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New York Times, Tuesday, January 28, 1964

Author:
Helen H. Kamerling
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Helen H. Kamerling has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 3-Down was "Novice skiier." Changed it to "Novice skier."

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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,294

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Across
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Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : MASC
5
Usual way of doing. : HABIT
10
A in Mecca. : ALIF
14
___ Domini. : ANNO
15
Chemical compound. : IMINE
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Mother of mythical twins. : LEDA
17
Sacred image. : ICON
18
"Garden" event. : BASKETBALL
20
Most informative. : NEWSIEST
22
Go south or west. : TRAVEL
23
Pronunciation sounds. : BURRS
24
Hit, as by a pitched ball. : BEANED
25
Elder statesman. : TRUMAN
27
Thank you, madame. : MERCI
28
Whet. : HONE
29
Camel's-hair robes. : ABAS
31
Fondness. : TASTE
35
Electrically charged atom. : ION
36
Innsbruck events. : SLALOMS
38
Bow slightly. : NOD
39
Elegance. : STYLE
41
Branches: Bot. : RAMI
42
January forecast. : COLD
43
Good and mad. : ANGRY
45
Proverbially, one way to "make haste." : SLOWLY
47
Have high regard for. : ADMIRE
49
Revere. : ADORE
50
Soprano. : TREBLE
51
Bull-in-a-china-shop result. : BREAKAGE
54
"Garden" event. : HOCKEYGAME
56
Travel guide: Abbr. : ITIN
57
Mine: Fr. : AMOI
58
Moved slowly. : EASED
59
Biblical peak. : NEBO
60
Admonish. : WARN
61
Orchestral section. : REEDS
62
Waxed. : GREW
Down
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Conduit. : MAIN
2
Noun suffix. : ANCE
3
Novice skier. : SNOWBUNNY
4
Use up. : CONSUME
5
Wintry. : HIBERNAL
6
Accumulate. : AMASS
7
Du ___ (thou art): Ger. : BIST
8
Artist's need. : INK
9
Wobble. : TEETER
10
Adriatic country. : ALBANIA
11
Permission. : LEAVE
12
Took it easy. : IDLED
13
Season. : FALL
19
Areas. : TRACTS
21
One of King David's men. : IRA
24
Kind of broom. : BESOM
25
"___ above all . . . " : THIS
26
Fix firmly. : ROOT
27
Citizen of new country. : MALAY
30
Vermont city. : BARRE
32
Warm wind, the chinook. : SNOWEATER
33
Turnpike charge. : TOLL
34
Whirlpool. : EDDY
36
Caused by old age. : SENILE
37
Offenses. : MISDEEDS
40
Term of affection to a child. : LAMBKIN
42
Excellent: Slang. : CORKING
44
More dismal, British style. : GREYER
46
Mauna ___. : LOA
47
Flavor. : AROMA
48
Ornamental disposition of accessories. : DECOR
49
Made strong. : ARMED
50
One sign of spring. : THAW
51
Headquarters. : BASE
52
Deride. : GIBE
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"Oh, Wilderness were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
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Scots' "go." : GAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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