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New York Times, Friday, September 29, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,448
Across
1. K. C. leader : CHIEF
6. Supporter of the world : ATLAS
11. Barnyard denizen : PIG
14. Must : HASTO
15. Cleveland color : BROWN
16. Blackbird : ANI
17. Houston worker : OILER
18. Phila. bird : EAGLE
19. Chinese tea : CHA
20. Magician's word : PRESTO
22. Partner of dose : DESE
23. Keating, for short : KEN
24. Cries of surprise : YIPES
26. Spanish painter : SERT
27. Insistent one : DEMANDER
31. Loan-shark practices, old style : USURES
33. ___ Arabia : SAUDI
34. As frisky ___ : ASAPUP
36. ___ nose off to spite . . . : CUTONES
38. African grasses : NAPIERS
42. Do an ushering job : RESEAT
44. Assume : ENDUE
45. Burns : ROBERT
48. San Diego steeds : CHARGERS
50. Greek god : ARES
51. As silent as ___ : ATOMB
52. Hostelry : INN
53. Colombian city : CALI
55. Dallas outdoorsman : COWBOY
60. U. N. name : DAG
61. Banker Kahn et al. : OTTOS
63. One of the five W's : WHERE
64. Greek letter : ETA
65. Detroit animals : LIONS
66. Chinese weight : LIANG
67. Electrical unit : REL
68. On edge : TENSE
69. Young codfish : SPRAG
Down
1. Meat cut : CHOP
2. Slim margin : HAIR
3. Wight or Man : ISLE
4. French times : ETES
5. S. F. pioneer : FORTYNINER
6. Honest one : ABE
7. Wall St. men : TRADERS
8. Booths : LOGES
9. Tools : AWLS
10. Snick's partner : SNEE
11. Green Bay workman : PACKER
12. Belong : INHERE
13. Local monsters : GIANTS
21. Resembling: Suffix : OID
25. Kind of porridge : PEASE
26. Serving as a film extra : SUPING
27. Army medal : DSC
28. French drink : EAU
29. Kind of investment fund: Abbr. : MUT
30. Esteems highly : ADORES
31. ___ tree : UPA
32. Large containers : SUPERBOWLS
35. Flower: Prefix : ANTHO
37. N. Y. time : EST
39. Dutch town : EDE
40. Capek title : RUR
41. Its, in France : SES
43. Deeds : ACTIONS
45. Oakland outlaw : RAIDER
46. High-flown : ORNATE
47. Cincinnati beast : BENGAL
49. Military group: Abbr. : AMC
51. Illinois city : ALTON
53. Baltimore yearling : COLT
54. End in ___ (be even) : ATIE
56. Defeat, sportswise : WHIP
57. Chicago animal : BEAR
58. Trieste wine measure : ORNA
59. Safecracker : YEGG
62. Compass point : SSE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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