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New York Times, Friday, May 8, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,395
Across
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Social class. : CASTE
6
Parts of barns. : MOWS
10
Whelps. : PUPS
14
Hearsay. : RUMOR
15
Tenor’s forte. : ARIA
16
Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
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French girl’s name. : ADELE
18
Mountain lake. : TARN
19
___ Fein. : SINN
20
Chanced drilling for oil. : WILDCATTED
22
Deer. : STAG
23
Sun god. : SOL
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Monkey puzzle. : TREE
25
Contents of 6 Across. : HAY
27
Part of a ship’s keel. : SKEG
29
Infantryman: Slang. : DOGFACE
33
Cloth pattern. : PLAID
35
Fipple flute. : FLAGEOLET
37
Area near a barn. : YARD
38
Above and beyond: Prefix. : TRANS
39
Spanish stew. : OLLA
40
One kind of moneylender. : LOANSHARK
42
At an angle. : ATILT
43
Country places. : ESTATES
44
Pronoun, country style. : HISN
45
Common prefix. : PRO
46
Quay. : PIER
48
Nautical pin. : FID
51
Applaud. : CLAP
54
Biggest or best portion. : LIONSSHARE
57
___ Sound, Florida resort. : HOBE
58
European capital. : OSLO
59
Port. : HAVEN
60
Operatic prince. : IGOR
61
Valley. : GLEN
62
Writer’s mode of expression. : IRONY
63
Intimidates. : COWS
64
Nautical term. : YARE
65
Certain Frenchmen. : PERES
Down
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Crops. : CRAWS
2
TV term. : AUDIO
3
Suspects trickery. : SMELLSARAT
4
Related. : TOLD
5
Set up. : ERECTED
6
Smelting mixture. : MATTE
7
Speak, in a way. : ORATE
8
Imaginary finish line. : WIRE
9
Caisson workers. : SANDHOGS
10
Straddles the fence, on issues. : PUSSYFOOTS
11
Undivided whole. : UNIT
12
Corduroy, in Spain. : PANA
13
Warbled. : SUNG
21
Chile’s neighbor: Abbr. : ARG
26
Mellow. : AGE
28
Certain lawbreakers. : KIDNAPPERS
29
Moist and chilly. : DANK
30
Those who say “Aye.” : ALLINFAVOR
31
Cubicle. : CELL
32
State: Fr. : ETAT
33
Memorable war correspondent. : PYLE
34
Place in the news. : LAOS
35
Brothers. : FRAS
36
Guardian spirit: Lat. : LAR
38
Seminarian’s concern. : THEOLOGY
41
Ship: Abbr. : STR
42
Dirigible. : AIRSHIP
44
Men. : HES
46
Punt propeller. : POLER
47
Hole ___. : INONE
49
One of the Dunnes. : IRENE
50
French saint: Var. : DENYS
51
Smart. : CHIC
52
Word: Prefix. : LOGO
53
Take ___. : ABOW
55
Any one of the Balearics. : ISLA
56
Racer of fable. : HARE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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