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New York Times, Tuesday, April 4, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,270
Across
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Capital of Morocco : RABAT
6
"___ bad boy" : IMA
9
Grande and de Pinos : ISLAS
14
Century plant : AGAVE
15
Connective : NOR
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Blackmore girl : DOONE
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Roadside sign : DINER
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P.I. tribesman : ATA
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Math study: Abbr. : ALG
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President of 3 Down : MUJIBRAHMAN
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Electrical units : RELS
26
Pasta dish : RAVIOLI
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Dined : ATEAMEAL
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Partly open : AJAR
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Trial : ORDEAL
35
Cut: Scot. : SNEG
37
Bar order : ALE
38
Hazard : GUESS
39
Nile dam : ASWAN
41
Curve : ESS
42
Rifle-ranges: Fr. : TIRS
46
Gratify : PLEASE
47
Ordinal suffixes : ETHS
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Censure : REPROACH
51
Western Indian : ARAPAHO
53
Toothbrush rating : HARD
56
Pakistan's Bhutto : ZULFIKARALI
60
___ grass (meadow barley) : RIE
61
Theater awards : OBIES
62
Silver abbr. : STG
63
Vietnam massacre scene : MYLAI
65
Eyeglass, in Italy : LENTE
66
Asian people : TAI
67
Turf fuels : PEATS
68
Certain crime : ARSON
69
Spanish queen : ENA
70
Mohammedan religion : ISLAM
Down
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Detection device : RADAR
2
Nimble-footed : AGILE
3
Dacca's nation : BANGLADESH
4
Thoroughfare: Abbr. : AVE
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Tenure : TERM
6
Facing trouble : INAJAM
7
Reasons for action : MOTIVES
8
Mideast desert : ARABIAN
9
Paragon : IDEAL
10
Actress Loren : SOPHIA
11
Appear : LOOM
12
Time ___ half : ANDA
13
Witnessed : SEEN
22
Range in Russia : URAL
23
Part : ROLE
25
Sanctified women: Abbr. : STES
28
Near or Far : EAST
30
Nehru : JAWAHARLAL
31
Word of regret : ALAS
32
Director Clair : RENE
33
Molding : OGEE
34
Corrode : RUST
36
Festive : GALA
40
Hyperbolic secant: Abbr. : SECH
43
Mideast land: Var. : IRAK
44
Stick again : REPASTE
45
Austere : SPARTAN
46
Table game : POOL
48
"Is the water ___ drink?" : SAFETO
50
Medical suffix : RHAGIA
52
Up and about : RISEN
54
Lariat : RIATA
55
Religious belief : DEISM
56
Author of "Nana" : ZOLA
57
Over in Berlin : UBER
58
Yutang and others : LINS
59
Body of Kaffir warriors : IMPI
64
Assent : YES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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