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New York Times, Friday, May 22, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,409
Across Down
1. Obscure. : BEFOG
6. Asian monk. : LAMA
10. Pal: Slang. : PARD
14. Convex molding, : OVOLO
15. State: Abbr. : ALAS
16. Sachet. : ODOR
17. Star in Cygnus. : DENEB
18. Indian princess in "Peter Pan." : TIGERLILY
20. Omega. : END
21. Building material. : ADOBE
23. Buenos ___. : AIRES
24. Part of an opera. : SCENA
25. Contents of a pot. : ANTES
26. Early spring forest growth. : SKUNKCABBAGE
30. Kind of moth. : LUNA
31. Seaport of Israel. : ACRE
32. Luau item. : POI
35. Fat. : ADIPOSE
39. Genesis character. : SERPENT
41. Except. : BUT
42. Idlers: Colloq. : BUMS
44. Oil tree. : EBOE
45. Begonias. : ELEPHANTEARS
49. Spread out. : SPLAY
51. Ancient theater. : ODEON
52. View halloo. : SHOUT
53. Pounce (upon). : SWOOP
54. Cave dweller. : BAT
57. Weed. : DANDELION
59. Cheer. : ELATE
61. Der ___. : ALTE
62. His: Fr. : ALUI
63. Fate, in Buddhism. : KARMA
64. Sheep-killing parrots. : KEAS
65. Companion of dashes. : DOTS
66. Precept. : AXIOM
1. Presage. : BODE
2. Fair. : EVEN
3. Affectionate. : FOND
4. See 52 Across. : OLE
5. Return. : GOBACK
6. Diana's mother. : LATONA
7. Fictional woodcutter. : ALIBABA
8. Wizard, old style. : MAGE
9. Suffix in chemistry. : ASE
10. Cultured. : POLITE
11. C'est ___. : ADIRE
12. Hero and heroine. : ROLES
13. Prohibition proponents. : DRYS
19. Spacecraft. : RANGER
22. Companion of Jan. : DEC
24. Grasp eagerly (with "at"). : SNAP
25. Central European river. : AARE
26. Thick slice. : SLAB
27. Antelope. : KUDU
28. ___ rule. : UNIT
29. Science degree. : BCS
32. Armadillo. : PEBA
33. ___ about (approximately). : ONOR
34. Believers in: Suffix. : ITES
36. Flattened at the poles. : OBLATE
37. Chop ___. : SUEY
38. High title: Abbr. : EMP
40. Part of a hammer head. : PEEN
43. Lead to the door. : SHOWOUT
45. Side-steps. : ELUDES
46. Handsome fellow. : ADONIS
47. Recent: Prefix. : NEO
48. City in Kansas. : TOPEKA
49. Rock. : SHALE
50. ___ Delgada. : PONTA
52. Northern state: Abbr. : SDAK
53. Farm building. : SILO
54. Italian seaport. : BARI
55. Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
56. Group. : TEAM
58. Young one. : LAD
60. Easy. : LAX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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