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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 Down
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
19. 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
1. 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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