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New York Times, Tuesday, May 5, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,392
Across Down
1. Headquarters. : BASE
5. Works in the garden. : DIGS
9. Aspects. : SIDES
14. Asian gulf. : OMAN
15. Race track. : OVAL
16. Expunge. : ERASE
17. Certain painting. : LANDSCAPE
19. Mlle.'s relative. : TANTE
20. Nobel prize novelist. : UNDSET
21. Swells. : SEAS
23. Chief lawn mower. : DAD
24. Assert. : SAY
25. See 23 Across. : POP
27. Kind of writing. : PROSE
29. Wading bird. : SORA
30. Propelled with one oar. : SCULLED
33. Home area. : BACKYARD
37. Cloth. : TOILE
38. Rake. : ROUE
39. Slightest. : LEAST
42. Pretense. : POSE
43. Entrance. : INLET
45. Horticulturist. : GARDENER
47. "___ to Know You." : GETTING
50. Surround. : GIRD
51. Outcome. : ISSUE
52. March girl. : AMY
53. A little bit. : DAB
56. Long-ago date. : CIV
58. Winter blanket. : SNOW
60. Guide. : MANAGE
62. Hokkaido port. : OTARU
64. Reckless. : DAREDEVIL
66. Dull finish. : MATTE
67. River into the Fulda. : EDER
68. Craftiness. : WILE
69. Hallow. : BLESS
70. Tastes. : SIPS
71. Plant part. : STEM
1. Large pill. : BOLUS
2. Iowa community. : AMANA
3. Like some soil. : SANDY
4. Objects. : ENDS
5. Type of thesis. : DOCTORAL
6. Yellow bugle. : IVA
7. Mountain passes. : GAPS
8. Naps. : SLEEPS
9. Transplants. : SETSOUT
10. Irish fighting group. : IRA
11. Lawn-makers' challenge. : DANDELION
12. This: Sp. : ESTA
13. ___ catalogue. : SEED
18. Rebellion of 1857. : SEPOY
22. Part of an ellipse. : ARC
26. Peel. : PARE
28. Angled upward. : SLOPED
29. Nautical scoops. : SKEETS
31. Instead. : ELSE
32. Hoofed animals. : DEER
33. Square-rigged vessel. : BRIG
34. Super-duper. : AONE
35. Hoe. : CULTIVATE
36. Honored name at U.N. : DAG
40. Norse legend. : SAGA
41. Pruning shears. : TRIMMERS
44. Muscles, nerves, etc. : TISSUES
46. Arethusa. : DRYAD
48. Sister. : NUN
49. Hollow stones. : GEODES
53. Lifeboat support. : DAVIT
54. Quick. : AGILE
55. Brazilian port. : BELEM
56. Rake. : COMB
57. European country: Abbr. : ITAL
59. N. African valley. : WADI
61. Information. : NEWS
63. Certain stock market items: Abbr. : RTS
65. Fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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