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New York Times, Thursday, December 10, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J }, Scrabble score: 329 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,611
Across Down
1. Minnesota's specialty. : LAKES
6. Not up. : ABED
10. Row of articles. : TIER
14. In action. : ALIVE
15. 2nd cen. date. : CLII
16. Nullify. : UNDO
17. Advice akin to 61 Across. : TOWATCHONESSTEP
20. Fraternity letter. : CHI
21. Opera feature. : DUET
22. Rhubarb's relative. : HASSLE
23. Negative verb. : HASNOT
25. Trifling. : SMALL
27. Is beholden (to). : OWES
29. Famous French family. : ORLEANS
33. Use experimentally. : TRYON
36. English novelist. : HARDY
38. Amusing one. : WIT
39. Golfer's problem. : HOOK
40. French painter. : DEGAS
41. Equine. : PONY
42. Noxious kind of weed. : RAG
43. Does a chef's job. : BAKES
44. Common mosquito. : CULEX
45. Not heeding. : UNAWARE
47. Hosiery trouble. : SNAG
49. Linen braid. : INKLE
51. Synthetic. : ERSATZ
55. Instanter. : ATONCE
58. Lighter. : SCOW
60. Buck's opposite. : DOE
61. Admonition dating from the 1600's. : MINDONESPSANDQS
64. In ___. : TOTO
65. And others: Lat. : ETAL
66. Seek talent. : SCOUT
67. Mountain cap. : SNOW
68. Calendar units. : DAYS
69. Bread spread. : HONEY
1. Fastening. : LATCH
2. Type of gay sport shirt. : ALOHA
3. New Zealand birds. : KIWIS
4. Stowe heroine. : EVA
5. Enter in writing : SETDOWN
6. Yearn painfully. : ACHE
7. Dries, in a way. : BLOTS
8. German article. : EIN
9. Stubborn ones. : DIEHARDS
10. Scuffle. : TUSSLE
11. Certain verbs: Abbr. : INTS
12. Pulitzer prize biographer. : EDEL
13. Hawser. : ROPE
18. Attractive. : CUTE
19. Quip. : SALLY
24. Corner. : NOOK
26. Swamp. : MORASS
28. Biblical coin. : SHEKEL
30. Military term. : AWOL
31. The Muses. : NINE
32. Where Charon plies. : STYX
33. By way of. : THRU
34. Of horses, a color. : ROAN
35. Hindu discipline. : YOGA
37. A long time. : AGE
40. Clouded. : DARKENED
41. Dogs. : PUGS
43. Monte Carlo term. : BANCO
44. Filling-station service. : CARWASH
46. Type of envelope. : WINDOW
48. Modern ones. : NEOS
50. Literary piece. : ESSAY
52. Append. : ADDON
53. Chapeau. : TOQUE
54. Piquant. : ZESTY
55. Counties, in Denmark. : AMTS
56. Common suffix. : TION
57. Upon. : ONTO
59. Army men. : CPLS
62. Airline abbreviation. : ETA
63. See 59 Down. : NCO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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