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New York Times, Friday, June 9, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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T
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M
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R
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M
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B
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A
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,336
Across
1
Titter : TEHEE
6
Ballpark workers : UMPS
10
Siamese coins : ATTS
14
Chosen : ELECT
15
Political cartoonist : NAST
16
Sports stadium : SHEA
17
Type of pension plan : NONCONTRIBUTORY
20
Monster : OGRE
21
Does archeology work : DIGS
22
Certain words : NOUNS
23
Spanish king : REY
24
Celebration : GALA
25
Puppeteer : SARG
26
In a frenzy : AMOK
28
Virginia, for one : REEL
30
Sometimes it's high : HAT
33
Sweet wine : TOKAY
35
Prefix for physics : META
36
Bismarck : OTTO
37
Famous Cleo : ELIZABETHTAYLOR
40
Likewise : ALSO
41
Refuges : ARKS
42
"It ___ to me . . . " : SEEMS
43
Spanish pronoun : LAS
44
___-bodied : ABLE
45
Sway : TOSS
46
Conditional : IFFY
48
Type of beer : NEAR
50
Droop : SAG
53
Ringworm : TINEA
55
Finger gesture : SNAP
56
Word with snick : SNEE
57
"Spoon River" man : EDGARLEEMASTERS
60
Sibyl : SEER
61
Take on cargo : LADE
62
Assert as a fact : POSIT
63
Gobs : TARS
64
Prohibitionists : DRYS
65
Church features : APSES
Down
1
Melchior, for one : TENOR
2
Funeral speech : ELOGE
3
Modern Marco Polo : HENRYAKISSINGER
4
"___ homo" : ECCE
5
W. W. II command : ETO
6
Before : UNTIL
7
Author of "The Constant Nymph" : MARGARETKENNEDY
8
Greek letters : PSIS
9
Degree in religion : STB
10
Early name in furs : ASTOR
11
Unadmirable trait : THOUGHTLESSNESS
12
Gull-like bird : TERN
13
"___ you!" : SAYS
18
Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
19
Single : UNAL
24
Spanish painter : GOYA
25
Install : SEAT
27
Miss de la Roche : MAZO
29
Ordinal suffixes : ETHS
31
Power source : ATOM
32
Crags : TORS
33
River duck : TEAL
34
Spanish jar : OLLA
35
Blackbird : MERL
36
Court cry: Var. : OYES
38
Pamper : BABY
39
Old zither : ASOR
44
___ cry : AFAR
45
Bark cloth : TAPA
47
"Stagg ___ Purdue" : FEARS
49
U. S. soprano : EAMES
51
Cliff nest : AERIE
52
Tales of adventure : GESTS
53
Oral : TEST
54
Impression : IDEA
55
Brand : SEAR
56
Highway sign : STOP
58
Law degree : LLD
59
Saratoga, for one : SPA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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