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New York Times, Tuesday, March 7, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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P
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A
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C
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D
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D
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N
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O
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,242
Across
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Flower : PANSY
6
Hudson fish : SHAD
10
River duck : TEAL
14
One of fifty : STATE
15
Surmount, with "over" : TIDE
16
Millay : EDNA
17
Kind of boss : STRAW
18
Fortune-seekers' goals : ELDORADOS
20
Ottoman : TURK
21
Certain athlete : PRO
22
Will or Ariel : DURANT
23
Mosquito genus : AEDES
25
Circle : HALO
26
"Elementary, my dear ___" : WATSON
28
Patted : CARESSED
32
Pierre's friend : AMI
33
Participant : ENTRY
35
Prevent : DETER
36
Leontyne Price, for one : DIVA
38
Gloss : SHEEN
40
Teasdale : SARA
41
Anthony et al. : EDENS
43
Pine substance : RESIN
45
Rough current : RIP
46
Cabinet material : ROSEWOOD
48
Kind of cake : COFFEE
50
Liquori's distance : MILE
51
___ tender : LEGAL
52
Hart book : ACTONE
55
___ diem : PER
56
Simpleton : COOT
59
Idealist's goal : SHANGRILA
61
Area of ship's bow : HAWSE
62
Comfort : EASE
63
Responsibility : ONUS
64
Fred's sister : ADELE
65
Refuges : ARKS
66
___ egg : NEST
67
Despots : NEROS
Down
1
Attention-getting sound : PSST
2
One of the Near Islands : ATTU
3
Stories : NARRATIVES
4
Belmont or Travers : STAKES
5
Evergreen : YEW
6
Doers: Suffix : STERS
7
Hawaiian port : HILO
8
Join to : ADD
9
Cedar of Asia : DEODAR
10
Garden beauties : TEAROSES
11
Icelandic work : EDDA
12
Common signature : ANON
13
Word for a Mohican : LAST
19
Lined : RULED
21
William and others : PENNS
24
John ___ : DOE
25
White House name : HAYES
26
Shore bird : WADER
27
Chemical prefix : AMIDO
28
Athanasian or Nicene : CREED
29
Plant of primrose family : STARFLOWER
30
Like a haunted house : EERIE
31
Hanging : DRAPE
34
Pang : THROE
37
Windflowers : ANEMONES
39
More refined : NICER
42
Golfer's concern : SWING
44
Wooden peg : NOG
47
Island off France : OLERON
49
False appearance : FACADE
51
Smallest : LEAST
52
Sailing : ASEA
53
Trout : CHAR
54
Chore : TASK
55
___ fours : PLUS
57
Eur. capital : OSLO
58
Golf areas : TEES
60
Feminine suffix : INE
61
River to Yangtze : HAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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