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New York Times, Thursday, September 14, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,433
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1. Hunk of tobacco : CHAW
5. "Dear ___" : ABBY
9. Outmoded : PASSE
14. Places : LOCI
15. Swing around : SLUE
16. Finnigin's word : AGAIN
17. Merit : EARN
18. Bakery purchase : TART
19. Waken : ROUSE
20. Relative of instant : FREEZEDRIED
23. Wheel projection : CAM
24. Riled : SORE
25. Attractive : LOVELY
27. Salamander : TRITON
30. Sheeplike : OVINE
32. Seraglio : HAREM
33. Show off, with "out" : TROT
34. Use the library : READ
38. In a line : AROW
39. Shelve : TABLE
40. Great ___ : DANE
41. Novel heroine : NANA
42. Leave : EXIT
43. Squander : WASTE
44. Write a check : REMIT
46. Teasing : BANTER
47. Collapse : FOLDUP
50. Leave : QUIT
51. Pronoun : ONE
52. Fiery : COMBUSTIBLE
58. Snap : CINCH
60. Came down : ALIT
61. Wharf : QUAY
62. One in a cast : ACTOR
63. Tout's kind of thing : SURE
64. Itch : URGE
65. Sierra ___ : LEONE
66. Regard : HEED
67. Selves : EGOS
1. Musical sign : CLEF
2. Rime : HOAR
3. Area unit : ACRE
4. Sommelier : WINESTEWARD
5. Aft : ASTERN
6. Leaf : BLADE
7. Raymond or Aaron : BURR
8. Abominable Snowman : YETI
9. Excuse : PARDON
10. Long ___ : AGO
11. Fare for goose and gander : SAUCE
12. Basket fiber : SISAL
13. Foe : ENEMY
21. Kind of lens : ZOOM
22. Kind of type : ELITE
26. Veined marble : VERDANTIQUE
27. Rather ___ : THAN
28. ___ avis : RARA
29. Golf club : IRON
30. Space maneuver : ORBIT
31. Electrical unit : VOLT
33. Hack : TAXI
35. Direction : EAST
36. Stake : ANTE
37. Forest animal : DEER
39. Pace : TEMPO
43. Delay : WAIT
45. Card game : EUCHRE
46. Flat broke : BUSTED
47. Kind of area : FOCAL
48. In reserve : ONICE
49. Slow, in music : LENTO
50. Paper quantity : QUIRE
53. Chickenfeed : MASH
54. Cerulean : BLUE
55. Town : BURG
56. Maggiore, for one : LAGO
57. Watches : EYES
59. Anti : CON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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