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New York Times, Saturday, June 10, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,337
Across Down
1. Beaded lizard : GILA
5. Western capital : SALEM
10. Largemouth bass : CHUB
14. Resembling: Suffix : ULAR
15. Kipling's wolfpack leader : AKELA
16. Ready : RIPE
17. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
18. Carrousel bonuses : BRASSRINGS
20. Drop cooky : MACAROON
22. Apaches : TONTOS
23. Left or U : TURN
24. Chisel : GOUGE
25. Priam's wife : HECUBA
28. Border of shrubs : HEDGEROW
31. Wing-shaped : ALARY
32. Light boat : CANOE
33. C'est ___ (it is he) : LUI
34. Message : WIRE
35. Stately dance: Var. : PAVIN
36. But, in France : MAIS
37. African antelope : KOB
38. Sun hat : TOPEE
39. Famous jockey : SANDE
40. Certain passenger : STOWAWAY
42. Greek odist : PINDAR
43. Greases : LARDS
44. Sonoran : SERI
45. Pure : CHASTE
47. Gas-station gadget : DIPSTICK
51. Some picnickers : LITTERBUGS
53. English painter : OPIE
54. Sheltered : ALEE
55. Resin : ELEMI
56. Sharpness : BITE
57. Legumes : PODS
58. Singer Bob : DYLAN
59. French name for a Syrian city : ALEP
1. Pacific island : GUAM
2. Miss Chase : ILKA
3. Secular : LAIC
4. Framework for a sculpture : ARMATURE
5. Ancient Jewish scholar : SABORA
6. Ohio city : AKRON
7. Sparse : LEAN
8. City transit lines : ELS
9. Gigantic creature : MASTODON
10. Cower : CRINGE
11. Back country : HINTERLAND
12. Ascent : UPGO
13. Queenly nickname : BESS
19. Cosmetic : ROUGE
21. Gem : RUBY
24. Islamic spirit: Var. : GENIE
25. Peddles : HAWKS
26. Author of "Romola" : ELIOT
27. Containing a certain acid : CARBOLATED
28. ___-cavey : HAVEY
29. Writer de la Ramée : OUIDA
30. Older and ___ : WISER
32. Matadors' cloaks : CAPAS
35. Like some sugar : POWDERED
36. Winnipeg's province : MANITOBA
38. French pastry : TARTE
39. Galahad and Bors : SIRS
41. Fritters : WASTES
42. Digestive aid : PEPSIN
44. Greek letter : SIGMA
45. Sharp sound : CLAP
46. Hawaiian port : HILO
47. Contest : DUEL
48. P. I. hardwood tree : IPIL
49. Mention : CITE
50. Stronghold : KEEP
52. World traveler Nellie : BLY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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