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New York Times, Wednesday, March 25, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 323 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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J
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U
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A
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M
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B
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K
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R
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N
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R
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V
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L
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M
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H
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R
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V
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H
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W
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D
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B
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Q
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,351
Across
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"___ I am ... " : JUSTAS
7
Feed. : HAY
10
Director: Abbr. : MGR
13
Recorded. : ONTAPE
14
Factor of a sort. : GENE
15
Adam's ___ (water). : ALE
16
Score, in a game. : BASKET
17
Reverberated. : RANG
18
Catch: Colloq. : NAB
19
Spectacular show. : EXTRAVAGANZA
22
Milne. : ALAN
25
Honeymoon ___. : LANE
26
Face. : MEET
27
Bonus. : DIVIDEND
29
Sounding rough and husky. : HOARSE
31
Idler. : DRONE
32
Honest. : DIRECT
34
Spotted. : SAW
35
Fierce. : VIOLENT
37
Eureka! : AHA
40
Witticism. : BONMOT
41
Very bad: Colloq. : AWFUL
43
Expose: Colloq. : DEBUNK
46
Part of a circle. : QUADRANT
48
Dash. : ELAN
49
Scorch. : BURN
50
Hence. : ERGO
51
Truth or ___. : CONSEQUENCES
55
Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
56
Shift. : TURN
57
To this place. : HITHER
61
New: Ger. : NEU
62
Sword part. : HILT
63
Indian. : ONEIDA
64
Recipe abbreviation. : TSP
65
Undercover man. : SPY
66
Blush. : REDDEN
Down
1
Book of the Bible. : JOB
2
Girl's name. : UNA
3
Aves. : STS
4
Fooled. : TAKENIN
5
Top. : APEX
6
Long wooden bench. : SETTLE
7
Surge. : HEAVE
8
Oriental coin. : ANNA
9
Cracksman. : YEGG
10
Way. : MANNER
11
Sheens. : GLAZES
12
Deduction. : REBATE
14
Bombastic. : GRANDILOQUENT
20
Chance. : RANDOM
21
He loves: Lat. : AMAT
22
Tacks on. : ADDS
23
European money. : LIRA
24
Admit frankly. : AVOW
28
English county. : DEVON
29
Pullet. : HEN
30
Series of eight. : OCTAD
33
What 27 Across is. : RETURN
36
Cartoonist's equipment. : INK
37
Distant. : AFAR
38
___ jury. : HUNG
39
Voice. : ALTO
40
Lenten fare. : BUNS
42
Usurped. : WRESTED
43
Satisfactory. : DECENT
44
Panegyrics. : ELOGES
45
Excellent: Slang. : BANGUP
47
Fasten firmly. : ANCHOR
49
Big and strong. : BURLY
52
Numeral suffixes. : ETHS
53
Relative of 40 Across. : QUIP
54
German article. : EINE
58
Cached. : HID
59
Netherlands town. : EDE
60
Sped. : RAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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