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New York Times, Wednesday, July 22, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,470
Across Down
1. Lump of earth. : CLOD
5. Drench. : SOAK
9. ___ tout (not at all): Fr. : PASDU
14. Where Connemara is. : EIRE
15. Diminutive suffix. : CULE
16. "Bombs bursting ___ . . . " : INAIR
17. T. R.'s favorite word. : DELIGHTED
19. Draw out. : EDUCE
20. Have ___ at. : AGO
21. Card game. : LOO
22. Talk too much. : GAB
24. San Luis ___. : REY
25. Censure. : REPROOF
27. Muse. : ERATO
29. University buildings. : HALLS
31. Glide away. : ELAPSE
34. Go quickly. : SCOOT
37. Fluctuating. : UPANDDOWN
39. Rebound. : HOP
40. Bouquet. : SCENT
41. Palestine city. : DAN
42. Comes upon. : OVERTAKES
45. Outbursts, as of laughter. : GUSTS
47. Abnegation. : DENIAL
48. Tarry. : DWELL
50. Divide. : HALVE
52. Frees from some obligation. : EXEMPTS
56. "It is a far, far better thing that ___ . . . " : IDO
58. Parrot. : KEA
59. Grate. : RUB
60. Saeculum. : ERA
61. Madrilene and others. : SOUPS
63. Arachnid's milieu. : SPIDERWEB
66. Part of a double boiler. : INSET
67. One: Ger. : EINE
68. Tree. : PEAR
69. Narrow: Prefix. : STENO
70. Supports. : LEGS
71. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
1. Deodar. : CEDAR
2. Loyal. : LIEGE
3. Ship's deck. : ORLOP
4. ___ gratia. : DEI
5. Train. : SCHOOL
6. Unfortunate. : OUTOFLUCK
7. Brew. : ALE
8. Anchor. : KEDGE
9. Horse. : PIEBALD
10. ___ how! : AND
11. Extinct animals. : SAUROPODS
12. Parcheesi items. : DICE
13. Nobelist in chemistry. : UREY
18. Gaze with avarice. : GLOAT
23. Verbal contraction. : ARENT
26. Greek letter. : RHO
28. Urchin. : TAD
30. Celerity. : SPEED
32. Sultan of ___. : SWAT
33. Austrian river. : ENNS
34. Blacksmith's term. : SHOD
35. Snug harbor. : COVE
36. Occasion for hospitality. : OPENHOUSE
38. On kind of service. : ANSWERING
40. Balm. : SALVE
43. Creek. : RIA
44. Converses with. : TALKSTO
45. Soil: Poet. : GLEBE
46. Danube city. : ULM
49. Gives off. : EXUDES
51. Display rack. : EASEL
53. Phoebe. : PEWEE
54. Stair part. : TREAD
55. "___ Dance." : SABRE
56. Goddess of "the veil." : ISIS
57. Prohibition. : DONT
62. Ink's partner. : PEN
64. Baked dish. : PIE
65. Automotive abbreviation. : RPM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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