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New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,424
Across
1. Room to swing ___. : ACAT
5. Running first. : AHEAD
10. Trade: Colloq. : SWAP
14. Palm tree. : COCO
15. Fix hair, bouffant style. : TEASE
16. Silvers. : PHIL
17. Companion for cocktails. : COMPOTATOR
19. Improvise, in jazz. : RIDE
20. Excellent. : STELLAR
21. Disproved. : REFUTED
23. Does a puzzling job. : EDITS
25. Cluny. : LACE
26. Black and shiny. : RAVEN
28. Buyer's field day. : PRICEWAR
32. Chemin ___. : DEFER
33. Instant. : TRICE
34. ___ française. : ALA
35. Ill. : EVIL
36. Dress of a sort. : SHIFT
37. Kind of party. : STAG
38. Gumshoe. : TEC
39. Archaeological find. : RUINS
40. Age group. : TEENS
41. Err: Colloq. : SLIPACOG
43. Get on. : BOARD
44. Theater section: Abbr. : ORCH
45. Lays eyes on. : SPOTS
47. Webster and others. : DANIELS
50. Puerto Rican seaport. : ARECIBO
54. Norse name. : OLAV
55. Goes from place to place. : ITINERATES
57. Customary usage. : MODE
58. Headline name, 1950. : KOREA
59. Vegetables. : PEAS
60. Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
61. Lee's lieutenant. : EWELL
62. Austen novel. : EMMA
Down
1. Bookkeeper's abbreviation. : ACCS
2. Water bird. : COOT
3. Peak. : ACME
4. Summit. : TOPLEVEL
5. Come to. : ATTAIN
6. Inmost thoughts and feelings. : HEART
7. Consume. : EAT
8. Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
9. Remiss. : DERELICT
10. Dapper. : SPRUCE
11. Challenge to a canoeist. : WHITEWATER
12. Helper. : AIDE
13. Argued (a case). : PLED
18. Concomitant of wiser? : OLDER
22. Meet squarely. : FACE
24. Car parts. : SPRINGS
26. Make merry. : REVEL
27. Devotee. : AFICIONADO
29. Berbers. : RIFS
30. "There is ___ of pure delight . . . " : ALAND
31. Prelude to riches. : RAGS
32. Army groups: Abbr. : DETS
33. Sulfur: Prefix. : THIO
36. Of the same kind: Colloq. : SUCHLIKE
37. Winslow Homer specialty. : SEASCAPE
39. Dash. : RACE
40. Man with a load. : TOTER
42. Hedge plant. : PRIVET
43. Northern. : BOREAL
46. Answer group. : PANEL
47. Brazilian gentlemen. : DOMS
48. Uneven. : ALOP
49. Pack away. : STOW
51. Particular. : ITEM
52. Timber. : BEAM
53. Greek mountain. : OSSA
56. Anger. : IRE

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

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