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New York Times, Wednesday, February 12, 1964

Author: Threba Johnson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,309
Across Down
1. Author Capote. : TRUMAN
7. Dam in the Black Canyon. : HOOVER
13. Literary culture. : HUMANISM
16. Greek goddess. : ATHENE
17. Baltic country: Var. : ESTHONIA
18. Ch'ing-ling and Mei-ling. : SOONGS
19. Full of: Suffix. : OSE
20. Authoritative order. : MANDATE
22. ___ gratia. : DEI
23. Poverty stricken. : NEEDY
25. Two-wheeled carriage. : GIG
26. Lift of a wave. : SCEND
28. Anglo-Saxon slave. : ESNE
29. City of Iraq. : BASRA
31. French river into the Mediterranean. : AUDE
32. Hero of boys' books. : ROLLO
34. Big name in Cairo. : NASSER
36. Manhattan's pride. : LINCOLNCENTER
39. Footpath: It. : SEMITA
40. More timid. : SHYER
41. "The best is yet ___ . . . " : TOBE
42. Kind of hat. : TOQUE
44. Church officials: Abbr. : ABPS
48. Works of a sort. : OPERA
50. Penguin's look-alike. : AUK
51. First name of Red Cross founder. : CLARA
52. Kind of shoe. : PAC
53. Peak in the Alaska Range, 17,000 feet. : FORAKER
56. Belt: Prefix. : ZON
57. Voodoo charm. : GRIGRI
59. Pertinent. : RELEVANT
61. Stevenson and others. : ADLAIS
62. Shoot forth, as light. : ERADIATE
63. Stab. : PIERCE
64. Louisiana city. : MONROE
1. "___ that got away." : THEONE
2. Slavic peoples. : RUSSES
3. Indefinitely numerous: Slang var. : UMTEEN
4. ___ jongg. : MAH
5. State of being without law and order. : ANOMY
6. Nikita's wife. : NINA
7. Archaic verb form. : HAST
8. Indians. : OTOES
9. Exclamation. : OHO
10. Saleswoman, in Paris. : VENDEUSE
11. Propagate. : ENGENDER
12. Occupant. : RESIDER
14. Desdemona's song, "___ a green willow . . . " : SINGALL
15. Garden of fame. : MADISONSQUARE
21. Farmer's concern: Abbr. : AGR
24. Latest: Fr. : DERNIER
27. Pertaining to a camp. : CASTRAL
29. Puff up. : BLOAT
30. Keep ___ on (look after). : ANEYE
33. Month: Abbr. : OCT
35. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
36. Italian poet of 19th century. : LEOPARDI
37. Markedly foolish. : IMBECILE
38. Part of a polo match. : CHUKKER
39. Makeshift. : STOPGAP
43. Row. : OAR
45. Fair. : BAZAAR
46. At once: Slang. : PRONTO
47. River of South Carolina. : SANTEE
49. Poetic name for a continent. : AFRIC
51. I believe: Lat. : CREDO
54. Seine tributary. : OISE
55. Its capital was Susa. : ELAM
58. Needlefish. : GAR
60. Product of France. : VIN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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