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New York Times, Tuesday, August 29, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,417

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Play : ROMP
5
Ardor : FLAME
10
Chinese island : AMOY
14
Greek coin : OBOL
15
Of the ear : AURAL
16
Detective or pianist : NERO
17
Roofing : TILE
18
N.L. outfielder : RICKMONDAY
20
Relaxed : ATEASE
22
Prominent Nazi : HESS
23
Upward: Prefix : ANO
24
Soda adjuncts : STRAWS
26
Musical syllable : SOL
28
Maple genus : ACER
30
Praiseworthy : LAUDABLE
33
German exclamation : ACH
34
Ready to print : INTYPE
36
Sty sound : OINK
38
Blouse : GUIMPE
40
Offended: Fr. : BLESSE
42
Nuclear reading: Abbr. : ATNO
43
Baseball scoring entry : ASSIST
47
Cask : TUN
48
Tympanic membranes : EARDRUMS
50
Twelve fifths : CASE
52
Scare word : BOO
53
Slouch, in England : LOLLOP
55
Passing shot : ACE
57
Kind of house : FULL
59
Very high : ALPINE
63
Valued aide : GIRLFRIDAY
66
Man the city desk : EDIT
67
Container weight : TARE
68
Brants : GEESE
69
Choir voice : ALTO
70
Bean : SOYA
71
Boot : ERROR
72
Incline : LEAN
Down
1
Roster : ROTA
2
News item : OBIT
3
Burrowing animal : MOLE
4
Gratify : PLEASE
5
Traveler : FARER
6
He, in Paris : LUI
7
Type of passage : ARCHWAY
8
Prepares an edition : MAKESUP
9
Symbols of New England : ELMS
10
New England cape : ANN
11
Olympic champs : MEDALLISTS
12
Algerian port : ORAN
13
Toy : YOYO
19
Thessaly peak : OSSA
21
Sunset, for one : STRIP
25
Height: Abbr. : ALT
27
Woodwind : OBOE
28
Sharp : ACUTE
29
Ornamental tree : CHINABERRY
31
Comers-out : DEBS
32
Follow : ENSUE
33
Moslem title : AGA
35
At hand : NEAR
37
Understanding : KEN
39
Filipino : MORO
41
Army officer: Abbr. : LTCOL
44
One who defiles : SULLIER
45
Burn without flame : SMOLDER
46
Manhattan, for one: abbr. : ISL
49
Remove : DOFF
51
Sequel to conviction : APPEAL
54
Cake part : LAYER
55
Broadway people: Abbr. : AGTS
56
Hello, in Rome : CIAO
58
Driving force : URGE
60
Unemployed : IDLE
61
Miss Naldi : NITA
62
Type of jacket : ETON
64
Meadow : LEA
65
Japanese park : ASO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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