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New York Times, Wednesday, March 11, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
David Steinberg notes:

Original entry for 9-Down was incorrect: LIGTH UP. It couldn't be corrected, though, because the two crosses are correct with the error in place.

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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,337

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Across
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Turnover. : TART
5
Asian language. : THAI
9
Cluny and others. : LACES
14
Din. : ROAR
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Gain as profit. : EARN
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Altogether. : INALL
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Separate. : UNRELATED
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Tutelary deities. : GENII
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Shriller. : KEENER
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Following. : SECT
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Electrical unit. : OHM
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Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
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Sea urchin. : ECHINUS
28
Mets' new home. : SHEASTADIUM
31
Top player. : ACE
32
Dance. : REEL
33
Not religious. : PAGAN
37
Playground. : YARD
39
Bamboozle. : SPOOF
42
Besides. : MORE
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Finish. : ENDUP
45
"Eyes" of beans: Bot. : HILA
47
Show ___. : BIZ
48
Headache. : CEPHALALGIA
52
School subject. : ALGEBRA
55
Change position. : STIR
56
Very much. : FAR
57
Floats on fishing lines. : BOBS
59
Ungulate. : HOOFED
63
Spoor. : TRAIL
65
Considerate. : ATTENTIVE
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Pointed arch. : OGIVE
68
Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
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Good condition. : TRIM
70
Canonical hour. : NONES
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Filled with reverence. : AWED
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Sole. : ONLY
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Neighbor of Yap. : TRUK
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Superior: Colloq. : AONE
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Subtle. : RARE
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Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
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Flowers. : TEAROSES
6
Shako. : HAT
7
Bellicose god. : ARES
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Really! : INDEED
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Become cheerful. : LIGTHUP
10
Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Rule. : CANON
12
One of the Yales. : ELIHU
13
Slenderizes. : SLIMS
18
Popular composer. : LEHAR
22
3rd cen. date. : CCI
25
Measure. : STEP
27
Islamic title. : IMAM
28
Survey. : SCAN
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Drove. : HERD
30
Word of greeting. : ALOHA
31
Ever, old style. : AYE
34
Huge desert. : GOBI
35
Melody. : ARIA
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Pince-___. : NEZ
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Leader: It. : DUCE
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Cosmetic substances. : OILS
41
American Indian. : FLATHEAD
44
Slingshot ammunition. : PEBBLES
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"Comes in like ___ . . . " : ALION
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Ahead of: Prefix. : PRO
50
La ___, Cuba. : HABANA
51
Capri sight. : GROTTO
52
River of song. : AFTON
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Musical direction. : LARGO
54
Contents of an elevator. : GRAIN
58
Pack away. : STOW
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Granular snow. : FIRN
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Old Nick's forte. : EVIL
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Particular size of paper. : DEMY
64
Common suffix. : IVE
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Three, in Roma. : TRE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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