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New York Times, Wednesday, March 18, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,344
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1. Witticism. : JEST
5. Bogus coins. : SLUGS
10. Señorita's cloak. : CAPA
14. Scheming: Colloq. : UPTO
15. Picture of a sort. : PINUP
16. Luise Rainier's Oscar-winning role. : OLAN
17. Contiguous. : NEAR
18. Natives of Muscat. : OMANI
19. Maritime abbreviation. : NAUT
20. Ruling principle. : KEYNOTE
22. Short, vivid biography. : PROFILE
24. Cross: Colloq. : UGLY
25. Anc. name of Greek mountain range. : OETE
26. Kind of perfume. : CHYPRE
29. Hakenkreuz. : SWASTIKA
33. Zodiac sign. : LEO
34. Ancient chariot. : ESSED
36. Speak. : UTTER
37. B.P.O.E. : ELKS
39. Momentum. : SPEED
41. "___, thou art thou . . . " : IAMI
42. Liquid. : FLUID
44. Rooms: Lat. : ATRIA
46. Stripling. : LAD
47. Caballero's hat. : SOMBRERO
49. Term in cookery. : CREOLE
51. German article. : EINE
52. Pachyderm's forte. : SKIN
53. Mantle's "weapon." : BALLBAT
56. Police weapon. : TEARGAS
60. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
61. Teen-ager. : MINOR
63. Mythical ship. : ARGO
64. Admirer. : BEAU
65. Rousseau romance. : EMILE
66. Part of a full house. : PAIR
67. Football players. : ENDS
68. Biblical outcast. : LEPER
69. Newcastle's river. : TYNE
1. Ship of the Yellow Sea. : JUNK
2. Fencer's blade. : EPEE
3. Postponement. : STAY
4. Ripped apart. : TORNUP
5. Without blemish. : SPOTLESS
6. Sailor: Brit. slang. : LIMEY
7. Spenser's "Truth." : UNA
8. Green tea. : GUNPOWDER
9. Bridal wreath. : SPIREA
10. Colorful fallout at weddings. : CONFETTI
11. Mountain range of Turkestan. : ALAI
12. Pontiff of Rome. : PAUL
13. Part of A.M. : ANTE
21. Creature of folklore. : OGRE
23. Honshu city. : OTSU
26. Musical symbols. : CLEFS
27. "___ Dolly!" : HELLO
28. Dogpatch name. : YOKUM
29. Look after. : SEETO
30. Geographical word element. : ITALO
31. ___ Ataturk. : KEMAL
32. Take for ___. : ARIDE
35. Scarce commodity for mothers. : SPARETIME
38. Finnish composer. : SIBELIUS
40. Petty trader. : DICKERER
43. Droplet: Colloq. : DRIB
45. Diva's forte. : ARIA
48. Lacquer. : ENAMEL
50. Captivated. : ENRAPT
52. Tippet's cousin. : STOLE
53. Naive person. : BABE
54. Verily. : AMEN
55. Armful. : LOAD
57. Uniform color of 1861. : GRAY
58. Anti: Dial. : AGIN
59. Resentful: Colloq. : SORE
62. Cut short. : NIP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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