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New York Times, Thursday, May 4, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F K }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,300
Across Down
1. Bachelor doings : STAGS
6. Relative of nones : IDES
10. Northern native : LAPP
14. Kind of holiday or tender : LEGAL
15. Number for the Muses : NINE
16. Zoological suffix : INAE
17. Tree of Southwest : ALAMO
18. New Orleans specialties : JAZZBANDS
20. Part of a letter sign-off : VERYTRULY
22. Sluggish : INERT
23. Place for an odalisk : HAREM
24. Roofing tools : ZAXES
25. Extol : LAUD
29. More precise : NICER
31. On the quiet : INSECRET
33. Egg on : INCITE
39. Shelley elegy : ADONAIS
40. Common bird : SPARROW
41. Flea market in Madrid : RASTRO
42. Neanderthal's time : STONEAGE
43. Eyewash : TEARS
45. Son of Seth : ENOS
46. Stroll : AMBLE
51. Wholly : QUITE
53. Arctic : POLAR
54. Sap : UNDERMINE
59. Beget : PROCREATE
61. Took a bead on : AIMED
62. Single : LONE
63. British gun : STEN
64. Startle : SCARE
65. Grid men : ENDS
66. Impudent : PERT
67. Dublin first name : EAMON
1. Balkan native : SLAV
2. Prefix for scope or vision : TELE
3. Seaweed substance : AGAR
4. Malodorous : GAMY
5. One of the deadly sins : SLOTH
6. First-aid problems : INJURIES
7. Lingo : DIALECT
8. Digestive aid : ENZYME
9. "___ who?" : SEZ
10. Climbing plant : LIANA
11. Builder's second thought : ANNEX
12. Chaplain : PADRE
13. Exterminator's targets : PESTS
19. Show ___ : BIZ
21. Went amok : RANRIOT
25. Fallacious one : LIAR
26. "___ partridge in a . . . " : ANDA
27. Service org. branches : USOS
28. Job for a garage : DENT
30. Counterstroke : RIPOSTE
32. One for the road : CAR
34. River of Thailand : NAN
35. Algonquian : CREE
36. Pahlevi's domain : IRAN
37. Words for a take-out order : TOGO
38. Shepherd's wards : EWES
40. Shrill : STRIDENT
42. Stroll : SAUNTER
44. Make a comparison : EQUATE
46. Target for Tell : APPLE
47. Obtuse one : MORON
48. Fair : BLOND
49. Cluny, etc. : LACES
50. Misdo : ERR
52. Clear the slate : ERASE
55. Silicate : MICA
56. Yemenite ruler : IMAM
57. Last Caesar : NERO
58. First utopia : EDEN
60. Clairvoyance, for short : ESP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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