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New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,564
Across
1. Part of a Broadway title. : FADEIN
7. Offend: Colloq. : MIFF
11. Calendar abbreviation. : OCT
14. Actually existing: Lat. : INESSE
15. To the: It. : ALLA
16. Old hand. : PRO
17. Undulation. : RIPPLE
18. Superficial. : SKINDEEP
20. New Havenite. : ELI
21. Like some television. : EDUCATIONAL
23. Student's need: Abbr. : DICT
25. Depot: Abbr. : STA
26. Pat-___. : ACAKE
27. Ready. : ONTAP
29. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
32. Knots. : TIES
33. Plaster of Paris. : GESSO
34. Secret phrases. : PASSWORDS
36. Title in India: Var. : SHRI
38. Rip. : TEAR
39. Popular type of painting. : TREESCAPE
43. Floats. : RAFTS
47. Welfare, old style. : WEAL
48. West Indian shrub. : ANIL
49. Jump. : START
50. Old Roman rooms. : ATRIA
52. Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA
54. Girl's nickname. : EDIE
55. Something to wear. : DINNERDRESS
59. Neighbor of zeta. : ETA
60. More muddy. : DREGGIER
61. Desert wind. : SIMOOM
63. "___ Sylphides." : LES
64. Personal: Prefix. : IDIO
65. Bring into harmony. : ATTUNE
66. Founded: Abbr. : EST
67. Alluvium. : SILT
68. Prefix for day or year. : YESTER
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1. Andiron. : FIREDOG
2. Type of dye. : ANILINE
3. Portrays. : DEPICTS
4. Clairvoyance, for short. : ESP
5. Royale, for one. : ISLE
6. Requires. : NEEDS
7. Cosmetic. : MASCARA
8. Every, for Robert Burns. : ILKA
9. Pass lightly and rapidly. : FLIT
10. Girl's name akin to Francis. : FANIA
11. Alfresco. : OPENAIR
12. Made spooky sounds. : CREAKED
13. Like the latest in bathing suits. : TOPLESS
19. Degree. : DOCTORATE
22. Ideal. : UTOPIAN
24. Putting forth inflorescences. : TASSELING
28. Cries of contempt. : POHS
30. French girl's name. : ESTELLE
31. Like: Suffix. : OSE
35. Front page topics. : WARS
37. Radio City building. : RCA
39. Nonsense. : TWADDLE
40. Puts out, as a batter. : RETIRES
41. Sincere. : EARNEST
42. Figure in pantomime. : PIERROT
44. See 1 Across. : FADEOUT
45. Musical interval. : TRITONE
46. Clermont, for one. : STEAMER
51. Sponsorship. : AEGIS
53. Test. : ASSAY
56. "___, Pagliaccio!" : RIDI
57. Satan, in Scotland. : DEIL
58. Location. : SITE
62. Map maker's abbreviation. : MTS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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