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New York Times, Wednesday, September 13, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F G J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,432
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1. Dutch painter : HALS
5. Trades : SWAPS
10. Letters : MAIL
14. Iroquoian : ERIE
15. Carving : CAMEO
16. That ___ say : ISTO
17. Mrs. Leonowens : ANNA
18. Barkley : ALBEN
19. What X marks : SPOT
20. English voters of yore : POTWALLOPERS
23. Valentino locale : ARABY
24. Bridge seats : EASTS
28. Short jacket : BOLERO
30. Shoe part : WALLTOE
32. Fertilizes : MARLS
33. Plant pest: Var. : APHIS
35. Skill : ART
36. Part of ancient Greece : ELIS
37. Legal right : DROIT
38. Covered walk : STOA
39. Bear: Sp. : OSO
40. Egyptian notable : SADAT
41. "It is ___ father that knows . . . " : AWISE
42. Hog heavens : WALLOWS
44. Intertwine : ENLACE
46. Lab-slide material : SMEAR
47. Confederate general : EWELL
48. Shows muscle : PACKSAWALLOP
54. Goldfish relative : CARP
57. Theater section : AISLE
58. Wine: Prefix : OENO
59. Together, in music : ADUE
60. Dances : REELS
61. Lawrence of TV : WELK
62. Paris's Neuf : PONT
63. Steinbeck's middle name : ERNST
64. Scottish resort : SKYE
1. Jalopy : HEAP
2. Pisa's river : ARNO
3. Fluff : LINT
4. Jetties : SEAWALLS
5. Ladderlike : SCALAR
6. Plaster substitutes : WALLBOARDS
7. Perth ___ : AMBOY
8. Bird sound : PEEP
9. Unit of loudness : SONE
10. Prayer book : MISSAL
11. Uraeus : ASP
12. Japanese name : ITO
13. Fortune : LOT
21. War god : ARES
22. Bros. : RELS
25. Lacking movement : STATIC
26. Knobbed : TOROSE
27. Bristles : SETAE
28. Evergreen : BALSAM
29. Ballplayer : ORIOLE
30. Tires : WHITEWALLS
31. Islet : AIT
32. Cat cries : MEOWS
34. Grass genus : POA
37. Margery of rhyme : DAW
38. Capistrano visitors : SWALLOWS
40. Wading bird : SORA
41. Nazimova : ALLA
43. Garment fold : LAPPET
45. Most recent : NEWEST
47. Ruhr city : ESSEN
49. Relief org. : CARE
50. Textile vat : KIER
51. Emblem of Wales : LEEK
52. Just : ONLY
53. Place for a pig : POKE
54. Surpass : CAP
55. Fuss : ADO
56. Quick trip : RUN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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