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New York Times, Thursday, August 24, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 353 (avg 1.89)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
1
L
2
O
3
F
4
T
5
O
6
B
7
E
8
L
9
I
10
A
11
T
12
A
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E
Z
I
O
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C
U
M
I
N
15
L
A
M
16
B
17
G
O
D
W
18
E
T
R
U
S
T
19
A
L
O
U
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O
N
E
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M
A
L
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Z
E
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D
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L
Y
S
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F
E
S
26
T
I
V
E
27
T
R
I
28
M
S
29
A
L
O
S
30
S
31
E
X
O
T
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I
33
C
34
R
35
U
36
M
M
Y
37
Q
U
38
A
S
I
M
O
D
O
39
A
P
O
40
Q
U
I
N
T
41
R
E
C
42
C
O
N
43
F
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L
U
E
N
T
45
S
46
A
Y
S
O
47
E
N
T
R
E
E
48
G
I
49
F
T
S
50
B
A
N
N
51
S
52
Q
U
A
K
53
E
54
R
55
S
56
J
57
U
L
58
A
C
H
59
U
S
M
60
V
E
T
61
E
X
A
62
M
63
H
E
64
M
I
S
P
65
H
E
R
E
66
B
O
N
A
67
E
L
I
T
E
68
A
R
U
M
69
R
C
A
70
S
L
A
Y
S
71
S
Y
N
S
© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,412
Across
1
Hit high : LOFT
5
Manuscript symbols : OBELI
10
___ standstill : ATA
13
Pinza : EZIO
14
Aromatic plant : CUMIN
15
See 1 Down : LAMB
17
"In ___" (words on a bill) : GODWETRUST
19
N. L. outfielder : ALOU
20
Person : ONE
21
___ de mer : MAL
22
Letter, in Soho : ZED
24
Scheldt tributary : LYS
25
Gala : FESTIVE
27
Adjusts sail : TRIMS
29
At ___ : ALOSS
31
Foreign : EXOTIC
34
Card game : RUMMY
37
Low Sunday : QUASIMODO
39
Mail abbr. : APO
40
A Dionne : QUINT
41
Kind of room : REC
42
Like the Allegheny and Monongahela : CONFLUENT
45
Authority : SAYSO
47
Main dish : ENTREE
48
Talents : GIFTS
50
Certain notices : BANNS
52
Friends : QUAKERS
56
Calendar abbr. : JUL
58
Bonn exclamation : ACH
59
Gyrene initials : USM
60
Old pro : VET
61
Prof's exercise : EXAM
63
Southern, for one : HEMISPHERE
66
Sincerity, with 3 Down : BONA
67
Upper crust : ELITE
68
Cuckoopint : ARUM
69
Corporate letters : RCA
70
Destroys : SLAYS
71
Dict. entries : SYNS
Down
1
Gigot, with 15 Across : LEGOF
2
Fresh air : OZONE
3
See 66 Across : FIDES
4
Tugboat job : TOW
5
Book size : OCTAVO
6
Show-biz category : BURLESQUE
7
Symbol on Aussie coin : EMU
8
Hungarian composer : LISZT
9
Concern : INTEREST
10
According to : ALA
11
Whopper : TALLSTORY
12
Chinese port : AMOY
16
Transit medium : BUS
18
Dickinson : EMILY
23
I have said: Lat. : DIXI
26
Headgear : TAM
28
Philip Wylie target : MOM
30
Making an appeal : SUING
32
Roman date : IDES
33
Chanel : COCO
34
Sports fare : RACE
35
Preposition : UPON
36
Chamonix sight : MONTBLANC
38
Yore : ANTIQUITY
40
Overcomes : QUENCHES
43
Monk : FRA
44
Siberian river : LENA
45
Characterize : STAMP
46
Invite : ASK
49
Complains : FUSSES
51
Cox's charge : SHELL
53
___ which way : EVERY
54
TV fare : RERUN
55
Checks : STEMS
56
Gen. Stuart : JEB
57
Latin wife : UXOR
62
Cote sound : MAA
64
Farrow : MIA
65
Takes : HAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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