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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
1. 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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