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New York Times, Saturday, May 2, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,389
Across Down
1. Uncovered. : BARED
6. Mast support. : BIBB
10. Fit. : ABLE
14. Stubborn as ___. : AMULE
15. American author. : AGEE
16. Plum. : SLOE
17. Where to get a polish. : FINISHINGSCHOOL
20. Former job for Scott Carpenter. : TESTPILOT
21. Hole for an anchor chain. : HAWSE
22. European tree. : TEIL
23. Where the Piazza Venezia is. : ROMA
25. But: Lat. : SED
26. Exclamation. : ACH
28. Hockey term. : SAVE
30. Read copy. : EDIT
32. ___ Khan, Sir Tiger. : SHERE
34. Style of furniture. : ADAM
36. Fictional dwelling. : SHOE
39. Oriental temples. : PAGODAS
41. Peddlers, in Britain. : COSTERS
43. Quarrel. : SPAT
44. Messenger. : PAGE
46. Headwear. : COWLS
47. Congo river. : UELE
49. Spanish port. : ADRA
51. Tool. : HOE
52. Bit of wit. : PUN
54. Asian sea. : ARAL
56. High: Prefix. : ALTI
58. House room. : ATTIC
60. Purification. : CATHARSIS
64. Shut off power. : PULLEDTHESWITCH
66. Nobel prize chemist. : UREY
67. Of the dawn. : EOAN
68. Path, in France. : ALLEE
69. Theater group. : ANTA
70. Closes. : ENDS
71. European kite. : GLEDE
1. At the stern. : BAFT
2. Friend: Fr. : AMIE
3. Goes through an ordeal. : RUNSTHEGAUNTLET
4. The cream. : ELITE
5. Scorned. : DESPISED
6. ___ bond. : BAIL
7. Unnoticed. : IGNORED
8. "I ___ differ." : BEGTO
9. Egyptian god. : BES
10. The Somalis. : ASHA
11. Calls time. : BLOWSTHEWHISTLE
12. Unfettered. : LOOSE
13. Caught lampreys. : EELED
18. Beans' eyes: Bot. : HILA
19. African lake. : CHAD
24. Note. : MEMO
26. Reptiles. : ASPS
27. Guy. : CHAP
29. Ducts: Lat. : VASA
31. Phrase in a ratio. : ISTO
33. Fixed course. : ROTE
35. Won a tennis point. : ACED
37. Flat plinth. : ORLO
38. To be: Lat. : ESSE
40. Mime. : APER
42. Rascal. : SCALAWAG
45. Ideal man. : GALAHAD
48. Product of Ireland. : LACE
50. Encouraging sounds. : RAHS
52. New Guinea. : PAPUA
53. Traffic problem. : UTURN
55. Obey. : ACTON
57. Warble. : TRILL
59. There is: Fr. : ILYA
61. Certain bills. : TENS
62. Gelid. : ICED
63. Irish fairyfolk. : SHEE
65. Balmoral's river. : DEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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