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New York Times, Saturday, June 3, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,330
Across Down
1. Tot's subject : ABCS
5. Fabled being : GNOME
10. Smart-alecky : PERT
14. Exclusive : SOLE
15. ___ left field : OUTIN
16. Secular : LAIC
17. Gymnastic fielding feat : SHOESTRINGCATCH
20. Encroach : TRESPASS
21. Paris palace : ELYSEE
22. Legend : TALE
23. Twirler's plate : SLAB
24. Spanish explorer : DESOTO
27. Cahn-Styne song : ITSMAGIC
31. SOS, in Soho : ELP
32. Nasty : SNIDE
34. Fold of skin : PLICA
35. Heraldic animal : LION
37. Twinkle : GLEAM
39. Where Luang Prabang is : LAOS
40. Belmonte's adversaries : TOROS
42. Moslems collectively : ISLAM
44. Mariner's course : NNE
45. See 30 Down : ATTHEBAT
47. Formal greeting : CURTSY
49. Enoch's son : IRAD
50. Raisin: Sp. : PASA
51. Hindu advent : AVATAR
54. Bob Feller specialty : FIREBALL
58. Bird with a title : BALTIMOREORIOLE
60. If not : ELSE
61. Muse of poetry : ERATO
62. Winds up : ENDS
63. Fashion name : DIOR
64. Between Adar and Iyar : NISAN
65. Soap-frame bar : SESS
1. Kind of professor: Abbr. : ASST
2. Danish physicist : BOHR
3. Girl's name : CLOE
4. Takes care of : SEESTO
5. Managed : GOTALONG
6. Edith Cavell, for one : NURSE
7. Elisha Graves or James : OTIS
8. Opposite of max. : MIN
9. Marx associate : ENGELS
10. Certain opening words : PLAYBALL
11. Grub : EATS
12. Playwright Elmer : RICE
13. Old Chinese flute : TCHE
18. Yesterday's footwear : SPATS
19. Workshop device : CLAMP
23. Baseball play : STEAL
24. Greek letter : DELTA
25. Nobel poet : ELIOT
26. Baseball or football : SPORT
27. That is: Lat. : IDEST
28. Candlestick Park man : GIANT
29. Images : ICONS
30. With 45 Across, Thayer poem : CASEY
33. Homer title : ILIAD
36. Pitcher's coup : NOHITTER
38. Cooky : MACAROON
41. Oriental inn : SERAI
43. One who meditates : MUSER
46. Pub employees : BARMEN
48. Canine trouble : RABIES
50. Damaged art treasure : PIETA
51. In repose : ABED
52. Son of Odin : VALI
53. To boot : ALSO
54. Monks : FRAS
55. Gilt-edged : AONE
56. Lawyers' degrees : LLDS
57. Subtraction word : LESS
59. Boundary: Prefix : ORI

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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