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New York Times, Wednesday, May 24, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,320
Across Down
1. Christiania, today : OSLO
5. Horse : ARAB
9. French revolutionist : MARAT
14. " . . . peas in ___" : APOD
15. Recital number : SOLO
16. Restaurateur of film : ALICE
17. Coin of England : SOVEREIGN
19. Fortification : REDAN
20. Dutch town : EDE
21. Rival of Mozart : SALIERI
23. Freudian basics : IDS
24. City in Russia : SEROV
26. Heavenly : EDENIC
28. Trail : SPOOR
31. African tribe : WATUSI
34. Warsaw, for instance : PACT
37. Greek letters : NUS
38. Verdi's Moor : OTELLO
39. Supply: Fr. : EQUIPER
41. Gourmandize : OVEREAT
42. Whispered items : RUMORS
43. Man from Illinois : ABE
44. Late-show canine : ASTA
45. Pupil's need : TABLET
46. Doctrine : TENET
48. Aspen or Brighton : RESORT
50. Shelf : LEDGE
54. Constellation : ARA
56. Jinns : SPIRITS
59. Southerner of 1860's : REB
60. Indian : HINDU
62. March exit : LIKEALAMB
64. Happen : OCCUR
65. Collar : ETON
66. Summit : ACME
67. "When she got ___, the . . . " : THERE
68. Fender flaw : DENT
69. Incite : GOAD
1. Certain stopovers : OASES
2. English potter : SPODE
3. Adorer : LOVER
4. Grecian urn inscription : ODE
5. Befuddled : ASEA
6. Stir up : ROIL
7. Part of the Barbary Coast : ALGIERS
8. Prepared fish : BONED
9. Pickle : MARINATE
10. Partner of cakes : ALE
11. Mocks : RIDICULES
12. School: Abbr. : ACAD
13. Sawbucks : TENS
18. Hostess's request : RSVP
22. Patched in a way : REWOVEN
25. Pore : OSTIOLE
27. Repeat : ITERATE
29. Some flights : ONESTOP
30. "___ Town" : OUR
32. Blind part : SLAT
33. Greek letter : IOTA
34. Impudent : PERT
35. Color : AQUA
36. Burden : CUMBRANCE
40. Jet cabin's need : PRESSURE
41. British honor: Abbr. : OBE
43. In a worn state : ATTRITE
47. Lanchester : ELSA
49. Annoyed : RILED
51. Athenian lawgiver : DRACO
52. Bud : GEMMA
53. Refluxed : EBBED
54. "There'll be ___ time . . . " : AHOT
55. Lush : RICH
57. Image: Var. : IKON
58. Camp out : TENT
61. Hard: Fr. : DUR
63. Hang back : LAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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