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New York Times, Thursday, October 1, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,541
Across Down
1. Australian hinterland. : BUSH
5. Hindu demon. : RAHU
9. Recent Broadway drama. : DYLAN
14. Wheel shaft. : AXLE
15. "___ of thieves." : ADEN
16. Miss Street. : DELLA
17. Illustrious name from the 15th cen. : JOANOFARC
19. Be ready for. : AWAIT
20. Potters' clay. : ARGIL
21. Language of Indonesia. : MALAY
23. Gram molecule. : MOL
24. Viands. : EDIBLES
26. Forbids. : BANS
27. Within: Prefix. : ESO
30. Man's nickname. : FRED
31. Grand ___. : PRE
33. Means of locomotion. : DOGSLEDS
35. The chosen. : ELECT
39. Type of missile. : GRENADE
40. Chairman's final words. : SINEDIE
42. Branched supporting timber. : YBEAM
43. Cushioned seats. : OTTOMANS
44. Muffin. : GEM
46. Drafted. : DREW
47. Toastmasters. : MCS
48. Sacred bird of the Nile. : IBIS
51. American Leaguers. : INDIANS
54. Fled. : RAN
55. Bandstand. : KIOSK
56. Antiseptic solution. : EUSOL
60. Hindustan. : INDIA
62. Nautical structures. : MAINDECKS
64. Dwarf. : STUNT
65. River into Donegal Bay. : ERNE
66. Javelin. : DART
67. Power for 33 Across. : HUSKY
68. Bulb plant. : SEGO
69. Greek letters. : ETAS
1. ___ California, State of Mexico. : BAJA
2. Wife: Lat. : UXOR
3. Cinders. : SLAG
4. Famed skater. : HENIE
5. Historic initials of World War II. : RAF
6. 1859 novel. : ADAMBEDE
7. Messengers. : HERALDS
8. Kinsman. : UNCLE
9. Military term. : DDAY
10. Tree. : YEW
11. Pack animal. : LLAMA
12. "Comes in like ___ . . . " : ALION
13. Giants and Pirates: Abbr. : NATLS
18. Suitor of a kind. : OLDFLAME
22. Ophidian. : ASP
25. Filled with anger. : IRED
26. Brazilian rubber center. : BELEM
27. Short-tempered. : EDGY
28. Rowan tree. : SORB
29. Type of arch. : OGEE
32. Celebrated. : RENOWNED
34. Hidden obstacles. : SNAGS
36. Cheese. : EDAM
37. Presidential title. : CINC
38. 1891 heroine. : TESS
40. Impressive. : STRIKING
41. Willow shrub. : ITEA
43. The ___ (the likelihood is). : ODDSARE
45. 11th cen. date. : MII
48. Notre Dame eleven. : IRISH
49. African. : BANTU
50. River of Kashmir and Pakistan. : INDUS
52. Greek provinces. : NOMES
53. Leather. : SUEDE
55. Girl in an old song. : KATY
57. Begone! : SCAT
58. Gumbo ingredient. : OKRA
59. War craft. : LSTS
61. Stationer's item. : INK
63. Modernist. : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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