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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
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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