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New York Times, Tuesday, March 28, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,263
Across Down
1. Culture medium : AGAR
5. Worn-out : JADED
10. Mulligan : STEW
14. Small: Suffix : CULE
15. Make jubilant : ELATE
16. African stream : WADI
17. Too much, in France : TROP
18. Convex molding : TORUS
19. Gibbons : APES
20. Boeing's frustration : SUPERSONICPLANE
23. Lounge : LOAF
24. Beverage : ALE
25. Confused scene : BEDLAM
28. In a Lincolnesque way : HONESTLY
33. Certain seals or owls : EARED
34. Triangular shape : DELTA
35. Garden tool : HOE
36. Mild oath : EGAD
37. Roman goddess : CERES
38. Garment for Sulla : TOGA
39. Numerical prefix : TRI
40. Luges : SLEDS
41. Less colorful : PALER
42. They're the Texas Rangers now : SENATORS
44. Affectionate gesture : CARESS
45. French pronoun : LUI
46. Just : FAIR
47. Wolfe-Montcalm arena : PLAINSOFABRAHAM
55. Parasites : LICE
56. Canary sound : TRILL
57. Stadium exhortations : GOGO
58. ___-Ra : AMEN
59. Clean the board : ERASE
60. Old Greek coin : OBOL
61. Headland : NESS
62. Scolds : RATES
63. "Then there were ___" : NONE
1. Stamp and Mann : ACTS
2. Hindu teacher : GURU
3. Off center : ALOP
4. Warded off : REPELLED
5. Sea debris : JETSAM
6. Disinterested : ALOOF
7. Relative of drat : DARN
8. Small case : ETUI
9. Discourses at length : DESCANTS
10. Moist tracts of land : SWALES
11. Bark cloth : TAPA
12. Biblical locale : EDEN
13. Erudite : WISE
21. Burma, for one : ROAD
22. Entreaty : PLEA
25. Borscht items : BEETS
26. Tidal flow : EAGRE
27. Empty : DRAIN
28. Flocks : HERDS
29. Cheers : OLES
30. Rowboat pin : THOLE
31. Seating areas : LOGES
32. Calendar notations : YEARS
34. Wapiti : DEER
37. Seclude : CLOISTER
38. Seasoning herb : TARRAGON
40. Astound : STUN
41. Brace : PAIR
43. Foreigners : ALIENS
44. Certain messages : CABLES
46. Like some alarms : FALSE
47. Project : PLAN
48. Bar fruit : LIME
49. Playing cards : ACES
50. Odd, in Scotland : ORRA
51. Decree : FIAT
52. Tramp : HOBO
53. Literary conflict : AGON
54. Breakwater : MOLE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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