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New York Times, Tuesday, December 1, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,602
Across
1. Particle. : IOTA
5. Shoe. : PUMP
9. Espouse. : ADOPT
14. British gun. : STEN
15. Munich's river. : ISAR
16. Animal of the veldt. : ZEBRA
17. Major port of the Far East. : SINGAPORE
19. City on the Allegheny. : OLEAN
20. Arthurian lady. : YSOLDE
21. Bulgarian coin. : LEV
23. Classified items. : ADS
24. Type of tape. : RED
25. Svelte. : SLIM
27. Nautical call. : AHOY
28. Interns: Slang. : DOCS
30. Shaving creams. : FOAMERS
32. Indian mulberry. : AAL
33. Yearling. : COLT
34. Playwright Crouse. : RUSSEL
38. Chekhov classic. : THETHREESISTERS
41. Familiar with the facts (of): Fr. : AUFAIT
42. Babe. : RUTH
43. Institute of learning, for short. : MIT
44. Italian ice cream. : SPUMONI
46. Army group. : WACS
47. Stop up cracks, as with putty. : CALK
50. Poor Clares. : NUNS
51. Dickens hero. : PIP
52. Wave: Sp. : OLA
53. Degrees. : BAS
54. Reno's county. : WASHOE
57. Tropical fruit. : MANGO
59. Choice pillow stuffing. : EIDERDOWN
62. Heathery slopes. : BRAES
63. Western tribe. : UTES
64. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
65. The "college of your choice"? : SMITH
66. State: Abbr. : MONT
67. Jumble. : MESS
Down
1. Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
2. 1776 patriot. : OTIS
3. Musical symbol. : TENORCLEF
4. Corners. : ANGLES
5. Corncob. : PIPE
6. Servicemen's club. : USO
7. Spoil. : MAR
8. Boxing bout, for short. : PRELIM
9. Sea E of Crimea. : AZOV
10. State: Abbr. : DEL
11. Jamaican witchcraft. : OBEAH
12. Madrid treasure house. : PRADO
13. Silverweed. : TANSY
18. State further. : ADD
22. Retired professors. : EMERITI
25. Fish. : SOLE
26. In the future. : LATERON
27. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
28. Computer's need. : DATA
29. Part of Hawaii. : OAHU
30. Goddess of chance. : FORTUNA
31. Busyness. : RUSH
33. Game counter. : CHIP
35. Signaling apparatus. : SEMAPHORE
36. Author Ambler. : ERIC
37. War craft. : LSTS
39. Stint. : TASK
40. Days: Poet. : SUNS
45. See 12 Down. : MUSEUM
46. Prudence. : WISDOM
47. Hair ornaments. : COMBS
48. Bell signal. : ALARM
49. Hawaiian veranda. : LANAI
51. Established value. : PAR
53. Poppycock. : BOSH
54. Ibsen's Rebecca. : WEST
55. Is obliged to. : OWES
56. Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
58. Bring. : GET
60. Japanese statesman. : ITO
61. Room. : DEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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