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New York Times, Friday, December 18, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,619
Across
1. Man of South Pacific. : FIJI
5. Himalayan goats. : TAHRS
10. Relative of Ham. : SHEM
14. Furniture style. : ADAM
15. ___ propre. : AMOUR
16. Blood: Prefix. : HEMO
17. Office item. : CLIP
18. Relative of gobbledygook. : MUMBOJUMBO
20. Slippery fellow. : EEL
21. Farewell: Lat. : VALE
22. Fabric. : SATEEN
23. Certain containers. : BOILERS
26. Joins together. : BINDS
27. Finch. : LINNET
28. Religious work of art. : ICON
30. Vegetable dish. : PUREE
31. Knitting term. : CASTSOFF
35. German connective. : UND
36. Boxing maneuver. : FEINT
38. French ruler. : ROI
39. Church building. : BASILICA
42. Cognizant. : AWARE
44. Close by. : NIGH
45. Very wise one. : SAVANT
47. Praises highly. : LAUDS
50. Broadway event. : OPENING
52. Early job for Julius Caesar. : AEDILE
54. Colonial patriot. : OTIS
55. Raises. : UPS
58. Salesman's appurtenances. : PRICELISTS
60. Minute quantity. : ATOM
61. Measure used in 30 Down. : PINT
62. Short title of Rousseau novel. : EMILE
63. Sound. : SANE
64. Understands. : SEES
65. Wins at chess. : MATES
66. Understood. : KNEW
Down
1. Look toward. : FACE
2. Frivolous. : IDLE
3. Cell dwellers. : JAILBIRDS
4. Gremlin. : IMP
5. Highly seasoned dish. : TAMALE
6. Charm. : AMULET
7. Winslow of art. : HOMER
8. Burnish. : RUB
9. Rialto signs. : SROS
10. Some invalids. : SHUTINS
11. Western stars. : HEMEN
12. Plant firmly. : EMBED
13. Wanders about listlessly. : MOONS
19. Ruffle. : JABOT
21. Honeysuckle. : VINE
24. Individual. : ONE
25. Chinese city. : SIAN
27. Silver, in alchemy. : LUNA
29. Timetable abbreviation. : CST
30. Where to buy a mild-and-bitter. : PUB
31. U. S. agency. : CIA
32. Simian. : ORANGUTAN
33. Knox, for one. : FORT
34. Archaic exclamation. : FIE
36. Fruit. : FIG
37. Satellite. : ECHO
40. Accuses. : INDICTS
41. Kind of fabric. : LISLE
42. Rara ___. : AVIS
43. Ill-looking. : WAN
45. Decide. : SETTLE
46. Herbaceous plants. : ANISES
47. Northern Europeans. : LAPPS
48. Nest. : AERIE
49. City NE of Venice. : UDINE
51. Assume as a fact. : POSIT
53. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
56. Corn bread. : PONE
57. Saw-billed duck. : SMEW
59. Honshu town. : IMA
60. Invite. : ASK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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