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New York Times, Friday, April 28, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,294
Across Down
1. Singer Johnny : CASH
5. Fairway call : FORE
9. Near : ABOUT
14. Small tropical dog : ALCO
15. "___ my word!" : UPON
16. Madrid museum : PRADO
17. Plant of amaryllis family : STARGRASS
19. Machine part : ROTOR
20. Playwright Marc : CONNELLY
21. Frozen dessert : MOUSSE
22. Prefix for path : OSTEO
23. Chinese dynasty : MING
24. Party game : TREASUREHUNT
31. Beldam : HAG
34. Watery food : GRUEL
35. Chicago name : DALEY
36. Iron and Stone : AGES
38. Ancient port of Rome : OSTIA
40. Israeli name : MEIR
41. Pauling : LINUS
43. Opera role : TOSCA
45. Street sign : SLO
46. Source : FOUNTAINHEAD
49. Albanian river : DRIN
50. Thesaurus man : ROGET
54. Tropical fish : SPARID
57. Green stone : CHLORITE
60. Roman halls : ATRIA
61. Western ranger : PLAINSMAN
62. French painter : MANET
63. Eye: Fr. : OEIL
64. Finials : EPIS
65. Aspect : PHASE
66. Wrong : AWRY
67. Newcastle's river : TYNE
1. Bay of Maine : CASCO
2. Choir voices : ALTOS
3. Sparse : SCANT
4. Green insect of old radio : HORNET
5. Roll up : FURL
6. Hyalite : OPAL
7. Glowing : ROSY
8. Letters : ENS
9. Covered, in a way : APRONED
10. Carriage : BROUGHAM
11. Chicago pit purchase : OATS
12. Japanese herbs : UDOS
13. Ran : TORE
18. Conductor Solti : GEORG
21. Russian village : MIR
23. Stubborn : MULISH
25. Brave cockney : ERO
26. Southern capital : AUSTIN
27. Attack : SETON
28. Rubber trees : ULES
29. Armstrong : NEIL
30. Novice : TYRO
31. Moiety : HALF
32. Trade discount : AGIO
33. Knee : GENU
37. Miscellany : SUNDRIES
39. Expert : ACE
42. Mark with grooves : STRIATE
44. Copland : AARON
47. Further : AID
48. English county : DORSET
51. Lame : GIMPY
52. French pewter : ETAIN
53. Strained : TENSE
54. Coarse grain : SAMP
55. Egyptian god : PTAH
56. Buffalo of India : ARNA
57. Roll into a ball : CLEW
58. Comb's milieu : HAIR
59. Elaine's flower : LILY
61. Grass genus : POA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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