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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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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,351
Across
1. "___ 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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