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New York Times, Wednesday, August 30, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,418
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1. Ship's petty officer : BOSN
5. Something to remember : ALAMO
10. Ham's son : CUSH
14. Choir member : ALTO
15. ___-the-mill : RUNOF
16. Word with bellum : ANTE
17. Part of a thought about absence : HEARTGROWFONDER
20. Trifle with : TOY
21. Sightseer's choice : RUIN
22. Mourning figure : PIETA
23. Petitioned : SUED
24. ___-Ra : AMEN
26. Tips : APICES
29. Surveying devices : ALINERS
32. Definitely not : NONO
33. Pacific spot : ATOLL
34. French time : ETE
36. What things are, to Longfellow : NOTWHATTHEYSEEM
40. Shower time: Abbr. : APR
41. Chemical powder : ERBIA
42. In a casual way : IDLY
43. N.Y. health resort : SARANAC
45. Performed : PLAYED
47. Call it ___ : ADAY
48. Disable : MAIM
49. From the beginning: Lat. : ABOVO
52. Betsy : ROSS
53. Buffalo genus : BOS
56. What Wilde says men always want to be : WOMANSFIRSTLOVE
60. Neighbor of Nev. : OREG
61. Took place : AROSE
62. Surface : AREA
63. Currency in Naples : LIRE
64. Old-fashioned : DATED
65. Lack : WANT
1. Coin of Thailand : BAHT
2. Table item : OLEO
3. Collar strip : STAY
4. Opposite of So. : NOR
5. Makes a point : ARGUES
6. Sensational : LURID
7. Later : ANON
8. Service the lawn : MOW
9. "They're ___!" : OFF
10. Fido : CANINE
11. Wavy : UNDE
12. Printer's word : STET
13. Wife of Zeus : HERA
18. Faithful : TRUE
19. In a candid way : OPENLY
23. Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
24. Island greeting : ALOHA
25. The last ___ : MILE
26. Indian coin : ANNA
27. Ship decks : POOPS
28. Prefix for mural : INTRA
29. Storage place : ATTIC
30. Lanky : REEDY
31. Monument : STELE
33. Cornered : ATBAY
35. Tortoise : EMYD
37. Kind of collision : HEADON
38. Water buffalo : ARNA
39. Certain twins' home : SIAM
44. Plunder : RAVAGE
45. Made a bridge call : PASSED
46. Tilt : LIST
48. Walrus : MORSE
49. M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
50. Diva Lucrezia : BORI
51. Tenth of an ephah : OMER
52. Read the ___ act : RIOT
53. Adriatic wind : BORA
54. Kiln : OVEN
55. Capital : SEAT
57. Low-spirited : SAD
58. Monk's title : FRA
59. Companion of order : LAW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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