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New York Times, Friday, June 30, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,357
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1. Spherical bacteria : COCCI
6. Whale chaser : AHAB
10. Encrust : CAKE
14. Plane parking lot : APRON
15. Three or more : SOME
16. Legal hold : LIEN
17. Silence : PEACE
18. Felt repressed : SMOLDERED
20. Singer Stuarti : ENZO
21. Très ___ : BIEN
22. Irritates : RASPS
23. Equivalent: Abbr. : SYN
24. Tree : ELM
25. Tired-looking : WAN
26. Fast : QUICKASABUNNY
32. Storage chest : HUTCH
33. Late U.N. name : DAG
34. Scrambled, as type : PIED
35. French pronoun : TOI
36. Club-wielding wooers : CAVEMEN
39. Instance, in France : CAS
40. Woodworking tools : AWLS
42. Mil. rank : MAJ
43. Break off : SEVER
45. Hurry! : GETTHELEADOUT
48. Kin: Abbr. : REL
49. Southern campus : LSU
50. Hit high : LOB
52. Bar on a loom : EASER
55. Other : ELSE
56. Fight results: Abbr. : TKOS
58. Savings-account come-on : FREERADIO
60. "Who ___?" : DUNIT
61. Subject : TEXT
62. Bridge support : PIER
63. Appeared : AROSE
64. Speaks : SAYS
65. Lab work : TEST
66. Cat, e.g. : MEWER
1. Matador's need : CAPE
2. Reveals : OPENS
3. Bee product : CRAZYQUILT
4. Cake topping : COCONUT
5. Like: Suffix : INE
6. As smooth ___ : ASSILK
7. Fair entries : HOMEMADEJELLIES
8. Egyptian deity : AMON
9. ___ canto : BEL
10. Make a killing : CLEANUP
11. Affectations : AIRS
12. Sustenance : KEEP
13. Tips : ENDS
19. Cheerless : DRAB
21. Type of white sauce : BECHAMEL
25. Salary earned : WAGESDUE
27. Carrier agency: Abbr. : ICC
28. Actor Jaffe : SAM
29. Informative : NICETOKNOW
30. Approach : NEAR
31. Grid measures: Abbr. : YDS
32. Inventor Elias : HOWE
35. Baseball putout : TAG
37. Lace : VAL
38. Recent: Prefix : NEO
41. Places for potholes : STREETS
44. Large bird : VULTURE
46. German title : HERR
47. Classify : ASSORT
51. Northwestern city : BOISE
52. Newts : EFTS
53. Range : AREA
54. Like M. M. and B. B. : SEXY
55. Singer Adams : EDIE
57. Doer: Suffix : STER
59. Clever : APT
60. Flood-control aid : DAM

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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