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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
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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
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Vergil's bridge : PONS
20
Event of March 5, 1770 : BOSTONMASSACRE
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Bricklayer's burden : HOD
24
Irish group: Abbr. : IRA
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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
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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
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"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
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___ 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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