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New York Times, Saturday, April 8, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,274
Across
1. Classify : SORT
5. Mideast capital : AMMAN
10. African nation : CHAD
14. Repute : ODOR
15. Painter Rivera : DIEGO
16. Vigorous : HALE
17. Novel printed in installments : FEUILLETON
19. Austen book : EMMA
20. Surgical saw : TREPHINE
21. Part of O'Neill title : ICEMAN
23. Garment flaps : TABS
24. Reticent : CLOSE
25. Sojourns : STAYS
28. Nonsense : FOLDEROL
31. Old headwear for women : MOBCAP
33. "Eri Tu," for one : ARIA
34. Exclamation : FIE
35. Ocean fish : OPAH
36. Kind of acid : AMINO
38. Soft palates : VELA
39. Famed Giant : OTT
40. Bremen brew : BIER
41. Spreads, as rumors : NOISES
43. Advantages of a kind : TOEHOLDS
45. Your: Fr. : VOTRE
46. Agnes De ___ : MILLE
47. Cat's-paw : TOOL
49. Program : AGENDA
51. Kind of board : BULLETIN
55. Phoned : RANG
56. Unmoving : STATIONARY
58. Der ___ : ALTE
59. Painter Andrea del ___ : SARTO
60. Algonquian : CREE
61. One of the clefs : BASS
62. City near Dallas : ENNIS
63. Bridge position : EAST
Down
1. Subdued : SOFT
2. Stettin's river : ODER
3. Rake : ROUE
4. Paneled art for an altar : TRIPTYCH
5. Improvise : ADLIB
6. Airs : MIENS
7. Dole out : METE
8. Gone : AGO
9. One followed by 30 zeros : NONILLION
10. Port-Salut, e.g. : CHEESE
11. Europe's northernmost city : HAMMERFEST
12. Crimean battle river : ALMA
13. College official : DEAN
18. Capital of Tibet : LHASA
22. Musical ending : CODA
24. Grain : CORN
25. ___-Hawley tariff : SMOOT
26. From ___ bottom : TOPTO
27. Diminutions : ABATEMENTS
28. Exhibitions : FAIRS
29. Houston pro : OILER
30. Let : LEASE
32. Straw mattress : PAILLASSE
37. Ancient Asian : MEDE
38. Intense action : VIOLENCE
40. Daring : BOLD
42. Convex molding : OVOLO
44. Turns on : HINGES
47. All, in music : TUTTI
48. Miscellanies : OLIOS
49. Native of Kuwait : ARAB
50. Fete : GALA
51. Home, to some owls : BARN
52. Scarlett's home : TARA
53. Cholers : IRES
54. U.N. veto : NYET
57. Miami by-product : TAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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