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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
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,412
Across Down
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
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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