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New York Times, Wednesday, October 7, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J V Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,547
Across
1. Dramatis personae. : CAST
5. African ravine. : WADI
9. Inferior reading matter. : TRASH
14. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
15. Munich's river. : ISAR
16. Seven: Prefix. : HEPTA
17. Curves. : ARCS
18. Factory employe. : TIMEKEEPER
20. ___ Porsena. : LARS
21. Van Buren's wife. : HANNAH
22. Jacqueline ___ Bouvier. : LEE
23. Seine tributary. : EURE
25. Bride and groom. : ELOPERS
27. Work for movie extras. : BITPARTS
31. ___ de France. : ILE
32. Former govt. agency. : ECA
33. Had to do (with). : DEALT
35. Mexican Indian. : YAQUI
39. Noun suffix. : EER
40. Felt, for one. : ADMIRAL
42. Jardiniere. : URN
43. Serviceman. : FLYER
45. Thorn: Lat. : SPINA
46. Billboard items. : ADS
47. British money. : LSD
49. Proves valid. : STANDSUP
51. Hack. : TAXICAB
55. 5th cen. date. : CDII
56. Like: Suffix. : INE
57. The Great White Way. : RIALTO
60. 1816 novel. : EMMA
63. Hat checking, for one. : CONCESSION
65. Jarring, as a note. : SOUR
66. Revere. : ADORE
67. Run before a gale. : SCUD
68. Advantage. : EDGE
69. Red Square name. : LENIN
70. Soup ingredient. : OKRA
71. Deprivation. : LOSS
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1. West Virginia product. : COAL
2. Gaelic exclamation. : ARRA
3. Office employe. : SECRETARY
4. Even chance. : TOSSUP
5. Faded. : WITHERED
6. Global area. : ASIA
7. Execrate. : DAMN
8. Netherlands princess. : IRENE
9. Place of pilgrimage. : THEHOLYLAND
10. Arikara Indian. : REE
11. Delicious. : APPLE
12. Range animal. : STEER
13. Hounds' prey. : HARES
19. Hindu divinity. : KALI
24. Observing device. : RADARSCREEN
26. Shade of green. : PEA
27. American food staple. : BEEF
28. Island country: Abbr. : ICEL
29. Tasseled caps. : TAMS
30. Garments. : SLIPS
34. Powdered substance: Abbr. : TRIT
36. Hugo hero. : QUASIMODO
37. Hindustani. : URDU
38. Police official: Abbr. : INSP
41. Montana town. : ANACONDA
44. Name meaning high. : ELI
48. Platform. : DAIS
50. Engine. : DIESEL
51. Old Thai coin. : TICAL
52. Battery part. : ANODE
53. Chemical element. : XENON
54. Singer. : BASSO
58. Observatory near San Jose, Calif. : LICK
59. Junket, perhaps. : TOUR
61. Steins. : MUGS
62. Olympian. : ARES
64. Shout: Fr. : CRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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