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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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L
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,611
Across
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Minnesota's specialty. : LAKES
6
Not up. : ABED
10
Row of articles. : TIER
14
In action. : ALIVE
15
2nd cen. date. : CLII
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Nullify. : UNDO
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Advice akin to 61 Across. : TOWATCHONESSTEP
20
Fraternity letter. : CHI
21
Opera feature. : DUET
22
Rhubarb's relative. : HASSLE
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Negative verb. : HASNOT
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Trifling. : SMALL
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Is beholden (to). : OWES
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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
Down
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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
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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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