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New York Times, Thursday, April 23, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,380
Across
1. Knock on the door. : RATATAT
8. Fruit. : QUINCE
14. Time of crisis. : ZEROHOUR
15. Incalculable. : UNTOLD
16. Interlude of a sort. : ENTRACTE
17. Root word. : ETYMON
18. Photographer's concern. : POSE
19. Suffix with what, who, etc. : SOEVER
21. Eastern title. : AGA
22. Moslem title. : RAIS
24. Vegetables. : ONIONS
26. Native. : INBORN
29. Scoffed. : GIBED
30. Earthquake. : SEISM
31. Disconcerted by a bold confident manner. : FACEDDOWN
35. Piece of real estate. : LOT
36. Affray. : MELEE
37. Part of D.V. : DEO
38. Weakened. : ENERVATED
41. Sapors. : ODORS
43. Orients. : EASTS
44. Delicious and choice. : DAINTY
45. Go quietly. : TIPTOE
47. Noise-maker. : HORN
48. "___ of my soul . . . " : SUN
49. Foray. : INROAD
51. Continually. : EVER
55. Part of ancient Greece. : ATTICA
57. Devotee of the late, late show. : NIGHTOWL
59. Enemy, old style. : FOEMAN
60. Agreements. : TREATIES
61. Purposeful mission. : ERRAND
62. Menu specialty. : OYSTERS
Down
1. Neighbor of Carson City. : RENO
2. Crafts' partner. : ARTS
3. Plaza fighters. : TOREROS
4. Exclamation. : AHA
5. Alarm bell. : TOCSIN
6. Parking problems. : AUTOS
7. Roble. : TREE
8. Dominating woman. : QUEENBEE
9. Not proved. : UNTRIED
10. Suffix denoting degree. : ITY
11. "Let ___ put asunder." : NOMAN
12. Does a dance. : CLOGS
13. Girl's name. : EDNA
14. Airship, for short. : ZEP
20. Said. : VOICED
23. Chair part. : ARM
25. Singular. : ODD
26. Wight. : ISLE
27. Type of lighting. : NEON
28. Small portion. : BITE
29. Weather prediction. : GALES
31. Hamper. : FETTER
32. Suffix meaning tooth. : ODON
33. Poetic verb. : WERT
34. Describing a busybody. : NOSY
36. ___ Dixon's line. : MASONAND
39. Cloth type. : REP
40. Part of Rome. : VATICAN
41. Crew member. : OAR
42. Apartment alcove. : DINETTE
44. Clever devices. : DODGES
45. Educator. : TUTOR
46. Between: Prefix. : INTER
47. Hirsute. : HAIRY
48. Sound's partner. : SAFE
50. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
52. ___ dire, oath in court. : VOIR
53. Woolly beasts. : EWES
54. Literary light. : RLS
56. "___ ramblin' wreck . . . " : IMA
58. Homburg. : HAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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