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New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,532
Across
1. Adjective for an appliance. : POPUP
6. Porcine weapon. : TUSK
10. Foil. : EPEE
14. Think. : OPINE
15. Reverse: Prefix. : ANTI
16. Coin in Istanbul. : LIRA
17. Unit of light. : LUMEN
18. Travelers' appurtenances. : BAEDEKERS
20. Uraeus. : ASP
21. ___ void. : NULLAND
23. Small house. : COT
24. Overjoy. : ELATE
26. Look ___ at. : DAGGERS
28. Confections. : CARAMELS
31. Through. : PER
32. Fencer's action. : LUNGE
33. Comes before. : ANTEDATES
38. Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
39. Famous name in golf. : SNEAD
40. Place for 51 Across. : NAPE
41. Theban general of 379 B.C. : PELOPIDAS
43. Eyelashes. : CILIA
44. One of Eugene Field's trio. : NOD
45. Branch of mechanics. : KINETICS
47. Campus groups. : CLASSES
51. Leonine features. : MANES
52. Art medium. : OIL
53. Respects. : ESTEEMS
55. Prefix with chance or chief. : MIS
58. Advantage of a sort. : HEADSTART
60. Slow to learn. : UNAPT
62. Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
63. Gallic pronoun. : ELLE
64. Dishwasher's routine. : RINSE
65. Highest point. : NOON
66. Equal. : PEER
67. ___ Downs. : EPSOM
Down
1. First name in silent movies. : POLA
2. Musical work. : OPUS
3. Plant of the primrose family. : PIMPERNEL
4. French article. : UNE
5. Sand, for one. : PENNAME
6. Geographical feature. : TABLELAND
7. Single. : UNAL
8. Suffix with home or bed. : STEAD
9. Committed a Federal crime. : KIDNAPED
10. Fraternal one. : ELK
11. Chessman. : PIECE
12. Bad play. : ERROR
13. Near and Far. : EASTS
19. Honed. : EDGED
22. Western aborigine. : UTE
25. Areas of shallow water. : LAGOONS
27. Symbol of New Hampshire. : GRANITE
28. Piece of jewelry. : CLIP
29. Department of France. : AUDE
30. Untrustworthy one. : SNEAK
34. Temperature measuring device. : TASIMETER
35. Lucky pieces. : TALISMANS
36. Heroic tale. : EPIC
37. The Seven ___. : SEAS
39. Avoid. : SIDESTEP
42. Painters' concerns. : POSES
43. Express disapproval of. : CENSURE
46. Business group. : NAM
47. Famous Broadway name. : COHAN
48. Nautical term. : LIETO
49. Scene of Bowie's heroism. : ALAMO
50. Banal. : STALE
54. Man's name. : ERLE
56. ___ facto. : IPSO
57. Part of a ship. : STEM
59. Masculine title. : DON
61. Partner of tuck. : NIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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