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New York Times, Monday, May 1, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,297
Across
1. Fine horse : ARAB
5. Eastern faith : ISLAM
10. Not kosher : TREF
14. Chevalier movie : GIGI
15. Author of Christmas poem : MOORE
16. Verdi girl : AIDA
17. Gulf off east Africa : ADEN
18. Bridge-table replay : POSTMORTEM
20. Determined : RESOLUTE
22. Gasoline word : OCTANE
23. Cohan's girl : MARY
24. Surface : AREA
25. Be ambitious : ASPIRE
28. Eternal shape : TRIANGLE
32. Suffix for bed : STEAD
33. Weighed down : LADEN
34. Unit in physics : RAD
35. River duck : TEAL
36. Aegean island : SAMOS
37. Strong taste : TANG
38. Do wrong : ERR
39. Basketball player : CAGER
40. English coins : PENCE
41. Had recourse to : RESORTED
43. Safari member : BEATER
44. Poker holding : PAIR
45. Horn sound : BEEP
46. Western capital : HELENA
49. Certain aircraft : SEAPLANE
53. "It's ___" (tout's come-on) : ASURETHING
55. Chinese island : AMOY
56. Zola novel : NANA
57. Studio item : EASEL
58. Baseball team : NINE
59. Club billings : DUES
60. Strike : SMITE
61. Three, in Barcelona : TRES
Down
1. Seaweed product : AGAR
2. Lie at anchor : RIDE
3. Epochs : AGES
4. Kind of theorem : BINOMIAL
5. Defiled : IMPURE
6. Smudged : SOOTY
7. Misplace : LOSE
8. Skill : ART
9. Reminiscences : MEMORIES
10. Highland wear : TARTAN
11. Hayworth : RITA
12. Biblical home : EDEN
13. Renown : FAME
19. Whale's milieu : OCEAN
21. Frying aid : LARD
24. Zeal : ARDOR
25. Disparaging suffix for poet : ASTER
26. Metric unit : STERE
27. Fruits : PEARS
28. Reclaimed from the wild : TAMED
29. Concede : GRANT
30. Jousting gear : LANCE
31. Lawn trimmer : EDGER
33. Kind of beer : LAGER
36. Gluts : SATIATES
37. Shrub of India and Ceylon : TEAPLANT
39. Ichabod : CRANE
40. Incubator sound : PEEP
42. Met offerings : OPERAS
43. Type of dog : BEAGLE
45. Stephen or William Rose : BENET
46. Allotment of cards : HAND
47. Isaac's son : ESAU
48. Crescent : LUNE
49. Emphatic assent in Mexico : SISI
50. Moslem prince : AMIR
51. Zero : NONE
52. Looks at : EYES
54. Sandwich filler : HAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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