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New York Times, Thursday, May 25, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,321
Across
1. Musial : STAN
5. Attempts : STABS
10. Entrance : ADIT
14. "The Rains ___" : CAME
15. Dress material : ORLON
16. Kind of bone : WISH
17. Wolf-whistler's words : HUBBAHUBBA
19. Gray : ASHY
20. Roof piece : EPI
21. ___ Santos : LOS
22. Sanctions : OKAYS
24. Type that has been set : METAL
26. Dover ___ : SOLES
28. Egg: Prefix : OVI
31. Birthplace of a saint : ASSISI
33. Meal items : RISSOLES
35. Fine mist : SEREIN
37. Part of the eye : UVEA
38. Headlong : HELTERSKELTER
42. King of ditty : COLE
43. List : ROSTER
44. Relayed : PASSEDON
47. Storehouses : ETAPES
51. Famous nickname : ARI
52. Parson's house : MANSE
54. Gut leader : SNELL
55. Relative : NIECE
57. Bombay resort : ABU
59. Hind : DOE
60. Old coin of Greece : OBOL
62. Jumble : HODGEPODGE
65. Become lively : PERK
66. Other: Fr. : AUTRE
67. Fruit decay : BLET
68. Bull's-___ : EYES
69. Wedding official : USHER
70. Willard : JESS
Down
1. General outline : SCHEMA
2. Gray colors : TAUPES
3. Boundaries : AMBITS
4. Neighbor of Kan. : NEB
5. London area : SOHO
6. Bind : TRUSS
7. Vestment : ALB
8. Songbirds : BOBOLINKS
9. Adders : SNAKES
10. Take ___ : AWAY
11. Movie transition : DISSOLVE
12. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
13. Pronoun : THY
18. Ready : ALLSET
23. Beast of burden : ASS
25. Theater areas : AISLES
27. Prayers : ORISONS
29. Swerve : VEER
30. "This ___ test" : ISA
32. Pique : IRE
34. Led the field : OUTRAN
36. Wrong : ERRONEOUS
38. Rime : HOAR
39. Hamlet's home : ELSINORE
40. Summer in Corse : ETE
41. Eases : LETSUP
42. Auditor: Abbr. : CPA
45. Uncle, in Scotland : EME
46. City near Munich : DACHAU
48. Hawk : PEDDLE
49. Funeral orations : ELOGES
50. Precipitations : SLEETS
53. Tidal flow : EAGRE
56. Kinds : ILKS
58. Lager : BEER
60. Poetic start : OPE
61. Turkish title : BEY
63. Religious degree : DTH
64. Thing: Abbr. : OBJ

Answer summary: 3 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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