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New York Times, Friday, May 5, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,301
Across Down
1. Share for two lions : HALF
5. Small dog : PEKE
9. Normand of silents : MABEL
14. Eastern prince : AMIR
15. Essayist : ELIA
16. Illinois first name : ADLAI
17. Relocate : MOVE
18. Best performances: Abbr. : RECS
19. "The Snow ___" : GOOSE
20. Popular hat for May : KENTUCKYDERBY
23. Piquancy : ZEST
24. Part of a horse : MANE
25. Store fodder : ENSILE
28. Enacts : PORTRAYS
32. Turn away : REPEL
33. Dye plant : HENNA
34. Fortune : LOT
35. Terrified : AWED
36. Gives up : CEDES
37. Fuel : COKE
38. Bayh or Tunney: Abbr. : SEN
39. Cautious : CHARY
40. Better adjusted : SANER
41. Pizarro's goal : ELDORADO
43. Manipulate : WANGLE
44. Man, for short : GENT
45. Drizzle : MIST
46. Bar snacks : SARATOGACHIPS
51. Type of badge : MERIT
52. Converse : TALK
53. Occasional item of diet : CROW
55. Originate : ARISE
56. Leer at : OGLE
57. Kind of wolf : LONE
58. Slangy agreements : YEAHS
59. Toward the dawn : EAST
60. Advantage : EDGE
1. Smithfield output : HAM
2. Raging : AMOK
3. Not taped : LIVE
4. Highly excited : FRENZIED
5. Examine : PERUSE
6. Choose : ELECT
7. Punt : KICK
8. Trackgoer's goal : EASYMONEY
9. Purple color : MAGENTA
10. Idolator : ADORER
11. Lump : BLOB
12. Relaxed : EASY
13. U.N. name : LIE
21. Swiss bowman : TELL
22. Fixes socks : DARNS
25. Remove : ERASE
26. Stairpost : NEWEL
27. Exhaust : SPEND
28. Card game : PEDRO
29. At hand : ALONG
30. Bumpkin : YOKEL
31. Metric measure : STERE
33. All over : HEADTOTOE
36. Sing in a way : CHANT
37. Hymn : CANTICLE
39. Brings into being : CREATES
40. Window part : SASH
42. Monstrous : OGRISH
43. Often-sticky item : WICKET
45. Shopping places : MALLS
46. Dried up : SERE
47. Diva's offering : ARIA
48. Foolish : GAGA
49. Nudge : PROD
50. Trifle : SONG
51. "Queen of the ___" : MAY
54. Not large : WEE

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

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