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New York Times, Friday, March 6, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,332
Across
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Moves down a peg. : DEMOTES
8
Groups of business men. : BOARDS
14
Summary. : ARGUMENT
15
Come to an end. : RUNOUT
16
Conversation. : PARLANCE
17
Idle. : OTIOSE
18
In the interval: Poet. : TWEEN
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Successful. : ONTOP
21
Minority (with "the"). : FEW
22
Before Sun. : SAT
23
Humorist Ward. : ARTEMUS
25
Old Testament judge. : GIDEON
27
Person of power. : TITAN
31
Ocean shore. : STRAND
34
5½ yards. : ROD
36
Mud. : MIRE
37
Snood. : HAIRNET
39
Attire: Poet. : RAIMENT
41
Wife: Lat. : UXOR
42
Family member. : DAD
44
Beliefs. : CREDOS
45
About a quart. : LITER
47
Slice of bacon. : RASHER
49
Pictorial memento. : TINTYPE
51
Edge. : LIP
54
TV initials. : ABC
57
Western group. : POSSE
58
Pair. : BRACE
60
View in detail. : SURVEY
62
Quadrangle. : TETRAGON
64
Sir Galahad's mother. : ELAINE
65
Ferns or mosses. : ACROGENS
66
Sister superior. : ABBESS
67
Poetasters. : RHYMERS
Down
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___ blank. : DRAWA
2
Plumed bird. : EGRET
3
Slipper. : MULE
4
Part of Arabia. : OMAN
5
Playing card. : TEN
6
Again. : ENCORE
7
Loud-voiced one. : STENTOR
8
Sweep. : BROOM
9
Manufacturer's concern. : OUTPUT
10
Cuckoo. : ANI
11
Item on the house. : ROOF
12
Classic Italian actress. : DUSE
13
Dinner dish. : STEW
14
Living quarters: Abbr. : APTS
20
General drift. : TENOR
23
Supplementary. : ADDED
24
Cooking direction. : SIMMER
25
Loft. : GARRET
26
Auberge. : INN
28
Even. : TIED
29
River of Tuscany. : ARNO
30
Profits. : NETS
31
Synagogue. : SHUL
32
Part of the street scene. : TAXI
33
Donnybrook. : RIOT
35
Fashion name. : DACHE
38
Pastry. : TARTS
40
Wrath. : IRE
43
The sun: Poet. : DAYSTAR
46
Matures. : RIPENS
48
Keynote ___. : SPEECH
50
English poet. : NOYES
51
Bock's relative. : LAGER
52
Religious pictures. : ICONS
53
Writes. : PENS
54
Floating. : ASEA
55
Gardener's purchase. : BULB
56
Menu item. : CRAB
58
Irving character. : BROM
59
Tantrum. : RAGE
61
Compete with. : VIE
63
Effort. : TRY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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