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New York Times, Saturday, March 28, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,354
Across
1. Fastener. : HASP
5. Dols. and cts. : AMTS
9. Broadway name. : ODETS
14. Ordinances: Lat. : ACTA
15. Wool to a sheep. : COAT
16. Prepare en brochette. : BROIL
17. Suffixes with favor, labor, etc. : ITES
18. Part of a comet. : COMA
19. Round: Fr. : RONDE
20. Nobleman of detective fiction. : LORDPETERWIMSEY
23. Group of nine. : ENNEAD
24. "I do not love ___, Dr. Fell . . . " : THEE
25. Race. : TEAR
28. Complete finality. : ENDALL
32. Part of a Dickens title. : ATALE
36. Claim. : LIEN
38. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
39. Army man of detective fiction. : COLONELPRIMROSE
42. Son of Haakon. : OLAV
43. Greek letters. : TAUS
44. Dollar ___ man. : AYEAR
45. Gawain's brother. : GARETH
47. Fuel. : PEAT
49. Song. : ARIA
51. Celestial phenomenon. : NEBULA
56. Policeman of detective fiction. : INSPECTORCRAMER
61. Blame: Lat. : CULPA
62. Early zoo keeper. : NOAH
63. Ananias. : LIAR
64. Over 21. : ADULT
65. Knowing: Slang. : ONTO
66. Contrived. : MADE
67. Laws: Lat. : LEGES
68. European river. : SAAR
69. Game for three. : SKAT
Down
1. Part of the title of Ras Taffari. : HAILE
2. Obey. : ACTON
3. Back. : STERN
4. ___ Calais. : PASDE
5. Agree. : ACCEDE
6. Debatable. : MOOT
7. Unexciting. : TAME
8. Set into action. : START
9. Famous Margaret. : OBRIEN
10. Fast-running animal. : DROMEDARY
11. A thousand ages. : EONS
12. Companion of time. : TIDE
13. Weaver's reed. : SLEY
21. Plate. : PATEN
22. "___ was a child . . . " : WHENI
26. ___ breve. : ALLA
27. Tear out. : RIPUP
29. African plant. : ALOE
30. Part of La Gioconda's name. : LISA
31. Give the eye. : LEER
32. Slip ___. : ACOG
33. Indian weight. : TOLA
34. Winged. : ALAR
35. Tomato before salad days. : LOVEAPPLE
37. Gaelic. : ERSE
40. Of a moral code. : ETHIC
41. Cornelia, for one. : MATER
46. Candy and others. : TREATS
48. Part of the Marine insignia. : ANCHOR
50. Measures of elements: Abbr. : ATNOS
52. Aromatic oils. : BALMS
53. Kayak, feminine style. : UMIAK
54. ___ dog's life. : LEADA
55. Gendarme's specialty. : ARRET
56. Adjective suffix. : ICAL
57. Work of art. : NUDE
58. Small mollusk. : SLUG
59. Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
60. Pro ___. : RATA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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