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New York Times, Tuesday, July 25, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,382
Across Down
1. Kind of board or trap : CLAP
5. Shillong's state : ASSAM
10. Winter wear : FUR
13. Cantered : RODE
14. River of Europe : RHONE
15. Reactor : PILE
16. News item, for short : OBIT
17. French painter : MANET
18. Sea bird : ERNE
19. Overcoat material : PETERSHAM
21. Do bakery work : KNEAD
22. Inlet : RIA
23. Laughing : RIANT
25. Slough of ___ : DESPOND
29. More explicit : CLEARER
33. Scent, in Cádiz : OLOR
34. Dog's traditional possession : DAY
36. Easygoing : DEGAGE
37. Lemur : LORIS
39. Bleat : BAA
41. Women of Lisbon : DONAS
42. Corkscrew, for one : OPENER
44. Greek letter : PSI
46. Infant, in Sevilla : NENE
47. Saved : RESCUED
49. Three-syllable foot : ANAPEST
51. L. I. town near Babylon : ISLIP
53. Spanish Mrs. : SRA
54. Tennis strokes : CHOPS
57. ___ and Mary, former trio : PETERPAUL
62. Relax : LOLL
63. One who lugs : TOTER
64. Gardner : ERLE
65. She, in St. Lo : ELLE
66. Vigilant : ALERT
67. Scan : READ
68. ___ culpa : MEA
69. Microorganisms : GERMS
70. Capital of Yemen : SANA
1. Season's yield : CROP
2. Ear part : LOBE
3. Entrance : ADIT
4. Philosophy of incompetence : PETERPRINCIPLE
5. "___ the Man" : ARMSAND
6. Mideast ruler : SHAH
7. Asdic : SONAR
8. Lacking vigor : ANEMIC
9. Encountered : MET
10. Chicago event : FIRE
11. Arm bone : ULNA
12. Marsh plant : REED
15. Documents of note : PENTAGONPAPERS
20. Branco or Bravo : RIO
21. Weak ___ : KNEED
24. City official: Abbr. : ALD
25. Anguish : DOLOR
26. Abscond : ELOPE
27. Lesions : SORES
28. Little bit : DAB
30. Rajah's spouse : RANEE
31. Actor Richard and family : EGANS
32. Replant : RESET
35. Pacific island : YAP
38. Dr. ___ of children's books : SEUSS
40. King of Judah : ASA
43. Kinsman: abbr. : REL
45. Gores : INSERTS
48. Kind of antenna : DIPOLE
50. Timetable abbr. : ARR
52. Pan : PETER
54. Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
55. Tough spot : HOLE
56. Earthen pot : OLLA
58. Grand Central: Abbr. : TERM
59. Space : AREA
60. ___ Bator : ULAN
61. Mother of Pollux : LEDA
63. Kind of end : TAG

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

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