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New York Times, Friday, May 12, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 90, 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. 8,308
Across Down
1. Mom's traditional output : APPLEPIE
9. Green Bay worker : PACKER
15. Loaf of bread, etc., to Omar : PARADISE
16. Miami bowl : ORANGE
17. One who performs a task : EXECUTER
18. Roofers : TILERS
19. Layers of skin : CORIA
21. Winter covering : SLEET
22. Freebooter : BUCCANEER
26. Finals : TESTS
27. Nautical position : APORT
28. A bit open : AJAR
30. Exchange a coupon : REDEEM
32. ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
33. Fuel : GAS
36. Torment : GNAW
37. Give enjoyment : AMUSE
39. Skin : PELT
40. Newspapermen: Abbr. : EDS
41. Blow one's horn : BRAG
42. Former African area : RUANDA
44. Gun : BREN
45. More like a fox : SLIER
46. Dish for a cold day : CHILI
49. Hale and hearty : INTHEPINK
53. Bouquet material : ROSES
54. Made known : AIRED
55. Kind of valve : INTAKE
57. Sweet snacks : TEACAKES
62. Shed : MOLTED
63. Pothole fixers : REPAVERS
64. Companion of chango : PRESTO
65. Alienate : ESTRANGE
1. Mock : APE
2. Quiet period in history : PAX
3. Before: Prefix : PRE
4. Resinous substance : LAC
5. Train : EDUCATE
6. Mountain-climbing aid : PITON
7. River to Rhone : ISERE
8. Spooky : EERIE
9. Kind of roast : POT
10. Grain bristles : ARISTAE
11. Visitor : CALLER
12. Joints : KNEES
13. Wading bird : EGRET
14. Stops working : RESTS
20. Nomads : ARABS
22. Move lumberingly : BARGE
23. Turn over : UPEND
24. Finales : CODAS
25. Men on a ship : CREW
29. Taunt : JEER
31. Foal's mother : MARE
32. Month: Abbr. : AUG
33. Spirits : GENII
34. Mullens spouse : ALDEN
35. Desolate : STARK
38. Violent passion : MANIA
39. Feeler : PALP
41. Cut of beef : BRISKET
43. Kind of salesman : USEDCAR
44. Sounds from a fold : BLEATS
46. Corrugate : CRIMP
47. Bridge card : HONOR
48. Basket fiber : ISTLE
50. Saltpeter : NITRE
51. Bearers of nuts and fruits : TREES
52. Piled : HEAPT
56. Old name of Tokyo : EDO
58. Miss Gardner : AVA
59. Understanding : KEN
60. Work unit : ERG
61. Direction: Abbr. : SSE

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

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