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New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,399
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1. Carplike fish. : CHUB
5. Midwest college town. : AMES
9. Bird sounds. : CAWS
13. American Indian. : HOPI
14. Toasting sound effect. : CLINK
15. Adjective suffix. : ICAL
16. Eyes: Poet. : ORBS
17. Asian language. : HINDUSTANI
19. ___ shot (hostile exit-line). : PARTHIAN
21. Like certain windows. : LEADED
22. Calla lilies. : ARUMS
23. Card game. : SKAT
24. Melodic. : ARIOSE
26. Traces. : VESTIGES
30. Flagrant. : BAD
31. Poisonous snake. : KRAIT
33. Drench. : SOUSE
34. On the alert. : ATIP
36. Besides. : AGAIN
38. Greek goddess. : NIKE
39. Conclusion. : FINIS
41. Relative of spring fever. : ENNUI
43. German article. : DER
44. Region of new African republic. : TOGOLAND
46. Munitions suppliers. : ARMERS
48. Noted cartoonist. : NAST
49. Mollusk. : SNAIL
50. Feel indignation. : RESENT
53. Publisher's asset. : BACKLIST
56. Of long standing. : INVETERATE
58. Prefix with freeze or knock. : ANTI
59. Done. : OVER
60. Puzzle. : REBUS
61. Thereabouts. : NEAR
62. Certain puzzle definitions: Abbr. : SYNS
63. Shampoo. : SOAP
64. Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
1. Slice of meat. : CHOP
2. Hour: Lat. : HORA
3. Severe scolding. : UPBRAIDING
4. Wine shop. : BISTRO
5. Another name. : ALIAS
6. State: Abbr. : MINN
7. Footballer. : END
8. Lurks. : SKULKS
9. Racehorse, first million-dollar winner. : CITATION
10. School: Abbr. : ACAD
11. Decrease. : WANE
12. Passed quietly. : SLID
14. Foolish fancy. : CHIMERA
18. Special chairs. : SEATS
20. Outside envelope. : HUSK
23. Begin. : SETIN
24. To the rear of. : ABAFT
25. Proportion. : RATIO
26. Article of food. : VIAND
27. Proofreading aids. : GUIDELINES
28. Ridge of gravel, in geology. : ESKER
29. Prophets. : SEERS
32. Ten-percenter. : AGENT
35. The avant-garde. : PIONEERS
37. Delicate gradations. : NUANCES
40. Bias: Colloq. : SLANT
42. Asian kingdom: Var. : IRAK
45. Flowering plants. : ASTERS
47. Where Teatro alla Scala is. : MILANO
49. Was surprised: Colloq. : SATUP
50. Ebro and others. : RIOS
51. Deadly sin. : ENVY
52. Explorer Hedin. : SVEN
53. Rum cake. : BABA
54. Law: Abbr. : STAT
55. Spare. : TIRE
57. Early auto. : REO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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