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New York Times, Thursday, August 10, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { G J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,398
Across
1. Sight from Zermatt : ALPS
5. Revolutionary leader : ADAMS
10. Faneuil, for one : HALL
14. Debauchee : ROUE
15. Kind: Fr. : SORTE
16. Vent : EMIT
17. French cleric : ABBE
18. Tropical shrub : URENA
19. Vergil's bridge : PONS
20. Event of March 5, 1770 : BOSTONMASSACRE
23. Bricklayer's burden : HOD
24. Irish group: Abbr. : IRA
25. Wins a race easily : BREEZES
29. Newsmen : EDITORS
33. Kind of ache : EAR
34. Weasels : ERMINES
36. Snake : BOA
37. French season : ETE
38. Write a P.S. : ADD
39. Consume : EAT
40. Presidential initials : CIC
41. Sorts out : SCREENS
45. Hindu title : SRI
46. Practical joke : HOTFOOT
48. Church district : DIOCESE
50. Service-station item : OIL
51. Mongrel : CUR
52. Event of Dec. 16, 1773 : BOSTONTEAPARTY
60. Stay : WAIT
61. Rustler's neckwear : NOOSE
62. Virginia : DARE
63. Gaelic : ERSE
64. Girl's name : ELENA
65. Feuchtwanger : LION
66. Brauhaus staple : BEER
67. Waterproof cloth : LODEN
68. Antiquities, old style : ELDS
Down
1. Horse : ARAB
2. Wolf : LOBO
3. Dart-game locales : PUBS
4. Saturate : SEETHE
5. Separated : ASUNDER
6. Sleeping quarters : DORM
7. Location : AREA
8. White and Catskill: Abbr. : MTNS
9. Vacation area : SEASIDE
10. Jazz performer : HEPCAT
11. Cupid : AMOR
12. Brief note : LINE
13. Army officers: Abbr. : LTS
21. Flow slowly : OOZE
22. Onassis et al. : ARIS
25. Tree : BEECH
26. Pi, for one : RATIO
27. Standing : ERECT
28. "Get ___" : SMART
29. Ceased : ENDED
30. Tubby : OBESE
31. Sounds on the veld : ROARS
32. French composer : SATIE
35. Fish of Europe : IDE
41. "Honi ___ . . ." : SOIT
42. Britain's Blimp : COLONEL
43. Adherent of an early creed : NICAEAN
44. Bouillabaisse : SOUP
47. "Camptown Races" man : FOSTER
49. ___ of Liberty : CRADLE
52. Like a certain cupboard : BARE
53. French river : OISE
54. ___ contendere : NOLO
55. ___ the line : TOED
56. Early laborer : ESNE
57. Fence : RAIL
58. Walked : TROD
59. Desires : YENS
60. Entanglement : WEB

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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