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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
Across Down
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
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
56. Dither. : STEW
59. Doze. : NOD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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