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New York Times, Tuesday, April 7, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 357 (avg 1.92)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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M
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J
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H
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C
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O
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N
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H
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P
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P
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Q
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M
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D
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P
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P
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M
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D
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H
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O
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O
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Q
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C
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N
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F
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J
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K
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M
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,364
Across
1
Greater. : MAJOR
6
Climb, in a way. : SHIN
10
Put together. : MADE
14
Give off. : EXUDE
15
Grant. : CEDE
16
Ancient coin. : OBOL
17
Desert in Israel. : NEGEV
18
On the ___. : HALFSHELL
20
Washington initials. : USS
21
Chemical compound. : OXIDE
23
Becomes boring. : PALLS
24
Miss Doolittle. : ELIZA
25
Homonym of 23 Across. : PAWLS
26
Something uncertain. : QUESTIONMARK
30
One of an aggregate. : UNIT
31
Certain papers: Abbr. : DOCS
32
Plan in detail. : MAP
35
One of the Fates. : ATROPOS
39
List particulars. : ITEMIZE
41
Famous Jane. : DOE
42
Apiece : EACH
44
Olfactory stimulus. : ODOR
45
Alert. : ONTHEQUIVIVE
49
Persian king. : CYRUS
51
Important worker. : NURSE
52
Knack. : FLAIR
53
Fishes with spoon bait. : SPINS
54
___ Mahal. : TAJ
57
Seafood item. : RAWOYSTER
59
Practical. : UTILE
61
Soviet city. : OREL
62
Recoil. : KICK
63
What “phage” means. : EATER
64
Ancient Asian. : MEDE
65
Annoys. : IRKS
66
Hockey ___. : STICK
Down
1
Soup to nuts. : MENU
2
Certain straight lines. : AXES
3
Pitchers. : JUGS
4
Dignified poem. : ODE
5
Insurrection. : REVOLT
6
Word element denoting division. : SCHIZO
7
___ shoulders. : HEADAND
8
Not in use. : IDLE
9
Ship-shaped clock. : NEF
10
River into the Hudson. : MOHAWK
11
“___ for Adano.” : ABELL
12
What “poupées” means. : DOLLS
13
House parts. : ELLS
19
Not luxuriant. : SPARSE
22
Midnight or noon. : XII
24
___ Perpetua, Idaho’s motto. : ESTO
25
Agreement. : PACT
26
One of four: Slang. : QUAD
27
Poetic preposition. : UNTO
28
Where Limerick is. : EIRE
29
“Dites ___,” “South Pacific” song. : MOI
32
South of France. : MIDI
33
Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
34
___ Marquette. : PERE
36
Problem of have-nots. : PENURY
37
Stable staple. : OATS
38
Educational facility: Abbr. : SCH
40
Actuate. : MOVE
43
Play the shrew. : HENPECK
45
Babe Ruth, in 1914. : ORIOLE
46
Peculiarities. : QUIRKS
47
Coffee-maker. : URN
48
Subjects for debate. : ISSUES
49
Italian saint. : CLARE
50
Steered wild: Naut. : YAWED
52
Out of. : FROM
53
To-do. : STIR
54
S.A. monkey. : TITI
55
Scot’s name. : ALEC
56
Sharp twitch. : JERK
58
Aspen item. : SKI
60
Make lace. : TAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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