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New York Times, Wednesday, May 31, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { C K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,327
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1. Medium for Ade's "Fables" : SLANG
6. Turns informer : RATS
10. Limb, in heraldry : GAMB
14. Belmont transaction : WAGER
15. Kind of hairdo : AFRO
16. Table item : OLEO
17. Brazilian writer : AMADO
18. Poky : JAIL
19. Evils : ILLS
20. Wreath : LEI
21. Tower : SOAR
23. Social climbers : SNOBS
24. Famous writer : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
28. Spoil : ROT
29. ___ into (gets going) : WADES
30. Therefore : ERGO
33. Visit again : RESEE
34. Hurricane area : EYE
37. Book by 24 Across : THESUNALSORISES
41. In demand : HOT
42. Giant petrel : NELLY
43. Nuisance : PEST
44. Modify : ADAPT
45. Parts of the psyche : IDS
47. Book by 24 Across : MENWITHOUTWOMEN
54. Nymph : OREAD
55. Church part : APSE
56. Gardner : AVA
57. Field: Lat. : AGER
58. Measure : YARD
60. Hermit : LONER
62. Lincoln's Mary : TODD
63. Saint of sailors : ELMO
64. River in France : LOIRE
65. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
66. Moscow agency : TASS
67. Checks : STAYS
1. Marshy place : SWALE
2. Like some excuses : LAMER
3. Encore : AGAIN
4. Rorem : NED
5. Mato ___ : GROSSO
6. Indian prince : RAJAH
7. Book by 24 Across : AFAREWELLTOARMS
8. Next after uni- and bi- : TRI
9. Sun deity : SOL
10. Exitings : GOINGS
11. Permit : ALLOW
12. Kind of toast : MELBA
13. Dictatorial : BOSSY
22. Mell : OTT
23. Gibe : SNEER
25. Greek god : EROS
26. Bulky : MASSY
27. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
30. Biblical suffix : ETH
31. Greek letter : RHO
32. Understand : GET
33. Nader : RALPH
34. Compass point : ESE
35. "___, I can" : YES
36. French direction : EST
38. Loosened : UNDID
39. Tidy : NEAT
40. ___ facto : IPSO
44. Tonys and Oscars : AWARDS
45. Pronoun : ITS
46. Lives : DWELLS
47. Ditches : MOATS
48. Grain fungus : ERGOT
49. "Like I ___ hole in . . . " : NEEDA
50. Hair styles : UPDOS
51. Craze : MANIA
52. ___ which way : EVERY
53. Nose parts : NARES
58. Still : YET
59. State: Abbr. : ALA
61. Away, in Scotland : OOT

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

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