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New York Times, Tuesday, May 2, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,298
Across Down
1. "Baby ___" : DOLL
5. Officers: Abbr. : CAPTS
10. Downcast : SAD
13. One of Pittsburgh's three : OHIO
14. New York city : OLEAN
15. God of storms : THOR
17. Gypsies : ROMS
18. Unpleasant : NASTY
19. Wine: Prefix : OENO
20. Wage-price game plan : PHASETWO
22. Wattle : DEWLAP
24. Stray : ERR
25. Diminish, as the dollar : DEVALUE
26. Calif. city : FRESNO
29. English poet Thomas : CAREW
30. Roadside sign : EAT
31. Rev. Gantry : ELMER
33. Graded : RATED
37. "___ homo" : ECCE
39. Out of ___ : SORTS
41. Olden days : YORE
42. "Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
44. Sets of tables : NESTS
46. "___ gloom of night . . . " : NOR
47. Cathedral windows : ROSES
49. Defy : OPPOSE
51. Concern of 20 Across : ECONOMY
54. Letter : CEE
55. Nautical : MARINE
56. Similarity : LIKENESS
61. Dark : EBON
62. Petrarch's inspiration : LAURA
64. Malay canoe : PROA
65. "I Never ___ for My Father" : SANG
66. Furrowed : LINED
67. Economist Smith : ADAM
68. Spanish article : LOS
69. English art patron : SLADE
70. Norse first name : LARS
1. Hamlet : DORP
2. Words of dismay : OHOH
3. Peruvian city : LIMA
4. Financial report items : LOSSES
5. Word with wage and price : CONTROLS
6. "There ought to be ___" : ALAW
7. Money in Acapulco : PESO
8. Make lace : TAT
9. Treasury head under H.S.T. : SNYDER
10. Airline nuisance : STOWAWAY
11. "Can make ___ of heaven . . . " : AHELL
12. River of Wien : DONAU
16. Lasso : ROPE
21. Sea bird : ERNE
23. Kind of glade or green : EVER
25. Pub game : DARTS
26. Perceive : FEEL
27. America's Cup, e.g. : RACE
28. Engrave : ETCH
29. Goddess of grain : CERES
32. Marks and lire : MONEY
34. Wells's "___-Bungay" : TONO
35. God of love : EROS
36. "___ Mable" : DERE
38. Annual-report items : EARNINGS
40. Frontier structure : STOCKADE
43. Darling: Irish : ROON
45. German admiral : SPEE
48. Sniffs : SMELLS
50. Correspondent of sorts : PENPAL
51. Uncles, in Scotland : EMES
52. Plotter's group : CABAL
53. Maine city : ORONO
56. Moon goddess : LUNA
57. Incensed : IRED
58. "Rheingold" role : ERDA
59. Rise : SOAR
60. Defense missiles : SAMS
63. Suffer : AIL

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

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