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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
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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
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Subtle sarcasm. : IRONY
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Sphinxian. : ENIGMATIC
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Fight. : SETTO
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Puffed up (as with conceit). : ASTRUT
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Part of Caesar's boast. : VICI
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Peppery. : HOT
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Grandfather of Priam. : ILUS
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Out-of-date bonnets. : MOBCAPS
28
See 17 Across. : INSCRUTABLE
31
G.I. ___. : JOE
32
Masculine title. : HERR
33
Counterman. : SERVER
37
Aquatint. : ETCH
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Profitable. : FAT
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Unctuous. : OILY
42
Suppose. : TAKEIT
45
Golf shot. : CHIP
48
Simple sugar. : OSE
49
Above all price. : INESTIMABLE
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Forceful person: Slang. : BEARCAT
55
Incite. : SPUR
56
Cheer. : RAH
57
Jewish month. : ELUL
59
Runs away. : ELOPES
63
Partner of time. : AGAIN
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Cudgel. : FUSTIGATE
67
56 Across et al. : CRIES
68
Partner of 32 Across. : FRAU
69
British composer. : ARNE
70
___ Haute. : TERRE
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Trees. : YEWS
72
Where Grand Forks is: Abbr. : NDAK
Down
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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
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Oxford: Abbr. : UNIV
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Tenth. : DECIMA
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Manifest. : VISIBLE
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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
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Somebody ___. : ELSE
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Harvest. : RYE
38
Man with prospects. : HEIR
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Pronoun. : THIS
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Pleasing odor. : INCENSE
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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
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Adjectival suffix. : IER
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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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