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New York Times, Tuesday, August 22, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,410
Across Down
1. Support : ABET
5. Mild cigar : CLARO
10. Band : SASH
14. Expose : BARE
15. Cloaks : HIDES
16. Askew : AGEE
17. Flock members : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
20. City railways : ELS
21. River in Belgium : YSER
22. Queenly wear : TIARA
23. Exceptional person : ONER
24. Cupid : AMOR
26. Salts : SEAMEN
29. Natural habitat : ELEMENT
32. Needle case : ETUI
33. ___ Lama : DALAI
34. Objective : ALI
36. Jesse and Frank James : PARTNERSINCRIME
40. Pagoda : TAA
41. U. S. Indians : ERIES
42. Insist : AVER
43. Santa, etc. : CLAUSES
45. Cling : ADHERE
47. Scott : DRED
48. Arm, in Paris : BRAS
49. City in Utah : PROVO
52. Nobleman : EARL
53. Queen of folklore : MAB
56. React to a fast "I do" : REPENTATLEISURE
60. River of Europe : ODER
61. Ibsen's forte : DRAMA
62. Away from the wind : ALEE
63. Nick : DENT
64. Woodland deity : SATYR
65. Trial : TEST
1. Clerical title : ABBE
2. Work on a leaky boat : BAIL
3. Strays : ERRS
4. Spread to dry : TED
5. Name for Korea : CHOSEN
6. Certain convict : LIFER
7. Hebrew month : ADAR
8. Arbiter, for short : REF
9. Full of: Suffix : OSE
10. Parody : SATIRE
11. Moslem chief : AGHA
12. Prophet : SEER
13. Greek goddess : HERA
18. Word in a New Year song : SYNE
19. Very minute : ATOMIC
23. Neglect : OMIT
24. ___ lost (no hope) : ALLIS
25. Base : MEAN
26. Clan : SEPT
27. Antelope of Africa : ETAAC
28. Of hearing : AURAL
29. Allays : EASES
30. Artless : NAIVE
31. Stopwatch : TLMER
33. Did dishess : DRIED
35. Pool : IERE
37. Nerve cell : NEURON
38. Gaelic : ERSE
39. Cheers : RAHS
44. Refer : ADVERT
45. Overdue debt : ARREAR
46. Spanish surrealist : DALI
48. Soothing : BALMY
49. Goad : PROD
50. Counsel : REDE
51. Candid : OPEN
52. French political unit : ETAT
53. Hybrid : MULE
54. Militant god : ARES
55. Chard : BEET
57. Football scores : TDS
58. Constellation : ARA
59. Posed : SAT

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

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