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New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,534
Across
1. King of Canute's time. : OLAF
5. Fragment. : SHARD
10. Blossom. : BLOW
14. Pinocchio's feature. : NOSE
15. Go paddling. : CANOE
16. Moon goddess. : LUNA
17. Kinkajou's feature. : TAIL
18. Attention-getting sounds. : HISTS
19. Adjective-forming suffix. : ICAL
20. Designating ready-made clothes. : OFFTHERACK
22. Memphis' river. : NILE
23. Laurie's girl. : AMY
24. Treadles. : PEDALS
26. Bread dough. : SPONGE
30. Hidden supply. : HOARD
32. Goes paddling. : WADES
33. Of first importance. : TOPDRAWER
37. Confess. : AVOW
38. Once ___ blue moon. : INA
39. American poet. : TATE
40. Employes. : PERSONNEL
43. In itself: Lat. : PERSE
44. Dull and tedious. : PROSY
45. Dominant part of a mountain ridge. : MASSIF
46. Certain nestlings. : SQUABS
49. Concealed danger. : PIT
50. Water raiser. : PUMP
51. Considerate. : THOUGHTFUL
58. Garment. : ROBE
59. Abrasive. : ROUGH
60. ___ Major. : URSA
61. Roman road. : ITER
62. Defeat of a sort. : UPSET
63. Occupied. : BUSY
64. Pikelike fishes. : GARS
65. Thurber character. : MITTY
66. Indian city. : AGRA
Down
1. Aware of. : ONTO
2. Lounge about. : LOAF
3. In case (that). : ASIF
4. Hat. : FELT
5. Project. : SCHEME
6. Hirsute. : HAIRY
7. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
8. Military group. : ROTC
9. Writing surface. : DESKPAD
10. Engagements of a sort. : BLINDDATES
11. Opera role. : LUCIA
12. ___ fours. : ONALL
13. Where Swansea is. : WALES
21. Witches. : HAGS
25. Miscalculate. : ERR
26. Trade. : SWAP
27. Lay asphalt. : PAVE
28. Repute, good or bad. : ODOR
29. Certain media. : NEWSPAPERS
30. Word of endearment. : HONEY
31. Stone. : OPAL
33. Containers. : TINS
34. Front page news. : WARS
35. And yet: Lat. : ETSI
36. Nautical term. : REEF
41. Sun or moon. : ORB
42. Quack medicine. : NOSTRUM
43. Course taken. : PATH
45. Great. : MIGHTY
46. Little twig. : SPRIG
47. Allotment. : QUOTA
48. Earth pigment. : UMBER
49. ___ Sound. : PUGET
52. Shoshone. : HOPI
53. Throw out. : OUST
54. Saxhorn. : TUBA
55. Popular dance. : FRUG
56. U.N. member. : USSR
57. ___ course (proceed without tacking): Naut. : LAYA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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