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New York Times, Monday, September 25, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,444
Across Down
1. Knife used in Philippines : BOLO
5. Colorado park : ESTES
10. Irritating child : BRAT
14. Departure : EXIT
15. Wealth : MEANS
16. Genus or flower : ROSA
17. Rendezvous instruction : MEETMEINSTLOUIS
20. Also : AND
21. River in Italy : ARNO
22. Tittles : IOTAS
23. Bravo! : EUGE
24. Judge's seat : BANC
26. Responsible : LIABLE
29. Move snakily : SLITHER
32. "This one's ___" : ONME
33. Mutiny ship : CAINE
34. "Lady known as ___" : LOU
36. Lindy's vehicle : SPIRITOFSTLOUIS
40. Harbor craft : TUG
41. Designates : NAMES
42. Unused : IDLE
43. Breakfast gadget : TOASTER
45. Rate : ASSESS
47. Exam : TEST
48. Ready, willing and ___ : ABLE
49. Loathe : ABHOR
52. Feverish chill : AGUE
53. Reverential fear : AWE
56. Certain dame : SAINTLOUISWOMAN
60. Odd, in Scotland : ORRA
61. Passage : AISLE
62. Sell : VEND
63. Fishing gear : REEL
64. Native U. S. music : BLUES
65. Chopping tools : AXES
1. Eastern Church chancel : BEMA
2. Animals : OXEN
3. Falsified : LIED
4. Baseball great : OTT
5. Come out : EMERGE
6. French river : SEINE
7. N. M. Indian : TANO
8. Abstract being : ENS
9. Fast plane : SST
10. Dress ornament : BROOCH
11. Overwhelm : ROUT
12. Continent : ASIA
13. Russian agency : TASS
18. Handle roughly : MAUL
19. Doorway support : LINTEL
23. Hebrew ancestor : EBER
24. Supreme joy : BLISS
25. Vulgar negative : AINT
26. Asea : LOST
27. Computer material : INPUT
28. Mexican pal : AMIGO
29. More certain : SAFER
30. Get away from : ELUDE
31. Disturbs : ROILS
33. Heavenly body : COMET
35. Employs : USES
37. Garment addition : INSERT
38. Knots lace : TATS
39. River to Seine : OISE
44. Like some music : ATONAL
45. Wrongs : ABUSES
46. Great number : SLEW
48. Sprightly : AGILE
49. Old zither : ASOR
50. Like a certain cupboard : BARE
51. Take on : HIRE
52. West Indian bayberry : AUSU
53. Neighbor of N.Y.S.E. : AMEX
54. Diminish : WANE
55. Terminates : ENDS
57. Center for tests : LAB
58. Banana yield : OIL
59. Egg cells : OVA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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