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New York Times, Saturday, May 9, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { V }, Scrabble score: 339 (avg 1.86)
Open Squares: 48, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,396

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Students & seniors
Across
1. The gamut. : ATOZ
5. Partner of choose. : PICK
9. Macaw. : ARA
12. A condition of great temptation. : IRRESISTIBILITY
17. Familiar remonstrance. : MINDYOURPSANDQS
18. W.W. II region. : ETO
19. Liquid container. : CUP
20. Graduate degree. : PHD
21. Racket strings. : GUT
22. Binds anew. : RETIES
24. Meadow. : LEA
25. Always: Poet. : AYE
26. Gardener's aid. : HOE
27. Mistook. : ERRED
29. Epidermis. : SKIN
31. Used up. : DEPLETED
35. Coop dweller. : HEN
36. Hoover's realm. : FBI
39. Military medal. : DSM
40. What money ain't, sometimes. : HAY
41. Vegetable. : EGGPLANT
44. Roll call answer. : HERE
45. Do without. : FORGO
46. Bread spread. : JAM
47. Basic trio. : ABC
49. ___ West. : KEY
50. Hydrocarbon. : BUTANE
53. Kind of shape. : ELL
54. Farm enclosure. : PEN
55. Pastime. : FUN
56. Roman goddess. : NOX
57. How to spell "why." : DOUBLEUAITCHWYE
61. "Put them all together, ___, a word that means the world to me." : THEYSPELLMOTHER
62. Dined. : ATE
63. Heraldic ornamentation. : SEME
64. Held, as a tone: Mus. abbr. : SOST
Down
1. To love: Fr. : AIMER
2. Stale. : TRITE
3. All ___. : ORNOTHING
4. Letter, British style. : ZED
5. Religions. : PIOUS
6. "The jig ___." : ISUP
7. Middle: Abbr. : CTR
8. Processed, as applied to fish. : KIPPERED
9. Swedish measure. : ALN
10. Having crests. : RIDGY
11. Ave ___ vale. : ATQUE
13. Silver, in ingots, used in India. : SYCEE
14. Identical to C sounds. : BSHARPS
15. The year one. : IAD
16. Youngest: Abbr. : YST
23. Electrically charged atom. : ION
24. Went before. : LED
25. Humorist George. : ADE
28. Tree. : ELM
29. Girl. : SHE
30. Container. : KEG
32. "___ Came to Dinner." : THEMANWHO
33. Grain-bearing spike. : EAR
34. Stain. : DYE
36. Ziegfeld. : FLO
37. Tavern man. : BARKEEP
38. Roles for young women. : INGENUES
42. Military rank: Abbr. : PFC
43. Bauble. : TOY
44. Bonnet. : HAT
46. American finch. : JUNCO
47. Salutation. : ALOHA
48. Flowering plant. : BLUET
50. "___ no buts." : BUTME
51. English poet. : NOYES
52. Put into action. : EXERT
53. Summer hours: Abbr. : EDT
54. Noun forms: Abbr. : PLS
55. Picture. : FILM
58. By the ___. : BYE
59. Item sold by 37 Down. : ALE
60. Elevations: Abbr. : HTS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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