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New York Times, Monday, April 20, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,377
Across
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Fruitless. : VAIN
5
Sharp-tongued. : ACRID
10
Hilarity. : GLEE
14
River into the Aar. : EMME
15
Golfer's specialty. : DRIVE
16
Brooklet. : RILL
17
East Indian palm. : NIPA
18
Decorative glassware. : VASES
19
Title in Yemen. : IMAM
20
Hurry. : TROT
21
Poetic time. : EVE
22
Rich silk fabric of Middle Ages. : SAMITE
24
Berra. : LAWRENCEPETER
27
Decisive time. : CRISIS
29
Bohemian. : ARTY
30
Panama. : HAT
31
"___ to the Marines." : TELLIT
34
Relative of 59 Down. : EDGE
38
Proverbially lucky people. : IRISH
40
Scull. : OAR
41
Utopian. : IDEAL
42
School of a sort, for short. : TECH
43
Togaed. : GOWNED
45
Combined with. : CUM
46
Famous name in Westerns. : EARP
48
Affidavit taker. : NOTARY
50
Stengel. : CHARLESDILLON
55
Crumbling stone fragments. : RUBBLE
56
Prefix with corn or form. : UNI
57
Egyptian deity. : PTAH
60
"Winnie ___ Pooh." : ILLE
61
Friction and others. : TAPES
63
Wife of Hercules. : HEBE
64
Where the money goes. : SLOT
65
Wield. : EXERT
66
Taro, for one. : ARUM
67
Loud sounds: Colloq. : POWS
68
Ceases from action. : RESTS
69
Sibilant signals. : TSTS
Down
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Opening. : VENT
2
Afghan noble. : AMIR
3
Unwise. : IMPOLITIC
4
___ a pin. : NEATAS
5
Anthony of fiction. : ADVERSE
6
Implore. : CRAVE
7
Towered up. : RISEN
8
Common suffix. : IVE
9
Part of a feast. : DESSERT
10
Of stem aspect. : GRIMEYED
11
Utmost extent. : LIMIT
12
Delight. : ELATE
13
Lewis hero. : ELMER
23
To the point. : APT
25
In favor of. : WITH
26
Scottish terrier. : CAIRN
27
Pert, saucy girl. : CHIT
28
Valuable to a degree. : RARE
32
Ring-shaped fasteners. : LOOPS
33
Canon. : LAW
35
Ornamental glass bottles. : DECANTERS
36
East Indian wild ox. : GAUR
37
Abounding in certain trees. : ELMY
39
Ices. : SHERBETS
41
Loved one. : IDOL
43
Receptionist, for one. : GREETER
44
Joins up. : ENLISTS
47
Partner of good. : ALL
49
Stovepipe. : TOPHAT
50
Bracing. : CRISP
51
Exclamation of greeting. : HULLO
52
Storming. : ABLOW
53
Easy marks. : DUPES
54
Slothful. : INERT
58
Touch at one end. : ABUT
59
Margins. : HEMS
62
Tool. : AXE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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