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New York Times, Thursday, February 3, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,209
Across Down
1. Pack down : TAMP
5. Castile et al. : SOAPS
10. ___ belt : SEAT
14. Cupid : AMOR
15. "Concord of sweet sounds" : MUSIC
16. Partner : ALLY
17. Epithet for a famed Briton : LADYWITHTHELAMP
20. Poetic word : ERE
21. Nickname in Wilde play : ALGY
22. Qualifying words : EVENSO
23. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
24. Ancient kingdom : EDOM
25. Adagio, allegro, etc. : TEMPOS
28. Together, in singing : ADUE
29. British title: Abbr. : KCB
32. One favoring: Suffix : ARIAN
33. Soviet sea : ARAL
34. Ethereal : AIRY
35. Where 17 Across served : INTHECRIMEANWAR
38. Dregs : LEES
39. Cincinnati players : REDS
40. Rob, in Scotland : REIVE
41. Soviet initials : SSR
42. Network : RETE
43. Hair tints : RINSES
44. Yorkshire river : OUSE
45. Exam : TEST
46. Vivacity : SPIRIT
49. Occasion : TIME
50. Witty one : WAG
53. "God Bless ___" (song about 17 Across) : MISSNIGHTINGALE
56. Cockney greeting : ELLO
57. Cotton fibers : NOILS
58. S.A. Indians : ONAS
59. Believe, old style : WEEN
60. Oxygen and neon : GASES
61. Toothlike part : DENT
1. Narrative : TALE
2. Love, in Spain : AMAR
3. Fashion : MODE
4. Be nosy : PRY
5. Gets ready for a snapshot : SMILES
6. Expenditure : OUTGO
7. Pale : ASHY
8. Pendulum's alternative : PIT
9. Timetable : SCHEDULE
10. Western capital : SALEM
11. Zest : ELAN
12. Charity : ALMS
13. Printing error, for short : TYPO
18. World ___ (1914–18) : WARONE
19. Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
23. Bright ocean fish : OPAHS
24. Dutch cheeses : EDAMS
25. Coin-toss call : TAILS
26. Sea birds : ERNES
27. Bishop's headdress : MITER
28. Take for ___ : ARIDE
29. Flightless birds : KIWIS
30. Yearn for : CRAVE
31. Cow barns, in England : BYRES
33. Mountain ridge : ARETE
34. Concerning : ANENT
36. Reaching the highest point : CRESTING
37. Ascended : ARISEN
42. Downfall : RUIN
43. Negligent : REMISS
44. Welles : ORSON
45. Championship : TITLE
46. Merganser : SMEW
47. Rug surface : PILE
48. Capri, for one : ISLE
49. "___ is so sudden" : THIS
50. Decline : WANE
51. Arkin or Ladd : ALAN
52. Exploit : GEST
54. Gazelle of Tibet : GOA
55. Zeus or Thor : GOD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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