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New York Times, Tuesday, September 29, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,539
Across
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Metal. : ZINC
5
Place for treasure. : CACHE
10
Busy one. : DOER
14
Incense. : ODOR
15
Over. : AGAIN
16
Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
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Fatty stuff. : OLEO
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Stunt men. : DAREDEVILS
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Dinnerware of a sort. : MESSKITS
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Cleanse. : RINSE
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King, for example. : SIZE
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Boxcar contents. : LOAD
26
Simple Simon's pals. : BOOBS
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Laboratory concerns. : BACTERIA
33
Retroactive. : EXPOSTFACTO
36
System of belief. : ISM
37
Skid about. : SLEW
38
Historic signature. : RELEE
39
Indonesian island. : BALI
40
Shooting match: Fr. : TIR
41
Got ahead of. : FORESTALLED
43
Kitchen tools. : SPATULAS
45
Not in the swim. : PASSE
46
With good grace. : WELL
47
Couturier's word. : CHIC
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Thirty days. : APRIL
52
Long shallow baskets for flowers. : FLASKETS
56
Work by a Nobel prize winner. : MAINSTREET
59
Hurry. : TROT
60
Give ___ up. : ALEG
61
Chicago airport. : OHARE
62
Bluebeard, for one. : OGRE
63
First or last part of a golf course. : NINE
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Deeds, often good. : WORKS
65
Kind of deck. : POOP
Down
1
Sharp upward movement. : ZOOM
2
"As ___ as a painted ship . . . " : IDLE
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Dissents. : NOES
4
Archaic weapon. : CROSSBOW
5
Spanish seaport. : CADIZ
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Variety of stone. : AGATE
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Bumper-to-bumper crop. : CARS
8
Hurry. : HIE
9
Result. : END
10
Advice for conquering. : DIVIDE
11
Norse deity. : ODIN
12
Slippery customers. : EELS
13
Multiflora. : ROSE
19
Clio's sister. : ERATO
21
Movie close-up. : KISS
24
Chantilly and others. : LACES
25
Singing group. : OCTET
26
Vanquishes. : BESTS
27
Species of primrose. : OXLIP
28
"Turandot," for instance. : OPERA
29
Items for a 24 Across. : BALES
30
Persian coins. : RIALS
31
Man and others. : ISLES
32
Organic compound. : AMIDE
34
Fish. : TROLL
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Wild. : FERAL
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Kind of road. : BLACKTOP
41
Kerosene and others. : FUELS
42
Egyptian sacred bull. : APIS
44
Qualm, as of conscience. : TWINGE
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Office employe. : CLERK
48
Wishes to avoid. : HATES
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To ___. : AMAN
50
Old Indic dialect. : PALI
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
52
Suspect. : FEAR
53
Therefore. : ERGO
54
Corrida performer. : TORO
55
Part of a process. : STEP
57
Haul. : TOW
58
Greek letter. : RHO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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