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New York Times, Tuesday, February 1, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,207
Across
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"Song of ___" : INDIA
6
Carrier of W.W. II : WASP
10
Snoozes : NAPS
14
Checks : REINS
15
Theatrical org. : ANTA
16
"___ first you don't . . . " : IFAT
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Barbershop quartet favorite : IWANTAGIRL
19
Dear, in Rome : CARA
20
Paul and John: Abbr. : STS
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Molding : OVOLO
22
Adjective for auto of song : MERRY
23
Destroy : RUIN
24
Alkaline solutions : LYES
26
Climb : ASCEND
29
Like italics : SLANTING
33
Light-colored : BLOND
34
Use a spoon : STIR
35
" . . . ___ a drop to drink" : NOR
36
"___ Apple Tree" : DONTSITUNDERTHE
40
News agency : UPI
41
Phone : RING
42
Football's Kelly : LEROY
43
Church readings : LECTIONS
46
Jostles : ELBOWS
47
Farmyard sound : OINK
48
Status quo : ASIS
49
Island of song : CAPRI
52
Western horse : PINTO
54
Navigation initials : GHA
57
Above : ATOP
58
"When You ___" : WOREATULIP
60
Barcelona bovine : TORO
61
Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
62
Walnuts, e.g. : TREES
63
Hebrew measure : OMER
64
Word in philosophy : ESSE
65
Intelligence : SENSE
Down
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Part of the eye : IRIS
2
Triton : NEWT
3
Buenos ___ : DIAS
4
Motel's ancestor : INN
5
Flabbergasts : ASTOUNDS
6
"Wait for the ___" : WAGON
7
Dye shrub : ANIL
8
"___ through the park . . . " : STROLLING
9
Buddy : PAL
10
Most agreeable : NICEST
11
Way off : AFAR
12
Young salmon : PARR
13
Collar strip : STAY
18
Greedy : AVID
22
"___ of Harlech" : MEN
23
Fissure : RENT
25
Meter's relative : YARD
26
Ivan's enemy of song : ABDUL
27
Incline : SLOPE
28
Volcano-shaped : CONIC
29
Confounds : STUNS
30
Relative of prelim : INTRO
31
Not at all : NOHOW
32
Zane and Jane : GREYS
34
Powerboats : STINKPOTS
37
Oaken bucket's binding : IRON
38
Maxine and others : ELLIOTTS
39
Confederates : REBS
44
Sluggishness : TORPOR
45
Three, to Cicero : III
46
This: Sp. : ESTA
48
Anoint, old style : ANELE
49
Roman statesman : CATO
50
Particle : ATOM
51
Study : PORE
53
Cleopatra's maid : IRAS
54
Campbell : GLEN
55
Hastens : HIES
56
Part of a church : APSE
58
Word for Willie : WEE
59
Mist, in Scotland : URE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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