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New York Times, Saturday, September 5, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,515
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1. Basing of conduct on moral law. : NOMISM
7. Out of use: Abbr. : OBS
10. Kind of talk: Colloq. : PEP
13. Start of a nursery rhyme. : ONETWO
14. An open and ___. : SHUTCASE
16. Honest person: Slang. : STRAIGHTSHOOTER
18. Flattery: Colloq. : OIL
19. Plaintiff. : SUER
20. Pleasant rhythm. : LILT
21. "___ Blue?" : AMI
22. More crafty. : SLYER
24. Dumbarton's river. : CLYDE
27. Writes. : PENS
29. Wine cask. : TUN
31. Quasi-scriptural books: Abbr. : APOC
32. Spigot. : TAP
35. ___ bell. : CLEARASA
37. Give the show away. : SPILLTHEBEANS
40. Companion of "O mores!" : OTEMPORA
41. Post office term. : RFD
42. Balsam. : TOLU
43. Pinnacle. : TOP
44. Bubbles. : SUDS
48. Cry over ___ milk. : SPILT
50. Pepys' signing-off. : TOBED
54. Never: Ger. : NIE
55. Ibn ___. : SAUD
57. Bit. : IOTA
58. Pullet. : HEN
59. Popular testimonial expression. : LASTBUTNOTLEAST
63. Pirate. : FREEBOOT
64. Job holder. : EARNER
65. Pronoun: Fr. : SES
66. Youngest: Abbr. : YST
67. One at a time. : SINGLY
1. Nothing doing. : NOSOAP
2. Prompt. : ONTIME
3. Ancient magician. : MERLIN
4. Call ___ day. : ITA
5. Dotted ___. : SWISS
6. Big shot: Colloq. : MOGUL
7. Exclamations. : OHS
8. Type of inlaid work. : BUHL
9. One who really can take it. : STOIC
10. Baking container. : PATTYPAN
11. Native of: Suffix. : ESE
12. ___ capita. : PER
14. Make an exception. : STRETCHAPOINT
15. Commercial illustrations: Colloq. : COLLARADS
17. Hello there! : HEY
23. ___ the roost. : RULE
25. Bed or bunk: Brit. slang. : DOSS
26. Govt. agency, 1948–51. : ECA
28. Opposite of "bore." : STIMULATE
30. State: Abbr. : NEBR
33. Matterhorn. : ALP
34. "The ___ thickens." : PLOT
36. Initials of 1917. : AEF
37. Intercept in transit. : STOP
38. Fur-adorned capes. : PELISSES
39. Run. : TROT
40. Military group. : OTS
45. Remove from a hook. : UNHANG
46. Engine. : DIESEL
47. Guard. : SENTRY
49. Short and fat. : TUBBY
51. Scary sound. : BOO
52. Suffixes with major, farmer, etc. : ETTES
53. ___ Lama. : DALAI
56. Four-handed pieces: Mus. : DUOS
59. Baseball players: Abbr. : LFS
60. Continue. : ARE
61. Little one. : TOT
62. Sea bird. : ERN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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