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New York Times, Monday, June 26, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,353
Across
1
Book about a delovely guy : COLE
5
Black Friday event : PANIC
10
Tennis shots : LOBS
14
Biting : ACID
15
Fictional bell town : ADANO
16
Release : EMIT
17
Load : STOW
18
Certain pole : TOTEM
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Staff member : AIDE
20
Some are scarlet : TANAGERS
22
"Night and Day" composer : PORTER
24
Seldom : RARE
25
Dueling time : DAWN
26
Indian port : MADRAS
28
Restless, in music : AGITATO
32
Atmosphere: Prefix : AERI
33
"Treasure Island" name : GUNN
34
Gang weapon : ROD
35
Memorable song : BEGINTHEBEGUINE
40
Japanese name : ITO
41
Egyptian month : AHET
42
Golfing areas : TEES
43
Possessions : ESTATES
45
Victor's due : SPOILS
48
Chinese pagodas : TAAS
49
Drudge : MOIL
50
Rebellion : REVOLT
53
Big brother of oodles : ZILLIONS
57
Algerian port : ORAN
58
Actor Tom : EWELL
60
Type of suit : ZOOT
61
Seam : LINE
62
Rajah's spouse : RANEE
63
Sicilian city : ENNA
64
Gypsy Rose and Dixie : LEES
65
Saber : SWORD
66
Map notations: Abbr. : RTES
Down
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Fish for trout : CAST
2
Eight: Prefix : OCTA
3
Social V.I.P. : LION
4
England's king, 1307-27 : EDWARDII
5
Old Roman saucer : PATERA
6
Venerates : ADORES
7
King Cole and Pendleton : NATS
8
Saxon king : INE
9
French partner : COMPAGNE
10
Discovered : LEARNT
11
Fail to include : OMIT
12
___ one's time : BIDE
13
Ending for mob or young : STER
21
Predatory fish : GAR
23
Due : OWING
25
Paint poorly : DAUB
26
Track events : MEETS
27
Jargon : ARGOT
29
Satellite of Uranus : ARIEL
30
Shades : TONES
31
Literary works : ODES
32
Nichols hero : ABIE
33
Acquire : GET
36
Port of Brazil : NATAL
37
Helen Hayes and Palace : THEATERS
38
Dame Myra : HESS
39
One who puts into service : UTILIZER
44
Expiates : ATONES
45
Cheerful one : SMILER
46
Hornless, as the Aberdeen Angus : POLLED
47
Olive yield : OIL
50
Rock's teammate : ROLL
51
Canal or city : ERIE
52
Wind indicator : VANE
53
Greek philosopher : ZENO
54
Camel of India : OONT
55
Zero : NONE
56
R. R. stops : STAS
59
Hebrew letter : WAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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