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New York Times, Saturday, August 26, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,414
Across Down
1. Sharp sound : CLAP
5. East Indian fiber plant : AMBARI
11. N.Y. lake group : SARANAC
14. Florida angler's prize : TARPON
15. Amati's town : CREMONA
16. Horse : TROTTER
18. With speed : AMAIN
19. Grassy plain : LLANO
21. River of Venezuela : ARO
22. Hindu deity : RAMA
23. Mrs. Longworth : ALICE
24. Preminger : OTTO
25. Netherlands town : EDE
26. Dripping wet : ASOAK
27. Legal right : DROIT
28. Trailing plant : ARBUTUS
30. Shirting : MADRAS
31. Brother of Eris : ARES
32. Plant stem : BINE
33. Derisive laugh : HAWHAW
36. Little Dipper star : POLARIS
39. Neglects : OMITS
40. City near Leipzig : HALLE
41. Filch : NIM
43. Sunflower state: Abbr. : KANS
44. Medit. island, to French : CORSE
45. Mallorca, for one : ISLA
46. German connective : UND
47. Ravine : GULCH
48. Stakes : ANTES
49. Name incorrectly : MISTERM
51. Machine-shop items : OILCANS
53. Play the flute : TOOTLE
54. Spanish title : INFANTE
55. Decks out : ARRAYS
56. Tilt : CANT
1. Pitcher : CREAMER
2. Vampire : LAMIA
3. Presently : ANON
4. Mythical piper : PAN
5. Onset : ATTACK
6. River to the Seine : MARNE
7. Scottish soup : BROO
8. Quick-witted : APT
9. Kind of muscle : ROTATOR
10. Lack of activity : INERTIA
11. Panic : SCARE
12. Large force : ARMADA
13. Insensitive : CALLOUS
17. Origin : ROOTS
20. Geologic period : LIAS
23. In___ (fretting) : ASTEW
24. Tidiness : ORDER
26. Aspects : AURAS
27. Mother of Perseus : DANAE
29. Money in Thailand : BAHTS
30. Thousand, in France : MILLE
32. Russian ballet : BOLSHOI
33. Bunk : HOKUM
34. Poisonous fungus : AMANITA
35. Castle or knot : WINDSOR
36. Paris square : PARC
37. Kind of coffee : INSTANT
38. Kind of partner : SILENT
40. Baker Street resident : HOLMES
42. En ___ : MASSE
44. Like some locks : CURLY
45. Quechua : INCAN
47. ___ move on : GETA
48. Esparto : ALFA
50. Rocky peak : TOR
52. Business abbr. : INC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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