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New York Times, Thursday, October 22, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,562
Across Down
1. Bridge term. : RUFF
5. Organization: Abbr. : ASSN
9. Applaud. : CLAP
13. Indigo. : ANIL
14. Jots. : IOTAS
16. Vex: Dial. : RILE
17. To great distances. : FARANDWIDE
19. Soaked. : ASOP
20. Antarctic gull. : SKUA
21. Early Roman date. : LIV
22. Hint. : CLUE
23. Member of a Roman family. : PATER
25. Lined. : STREAKED
27. Possessive pronoun. : OUR
28. Plant fluid. : SAP
30. Cut. : SNIP
31. Charming. : GRACEFUL
34. World's Fair name. : MOSES
38. Expletive. : OATH
39. True's partner. : TRIED
42. Asian tongue. : THAI
43. Weather prediction. : SLEET
45. Deceptive. : ILLUSIVE
47. Where Sligo is. : EIRE
50. Offspring. : SON
51. Favorite. : PET
52. Speech. : PARLANCE
55. Lower part: Fr. : BASSE
57. Drawer handle. : PULL
58. Japanese statesman. : ITO
59. Father of Saul. : KISH
60. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
61. Used. : SECONDHAND
65. Music-makers. : UKES
66. Rust. : ERODE
67. Suffix in eye terms. : OPIA
68. Means of ventilation. : FANS
69. Marquis de ___. : SADE
70. Letterpress. : TEXT
1. Historic air group. : RAF
2. Girl's name. : UNA
3. Tops. : FIRSTRATE
4. Chip. : FLAKE
5. Opera role. : AIDA
6. Farm animal. : SOW
7. Bird. : STILT
8. Lows. : NADIRS
9. Extremists of a sort. : CRACKPOTS
10. Cotton thread. : LISLE
11. Audibly. : ALOUD
12. Spanish man's name. : PEPE
15. See 37 Down. : SEVEN
18. Mary Poppins, for one. : NURSE
23. Jumping sticks. : POGOS
24. Otic. : AURAL
25. Mountain ridge. : SPUR
26. Intent. : AIM
29. Nautical term. : AFT
32. Bleak. : CHEERLESS
33. Early Roman date. : LII
35. Fit. : SHIPSHAPE
36. House features. : EAVES
37. Spanish number. : SIETE
40. Besides. : ELSE
41. Where some letters go: Abbr. : DLO
44. Portuguese diacritical mark. : TIL
46. Not invited. : UNBID
48. Promote. : RAISE
49. Starts upon. : ENTERS
52. Ceiling fan of India. : PUNKA
53. Priscilla's choice. : ALDEN
54. Beverage. : COCOA
56. "___ in the dark." : ASHOT
57. Kind of ottoman. : POUF
59. Joint. : KNEE
62. Incidental. : ODD
63. Water sprite. : NIX
64. Case in grammar: Abbr. : DAT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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