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New York Times, Saturday, July 1, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,358
Across Down
1. Hydrate : SLAKE
6. Medics : DOCS
10. ___-American : AFRO
14. Place of investiture of Charles : WALES
15. Card game : SKAT
16. Part of a pencil : LEAD
17. Helm direction : APORT
18. Rider of Southwest : CABALLERO
20. Indians of Midwest : MIAMIS
22. Guiding principle : POLESTAR
23. Pledge of Allegiance word : INDIVISIBLE
25. Hill of Ireland : TARA
26. Stupid : DENSE
31. Least bit : RAP
34. Foreign posts : LEGATESHIPS
38. Corn lily : IXIA
40. Hot beverage : NEGUS
41. Easy job : SNAP
42. Certain drugs : DEPRESSANTS
45. At all : ANY
46. Early chariot : ESSED
47. River areas : AITS
49. Divisive workers : SCHISMATICS
56. Subdued : MASTERED
60. French scholar : ERUDIT
61. Kissed : OSCULATED
63. Thing found : TROVE
64. Brand : SEAR
65. Put in a certain place : TEED
66. Small land body : ISLET
67. Went down : SANK
68. Former, of old : ERST
69. Cartoonist and others : NASTS
1. Hindu pundit : SWAMI
2. Rabbit fur : LAPIN
3. "Get ___ of this!" : ALOAD
4. A Roosevelt : KERMIT
5. Of the summer : ESTIVAL
6. Military award: Abbr. : DSC
7. Relative of the giraffe : OKAPI
8. Skewered meat: Var. : CABOB
9. Choir seat : STALL
10. Word in Shakespeare title : ALLS
11. Pedicels : FEET
12. Infrequent: Lat. : RARA
13. Repute : ODOR
19. City in West Riding : LEEDS
21. Sultry ones : SIRENS
24. Profound philosophers : SAGES
27. Sounds of querying : EHS
28. Historic ship : NINA
29. Pair of horses : SPAN
30. Sight : ESPY
31. Enjoy a carrousel : RIDE
32. Chops : AXES
33. Card spots : PIPS
35. Turkish title : AGA
36. Albacores : TUNAS
37. Former Haitian President : ESTIME
39. Metric measure : ARE
43. Defunct car : EDSEL
44. Begin : STARTIN
48. Czech sculptor : STURSA
50. Rickety auto : CRATE
51. Other: Prefix : HETER
52. French notions : IDEES
53. Objects of worship : IDOLS
54. African cat : CIVET
55. Notations on proofs : STETS
56. Kind of back : MOSS
57. On the deep : ASEA
58. Look over : SCAN
59. Horse related to the Arab : TURK
62. Insecticide : DDT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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