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New York Times, Monday, January 13, 1964

Author:
Walter Colt
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,279
Across
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Twist. : KINK
5
Wife of Pompey. : JULIA
10
Little pest. : FLEA
14
Widely quoted author, for short. : ANON
15
Forecasts. : OMENS
16
Geometric points. : LOCI
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Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
18
Captain Edward Teach. : BLACKBEARD
20
Prepares by steeping. : BREWS
22
Biblical lion. : ARI
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See 19 Down. : REMUS
24
High rating with Dun & Bradstreet. : AAA
25
Cricket bowler. : TRUNDLER
28
Army man: Abbr. : LIEUT
30
Musical talent. : EAR
31
Bank abbreviation. : ACC
34
Worship of: Suffix. : OLATRY
36
Artist. : ENGRAVER
38
Mix, in pharmacy. : MISCE
39
Doer: Suffix. : IST
40
Sun-dried clay. : ADOBE
41
Necessities for colonial writers. : INKHORNS
43
Nonelectronic computer. : ABACUS
44
Souchong. : TEA
45
Dye-yielding tree of the P. I. : TUA
46
Uniquely coated animal. : ZEBRA
47
Game of East Indian origin. : PARCHESI
49
Game of ancient origin. : TAG
52
Sea duck. : SCAUP
55
Coal product. : TAR
56
Linen cloth. : TOILE
58
Historic fortress of 1942. : CORREGIDOR
61
French menu item. : POIS
62
Against. : ANTI
63
Ballet by Agnes De Mille. : RODEO
64
Type of fastener. : TNUT
65
Two or more workhorses. : TEAM
66
Positive pole. : ANODE
67
Bones: Lat. : OSSA
Down
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Moslem shrine. : KAABA
2
Within: Prefix. : INTRA
3
Address for some new U. S. citizens. : NOMEALASKA
4
Recognize. : KNOW
5
Responsibility. : JOB
6
German diacritical mark. : UMLAUT
7
Find out. : LEARN
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Happening. : INCIDENT
9
Query. : ASK
10
Grimace coarsely. : FLEER
11
Good soil. : LOAM
12
Light tan. : ECRU
13
Helps. : AIDS
19
Character in folk tales. : BRERRABBIT
21
Hi-fi production. : STEREOTAPE
26
Spaniard’s name. : RUY
27
Fall behind. : LAG
29
Just cause for a scratch. : ITCH
31
Hobbies. : AVOCATIONS
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Leyte’s neighbor. : CEBU
33
Musical abbreviation. : CRES
34
Fail to mention. : OMIT
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Salesman’s offerings. : LINE
36
Letter. : ESS
37
Town of Judah. : ADAR
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Operating. : INACTION
42
Capek classic. : RUR
43
Ancient bronze. : AES
46
___ in (on target). : ZEROED
47
Jewish festival. : PURIM
48
Humpback salmon. : HADDO
50
Another: Lat. : ALIUS
51
Doings: Lat. : GESTA
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Away! : SCAT
53
Geometric solid. : CONE
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Ionian gulf. : ARTA
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Vision: Prefix. : OPTO
59
Irish “sweetheart.” : GRA
60
Caviar. : ROE

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

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