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New York Times, Friday, October 2, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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C
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,542
Across
1
Kind of dance. : CLOG
5
Intensified exclamations. : AAHS
9
Vegetable. : PEA
12
Long time. : HOURS
14
Deity. : ALLAH
15
Globe : ORB
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Cabalistic word. : ABRACADABRA
18
Draw. : TIE
19
Hill's partner. : DALE
20
Single. : UNMATED
22
French word of affection. : CHERIE
24
Intermediate: Law. : MESNE
25
Card game. : LOO
26
Gather. : AMASS
28
The same. : IDEM
31
Prints in a certain way. : EMBOSSES
34
Always, in Italy. : SEMPRE
36
First appearance. : DEBUT
37
Day: Sp. : DIA
39
Capital of the Balearic Islands. : PALMA
40
Slanted. : TILTED
42
Well-conceived, as a plan. : DEEPLAID
44
Numbers. : ONES
45
Customers. : USERS
47
Compass point. : NNE
48
Thick. : DENSE
50
In ___ (agitated). : ASTATE
53
Textile fiber, as in rayon. : ACETATE
55
Duck. : TEAL
56
Surprised exclamation. : HAH
57
Trite. : COMMONPLACE
62
Equal: Prefix. : ISO
63
Queen. : RULER
64
Teuton. : SAXON
65
Largest river of Scotland. : TAY
66
Philology: Abbr. : ETYM
67
Cheer. : YELL
Down
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Chinese tea. : CHA
2
Tennis term. : LOB
3
Possessive pronoun. : OUR
4
A or B, for example. : GRADE
5
State of the Union: Abbr. : ALA
6
Books for stamps. : ALBUMS
7
Reins, traces, etc. : HARNESS
8
Pillow covers. : SHAMS
9
Gift for someone with a green thumb. : POTTEDPLANT
10
Lake. : ERIE
11
Retired. : ABED
13
Precipitous rock. : SCAR
14
Took away, in law. : ADEEMED
17
Otherwise named. : ALIAS
21
Elephant or mule. : ANIMAL
22
Enter. : COMEIN
23
Awkward youth. : HOBBLEDEHOY
25
One thing ___ another. : LEDTO
27
Stage direction. : ASIDE
29
Fur. : ERMINE
30
Civil War general. : MEADE
32
Beginning. : OUTSET
33
Relative of San or Sao. : STE
35
Epistles: Abbr. : EPP
38
Fumigating device. : AERATOR
41
Clean, as closets, drawers, etc. : DUSTOUT
43
German city. : ESSEN
46
Suitable. : SEEMLY
49
Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
51
Bugle call. : TAPS
52
Ease. : ALLAY
53
Make ___. : AHIT
54
Señora's home. : CASA
58
Hebrew letter. : MEM
59
Cutting tool. : AXE
60
Army man: Abbr. : COL
61
Bigger, as photos: Abbr. : ENL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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