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New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,533
Across
1. Attention-getting sound. : PSST
5. Move swiftly. : SCUD
9. Energy. : VIGOR
14. Husband of Siguna. : LOKI
15. "A Hard Day's Night," for one. : TUNE
16. Subtle sarcasm. : IRONY
17. Sphinxian. : ENIGMATIC
19. Fight. : SETTO
20. Puffed up (as with conceit). : ASTRUT
21. Part of Caesar's boast. : VICI
23. Peppery. : HOT
24. Grandfather of Priam. : ILUS
26. Out-of-date bonnets. : MOBCAPS
28. See 17 Across. : INSCRUTABLE
31. G.I. ___. : JOE
32. Masculine title. : HERR
33. Counterman. : SERVER
37. Aquatint. : ETCH
39. Profitable. : FAT
41. Unctuous. : OILY
42. Suppose. : TAKEIT
45. Golf shot. : CHIP
48. Simple sugar. : OSE
49. Above all price. : INESTIMABLE
52. Forceful person: Slang. : BEARCAT
55. Incite. : SPUR
56. Cheer. : RAH
57. Jewish month. : ELUL
59. Runs away. : ELOPES
63. Partner of time. : AGAIN
65. Cudgel. : FUSTIGATE
67. 56 Across et al. : CRIES
68. Partner of 32 Across. : FRAU
69. British composer. : ARNE
70. ___ Haute. : TERRE
71. Trees. : YEWS
72. Where Grand Forks is: Abbr. : NDAK
Down
1. Request. : PLEA
2. Part of S. A. R. : SONS
3. Comic sketch. : SKIT
4. Bagdad's river. : TIGRIS
5. Height. : STATURE
6. Sharp stroke. : CUT
7. Oxford: Abbr. : UNIV
8. Tenth. : DECIMA
9. Manifest. : VISIBLE
10. Displeasure. : IRE
11. City in Germany. : GOTHA
12. Sitting pretty, in a way. : ONTOP
13. Tillers of the soil in India. : RYOTS
18. Gardener's concern. : MULCH
22. Certain horses. : COBS
25. Combers. : SURF
27. Large food fish. : CERO
28. Small quantity. : IOTA
29. Goblet part. : NECK
30. Leaflet. : TRACT
31. Flying machine. : JET
34. Bass ___. : VIOL
35. Somebody ___. : ELSE
36. Harvest. : RYE
38. Man with prospects. : HEIR
40. Pronoun. : THIS
43. Pleasing odor. : INCENSE
44. River duck. : TEAL
46. Driving force. : IMPETUS
47. Emperor of Russia (1796–1801). : PAULI
50. Old-fashioned: Colloq. : STUFFY
51. Shoe. : BROGAN
52. Floral leaf. : BRACT
53. Tidal flow. : EAGRE
54. Not turn ___. : AHAIR
58. Cunning device. : LURE
60. Side-kick. : PARD
61. Sight from Taormina. : ETNA
62. Resort to. : SEEK
64. Adjectival suffix. : IER
66. Tool. : SAW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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