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New York Times, Friday, July 21, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,378
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1. Word of surprise : OOPS
5. Border : FRAME
10. Roguish : ARCH
14. Role : PART
15. Herbert Hoover, e.g. : IOWAN
16. Food fish : SOLE
17. Procrastinator's time : THEELEVENTHHOUR
20. Assumed : SUPPOSED
21. Invaded : RAIDED
22. Bright ones : WITS
23. Caution : WARN
24. Queen : REGINA
27. Like some overparked cars : TICKETED
31. Site of early Olympic Games : ELIS
32. Italian poet : DANTE
33. Arden of TV : EVE
34. High brass : FIVESTARGENERAL
38. Summer in Paris : ETE
39. Liverpool and Bremen : PORTS
40. English princess : ANNE
41. Brings back : RESTORES
43. Affectionate gesture : CARESS
45. Hastens : RUNS
46. River to Danube : PRUT
47. Gorgon : MEDUSA
50. Secure position : FOOTHOLD
54. Item of short-lived interest : ANINEDAYSWONDER
56. Fur : MINK
57. Annoyed : IRKED
58. Major or Minor : URSA
59. Cooling drinks : ADES
60. Salad green : CRESS
61. Hobart's island: Abbr. : TASM
1. Chooses : OPTS
2. Pacific island : OAHU
3. Kind of school : PREP
4. Upward by degrees : STEPWISE
5. Celebration : FIESTA
6. Wanders : ROVES
7. Overwhelmed : AWED
8. Valet : MAN
9. Theater breather : ENTRACTE
10. Radiant : ASHINE
11. Cross : ROOD
12. Hint : CLUE
13. Flock : HERD
18. Cut of meat : LOIN
19. Give heed to : HARKEN
23. Right and left ___ : WINGS
24. Allude : REFER
25. Choice : ELITE
26. Collapses : GIVES
27. Small pies : TARTS
28. Plated steel : TERNE
29. George Eliot's name : EVANS
30. Removes : DELES
32. Ventures : DARES
35. Mate : SPOUSE
36. Violently destructive : TORNADIC
37. Goober : EARTHNUT
42. Baggage pieces : TRUNKS
43. Shoves : CROWDS
44. Car : AUTO
46. Models : POSES
47. Parent : MAMA
48. Wife of Geraint : ENID
49. Eat : DINE
50. Fishing net : FYKE
51. Yugoslav river : ODRA
52. Minus : LESS
53. Small amount : DRAM
55. Adaptation: Abbr. : ARR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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