. Instant : TRICE
64. New Guinea native : ARAU
65. Run-down area : SLUM
66. At ___ and sevens : SIXES
67. M.P.H. at sea : KNOT
68. Small dwellings : HUTS
Down
1. Man from Dumbarton : SCOT
2. German title : HERR
3. Aware of : ONTO
4. Code of conduct : ETHICS
5. Fortification : REDAN
6. Dye class : AZO
7. Choice for '72 : NIXONORMCGOVERN
8. "___ in the Attic" : TOYS
9. Documents: Abbr. : MSS
10. British statesman : ATTLEE
11. Campaign locale : GRASSROOTS
12. Spar : MAST
13. Bee genus : APIS
18. Sanction : OKAY
22. Leg wrap : PUTTEE
25. Single-vote parity : ONEMAN
27. Bible book: Abbr. : THES
28. Of a spore cluster : SORAL
29. Concealed: Prefix : ADELO
30. Trombone number : SEVENTYSIX
32. Scolder : RAILER
33. Warnings to children : NONOS
34. Political first name : SPIRO
36. Certain acid salt : BORATE
39. Sped : TORE
45. Spartan country : GREECE
46. Bath, in France : BAIN
47. Snakelike : ASPISH
50. Homer or triple : CLOUT
51. Sport units : SETS
52. Hara-___ : KIRI
54. Neighbor of Mont. : NDAK
56. Rights group: Abbr. : ACLU
57. ___ de basque (ballet leap) : SAUT
58. O'Neill's trees : ELMS
60. Village of Norway : NES
62. Party boss in Asia : MAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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