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New York Times, Saturday, June 20, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,438
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1. Dance. : SAMBA
6. That 23-inning team. : METS
10. Exclamation of surprise. : WELL
14. Bartlett and Bosc. : PEARS
15. Raison d'___. : ETRE
16. Lamb. : ELIA
17. Tapestry. : ARRAS
18. Girl Friday's forte. : SHORTHAND
20. Girl Friday. : RIGHTHAND
22. Long-limbed and slender. : RANGY
23. Look to be. : SEEM
24. Volcano on Honshu. : ASO
25. Month: Abbr. : NOV
26. One of more than two. : ANY
28. Kneecap. : PATELLA
32. Swiss river. : AAR
35. Fit accurately. : TRUEUP
38. Chez ___ (at our house). : NOUS
39. Precariously. : FROMHANDTOMOUTH
42. Indian. : OTOE
43. Famed musician. : CASALS
44. Balmoral's river. : DEE
45. Banquet speech. : REMARKS
47. Suffix with high and low. : EST
49. Zip codes, area codes, etc.: Abbr. : NOS
50. Exclamation. : OHO
52. Kitchen staple. : OLEO
56. Dutch cheese. : GOUDA
59. ___ Indian Wars. : FRENCHAND
61. Advantage. : UPPERHAND
63. Roulette bet on four numbers. : CARRE
64. Activity. : STIR
65. Sleep like ___. : ALOG
66. Metal bar. : INGOT
67. 2000 and 2240 lbs. : TONS
68. Way in. : GATE
69. Baal and the Beatles. : IDOLS
1. Cleavable minerals. : SPARS
2. Bird dwelling. : AERIE
3. 52 Across, in England. : MARGE
4. Hindu deity. : BRAHMA
5. Adjt., for one. : ASST
6. Western scenery. : MESAS
7. Peoples: Prefix. : ETHNO
8. Walked. : TROD
9. Talk: Abbr. : SER
10. "Yes ___ bananas . . . " : WEHAVENO
11. Dash. : ELAN
12. Suffix with dark and spark. : LING
13. First ___. : LADY
19. Kind of fish line. : TROT
21. Mangers. : HAYRACKS
25. Little Corporal. : NAPOLEON
27. To the ___ degree. : NTH
28. ___ stop to. : PUTA
29. Showy: Colloq. : LOUD
30. Guitar's cousin. : LUTE
31. Famous North Carolinian. : ASHE
32. ___ effort. : AFOR
33. Italian craft. : ARTE
34. Board's companion. : ROOM
36. Ones: It. : UNAS
37. Wynn and others. : EDS
40. Rambles. : MEANDERS
41. Library features. : MSS
46. Be boisterous. : ROAR
48. Near. : TOHAND
50. "To be ___ . . . " : ORNOT
51. Row of privet. : HEDGE
53. Term in music. : LARGO
54. Sign up. : ENROL
55. Playwright Clifford. : ODETS
56. Part of a squall. : GUST
57. Vision: Prefix. : OPTO
58. ___ arms. : UPIN
59. F.D.R.'s dog. : FALA
60. 3rd cen. date. : CCII
62. Enchantress. : HAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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