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New York Times, Thursday, April 6, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { V X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,272
Across Down
1. Disturb : ALARM
6. Other: Sp. : OTRA
10. David's captain : JOAB
14. Donizetti role : LUCIA
15. Close : SHUT
16. Western campus : UCLA
17. Last of the Mohicans : UNCAS
18. Smallest of change : CENT
19. Chow ___ : MEIN
20. Mineral ending : ITE
21. Call the signals : QUARTERBACK
24. Trafalgar, for one : SQUARE
26. English writer : MILNE
27. Publisher : ISSUER
29. Lay on : APPLY
31. Inter ___ : ALIA
32. Compose : WRITE
33. Building, in Bonn : BAU
36. In a brooding way : MOODILY
39. Maintains : ASSERTS
41. Big or Franklin : BEN
42. In the ___ (sheltered) : LEEOF
44. Kind of bag : TOTE
45. Cluttered : MESSY
46. Teem : ABOUND
48. Groceries : FOODS
50. "Spring has ___" : SPRUNG
52. Rivals : COMPETITORS
54. Fireplace area : HOB
57. Not care ___ : ARAP
58. Gardened : HOED
59. Bit of music, for short : INTRO
61. Norse poem : RUNE
62. Bell town of Italy : ATRI
63. Some words : NOUNS
64. Voice : EMIT
65. Space-age org. : NASA
66. Stares : GAPES
1. His: Fr. : ALUI
2. Famed stage name : LUNT
3. Museum coup : ACCESSION
4. Inlet : RIA
5. Bal ___ : MASQUE
6. Film honor : OSCAR
7. Bring up ___ : THEREAR
8. Puny one : RUNT
9. Essays : ATTEMPTS
10. Confused : JUMBLY
11. Unlimited quality : OCEAN
12. Kind of blue : ALICE
13. Acclivity : BANK
22. Sadat's realm : UAR
23. Upsets : RILES
25. Family member : QUAD
27. Metrical foot : IAMB
28. ___ gin : SLOE
30. Famed chanteuse : PIAF
32. Letters : WYES
33. Reared : BROUGHTUP
34. Memo abbr. : ATTN
35. Worn : USED
37. ___ France : ILEDE
38. Fewer : LESSTHAN
40. Shelley's alma mater : ETON
43. Seafood : OYSTERS
45. Child : MOPPET
46. Schedule abbr. : ARR
47. School problem : BUSING
48. Where the action was : FORUM
49. Man of Muscat : OMANI
51. Lecterns : PODIA
52. Supervision : CARE
53. Greek vowel : IOTA
55. River of France : ORNE
56. Domineer : BOSS
60. Opposite of taboo : NOA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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