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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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B
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C
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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
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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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