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New York Times, Saturday, March 21, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,347
Across
1. "Take ___ from me." : ATIP
5. Ship's crane. : DAVIT
10. Pointed tools. : AWLS
14. Point in planet's orbit. : NODE
15. Mrs. Woodrow Wilson. : EDITH
16. Mountain pass, in India. : GHAT
17. Dueling Carroll character. : TWEEDLEDEE
19. Opera. : AIDA
20. " . . . baked ___." : INAPIE
21. Aggravate. : EMBITTER
23. Extreme emotion. : HATE
25. No ___! : SIREE
26. Woman's wiles. : CAJOLERY
30. Slightly daring. : RISQUE
33. Exams. : ORALS
34. Source of Pan's pipes. : REEDS
36. Out, in South Africa. : UIT
37. Bumpkin. : RUBE
38. Checked items. : COATS
39. Noun suffix. : MENT
40. Type of tide. : EBB
41. A Firth. : FORTH
42. Great work of art. : PIETA
43. Guardian spirit. : DAEMON
45. Grasslands. : SAVANNAS
47. Lariat. : RIATA
49. Gains. : NETS
50. Slowpokes. : DAWDLERS
53. "___ Stranger." : NOTASA
57. ¼ acre. : ROOD
58. Tearful Carroll character. : MOCKTURTLE
60. Letter's accompaniment: Abbr. : INCL
61. Revolutionary pamphleteer. : PAINE
62. Descendant of Fatima. : EMIR
63. Little dog. : PEKE
64. Races at Roosevelt. : TROTS
65. French naval officer and novelist. : LOTI
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1. Con : ANTI
2. "All around the ___." : TOWN
3. Happy thought. : IDEA
4. Feature of a front door. : PEEPHOLE
5. Cross out. : DELETE
6. Noun suffix. : ADE
7. See: Lat. : VIDE
8. Parts of gossip columns. : ITEMS
9. Hitchcock movie. : THEBIRDS
10. Stones. : AGATES
11. Credulous Carroll character. : WHITEQUEEN
12. Put on cargo. : LADE
13. Excel. : STAR
18. Some rotund faces. : DIALS
22. Greek goddess. : IRIS
24. Booted grounder, for one. : ERROR
26. Sampled by drilling. : CORED
27. Island of Dutch West Indies. : ARUBA
28. Whiffling Carroll character. : JABBERWOCK
29. Irish poet. : YEATS
31. Range of the Rockies. : UINTA
32. Diminutives on girls' names. : ETTAS
35. Wharton character. : ETHAN
38. Disrespect for authority. : CONTEMPT
39. Lay singer. : MINSTREL
41. Paddock animal. : FOAL
42. Paris name antedating Dior. : PATOU
44. Road part. : MIDDLE
46. Sales, in Paris. : VENTES
48. Cheering. : AROAR
50. Dry's companion. : DRIP
51. Outstanding: Colloq. : AONE
52. I know: Lat. : SCIO
54. Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
55. Open, as an envelope. : SLIT
56. Air: Prefix. : AERI
59. Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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