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New York Times, Saturday, June 27, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,445

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Greek letter. : OMEGA
6. Long-nosed shark. : MAKO
10. Cat. : PUMA
14. Subjects of Frederick IX. : DANES
15. "There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
16. Miss March. : IRIS
17. Cant. : ARGOT
18. Globetrotter, 1890. : NELLIEBLY
20. Globetrotter, 1580. : SIRFRANCISDRAKE
22. Antonym of close. : AFAR
23. Man's name. : ERNST
24. Antonym of dark. : FAIR
26. Antonym of curb. : RELEASE
31. Caen's river. : ORNE
32. Utopian. : IDEAL
33. Son of Ham. : CUSH
37. ___-deucy : ACEY
38. Old Roman fillet. : VITTA
39. ___ account. : ONNO
40. Connelly. : MARC
41. Miseries. : ACHES
42. Greek letters. : RHOS
43. Garments of a sort. : HALTERS
45. Gists: Colloq. : NUBS
46. All in a jumble. : AHEAP
49. Pastry maker. : ICER
51. Lake Country poet. : SAMUELCOLERIDGE
58. Beget. : PROCREATE
59. Poe's godfather. : ALLAN
60. Suffix on certain girls' names. : ETTE
61. Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
62. Headliner of 1962. : GLENN
63. Poetic contraction. : NEER
64. Get ___ the ground floor. : INON
65. Grasslike plant. : SEDGE
Down
1. Seraglio rooms. : ODAS
2. Husband: Fr. : MARI
3. Worker on certain wood surfaces. : ENGRAINER
4. Precursor of Shakespeare. : GEOFFREYCHAUCER
5. Ad ___ (to the stars). : ASTRA
6. Famous educator. : MANN
7. One of the Waughs. : ALEC
8. Evil spirit in Hinduism. : KALI
9. Birds. : OWLS
10. Contemporary of Racine. : PIERRECORNEILLE
11. Papal name. : URBAN
12. Does a farm job. : MILKS
13. Up to now. : ASYET
19. March time. : IDES
21. Coming. : ARRIVAL
24. The sea: Poet. : FOAM
25. Church box. : ARCA
27. Ordinance. : EDICT
28. Arm of the Styx. : LETHE
29. Trencherman. : EATER
30. "I Love ___." : ALASSIE
34. Still to be surmounted. : UNHURDLED
35. Uppish one. : SNOB
36. Cayuse. : HOSS
44. Mimic. : APER
46. Colorado ski-town. : ASPEN
47. Twain's contemporary. : HARTE
48. Overact: Colloq. : EMOTE
50. Alpine features. : CRAGS
52. Jacob's third-born. : LEVI
53. World's first-born. : CAIN
54. Von Bismarck. : OTTO
55. Spare. : LEAN
56. Group of workers. : GANG
57. Nine: Prefix. : ENNE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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