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New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K X }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,378

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Men in blue. : UMPS
5. Got off. : ALIT
9. Keeper of the 50 Down. : SQUAW
14. Please. : SUIT
15. Cummerbund. : SASH
16. ___ là? (who goes there?) : QUIVA
17. Detect. : ESPY
18. Essential. : SINEQUANON
20. Fishing gear. : REEL
21. Not right. : UNTRUE
22. Four-in-hand. : TIE
23. Ten: Prefix. : DECA
25. Bacchantes. : MAENADS
27. Floral decorations. : CORSAGES
31. Verb ending. : IZE
32. Dread. : AWE
33. Small change in Soho. : PENCE
35. Adjective ending. : ESQUE
39. Bering, for one. : SEA
40. Signified (with "to"). : ADDEDUP
42. Vase. : URN
43. Madison Ave. type. : ADMAN
45. Tangle. : SNARL
46. Man's name. : IAN
47. Famous monogram. : FDR
49. Furnish with fortifications. : EMBATTLE
51. It gets the contract. : LASTBID
55. Certain votes. : AYES
56. Choose. : OPT
57. Time of day. : ELEVEN
60. One of the satellites. : ECHO
63. Evermore. : FORALLTIME
65. Afterdeck. : POOP
66. Birdsong. : TRILL
67. Malefic. : EVIL
68. French pronoun. : ELLE
69. Party men. : STAGS
70. Depend (on). : RELY
71. Sir Anthony. : EDEN
Down
1. Consumer. : USER
2. One of the Nine. : MUSE
3. Vain hope. : PIPEDREAM
4. Paris specialty. : STYLES
5. Allayed. : ASSUAGED
6. Reclined. : LAIN
7. Verbal contraction. : ISNT
8. Calorie. : THERM
9. Baseball stratagem. : SQUEEZEPLAY
10. In the capacity of. : QUA
11. Utah mountains. : UINTA
12. Sidestep. : AVOID
13. Decreases. : WANES
19. ___ d'Orsay. : QUAI
24. Feste's outfit. : CAPANDBELLS
26. Compass points. : NES
27. Spanish dwelling. : CASA
28. Was obliged to. : OWED
29. Is over. : ENDS
30. Play fragment. : SCENE
34. Kind of cheese. : EDAM
36. Conks out. : QUITSCOLD
37. Eurasian range. : URAL
38. Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
41. Courteously. : URBANELY
44. Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
48. Runlet. : RILL
50. Wickiup. : TEEPEE
51. Raises high. : LOFTS
52. Left, asea. : APORT
53. Threadlike line. : STRIA
54. Discourage. : DETER
58. French exclamation of acclaim. : VIVE
59. Author Ludwig. : EMIL
61. The nineteenth, for one. : HOLE
62. Candid. : OPEN
64. School subject: Abbr. : ALG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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