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New York Times, Thursday, November 9, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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M
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D
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J
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,489
Across
1
Type of note : MASH
5
Trials : WOES
9
Thing of little value : STRAW
14
Others, in old Rome : ALII
15
Jai ___ : ALAI
16
City of Bolivia : ORURO
17
Jenny of Sweden : LIND
18
Coins on Capri : LIRE
19
De ___ : FACTO
20
With 58 Across, relative of "Get lost!" : TAKEALONGWALK
23
Tries : ASSAYS
24
Receive : SEE
25
Genesis name : ESAU
28
Dampens : WETS
30
Aims : IDEALS
32
Relative of a kiwi : MOA
34
"___ of a Tub" : ATALE
37
Business abbr. in Paris : CIE
38
Ocean bed : DAVYJONESLOCKER
42
Dessert : ICE
43
Catkin : AMENT
44
Military branch: Abbr. : USN
45
Author of "No Exit" : SARTRE
47
Relative : AUNT
50
Bustle : TODO
51
Helium : GAS
54
Settled in : NESTED
58
See 20 Across : OFFASHORTPIER
61
Utensil : KNIFE
63
Cod's relative : HAKE
64
Common French verb : ETRE
65
Marine eagles : ERNES
66
Goes astray : ERRS
67
Yale men : ELIS
68
Carries on : WAGES
69
Card game : SKAT
70
Letters : DEES
Down
1
Home of a Hammett bird : MALTA
2
Police-blotter word : ALIAS
3
Kitchen items : SINKS
4
Refuge : HIDEAWAY
5
Sign in downtown N. Y. : WALLST
6
Miscellany : OLIO
7
Deserves : EARNS
8
Series of ailments : SIEGE
9
Chesterfield : SOFA
10
County seat of Kerry : TRALEE
11
Hikers' gear : RUCKSACKS
12
Oils, etc. : ART
13
Solicit : WOO
21
Vote : AYE
22
Composer Kurt : WEILL
26
Outlander : ALIEN
27
Legal right to property : USER
29
Healthy : SANE
31
___ volente : DEO
32
Neighbor of Hong Kong : MACAO
33
Going too far : OVERDOING
35
Bill : TEN
36
Nick and Nora's pet : ASTA
38
___ Atty. : DIST
39
Rattle : JAR
40
Greek letter : OMEGA
41
Highway warning sign : CUTSPEED
46
Candy : TOFFEE
48
Dissatisfaction : UNREST
49
Badminton gear : NET
52
Remains : ASHES
53
Usurer : SHARK
55
Ownership : TITLE
56
Ghostly : EERIE
57
Adorn : DRESS
59
Actor Parker : FESS
60
Gumbo : OKRA
61
___ Gardens : KEW
62
Depression agency : NRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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