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New York Times, Tuesday, February 15, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,221
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1. Some jewels : FAKES
6. Comic-strip blow : WHAM
10. Close-fitting cap : COIF
14. Conscious : AWARE
15. Topnotch : AONE
16. Hindu queen : RANI
17. Of the cheekbone : MALAR
18. Large triangular sail : SPINNAKER
20. Certain lid projections : EYELASHES
22. Ward off : AVERT
23. Social groups : CLANS
24. Sophomore grade : TENTH
25. Gil ___ : BLAS
29. British warcraft : EBOAT
31. Material for icy streets : ROCKSALT
33. Hospice in Turkey : IMARET
39. Realize : ACHIEVE
40. Loving : AMATIVE
41. From that place : THENCE
42. Heavenly fare : AMBROSIA
43. Porpoises are said to use this : SONAR
45. ___-mell : PELL
46. Contract : LEASE
51. Made smaller : PARED
53. Fragrant oil : ATTAR
54. Lacking polish : INELEGANT
59. Flexible armor : CHAINMAIL
61. Wife of Louis XVI : MARIE
62. Famous archer : TELL
63. Latin abbr. : ETAL
64. Fresh air : OZONE
65. Natural resources : ORES
66. ___ majesty : LESE
67. Indian bead money : SEWAN
1. Reputation : FAME
2. "___ in a manger . . . " : AWAY
3. Hardy cabbage : KALE
4. Of a period : ERAL
5. Block of glacier ice : SERAC
6. Like some fabrics : WASHABLE
7. "I should ___!" : HOPENOT
8. Miss Jones of TV : ANISSA
9. Human beings : MEN
10. Desire strongly : CRAVE
11. Bucket of song : OAKEN
12. Sluggish : INERT
13. Clyde, for one : FIRTH
19. Turner : NAT
21. Separates into threads : SLEAVES
25. Spoiled child : BRAT
26. Lomond or Ness : LOCH
27. Doctor's concern : ACHE
28. Outer covering : SKIN
30. Small hand drum : TIMBREL
32. Short, short time : SEC
34. Cause harm : MAR
35. In a certain spot : ATOP
36. Elevation : RISE
37. Word with eye or spirit : EVIL
38. Shade of blue : TEAL
40. Sour cherry : AMARELLE
42. Liar : ANANIAS
44. Narcotic : OPIATE
46. Milk: Prefix : LACTO
47. Upper space : ETHER
48. "___ of a Tub" : ATALE
49. Jibs, etc. : SAILS
50. Eagle : ERN
52. Common people : DEMOS
55. Stare : GAZE
56. Lined up : AROW
57. Historic ship : NINA
58. Age group : TEEN
60. Allen or Ott : MEL

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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