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New York Times, Thursday, February 24, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,230
Across Down
1. Where the Ucayali flows : PERU
5. Comedian Bert : LAHR
9. Beanery word : JAVA
13. Aboveboard : OPEN
14. Together, in music : ADUE
15. College in Maine : BATES
16. Cars with rumble seats : ROADSTERS
18. Lake of Finland : ENARE
19. Renders ineffective : SPIKESTHEGUNS
21. Houseclean : DUST
22. Greek letters : NUS
23. Initial trio : ABC
26. Partook of : ATE
27. ___ bono : CUI
28. Berne's river : AAR
31. Mrs. Copperfield : DORA
33. European goose : BARNACLE
35. Renders ineffective : DRAWSTHETEETHOF
39. Like some dogs : LOPEARED
40. Fork feature : TINE
41. Chemical ending : ENE
42. Fall bloomer : MUM
43. Bonn exclamation : ACH
46. Through : PER
47. Raleigh or Guinness : SIR
48. Sightsee : TOUR
50. Renders ineffective : PUTSOUTOFGEAR
56. Wilkes-___ : BARRE
57. Owned : CONFESSED
59. Periodical : ORGAN
60. U.S. publisher : LUCE
61. Kind of poem : TONE
62. Hearty dish : STEW
63. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
64. Small barracuda : SPET
1. ___ favor (Spaniard's please) : POR
2. Heroic poetry : EPOS
3. Get a result : REAP
4. Disassembled : UNDID
5. Most current : LATEST
6. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
7. Suffering : HURT
8. After qoph : RESH
9. Roman god : JANUS
10. Get ___ (use the sun) : ATAN
11. ___ libre : VERS
12. Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
15. Rumba's cousin : BEGUINE
17. Jaeger : SKUA
20. Accrue: Var. : ENURE
23. Confound : ADDLE
24. Element : BORON
25. ___ myrtle : CRAPE
27. Jazzhound : CAT
28. ___ on one's shoulder : ACHIP
29. Lacking an equal : ALONE
30. Allude : REFER
32. Wonderment : AWE
33. Garden area : BED
34. Dist. ___ : ATT
36. Ginza banjo : SAMISEN
37. Cornwall borough : TRURO
38. Line of fashion : HEM
43. Instanter : ATONCE
44. See 9 Across : COFFEE
45. Of great size : HUGE
47. Thing of small value : STRAW
49. Has a breather : RESTS
50. Hair line : PART
51. Aching : URGE
52. The Bruins : UCLA
53. Belmont pest : TOUT
54. Wet : ASOP
55. Frenchman's name : RENE
56. Ruminant genus : BOS
58. Mil. unit : DET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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