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New York Times, Wednesday, April 12, 1972

65-Across : Genuine

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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F
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,278
Across
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Heavy-looking print : FULLFACE
9
Great wasteland : SAHARA
15
Digs up : UNEARTHS
16
Kind of agency : TRAVEL
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Scenery : STAGESET
18
Eastern rite Catholic : UNIATE
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Propitiatory gift : SOP
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Mend again : RESEW
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Wounded ___ (massacre site) : KNEE
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Irish fuel : PEAT
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Re : ABOUT
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African ravine : WADI
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French novelist : SAGAN
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Dashboard gauge : GAS
35
Bay windows : ORIELS
38
Tendency : WONT
39
Wallaba : APA
40
Dewey, Nixon, Truman : TOMDICKANDHARRY
43
French soul : AME
44
Friar : MONK
45
Critic Gilbert : SELDES
46
Girl's nickname : NAN
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Thorny plant : BRIER
49
Mexican money : PESO
50
Instruments : OBOES
52
Oh, my! : ALAS
55
"Casta ___" (aria from "Norma") : DIVA
57
German philosopher : HEGEL
59
Generation or credibility : GAP
62
Turns aside : AVERTS
65
Genuine : BONAFIDE
67
Dolores of films : DELRIO
68
Flatter fulsomely : BUTTERUP
69
Agreement : ASSENT
70
Belfry areas : STEEPLES
Down
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Ado : FUSS
2
Perposition : UNTO
3
Nijinsky's trademark : LEAP
4
Fall behind : LAG
5
"___ Jacques" : FRERE
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Confused : ATSEA
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Furniture pieces : CHESTS
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This: Sp. : ESTE
9
Man's nickname : STU
10
Scottish alder : ARN
11
Japanese poem : HAIKU
12
Pace-setters : AVANTGARDE
13
Network : RETE
14
Toward shelter : ALEE
21
Cart : WAGON
23
Particolored : PIED
25
Gangs : BANDS
26
Grofé's "___ Trail" : ONTHE
27
"Ring" character : WOTAN
28
Scent : AROMA
29
Paperbacks of yore : DIMENOVELS
31
Stir up : AWAKE
33
After: Fr. : APRES
34
Right of decision : SAYSO
36
State of oblivion : LIMBO
37
Game result : SCORE
41
Meat-filled cake : KNISH
42
Swiss sight : ALPS
48
Stew : RAGOUT
51
Striped pattern : BARRE
53
Slowly: Lat. : LENTE
54
Winged : ALATE
55
Art movement : DADA
56
Burl : IVES
58
Recedes : EBBS
59
"I want a ___ ... " : GIRL
60
Together, in music : ADUE
61
Stimulates, with "up" : PEPS
63
Baking pan : TIN
64
Drunkard : SOT
66
Painting abbr. : FEP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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