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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
17. State. : AVER
18. 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
57. "___ boy!" : ATTA
58. Relative of Eleanor. : NORA
59. Pine board. : DEAL
60. 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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