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New York Times, Thursday, July 27, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,384
Across Down
1. Poker accessory : CHIP
5. Tree resins : LACS
9. Georgia export : PEACH
14. Napoleonic battle site : LODI
15. Tan color : ECRU
16. Chief: Prefix : ARCHI
17. "Once ___ a midnight . . . " : UPON
18. Norse god : THOR
19. Bull Run, for one : CREEK
20. French card games : BELOTTES
22. According to ___ : HOYLE
23. Jokers and aces : CARDS
24. Indian potentate : SIRDAR
25. Card game : EUCHRE
28. Bright marine fish : WRASSE
30. Ennoble : EXALT
31. Behold, in Dijon : VOICI
32. Where, in old Rome : UBI
35. Fixed course : ROTE
36. Arctic sights : BERGS
37. Vamoose : SCAT
38. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
39. Neckwear : BEADS
40. Stone slab : STELE
41. Horizontal-bar exercise : CHINUP
43. Participant of a sort : PLAYER
44. Holiday event : PARADE
46. Prussian lancer : UHLAN
48. Patsy or Oscar : AWARD
49. Famed Broadway name : ZIEGFELD
53. Server : LADLE
54. Benson or Pound : EZRA
55. Sharif : OMAR
56. Bannister, for one : MILER
57. Ran off the margin : BLED
58. Ancient Mariner's opus : RIME
59. Bines : STEMS
60. Good Queen : BESS
61. Haul : DRAG
1. Pip on a card : CLUB
2. Famed diamond : HOPE
3. Valentino, for one : IDOL
4. Card game : PINOCHLE
5. French message : LETTRE
6. Yearned : ACHED
7. Pastime for some : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
8. Big ___ of Calif. : SUR
9. Board game : PACHISI
10. Miscues : ERRORS
11. Form of backgammon : ACEYDEUCEY
12. Claw : CHELA
13. Trail user : HIKER
21. Treat for Knave of Hearts : TART
24. U. S. Indians : SACS
25. Spooky : EERY
26. Agrippina, for one : UXOR
27. Child's string game : CATSCRADLE
29. Fixes : RIGS
31. Calf, in France : VEAU
33. Hay unit : BALE
34. Via Appia, e.g. : ITER
36. Well, in Venice : BENE
37. Western campus : STANFORD
39. Bridge players, at times : BIDDERS
40. Lava : SLAG
42. Manhattan area : HARLEM
43. Appeals : PLEADS
44. Reading matter for some : PALMS
45. Expect : AWAIT
47. Takes on : HIRES
50. Moslem title : EMIR
51. Monk : LAMA
52. Bit of sediment : DREG
54. Reflux : EBB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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