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New York Times, Saturday, September 19, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,529
Across
1. Craving. : THIRST
7. King-size. : LARGEST
14. Empty talk: Slang. : HOTAIR
15. Machine worker. : OPERATOR
17. Color. : ORANGE
18. Desire. : APPETITE
19. ___ du pays (homesickness): Fr. : MAL
20. Johanna Spyri heroine. : HEIDI
22. Strips of leather. : WELTS
23. Sour substances. : ACIDS
25. Coin of Iran. : RIAL
27. Turnip: Dial. : NEEP
28. Office employe: Abbr. : SECY
29. Poem. : SONNET
31. Numerical prefix. : TRI
32. Winning a point, at tennis. : ACING
34. Head of the household. : MASTER
36. Outer coverings. : JACKETS
39. Negative pole. : CATHODE
40. Beguiles. : AMUSES
41. Error of sorts. : BONER
42. Presidential nickname. : CAL
43. Hindu guitars. : SITARS
45. Declines. : EBBS
49. Beginning: Abbr. : ORIG
51. Norse name. : NILS
52. Of dark complexion: Poet. : SWART
53. Deadly poisons. : BANES
55. Batter's specialty. : CLOUT
57. Govt. agency. : REA
58. Aleutian island. : UNALASKA
60. More lenient. : SOFTER
62. Furrowed. : STRIATED
63. Nap. : SNOOZE
64. Chemical water mixture. : HYDRATE
65. Explorer. : SEEKER
Down
1. Doubting apostle. : THOMAS
2. Roman poet. : HORACE
3. Style of type. : ITALIC
4. Flowed. : RAN
5. Laments. : SIGHS
6. Eucalyptus. : TREE
7. Longshoreman's job. : LOADING
8. ___ Way, ancient road. : APPIAN
9. Commonwealth: Abbr. : REP
10. Sprouted. : GREW
11. Corroded. : EATEN
12. Dagger. : STILETTO
13. Shook. : TOTTERED
16. Inhale and exhale. : RESPIRE
21. Golf clubs. : IRONS
24. Borneo tribesmen. : DYAKS
26. French city of auto races. : LEMANS
29. Participates (with "on"). : SITSIN
30. Art gallery in London. : TATE
33. Letters. : CEES
35. Termagant. : SHREW
36. Old English gold piece. : JACOBUS
37. Never-fading flower: Poet. : AMARANTH
38. Used in cooking. : CULINARY
39. Avenue in Rome. : CORSO
41. French poem. : BALLADE
44. List of candidates. : TICKET
46. Hungarian composer. : BARTOK
47. Zephyr. : BREEZE
48. Curious one. : STARER
50. Very cold. : GELID
52. Precious gem. : STONE
54. River of France and Germany. : SAAR
56. Sea-going initials. : USSS
59. Not moving: Abbr. : STA
61. Antagonist. : FOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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