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New York Times, Friday, August 25, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,413
Across
1. From head to foot : CAPAPIE
8. Shoulder blade : SCAPULA
15. Needle-shaped : ACIFORM
16. Ascot sight : PARASOL
17. Difficult spot : RATTRAP
18. ___ pensée : ARRIERE
19. Rumanian river : OLT
20. Grow together : KNIT
22. Heaths, in France : LANDES
23. Radar signal : BLIP
25. Residents of Mosul : IRAQIS
27. Bony : OSSEOUS
29. Coarse tobacco : SHAG
33. Most faulty : WORST
36. Healthful : SALUTARY
38. Annual, as certain winds : ETESIAN
41. Resident : DENIZEN
42. Herb of Europe : FEVERFEW
44. Shoe part : CLEAT
45. Moscow agency : TASS
46. Opener in golf : TEESHOT
49. Composed : SEDATE
50. Furrow : SEAM
54. River in British Columbia : FRASER
58. Veto : KILL
60. W. W. II theater in Asia : CBI
61. Arranged in layers : LAMINAR
63. Threshed : FLAILED
65. France of fiction : ANATOLE
66. Famed opera house : LASCALA
67. Penurious : MISERLY
68. Ranks : ESTATES
Down
1. Medit. tree : CAROB
2. ___ to arms : ACALL
3. Florentine palace : PITTI
4. Nautical term : AFT
5. Kind of barrel : PORK
6. Residents of Tabriz : IRANIS
7. Style of dress : EMPIRE
8. Evian : SPA
9. Jim Thorpe's alma mater : CARLISLE
10. Wall hanging : ARRAS
11. Bread, in Bayonne : PAIN
12. Employed : USED
13. Body of knowledge : LORE
14. Beverages : ALES
21. N. M. art colony : TAOS
24. Western chasers : POSSES
26. Piece of type metal : QUAD
28. Excite : STIR
29. Shore birds : STILTS
30. Vagueness : HAZE
31. Scope : AREA
32. Peer : GYNT
33. Filling thread : WEFT
34. Great Barrier island : OTEA
35. Guns the engine : REVS
37. Strange: Scot. : UNCO
39. Nevertheless : AFTERALL
40. Destitution : NEED
43. Frail : WEAK
47. Inhibit, as a yawn : STIFLE
48. Ancient Greece : HELLAS
49. Mr., in Málaga : SENOR
51. Brilliance : ECLAT
52. Poplar : ABELE
53. Rich man : MIDAS
54. Cheat : FLAM
55. Indian title : RANI
56. Candlenut trees : AMAS
57. Location : SITE
59. Extreme : LAST
62. Alfonso, e.g. : REY
64. River of Peru : ICA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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