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New York Times, Thursday, April 27, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 66, 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. 8,293
Across Down
1. Bully : BUCKO
6. Play the first card : LEAD
10. Shutterbug's need : FILM
14. Coral island : ATOLL
15. Early lectern : AMBO
16. Olive genus : OLEA
17. Frosted : RIMED
18. Disappeared : DIED
19. Food-lover's hair shirt : DIET
20. Toward shelter : ALEE
21. Nonsense : BALDERDASH
23. Beverage : TEA
24. "___ the dawn" : CAME
25. Co., in France : CIE
26. Skydiver's need : CHUTE
28. Whim : CAPRICE
32. Steep : ABRUPT
34. Cries of contempt : BAHS
35. Heflin : VAN
36. Simpleton : LOON
37. Poem : EPODE
39. Mint : COIN
40. Encore! : BIS
41. State: Abbr. : OREG
42. Hindu sit-in : DHARNA
44. Ancient French region : ALSATIA
46. Ocean, to poets : BRINY
47. Relative : KIN
48. Jab : PROD
49. Head covering : TAM
52. Insecticide : PARISGREEN
56. ___ fide : BONA
57. Ancient kingdom : ELAM
58. Scold : RATE
59. Cringe : COWER
60. Voluble : GLIB
61. Sour : ACID
62. N. Y. city : OLEAN
63. Alone : SOLO
64. Shea tenants : METS
65. Granite city : BARRE
1. Celebes squall : BARAT
2. Advantageous : UTILE
3. Meet : COMEACROSS
4. Swiss painter : KLEE
5. Kind of maid or master : OLD
6. "___ aux Camélias" (Dumas) : LADAME
7. Rousseau novel : EMILE
8. Retired : ABED
9. Twelve-faced solid : DODECAHEDRON
10. Cattle fare : FODDER
11. Pelvic bones : ILIA
12. Dregs : LEES
13. Educ. course : MATH
21. Ancient siege device : BATTERINGRAM
22. Turbulent waters : RIPS
24. Piece of tableware : CUP
27. Subject of Attila : HUN
28. Uncourtly one : CAD
29. Retreat : IVORYTOWER
30. Raise ___ : CAIN
31. Sicilian city : ENNA
32. Spanish duke : ALBA
33. Seethe : BOIL
34. Habitat of sedges : BOG
38. Shade of green : PEA
39. Know how to : CAN
41. U. S. inventor : OTIS
43. Kept secret : HID
45. Arm position : AKIMBO
46. Nurtures : BREEDS
48. Grade of larceny : PETIT
50. Close by, of yore : ANEAR
51. Seine tributary : MARNE
52. Cribbage markers : PEGS
53. Other: Prefix : ALLO
54. Fence : RAIL
55. Contest : RACE
56. Gaucho weapon : BOLA
59. Part of an ear : COB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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