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New York Times, Monday, March 9, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { G J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,335
Across Down
1. Conifer. : PINE
5. False god. : BAAL
9. Proofreader's notation. : ITAL
13. Put to flight. : ROUT
14. Figure of speech. : TROPE
15. No one: Lat. : NEMO
16. Free. : ONTHEHOUSE
18. Hebrew letter. : ALEF
19. Profane. : DESECRATE
20. That is (to say): Lat. : IDEST
21. Regretted. : RUED
22. Bit. : SNIP
23. Common suffixes. : ERS
26. Observed. : SEEN
28. Besides, old style. : WITHAL
31. Servings of butter. : PATS
33. Out. : NOTATHOME
35. Relative of a rood. : ACRE
36. Former dictator. : PERON
37. Fair lady of Camelot. : ENID
38. Party fare. : CHEESEDIP
40. City on the Truckee. : RENO
41. Destroy, as a letter. : TEARUP
42. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
45. "Dombey and ___." : SON
46. Grouper of warm seas. : MERO
47. Lackaday! : ALAS
49. Unfounded. : FALSE
51. Complete, as a fixed term. : FINISHOUT
56. Spring bloom. : IRIS
57. Absolutely impossible! : NOTACHANCE
58. One of the Brontës. : ANNE
59. Greek princess. : IRENE
60. Pinochle term. : MELD
61. Certain digits. : TOES
62. User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
63. Historic dates. : ERAS
1. Urge. : PROD
2. Novel heroine, 1834. : IONE
3. McAuliffe's famous retort. : NUTS
4. The clear sky. : ETHER
5. Expanded. : BROADENED
6. August in Paris. : AOUT
7. Church recess. : APSE
8. One of the F.F.V.'s. : LEE
9. Jittery. : INADITHER
10. Household appurtenances. : TELEPHONES
11. Iowa city. : AMES
12. Golf stroke. : LOFT
14. Age of innocence. : THREE
17. Old coins of France. : ECUS
20. Put one's foot ___. : INIT
22. Water bird. : SWAN
23. Excess of solar year over lunar year. : EPACT
24. Revenge: Ger. : RACHE
25. Design for speed. : STREAMLINE
27. Water wheel. : NORIA
29. Type of acid. : AMINO
30. Lured. : LEDON
32. Crystal-gazers. : SEERESSES
34. The "big wheel." : TOPBANANA
36. Gourd fruit. : PEPO
39. Certainly: Colloq. : SURE
43. Name of a blue. : ALICE
44. Window frame. : SASH
48. Something outrageous. : SHAME
49. Sanction. : FIAT
50. American cartoonist. : ARNO
51. ___ song. : FORA
52. Paragraph. : ITEM
53. Something unique: Brit. : ONER
54. Western campus. : UCLA
55. Spreads hay. : TEDS
57. Nothing. : NIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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