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New York Times, Friday, July 24, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { C J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,472

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Theater curtain. : DROP
5
Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
9
Dance. : SAMBA
14
Kind of review. : RAVE
15
Stead. : LIEU
16
"God ___ fathers . . . " : OFOUR
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State. : AVER
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In case. : LEST
19
Ahead of: Dial. : AFORE
20
Fifth Avenue fun. : WINDOWSHOPPING
23
Feign. : ASSUME
24
Escaped. : FLED
25
Alaskan isle. : ATKA
28
Musical composition. : ADAGIO
32
Discomfit. : ABASH
36
Zulu band. : IMPI
38
Certain laces. : VALS
39
Fight imaginary opponents. : TILTATWINDMILLS
42
She-bear: Lat. : URSA
43
River NW of Paris. : OISE
44
Lost. : ATSEA
45
Shoe. : BROGAN
47
Froth. : SUDS
49
Plenty, for a poet. : ENOW
51
"For the ___ time." : RESTOF
56
Famous fan owner. : LADYWINDERMERE
60
Political epithet. : METOO
61
Voted against. : NOED
62
He himself: Lat. : IPSE
63
Czech man's name. : ANTON
64
Girl at Annapolis. : DRAG
65
Small duck. : TEAL
66
Take ___. : ADARE
67
Sawatch mountain, 14,172 feet. : YALE
68
Attention-getting calls. : HEYS
Down
1
___ bead on. : DRAWA
2
Nous sommes ___ (we are delighted): Fr. : RAVIS
3
Bakers. : OVENS
4
Lost: Fr. : PERDU
5
Dead wrong. : ALLWET
6
Bow and others. : TIES
7
Net. : MESH
8
Come in ___ the rain. : OUTOF
9
Produced 47 Across. : SOAPED
10
Important statement. : AFFIDAVIT
11
Shelley's "orbed maiden." : MOON
12
Town: Colloq. : BURG
13
Exist. : ARE
21
Sioux Indian. : OMAHA
22
Clan mark. : PLAID
26
Apteryx. : KIWI
27
Wrong. : AMISS
29
Tank contents: Abbr. : GALS
30
That: Let. : ILLE
31
Movable mountain. : OSSA
32
"Three men in ___." : ATUB
33
Sound of a spinning wheel. : BIRR
34
Besides. : ALSO
35
Where Johnny waits. : STAGEDOOR
37
Worked by compressed air: Abbr. : PNEU
40
Up ___. : TONOW
41
Microwave amplifier. : MASER
46
Indefinite person. : ANYONE
48
Scrape the bottom. : DREDGE
50
Epithet for Chicago. : WINDY
52
Well-known college. : SMITH
53
Brave house. : TEPEE
54
Quai d'___. : ORSAY
55
Gropes. : FEELS
56
Bestow temporarily. : LEND
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Relative of Eleanor. : NORA
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Pine board. : DEAL
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Rural sound. : MAA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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