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New York Times, Saturday, April 22, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,288
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1. Trick : DUPE
5. Emmy's cousin : OSCAR
10. Savings-account abbrs. : PCTS
14. Miss Claire et al. : INAS
15. Pointed structure : SPIRE
16. Came down : ALIT
17. Trembled : PALPITATED
19. Typesetting machine, for short : LINO
20. Gist : SUM
21. Green shades : NILES
22. Calyx leaf : SEPAL
23. Emulate Ty Cobb : STEAL
25. Eyelid trouble : STY
26. "It's ___ thing" : ASURE
28. Malaga mister : SENOR
31. Dance step : PAS
34. Heating vessel : ETNA
35. Fortification : PALISADE
37. Plant root : RADIX
39. Of age: Abbr. : AET
40. Blanched : PALED
41. Flash colorfully : OPALESCE
43. Farewell : VALE
44. Lacking : SHY
45. French port : BREST
47. Archery mark : ROVER
48. Spanish coin: Abbr. : PES
49. Love, in Naples : AMORE
51. Of a pelvic bone : ILIAC
54. Columbus's starting place : PALOS
56. Gypsy gentleman : ROM
59. Insect feeler : PALP
60. Extenuating : PALLIATIVE
62. Campanile city : PISA
63. Former voice of Yankees : ALLEN
64. Unusual person : ONER
65. Russian city : OREL
66. Mendacious ones : LIARS
67. Monster : OGRE
1. Snack-tray offerings : DIPS
2. Sloth : UNAU
3. Church time : PALMSUNDAY
4. Sixth sense: Abbr. : ESP
5. Old Roman port : OSTIA
6. Stone chips : SPALLS
7. Summon : CITE
8. War deity : ARES
9. Barber or Buttons : RED
10. C.B.S. executive : PALEY
11. Football infraction : CLIP
12. Miss Louise : TINA
13. Certain kind of plane: Abbr. : STOL
18. Arrow poison : INEE
22. Denude : STRIP
24. Chisholm, for one : TRAIL
25. Grundy, to his friends : SOL
26. Aviation prefixes : AEROS
27. Kind of infection, for short : STAPH
29. Swords : EPEES
30. King Cole : NAT
31. Talking profusely : PALAVERING
32. Fred's sister : ADELE
33. Passover event : SEDER
36. Relish : SAVOR
38. Medit. vessel : XEBEC
39. King-beater : ACE
42. Elders: Abbr. : SRS
46. Loftier : TALLER
47. Sub ___ : ROSA
48. ___ States : PAPAL
50. Less, in Limoges : MOINS
51. River horse, to cockneys : IPPO
52. Hideout : LAIR
53. Girl's name : ILSE
54. Oahu precipice : PALI
55. ___ breve : ALLA
57. Atop : OVER
58. Pool : MERE
60. Chum : PAL
61. Likewise : TOO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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