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New York Times, Tuesday, July 11, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,368
Across Down
1. Fastener : HASP
5. Earth : TERRA
10. Spill all : SING
14. Official proceedings : ACTA
15. Mouldings : OGEES
16. Thought : IDEA
17. Hot seat of a sort : THELAPOFTHEGODS
20. "Icebox" name of 1867 : SEWARD
21. Kind of sale : TIEIN
22. Ground sample : CORE
24. Ultimate goal : ENDALL
27. Reduced to ashes : CREMATED
30. Hebrew prophet : ELIAS
32. Pronoun : SHE
33. Out : AWAY
34. ___ et quarante : TRENTE
35. Ring: Abbr. : CIRC
37. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
39. Consider : DEEM
40. Visual : OCULAR
42. Darn it! : RATS
44. Fatima's husband : ALI
45. Having ridges : WALED
46. Beneficially : USEFULLY
48. Able ___ : SEAMAN
50. Body, in biology : SOMA
51. Medium for sparks : RADIO
53. Ostrich or emu : RATITE
57. Haphazardly : CATCHASCATCHCAN
61. Sloth : UNAU
62. Networks : RETIA
63. Saarinen : EERO
64. Arrow : DART
65. Put on a pedestal : EXALT
66. Spanish ladies: Abbr. : SRAS
1. Millinery : HATS
2. Long for : ACHE
3. Seethe : STEW
4. Buckingham, for one : PALACE
5. Elite : TOPDRAWER
6. Self-esteem : EGO
7. Despoiled, old style : REFT
8. Adjusted a shoelace : RETIED
9. Ready to pass out : ASHEN
10. Indicated : SIGNALED
11. Bridal response : IDO
12. Man's nickname : NED
13. Highway sign : GAS
18. Fragrance : AROMA
19. Sea duck : EIDER
23. Latin abbr. : ETAL
25. Hereditary : LINEAL
26. Not so long ago : LATELY
27. Red pigments : CHICAS
28. Draw new lines : RERULE
29. Onlookers : EYERS
31. Not entirely: Prefix : SEMI
32. Harbor craft : SCOW
34. Even swap : TITFORTAT
36. Beyond doubt : CLEARCUT
38. Miss West et al. : MAES
41. City destroyed with Sodom : ADMAH
43. Common shrub : SUMAC
46. Word for he-or-she garb : UNISEX
47. Shop machines : LATHES
49. Take ___ (be brave) : ADARE
52. Numerical prefix : OCTA
54. Bakery man : ICER
55. Irish hill : TARA
56. Biblical name : ENOS
57. Cow's mouthful : CUD
58. Collection of quotes : ANA
59. Road material : TAR
60. Bother : AIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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