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New York Times, Saturday, July 22, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,379
Across Down
1. ___ as a beet : ASRED
6. Whitney nickname : JOCK
10. Perfume box : INRO
14. Hindu mound : DHERI
15. Plinth : ORLO
16. Movie division : REEL
17. Imprecise : VAGUE
18. Whittier classic : SNOWBOUND
20. Soft foods : PAPS
21. African native : HOTTENTOT
22. River formations : DELTAS
24. Norse god : THOR
25. Venetian canals : RII
26. Flower : IRIS
27. In ___ (upset) : ASTEW
29. Campus unit : DORM
30. Bible book: Abbr. : PSA
31. Farm structure : SILO
32. Slow-witted : DENSE
33. Vallee : RUDY
34. Luzon province : ABRA
36. Dined at home : ATEIN
39. Stratagem : PLOY
40. Tree : ASH
43. Jotting : MEMO
44. Covers : WRAPS
46. Sea off Borneo : SULU
47. Dander : IRE
48. Fibber : LIAR
49. Dances : CONGAS
51. Charged : ARRAIGNED
54. Scottish land area : SOUM
55. Pompous person : BAGOFWIND
56. World: Prefix : COSMO
58. Legal right : LIEN
59. Chip in : ANTE
60. Montezuma's tribe : AZTEC
61. Finish: Ger. : ENDE
62. Bulk : MASS
63. Interprets : READS
1. Part of speech: Abbr. : ADV
2. Hat-blocking machines : SHAPERS
3. Finery : REGALIA
4. Breaks out : ERUPTS
5. ___ thousand deaths (agonizes) : DIESA
6. Kid : JOSH
7. "To be ___ be . . . " : ORNOTTO
8. Cover : CLOTHE
9. Show deference : KOWTOW
10. Golf-bag item : IRON
11. Atomic particle : NEUTRON
12. Some Louvre paintings : RENOIRS
13. Ancient : OLDTIME
19. Jujube : BER
22. Short swim : DIP
23. Expressed : SAID
28. Tricky : SLY
29. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
31. Day: Abbr. : SUN
32. Kind of martini : DRY
33. S. A. port : RIO
34. Mountain : ALP
35. Pear : BOSC
36. Pleasing : AMIABLE
37. Topography : TERRAIN
38. Rose : EMERGED
39. Sources : PARENTS
40. State capital : AUGUSTA
41. Did a noisy door job : SLAMMED
42. Czech martyr : HUS
44. Certain lodging : WIGWAM
45. Frog-crab genus : RANINA
46. Nap : SNOOZE
48. Name in Morse myth : LIF
50. Actor's award : OSCAR
52. Tops : AONE
53. Monograms for Ike : DDES
57. Mil. center : OCS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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