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New York Times, Monday, August 14, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,402
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1. Facts : DATA
5. Part of a flight : STAIR
10. Kind of hopper : CLOD
14. October's gem : OPAL
15. Sample : TASTE
16. Goddess of youth : HEBE
17. Win approval : SELL
18. Strange : ALIEN
19. Geological period : AEON
20. Surpassed : EXCELLED
22. Large hawk : OSPREY
24. Hippie-haired animal : YAK
25. Choice part : ELITE
27. Headache compound: Abbr. : APC
30. Christmas boy : TIM
32. Goa powder : ARAROBA
36. Contrary Mary et al. : GARDENERS
39. Jolly one : ROGER
40. On the sheltered side : ALEE
41. Goblet : GLASS
43. Musician Peter : NERO
44. Abounds : TEEMS
46. Dense growths : THICKSETS
48. Adopt : ESPOUSE
50. Period : ERA
51. Pronoun : SHE
52. Set of beliefs : CREDO
54. Paintings, sculpture, etc. : ART
56. Scraped together, with "up" : SCARED
59. Design sewed on material : APPLIQUE
64. Pompeii mantle : LAVA
65. Two on the ___ : AISLE
67. Change color : TURN
68. Leave out : OMIT
69. One who attempts : TRIER
70. Maggiore : LAGO
71. Unites : WEDS
72. Bridge seats : EASTS
73. "The night has a thousand ___" : EYES
1. Pill intake : DOSE
2. Summit : APEX
3. Powder : TALC
4. Home of many cats : ALLEY
5. Approaching stealthily : STALKING
6. "A ___ of Two Cities" : TALE
7. Stage remark : ASIDE
8. Native: Suffix : ITE
9. French painter : RENOIR
10. Overseers of a sort : CHAPERONS
11. Side glance : LEER
12. Woodwind : OBOE
13. Gainsay : DENY
21. Like George Apley : LATE
23. Play the choice role : STAR
26. Movie dog : LASSIE
27. Marble : AGATE
28. Loses color : PALES
29. Move slowly : CREEP
31. Prepared cheese for a fondue : MELTED
33. Moldings : OGEES
34. Pier space : BERTH
35. Got up : AROSE
37. Certain voters : DEMOCRATS
38. Cheer : RAH
42. Road graders : SCRAPERS
45. Unfailing : SURE
47. Marx : KARL
49. Composed : SEDATE
53. Desert's compensation : OASIS
55. Book-cover entry : TITLE
56. Like also-rans : SLOW
57. "___ the dawn" : CAME
58. Ardent : AVID
60. Russian whip : PLET
61. Wharf : QUAY
62. Impel : URGE
63. Son of Seth : ENOS
66. Biblical aide to David : IRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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