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New York Times, Wednesday, May 6, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,393
Across Down
1. Humbug. : FLAM
5. Math item: Abbr. : PROB
9. Key. : AFLAT
14. Make over. : REDO
15. Beatles, for one. : RAGE
16. Not settled. : FLUID
17. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
18. Contents of one basket. : EGGS
19. Bursts. : RENDS
20. Manet and Monet. : IMPRESSIONISTS
23. Not obvious. : LATENT
24. Unit of speed of sound. : MACH
25. Real gone bird. : DODO
28. Author Truman. : CAPOTE
32. Rooster's specialty. : STRUT
36. German river. : RUHR
38. Spoken. : ORAL
39. Famous work by 56 Across. : THEPOTATOEATERS
42. Part of "esse." : ERAT
43. Part of a split personality. : HYDE
44. "Two hearts that beat ___." : ASONE
45. "The Irregular Verb ___." : TOLOVE
47. Pomander product. : ODOR
49. FDR's mother. : SARA
51. ___ Job's turkey. : POORAS
56. Contemporary of 20 Across. : VINCENTVANGOGH
60. Scene of famous taming. : PADUA
61. Mesopotamia. : IRAQ
62. To say; Fr. : DIRE
63. "___ answer . . . " : ASOFT
64. Ship, as in Yokohama. : MARU
65. Robert ___. : ELEE
66. Early American figure. : ROLFE
67. Part of a church. : APSE
68. No, in Red Square. : NYET
1. Liable to sin. : FRAIL
2. Secondary proposition, in logic. : LEMMA
3. Vote to accept. : ADOPT
4. Silk fabric. : MOIRE
5. Magician's word. : PRESTO
6. Precursor of riches. : RAGS
7. Today, in Roma. : OGGI
8. Broom. : BESOM
9. Land of new nations. : AFRICA
10. Symbols of sin. : FLESHPOTS
11. Theater name. : LUNT
12. Helpers. : AIDS
13. Some scores: Abbr. : TDS
21. Put an ___. : ENDTO
22. Shellfish. : NACRE
26. Cart. : DRAY
27. Surpass. : OUTDO
29. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
30. Mountain lake. : TARN
31. Or ___. : ELSE
32. Latin verb used on galleys. : STET
33. By way of. : THRO
34. For ___. : REAL
35. Full of vim and vigor. : UPTOSNUFF
37. Worked in the fields. : HOED
40. Here's companion. : THERE
41. Father of Eleazar. : AARON
46. Move out. : VACATE
48. Dull or dark. : OPAQUE
50. Life principle. : ANIMA
52. Utah city. : OGDEN
53. Angry. : ROILY
54. Come to terms. : AGREE
55. Piece of percale. : SHEET
56. Prefix for blood vessels. : VASO
57. Moloch, for one. : IDOL
58. Target thrower. : TRAP
59. Different spellings: Abbr. : VARS
60. Twixt bogey and birdie. : PAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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