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New York Times, Monday, February 14, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,220
Across
1. Ale ingredient : BARLEY
7. Dick Tracy feature : JAW
10. Zane Grey's was purple : SAGE
14. A.L. player : ORIOLE
15. Disorganized : UNHINGED
17. Unevenly matched pair : DAVIDANDGOLIATH
19. Assists : ABETS
20. Stone, for one : AGE
21. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
22. Beget : SIRE
23. Unconcealed : OVERT
25. Attired : CLAD
28. Bar dispenser : CARAFE
30. Stranded : ASHORE
32. W. W. II battle site : STLO
34. ___ of eight : PIECES
35. Stop! : BELAY
39. Day: Abbr. : SAT
41. Special committee : ADHOC
42. Smoothed : EVENED
44. Season : FALL
46. Woolly : LANATE
47. Sewed : BASTED
51. Indigo : ANIL
52. Lean animal : SCRAG
55. Scottish uncles : EMES
57. Kind of appeal : EYE
59. Possessive : OUR
60. Fragrant gum : ELEMI
61. Forest duo : HANSELANDGRETEL
65. Surround : ENCIRCLE
66. ___ pectoris : ANGINA
67. Giant great : MAYS
68. Fool : ASS
69. Responds : REACTS
Down
1. Spanish weddings : BODAS
2. Kind of numerals : ARABIC
3. Mexican painter : RIVERA
4. Dawdle : LOITER
5. Old times, of old : ELDS
6. "___, team!" : YEA
7. Bench sitter : JUDGE
8. Indignation : ANGER
9. One of five for reporters : WHO
10. Squealed : SNITCHED
11. Incense wood : AGALLOCH
12. Receive : GET
13. Old English letter : EDH
16. Pier union: Abbr. : ILA
18. Certain oranges : NAVELS
23. Not infrequent, in poems : OFT
24. Thread cutter : TAP
26. Mars: Prefix : AREO
27. Offspring: Abbr. : DESC
29. Until now : ASYET
31. Igneous rocks : SIALS
33. Dolt : OAF
35. Lugosi : BELA
36. Welsh name : EVAN
37. Tolerance : LENIENCY
38. Couch therapy : ANALYSIS
40. Chaucer's inn : TABARD
43. ___ Plaines : DES
45. Retardation : LAG
48. Russian cart : TELEGA
49. Dose for poison swallowers : EMETIC
50. Deranged one : DEMENT
53. Pea and egg : COALS
54. Old Norse poems : RUNES
56. Marner : SILAS
58. Poetic word : EER
60. Sea bird : ERNE
61. Controversial line : HEM
62. Collection of sayings : ANA
63. Typesetter's term: Abbr. : LCA
64. Long-beaked fish : GAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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