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New York Times, Friday, February 28, 1964

Author:
Barbara Golub
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.65, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Barbara L. Golub has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,325
Across
1. Fingerboard area of stringed instruments. : NECK
5. Face side of stringed instruments. : BELLY
10. Part of a violin bow. : HAIR
14. Folklore figure. : OGRE
15. Geographic prefix. : ITALO
16. ___ cost. : ATNO
17. Harmonica. : MOUTHORGAN
19. ___ allegro (rather fast). : POCO
20. The boards. : STAGE
21. G. P.'s. : MDS
23. Opera's home. : MET
24. Austrian composer. : MAHLER
26. Hymns of joy. : PAEANS
28. Hurt. : ACHE
29. Away: Scot. : AWA
31. "___ Rita." : RIO
32. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
33. Turns. : SPINS
35. British philosopher. : LOCKE
39. ___ case. : ATTACHE
41. Calling forth. : EVOKING
43. Rapid: Mus. : MOSSO
44. Negative answer. : NOSIR
46. Coda's relative. : TAG
47. Cadmus' daughter. : INO
49. Eban's country: Abbr. : ISR
50. Not "canned." : LIVE
51. Straighten. : UNCURL
53. Lightly touched in passing. : GRAZED
55. Peak. : ALP
57. World War II abbreviation. : ETO
58. Insect. : MIDGE
59. Curved sides of stringed instruments. : RIBS
61. Ambrosian chants. : PLAINSONGS
65. Weight system. : TROY
66. Extreme. : ULTRA
67. Spoken. : ORAL
68. Gape. : YAWN
69. All. : TOTAL
70. Former postal address of Manhattanites. : NYNY
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1. ___ de guerre. : NOM
2. Self. : EGO
3. Opera headgear. : CRUSHHATS
4. Kind of drum. : KETTLE
5. Early movie projector. : BIOGRAPH
6. To be: Fr. : ETRE
7. Hang back. : LAG
8. Vicuña's cousin. : LLAMA
9. Over there. : YONDER
10. Chance, old style. : HAP
11. Particles. : ATOMS
12. Early movie name. : INCE
13. Plant part. : ROOT
18. Have: Scot. : HAE
22. Hornpipe dancer. : SAILOR
24. Feminine title. : MADAM
25. Chemical prefix. : ACETO
26. Player of pipes. : PAN
27. Cranny's partner. : NOOK
30. Vienna: Ger. : WIEN
33. Wall bracket. : SCONCE
34. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
36. Populace. : CITIZENRY
37. Scoundrel. : KNAVE
38. Urged (on). : EGGED
40. Hindu month. : ASIN
42. Small spinet. : VIRGINAL
45. Painting. : OIL
48. Production. : OUTPUT
50. Body of water. : LAGOON
51. The mark "v" in string music. : UPBOW
52. Man's name. : ROLLO
54. Aves. : RDS
55. Chichi. : ARTY
56. Hurdy-gurdy, Italian style. : LIRA
58. Star in Cetus. : MIRA
60. Alike in meaning: Abbr. : SYN
62. Barrister: Abbr. : ATT
63. Started: Poet. : GAN
64. Tricky. : SLY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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