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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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© 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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