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New York Times, Saturday, July 29, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,386
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1. Kind of committee : ADHOC
6. Expanse : TRACT
11. Ivy Leaguer : ELI
14. Kind of trap : BOOBY
15. Proportion : RATIO
16. Greek letters : XIS
17. Eradication : EXTIRPATION
19. Alice's Dinah : CAT
20. Tint : DYE
21. "It's ___!" : ALIE
22. Whisky drinks : SOURS
24. Gordian creation : KNOT
25. Peer : EQUAL
27. Untilled : FALLOW
30. Playing card : FOURSPOT
33. Woodwinds : OBOES
34. W. W. II riveter : ROSIE
35. ___ Khan : AGA
36. ___ Coburg : SAXE
37. Deserve : MERIT
38. "Take ___ from me" : ATIP
39. Theater sign : SRO
40. Old Harry : SATAN
41. Kitchen utensil : SIEVE
42. Cash ___ : ANDCARRY
44. Sight, touch, etc. : SENSES
45. Starr : RINGO
46. Capital : SEAT
47. Unconfined : BROAD
49. Imitates : APES
50. Rot! : BAH
53. Between ready and fire : AIM
54. Predict on basis of known data : EXTRAPOLATE
58. Numerical prefix : TRI
59. Smiling : RIANT
60. U. S. Japanese : NISEI
61. Dry : SEC
62. Trig functions : SINES
63. Shade of gray : STEEL
1. Not up : ABED
2. Opinion : DOXY
3. Table d'___ : HOTE
4. Sash : OBI
5. De Bergerac and others : CYRANOS
6. Character facet : TRAIT
7. Appraise : RATE
8. Native of Panay : ATI
9. Labor initials : CIO
10. Clerical hair style : TONSURE
11. Clears of blame : EXCULPATES
12. Tale-teller : LIAR
13. Doers: Suffix : ISTS
18. Furrow : PLOW
23. New World alliance : OAS
24. Swiss artist : KLEE
25. Red dye : EOSIN
26. Cease : QUIT
27. Bone cavity : FOSSA
28. "Can't hit the broad side of ___" : ABARN
29. Of map-projection lines : LOXODROMIC
30. Raid : FORAY
31. Gothic vault feature : OGIVE
32. Stereo items : TAPES
34. Kind of rocket : RETRO
37. Border: Abbr. : MARG
38. "You ___ heard nothin' yet" : AINT
40. One of Zsa Zsa's husbands : SANDERS
41. Spring and fall : SEASONS
43. U. S. agency : CIA
44. Ooze : SEEP
46. Tiffs : SPATS
47. Baseball gear : BATS
48. Laugh, in Paris : RIRE
49. English composer : ARNE
50. Worthless : BASE
51. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
52. German greeting : HEIL
55. Roman 12 : XII
56. Light color : TAN
57. Came down : LIT

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

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