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New York Times, Wednesday, April 22, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,379
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1. Large number: Colloq. : RAFT
5. Practice an art. : ETCH
9. Popular garment. : STOLE
14. City on the Jumna. : AGRA
15. Genuine: Fr. : VRAI
16. One kind of pedestrian. : HIKER
17. Slogan for today. : MEETMEATTHEFAIR
20. Sham. : PRETEND
21. Marine pinniped. : SEAL
22. G.I., at times. : SALUTER
24. Do a pilot's job. : AVIATE
28. Suffix with loud or soft. : NESS
29. Ways out. : EGRESSES
31. Church title. : PADRE
33. Gets gone fast. : SCATS
34. Times: Abbr. : YRS
35. Cockney's expectations. : OPES
36. Large pill. : BOLUS
37. Greek name for Proserpina. : KORE
38. Now, in Spain. : ORA
39. Simple organism. : MONAD
40. Turns around a fixed point. : SLUES
41. Sound effects for villain's curtain calls. : HISSINGS
43. Small container. : VIAL
44. Fullest of tricks. : SLYEST
45. Nonmetallic compound. : PLASTIC
48. Iota's cousin. : ATOM
50. Coarse fern. : BRACKEN
52. Song for happy days. : THEGANGSALLHERE
56. Mattress fiber. : KAPOK
57. Unusually good. : RARE
58. Modern Hibernia. : EIRE
59. Sugar derivative, in chemistry. : OSIDE
60. Network: Abbr. : SYST
61. Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
1. Roadway of a sort. : RAMP
2. Mellowing substances. : AGERS
3. Unconventional. : FREEANDEASY
4. Gossips. : TATTLERS
5. News items. : EVENTS
6. Buy and sell. : TRADE
7. Siamese. : CAT
8. Great successes. : HITS
9. Bundles of grain. : SHEAVES
10. Ancient city on the Kura. : TIFLIS
11. River into the Volga. : OKA
12. Hilo garland. : LEI
13. Make a 39 Down. : ERR
18. Sedan's river. : MEUSE
19. Card game. : HEARTS
23. Enfold again. : RECLASP
25. Comedy of 365 years ago. : ASYOULIKEIT
26. ___ Haute. : TERRE
27. Letters. : ESSES
30. Bit of finery. : GAUD
31. Impatient exclamations. : POOHS
32. Shower time. : APRIL
33. Companion of dance. : SONG
36. High society. : BONTON
37. Conversation gatherings, often with coffee. : KLATCHES
39. Estimate incorrectly. : MISTAKE
40. Cordage fiber. : SISAL
42. Poseidon. : SEAGOD
43. Knave. : VARLET
46. Angle irons. : LBARS
47. Hill: Sp. : CERRO
49. Baseball officials: Abbr. : MGRS
51. Poetic contraction. : NEER
52. Boxing term. : TKO
53. Is possessed of. : HAS
54. Prefix with gram and log. : EPI
55. For instance. : SAY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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