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New York Times, Monday, September 18, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,437
Across Down
1. Yuletide trio : MAGI
5. Animal pen : HUTCH
10. Printer's word : STET
14. Guinness : ALEC
15. As ___ (generally) : ARULE
16. Distant: Prefix : TELE
17. "How could you ___?" : STOOPSOLOW
19. Chassis part : AXLE
20. Eye part : CORNEA
21. Georgia capital : ATLANTA
23. Blunder : GOOF
24. Drove : HERD
25. Compass reading : ESE
27. Excess : NIMIETY
30. Wheat, in France : BLE
33. Have it made : RATE
35. Spasm : TIC
36. Rabble : TAGRAG
38. Cancel, in Houston : ABORT
40. Title for 14 Across : SIR
42. Bête ___ : NOIRE
43. Dorcas and others : SEWERS
45. Asian area, to G.I.'s : NAM
47. Appends : ADDS
48. Sea bird : ERN
49. Turkish sword: Var. : ATAGHAN
52. "___ thee to a nunnery" : GET
53. Douglas et al. : FIRS
54. Recluses : LONERS
56. Georgia capital : TBILISI
59. Fox or turkey : TROT
60. Word with bell or man : DOOR
61. Smart person : NOONESFOOL
65. Hostels : INNS
66. Lollobrigida et al. : GINAS
67. Out of kilter : AWRY
68. Track event : MEET
69. Political list : SLATE
70. Explosives : TNTS
1. Gender: Abbr. : MASC
2. Certain voice : ALTO
3. West Indies capital : GEORGETOWN
4. Image: Prefix : ICONO
5. Gets angry : HASAFIT
6. Tail: Prefix : URO
7. City in Russia : TULA
8. Attire : CLOTHE
9. English novelist Maurice : HEWLETT
10. Group of trees : STAND
11. Schoolbook : TEXT
12. She, in Spain : ELLA
13. Links feature : TEE
18. Laborer : PEON
22. Indo-Iranian : ARYAN
25. Obliterate : ERASE
26. Khatchaturian weapon : SABER
28. Erroneous: Prefix : MIS
29. Frosting : ICING
30. West Indies capital : BRIDGETOWN
31. Pantry : LARDER
32. Spews out : EGESTS
34. Poetic contraction : ERE
37. Tibetan gazelle : GOA
39. Follow : TRAIL
41. Cheer : RAH
44. G and E : STRINGS
46. Cat or cross : MALTESE
50. Pardon, in Chaucer's day : ASSOIL
51. Conjunctions : NORS
53. Kind of base : FIRST
55. Dieting words : NOFAT
56. Sound : TONE
57. Kind of china : BONE
58. One of the Hebrides : IONA
60. Wane : DIM
62. Turner or Cole : NAT
63. Scrap : ORT
64. River of Belgium : LYS

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

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