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New York Times, Monday, December 14, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,615
Across
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Man of the range. : CHEF
5
See 17 Across. : ACAD
9
Heaps. : SCADS
14
Greeting. : HAIL
15
Bellagio's lake. : COMO
16
Interdiction. : TABOO
17
Annapolis. : USNA
18
Ball of thread. : CLEW
19
First name on the rialto. : ORSON
20
Where to get in on. : THEGROUNDFLOOR
23
Microbes. : GERMS
24
Take it easy. : LOLL
25
Wham. : BAM
28
Illicit diamond buying, in South Africa: Abbr. : IDB
29
Member of U.S.S. : SEN
30
As a rule: Abbr. : USU
33
With force: Poet. : AMAIN
35
Trifle. : IOTA
37
Ladder part. : STEP
38
Department store feature. : BARGAINBASEMENT
41
First name in stage lore. : EZIO
42
Witnessed. : SEEN
43
Skip, in music. : SALTO
44
Constellation. : LEO
45
Science degrees. : SMS
46
Grammatical case: Abbr. : DAT
48
Canine sound. : YAP
49
___ chance. : NOTA
51
Late Canadian physician. : OSLER
53
Cat burglar. : SECONDSTORYMAN
58
Duplicate. : DITTO
59
Travel plan: Abbr. : ITIN
60
Pedestal part. : DADO
61
Available. : ONTAP
62
Concert pieces: Abbr. : SELS
63
Its capital is Susa. : ELAM
64
Rewards: Poet. : MEEDS
65
Game. : POLO
66
White covering. : RIME
Down
1
Impatient sound. : CHUT
2
Menu item. : HASH
3
German article. : EINE
4
American illustrator. : FLAGG
5
Harmony. : ACCORD
6
State flowers of Colorado. : COLUMBINES
7
Prayerful words. : AMENS
8
Elwood of "Harvey." : DOWD
9
Botanical shoot. : STOLON
10
Melody. : CAROL
11
Without exception. : ABSOLUTELY
12
Revolving structure. : DOOR
13
Member of the firm. : SON
21
Isabella, for example. : REINA
22
Leaping insects. : FLEAS
25
Tumult. : BABEL
26
Astonish. : AMAZE
27
Doll of a sort. : MARIONETTE
29
Admonition to a child. : STANDSTILL
31
Wagner heroine. : SENTA
32
In the crow's nest. : UPTOP
34
"But ___ on forever." : IGO
36
British honor. : OBE
37
Li'l. : SMA
39
"The proper study of mankind ___." : ISMAN
40
Chemical compound. : ESTER
45
Additions to houses. : STOOPS
47
King, in "The Tempest." : ALONSO
50
Series of eight. : OCTAD
51
Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
52
___ Cup. : RYDER
53
Without: Lat. : SINE
54
Telegraph worker: Abbr. : DISP
55
Member of the U.N. : MALI
56
Role in "The Green Pastures." : ADAM
57
Alaskan port. : NOME
58
Church title. : DOM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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