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New York Times, Monday, February 7, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,213
Across
1. ___ Tabarin : BAL
4. Peter or Ivan : TSAR
8. Like some hints : BROAD
13. Wallach : ELI
14. Greasy : OILY
15. Beethoven symphony : EROICA
16. Piper's son : TOM
17. Vague things : INTANGIBLES
19. Haggard title : SHE
20. Bernstein and Lyons : LEONARDS
21. S.A. monkey : YARKE
23. Place for Nicklaus : TEE
24. Mortar mixer : RAB
27. Bank account abbr. : INT
28. French rulers : ROIS
30. La Scala number : SOLO
31. Worrier's affliction : ULCER
33. Freudian concerns : EGOS
34. External: Prefix : ECTO
35. White wine : TOKAY
36. Female unicorn : LIN
37. Angel and devil's-food : CAKES
38. Hockey term : ICED
39. Hindu deity : SIVA
40. Air-raid signal : ALERT
41. Ballads : LAYS
42. Asian weight : TAEL
43. Man in the ring : REF
44. City railways : ELS
45. Poetic word : EEN
46. Vertical : ERECT
49. Mediterranean people : GRECIANS
53. Munchausen uttering : LIE
54. Conditional states : DEPENDENCES
57. Youngster : LAD
58. Rubbish : DEBRIS
59. Prong : TINE
60. Lineman : END
61. Political offering : SLATE
62. Poems : ODES
63. Social-worker Innis : ROY
Down
1. Colonial seamstress : BETSY
2. Farewell in 50th state : ALOHA
3. Summer drinks : LIMERICKEYS
4. Cologne, talc, lotion, etc. : TOILETRY
5. Math word : SINE
6. Choir voice : ALTO
7. Film Irishman with a daughter : RYAN
8. Altar-bound one : BRIDE
9. Roy et al. : ROBS
10. Linseed yield : OIL
11. Certain flier : ACE
12. "___ Kapital" : DAS
15. Barnum's exit : EGRESS
18. Pirates' league : NATIONAL
22. Does bakery work : KNEADS
24. Pocantico Hills name : ROCKEFELLER
25. Change : ALTER
26. Beat the drum for : BOOST
28. Trust : RELIANCE
29. Pointed arch : OGIVE
30. Envelope-flap material : SEALER
31. Useful : UTILE
32. Type of anesthetic : LOCAL
37. Fondles : CARESSES
39. Horses : STEEDS
45. Ford : ERNIE
47. Mussolini in-law : CIANO
48. "Bully" proclaimer : TEDDY
49. Miss Ederle, to friends : GERT
50. Word in division : INTO
51. Ill-natured : ACID
52. Hawaiian goose : NENE
54. Dentist's degree : DDS
55. Slippery one : EEL
56. Policeman's org. : PBA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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