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New York Times, Thursday, July 13, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 339 (avg 1.87)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,370
Across Down
1. Slack : CULM
5. Yak away : JAW
8. TV network : CBS
11. Walking : AFOOT
13. German home of Zeiss works : JENA
14. Ardor : ELAN
15. Granted : VOUCHSAFED
17. Dry: Prefix : XERO
18. Atlanta's time : EST
19. Slipstream : RACE
20. Musical direction : LARGO
21. Set, as a pistol : COCK
22. Raided the icebox : SNACKED
24. Reject : SPURN
27. Exculpate : ACQUIT
29. Undeliverable letter : NIXIE
30. Astro or cosmo : NAUT
31. Live ___ : ITUP
35. Very much : ALOT
36. Fills 'er up : GASES
37. Weary : TIRE
38. Persian elf : PERI
39. ___ on the back : APAT
40. Falsify : FUDGE
41. Rarebit base : CHEESE
43. Ultimate aim : IDEAL
44. Observations : ESPIALS
47. Cooper's tool : ADZE
49. Like some fabrics : GAUZY
50. Eager : AGOG
51. Pronoun : SHE
54. Left : GONE
55. Informed : ACQUAINTED
58. Arthurian lady : ENID
59. Grimace : MOUE
60. Simpleton : GOOSE
61. Calendar abbr. : DEC
62. Coal size : PEA
63. Cob : SWAN
1. Troglodyte's milieu : CAVE
2. Flying saucers : UFOS
3. Oaf : LOUT
4. Loafer : MOC
5. Chief, in Madrid : JEFE
6. Chemical ending : ANE
7. Bankroll : WAD
8. Office help : CLERK
9. Lighter : BARGE
10. Hairnet : SNOOD
12. Sovereignty : THRONE
13. Impertinent one : JACKANAPES
14. Preciseness : EXACTITUDE
16. Omaha-based command : SAC
20. Chou En-___ : LAI
21. Evaluated : CRITICIZED
22. Gray trout : SQUETEAGUE
23. Cashews : NUTS
24. Easy task : SNAP
25. Reactor : PILE
26. Wife, in old Rome : UXOR
28. Haciendas : CASAS
32. Neap or ebb : TIDE
33. Ulan Bator's old name : URGA
34. Skin : PEEL
36. Highlander : GAEL
40. Firework of damp powder : FIZGIG
42. Fodder : HAY
44. Incited, with "on" : EGGED
45. Rhone tributary : SAONE
46. Of Carthaginians : PUNIC
48. ___ good deed : DOA
50. Greenish blue : AQUA
51. Pack : STOW
52. "For ___ jolly . . . " : HESA
53. "East of ___" : EDEN
55. Elec. unit : AMP
56. Iowa college : COE
57. We: Lat. : NOS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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