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New York Times, Friday, August 4, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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H
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M
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W
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,392
Across
1
Puts on : STAGES
7
U. S. statesman and financier : BARUCH
13
Cheers : HURRAHS
15
Fond : AMOROUS
17
Manitoba's neighbor : ONTARIO
18
Stretchable : TENSILE
19
Hammer-head part : PEEN
20
Origin : ROOTS
22
That: Lat. : ILLA
23
Full skirt : DIRNDL
25
Political haves : INS
26
Guantanamo et al. : BASES
29
Dilapidated : DECREPIT
33
Record : ENTER
34
Showman : EMCEE
35
"Vive le ___!" : ROI
36
Fibs : LIES
37
Jump : START
38
Imply : HINT
39
Native: Suffix : OTE
40
Like some days : RAINY
41
Craze : MANIA
42
Large kangaroo : WALLAROO
44
Dupré's instrument : ORGAN
45
Lose no time : HIE
46
Light purplish blue : LUPINE
49
___ age : TEEN
51
___ a pig : FATAS
52
Actress Daniels : BEBE
56
Passage : TRANSIT
58
Like some sweaters : SLEEVED
60
Opium derivative : CODEINE
61
Youth : SAPLING
62
Port in Belgium : OSTEND
63
U. S. poet : MILLAY
Down
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Kind of steward : SHOP
2
Call the ___ : TUNE
3
Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
4
Spanish noblemen : GRANDEES
5
Attention : EAR
6
Gather cloth : SHIRR
7
"Win With Willkie!" for one : BATTLECRY
8
Iowa city : AMES
9
Man's nickname : RON
10
Bearlike : URSINE
11
Watch part : COILSPRING
12
House founded by Jane Addams : HULL
14
Promptly : SOON
16
Java, for one : SEA
21
Loner of a sort : ODDMANOUT
24
Lydda's land: Abbr. : ISR
25
Wrath : IRE
26
___ the salt : BELOW
27
Loos : ANITA
28
Rainbow trout : STEELHEADS
30
This: Fr. : CET
31
Old region of Asia Minor : IONIA
32
U. S. missile : TITAN
34
Whitened : ETIOLATED
37
Men's org. : SAR
38
Wood hyacinth : HAREBELL
40
Scottich explorer : RAE
41
"___ dieu!" : MON
43
Songbird : LINNET
47
Bridge call : PASS
48
Moslem faith : ISLAM
49
Chemical abbr. : TTC
50
Slangy suffix : EROO
51
Man from Helsinki : FINN
53
Wrong : EVIL
54
Bantu-speaking people : BENA
55
Tense : EDGY
57
German pronoun : SIE
59
Finial ornament : EPI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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