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New York Times, Monday, February 3, 1964

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,300

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Coffee: Slang. : JAVA
5
Intrigue. : CABAL
10
Name in journalism. : OCHS
14
Valuable quartet. : ACES
15
American Indian. : OSAGE
16
Robin's friend. : POOH
17
College affair. : JUNIORPROM
19
Poetic preposition. : UNTO
20
Made a sortie. : ATTACKED
21
Soda fountain order. : MALTED
23
Poetic contraction. : NEER
24
Hesitate. : WAVER
25
College official. : BURSAR
28
Certain storehouses. : ARSENALS
31
Commotion. : ADO
32
Dog's best friend. : NSPCA
34
Brief extract. : SCRAP
35
Excellent. : NICE
37
Groove. : RUT
38
Joyce's country. : EIRE
39
Tarsus. : ANKLE
41
Outer space. : ETHER
44
Wagner role. : EVA
45
Syrian's neighbors. : LEBANESE
47
College incorporated in 1861. : VASSAR
49
Former German kings. : OTTOS
50
Girl's nickname. : GERT
51
Courtyards. : PATIOS
53
Halos. : AUREOLES
57
Choir member. : ALTO
58
Stimulus. : INCITEMENT
60
High ___. : NOON
61
Part of a snare. : NOOSE
62
Change of ___. : PACE
63
Highly prized things. : GEMS
64
Honed. : EDGED
65
Distort. : SKEW
Down
1
Affirmative of a sort. : JAJA
2
___ above (somewhat better than). : ACUT
3
Opening. : VENT
4
See 45 Across. : ASIANS
5
Extraordinary persons: Slang. : CORKERS
6
Old Egyptian coin. : ASPER
7
Celtic poet. : BARD
8
In the past. : AGO
9
Propositions in logic. : LEMMAS
10
Wealth. : OPULENCE
11
Opposites. : CONTRARIES
12
Table d'___. : HOTE
13
Booted. : SHOD
18
Herring pond. : OCEAN
22
Birds: Lat. : AVES
24
Strong emotion. : WRATH
25
Trite. : BANAL
26
City in Italy. : UDINE
27
Lowest possible. : ROCKBOTTOM
28
Kind of angle. : ACUTE
29
Tadpole, for example. : LARVA
30
Aboriginal weapon. : SPEAR
33
Be insistent. : PRESS
36
Feelings of happiness. : ELATIONS
40
Within: Prefix. : ENTO
42
Turned inside out. : EVERTED
43
Portable peep show. : RAREE
46
Coal tar product. : EOSINE
48
Jazz dances. : STOMPS
50
External appearance. : GUISE
51
Feeling of hunger. : PANG
52
Plant of lily family. : ALOE
53
Slip ___ (make an error). : ACOG
54
Roofer's concern. : LEAK
55
Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Dither. : STEW
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Doze. : NOD

Answer summary: 1 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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