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New York Times, Monday, August 10, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,489
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1. Young salmon. : PARR
5. Poetic cadence. : METRE
10. Urge or rouse. : PROD
14. Instrument with plaintive tone. : OBOE
15. Besides. : AGAIN
16. Darling. : LOVE
17. Greengage. : PLUM
18. Type of tournament. : ROUNDROBIN
20. Capital group. : SENATE
22. Branch of applied mathematics. : GEODESY
23. Stylish: Colloq. : DRESSY
26. Failure. : DUD
27. Bills. : BEAKS
29. Zip. : PEP
31. Names. : TERMS
35. Workshop: Colloq. : LAB
36. The Prestons' forte. : TRIALS
39. Reddish-brown. : ROAN
40. Long, long ___. : AGO
41. Saw-toothed. : SERRATE
43. French pronoun. : UNE
44. Nubbly yarn. : SLUB
46. Thread weight, for silk, rayon, etc. : DENIER
47. Compass point. : NNE
48. Heads: Fr. : TETES
50. Not sweet. : SEC
51. Modern detection system. : RADAR
53. New Guinea port. : LAE
55. Exile. : DEPORT
57. Wormwood. : ABSINTH
61. Fleet. : ARMADA
64. Puritans, circa 1650. : ROUNDHEADS
67. Wild goat. : IBEX
68. Dry as dust. : ARID
69. One of the Howes. : ELIAS
70. Dresden's river. : ELBE
71. Greek letter. : BETA
72. Famous nickname. : LINDY
73. Cliques. : SETS
1. Certain candies. : POPS
2. Suffix with eat or drink. : ABLE
3. Indirect. : ROUNDABOUT
4. Observation. : REMARK
5. Equines. : MARES
6. Self. : EGO
7. Greek letter. : TAU
8. ___ finger. : RING
9. Over. : ENDED
10. Slow worker. : PLODDER
11. Caftan. : ROBE
12. Genus of sheep. : OVIS
13. Disavow. : DENY
19. Defeat. : ROUT
21. Aptitude ___. : TESTS
24. Certain towers. : SPIRES
25. Was filled with longing. : YEARNED
27. Gust of wind. : BLAST
28. U. S. emblem. : EAGLE
30. Fish. : PLAICE
32. Conference. : ROUNDTABLE
33. Spiritual food. : MANNA
34. Scoff. : SNEER
37. Cardinal. : RED
38. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
42. Misplay. : ERROR
45. Heroine of "The Rape of the Lock." : BELINDA
49. French novelist. : SAND
52. Legions. : ARMIES
54. Merman. : ETHEL
56. Part of Paris. : PASSY
57. Muscat man. : ARAB
58. Caliber. : BORE
59. Please. : SUIT
60. Sun: Prefix. : HELI
62. Obligation. : DEBT
63. Hatchets. : AXES
65. French department. : AIN
66. Family member. : DAD

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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