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New York Times, Wednesday, June 21, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,348
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1. Couturier's word : CHIC
5. Be incompatible, as colors : CLASH
10. King of the road : HOBO
14. Charles's wife : OONA
15. Bingo's relative : LOTTO
16. Forum date : IDES
17. Like some prices in ads : ROCKBOTTOM
19. Weights : TONS
20. Organic compounds : ETHERS
21. Prayer : AVEMARIA
23. Donau metropolis : WIEN
25. Sligo land : ERIN
26. Wild : FRANTIC
29. Ruined : UNDONE
33. Make airtight : CAULK
34. Be grateful : THANK
36. Shout : HOY
37. Join : LINK
38. Coffee units : BEANS
39. Harness part : HAME
40. Jackie's mate : ARI
41. Ghastly : LURID
42. Charters : HIRES
43. Bee's quest : NECTAR
45. Carson City dweller : NEVADAN
47. Latvian city : RIGA
49. Fill : SATE
50. Introduced : BROACHED
54. Cub-reporter's dreams : SCOOPS
58. Set : LAID
59. "To ___" (words of frailty) : ERRISHUMAN
61. Gaelic : ERSE
62. Rope : RIATA
63. Beginner: Var. : TIRO
64. Tobacco, for one : WEED
65. Couturier's employe : SEWER
66. Attempt : STAB
1. Essential part : CORE
2. Gibson of Westerns : HOOT
3. Move slowly : INCH
4. Old dance : CAKEWALK
5. Shut in : CLOSET
6. Biblical name : LOT
7. "___ boy!" : ATTA
8. Broke in : STOVE
9. Rookie's dreams : HOMERUNS
10. ___ run (baseball move) : HITAND
11. Attar : ODOR
12. Bolivian river : BENI
13. Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
18. Edge : BRINK
22. Success symbol : MINK
24. Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
26. Laissez ___ : FAIRE
27. Of ancient writings : RUNIC
28. Daisy concoction : CHAIN
30. Writer John : OHARA
31. Substantive : NOMEN
32. Looks at : EYES
33. Group : CLAN
35. Mountains : ANDES
38. Citizens : BURGHERS
39. Places for fugitives : HIDEOUTS
41. Secular : LAIC
42. Contrive : HATCH
44. Did business : TRADED
46. N. Y. college : VASSAR
48. High dwelling : AERIE
50. Stormed : BLEW
51. Not commonplace : RARE
52. River to the Seine : OISE
53. Tie : DRAW
55. Leave out : OMIT
56. Kind of rubber : PARA
57. Haughty person : SNOB
60. Chemical suffix : ITE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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