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New York Times, Thursday, August 20, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,499
Across
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Cautious. : WARY
5
Gossip. : BLAB
9
Javits. : JACOB
14
Yucca's cousin. : ALOE
15
Asian river. : LENA
16
Arrow poison. : URARE
17
Small inlets. : RIAS
18
Innovators. : AVANTGARDE
20
Famous choreographer. : MASSINE
22
Food: Slang. : GRUB
23
Persistent one. : STICKER
25
French palace. : ELYSEE
29
Legal term. : RES
30
Girl in a musical. : IRMA
32
Business letter abbreviation. : ULT
33
Worn-out. : JADED
36
___ the other. : ONEOR
37
Color. : DUN
38
Awry. : AGEE
39
Horatio. : ALGER
40
School of painting. : DADA
41
Haircut. : BOB
42
An "airy spirit." : ARIEL
43
Biologist's concern. : GENES
44
___ hunch. : ONA
45
Element. : NEON
46
Where La Paz is: Abbr. : BOL
47
Ruler of sorts. : TYRANT
49
Certain pigeons. : TURBITS
53
Streets near 25 Across. : RUES
55
Unsophistication. : NAIVETE
57
Combat fatigue. : SHELLSHOCK
61
Black: Poet. : EBON
62
Historic signature. : RELEE
63
Heraldic band. : ORLE
64
Gambling city. : RENO
65
Feat. : STUNT
66
Tribulations. : WOES
67
Dither. : STEW
Down
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___ front. : WARM
2
Word on "wanted" poster. : ALIAS
3
Adverse review: Colloq. : ROAST
4
Colloquial assent. : YESSIREE
5
Printed forms. : BLANKS
6
Sight in the South. : LEVEE
7
Santa ___. : ANA
8
Sudden noise. : BANG
9
Vital vein. : JUGULAR
10
Poetic land. : ARABY
11
Convertible. : CAR
12
U. S. Fort near Monterey. : ORD
13
Buzzer. : BEE
19
Seismologist's concern. : TREMOR
21
Frozen. : ICED
24
Gaping, as a corolla. : RINGENT
26
African land. : SUDAN
27
Baffle. : ELUDE
28
Heaters. : ETNAS
31
Angler's need. : REEL
33
Blouse ruffle. : JABOT
34
"The ___ and the Ecstasy." : AGONY
35
Block. : DEBAR
36
Potpourri. : OLIO
39
Alpine crags. : ARETES
40
Rescues. : DELIVERS
42
Little ring. : ANNULET
43
Asian desert. : GOBI
46
Thickets. : BRAKES
48
Writer of the 1920's. : ARLEN
50
Colloquial word of surrender. : UNCLE
51
Hebrew January. : TEBET
52
British weight. : STONE
54
Word with up or down. : SHOW
56
Aplenty. : ENOW
57
Certain students: Abbr. : SRS
58
All ___ up. : HET
59
Elected: Fr. : ELU
60
Spanish gold. : ORO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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