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New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,401
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1. Brittle. : CRISP
6. Bird sounds. : COOS
10. Hat decorations. : BOWS
14. Signal system. : RADAR
15. Like a beehive. : AHUM
16. Subway sign. : EXIT
17. Molding. : OVOLO
18. Fern of P.I. : NITO
19. Partner of lease. : LEND
20. Moneyed. : WELLTODO
22. Believes. : THINKS
24. Spree. : ORGY
25. Exclamation of surprise. : WHAT
26. Before 1939. : PREWAR
29. Protects. : SHELTERS
33. Companion of "veritas." : LUX
34. Hub. : CENTER
36. Stead. : LIEU
37. Choose and follow. : ADOPT
39. Poetic contraction. : OER
40. Tree. : CEDAR
41. Large genus of shrubs, the mallows. : SIDA
42. ___ life. : COMETO
44. Postwar agency. : ECA
45. Unmindful. : HEEDLESS
47. Card game. : HEARTS
49. Voir ___, juror's oath. : DIRE
50. Move suddenly. : DART
51. Extreme limit. : UTMOST
54. Humbug. : BUNCOMBE
58. Stylish. : CHIC
59. Eden name. : ADAM
61. Skull bulge. : INION
62. Chain part. : LINK
63. Jot. : IOTA
64. Pacific. : OCEAN
65. Insects. : ANTS
66. Suffix with dark and light. : NESS
67. Wasps' homes. : NESTS
1. Boast. : CROW
2. Type of review. : RAVE
3. Cynosure of a sort. : IDOL
4. Pale. : SALLOW
5. Draw out. : PROTRACT
6. One kind of bar. : CANDY
7. Louisville's river. : OHIO
8. In society. : OUT
9. Cover over. : SMOTHER
10. Disparage. : BELITTLE
11. Farmer's team. : OXEN
12. Instant. : WINK
13. Churchmen's degrees. : STDS
21. Giant of sorts. : OGRE
23. English king. : HAL
25. Which place. : WHERE
26. Fountain sound. : PLASH
27. Man's nickname. : RUDIE
28. Comic afterpiece in anc. theater. : EXODE
29. Originates (from). : STEMS
30. Duck. : EIDER
31. Do a double take. : REACT
32. Koran chapters. : SURAS
35. Loop. : NOOSE
38. Stable yards. : PADDOCKS
40. Duress. : COERCION
42. Positive. : CERTAIN
43. Comparative word. : THAN
46. Fleur-de-___. : LIS
48. Immediately. : ATONCE
50. French novelist. : DUMAS
51. College: Abbr. : UCLA
52. Spare. : THIN
53. Coin. : MINT
54. The "woodpile." : BATS
55. Famous architect. : MIES
56. Ketch. : BOAT
57. Austrian river. : ENNS
60. Bambi's mother. : DOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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