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New York Times, Tuesday, October 6, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,546
Across
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Family members. : POPS
5
___ Flow. : SCAPA
10
Bones' partner. : SKIN
14
Mountain range. : URAL
15
Contemporary poet. : AUDEN
16
Wool: Lat. : LANA
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Radio ___. : CITY
18
Pudding. : BROWNBETTY
20
Joined. : ENTERED
22
Trees. : ALDERS
23
River into the North Sea. : YSER
24
Did a cobbler's job. : SOLED
26
Actualities. : FACTS
28
Pack. : RAM
29
Social event. : DEBUT
33
"Variations ___ Theme." : ONA
34
Paint. : ENAMEL
37
Nevada city. : RENO
38
India ___. : INK
39
Falls. : TOPPLES
41
Author Yutang. : LIN
42
Reclines. : LIES
44
Bon ___ , tea rose. : SILENE
45
Record of progress. : LOG
46
Sixth: It. : SESTO
48
Army group: Abbr. : DET
49
Common prefix. : TRANS
51
Almost ready for plucking. : RIPER
53
Variegated. : PIED
54
Poisonous gas. : ARSINE
57
First woman, in Greek myth. : PANDORA
60
Dives. : JACKKNIVES
63
___ B'rith. : BNAI
64
Chill. : AGUE
65
Is up and about. : STIRS
66
To join: Fr. : UNIR
67
Fabrics. : REPS
68
Piece of writing. : ESSAY
69
See 1 Across. : DADS
Down
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Brownish purple. : PUCE
2
O'Neill character. : ORIN
3
Baker's speciality. : PATTYCAKES
4
Craftiest. : SLYEST
5
Weapon. : SABER
6
Milk part. : CURD
7
Trouble. : ADO
8
Bench. : PEW
9
Year's record. : ANNAL
10
Coaster. : SLEDDER
11
Musical role. : KATE
12
Kind of verb: Abbr. : INTR
13
Prohibitions. : NAYS
19
Suffered. : BLED
21
Do a jeweler's job. : RESET
24
Embroidery piece. : SAMPLER
25
Food item. : OMELET
26
Weapons. : FOILS
27
Merman role. : ANNIE
28
Fast train, in France. : RAPIDE
30
Poisonous plant. : BELLADONNA
31
Theological seminary in N.Y. : UNION
32
Hammer's partner. : TONGS
35
Figures: Abbr. : NOS
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Man's nickname. : LEN
40
Begin. : SETIN
43
Sudden successes. : STRIKES
47
Piggery sound. : OINK
50
Judas tree. : REDBUD
52
Think: Fr. : PENSE
53
Part of Paris. : PASSY
54
Open. : AJAR
55
Fad. : RAGE
56
Fish. : SCUP
57
Part of Istanbul. : PERA
58
Icebox foray. : RAID
59
Melodies. : AIRS
61
Possessive. : ITS
62
Sixes, in a way. : VIS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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