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New York Times, Tuesday, May 30, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q U }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,326
Across Down
1. Triton : EFT
4. Structural posts : STILTS
10. Lays a lawn : SODS
14. Great Lakes locks : SOO
15. " . . . all ___ created equal" : MENARE
16. Muezzin's call : AZAN
17. Hockey team : SIX
18. Ark's landfall : ARARAT
19. Single : LONE
20. Actor Portman : ERIC
22. Divine guidance : PROVIDENCE
24. Inert gas : XENON
26. ___ in a million : ONE
27. Abdul, e.g. : EMEER
28. Scand. country : NORW
30. Bernard or Irwin : SHAW
32. Tree decoration : ICICLE
35. Loren and Ponti : ITALIANS
39. Extinct bird : DODO
40. Pan, e.g. : SATYR
42. Misstep : TRIP
43. Fruitless : ABORTIVE
45. Where Syracuse is : SICILY
47. Actor Clark : DANE
48. Riza Pahlevi : SHAH
49. Military operation : SIEGE
52. Musically slower: Abbr. : RIT
54. Recently : NEWLY
58. Hoofer's specialty in the 20's : CHARLESTON
61. Mule, e.g. : SHOE
62. Pro ___ : RATA
63. Used a telephone : DIALED
65. Constellation : ARA
66. Above : ATOP
67. Cash for a 10 o'clock scholar : DOLLAR
68. Spanish article : LAS
69. Hereditary unit : GENE
70. Commencements : ONSETS
71. Access: Abbr. : ENT
1. Elizabeth courtier : ESSEX
2. French festival : FOIRE
3. Poison : TOXIN
4. Wee, in Scotland : SMA
5. Ancient mound : TERP
6. " . . . maids all ___" : INAROW
7. Robber, in old days : LARON
8. Burlesque : TRAVESTY
9. Bristle: Prefix : SETI
10. American sorcerers : SALEMWITCHES
11. Lightning byproduct : OZONE
12. Ball : DANCE
13. Gibe : SNEER
21. Wine source : CONCORDGRAPE
23. New or Fair : DEAL
25. Cambodian leader : NOL
29. Tree extract : RESIN
31. Severe : HARSH
32. Cantor song : IDA
33. Swan : COB
34. Oft-broken promise : IDO
35. Resident: Suffix : ITE
36. Uris hero : ARI
37. Nonexistent : NIL
38. Bond, e.g. : SPY
41. Dislike : AVERSION
44. Asian weight : TAEL
46. Welsh name : IAN
48. Tennis champ, 1966 : STOLLE
49. Lean animal : SCRAG
50. "___ war" (F.D.R.) : IHATE
51. Industrialist Cyrus : EATON
53. Slanting types: Abbr. : ITALS
55. Kind of boat or bone : WHALE
56. Navigational device : LORAN
57. Baker's need : YEAST
59. Poi ingredient : EDDO
60. Unadulterated : NEAT
64. Barnard and others: Abbr. : DRS

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

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