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New York Times, Monday, September 7, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,517
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1. Active. : SPRY
5. Size. : MASS
9. Noun ending meaning "ruler." : CRAT
13. Sino-Tibetan language. : THAI
14. Grandson of Abraham. : ESAU
15. French soldier of W. W. I. : POILU
16. By ___. : ROTE
17. Metrical foot of two syllables. : IAMB
18. Exhausted: Colloq. : ALLIN
19. Oily liquid. : ANILIN
21. Hydrocarbon in gasoline. : BUTYLENE
23. Walnut and chestnut. : WOODS
24. Young fish. : PARR
25. ___ right, or left. : EYES
26. Part. : ROLE
28. Town: Colloq. : BURG
30. Rejoicing. : JUBILANT
34. Without force. : FEEBLE
38. Intermittent. : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
40. Rope loops. : BIGHTS
41. Current of water. : MILLRACE
42. Means of determination. : TEST
44. Blue-white star. : VEGA
45. Part of a shield. : UMBO
48. Mitigate. : EASE
50. Improvise: Colloq. : ADLIB
54. Of necessity. : PERFORCE
56. Surface injury. : BRUISE
57. Bows. : PROWS
58. Apteryx. : KIWI
60. Plant or animal structure: Abbr. : ANAT
61. New Testament prophet. : ELIAS
62. Old Testament prophet. : EZRA
63. Receptions. : TEAS
64. Bank (on). : RELY
65. Former Tunisian rulers. : DEYS
66. Reference book: Abbr. : ENCY
1. Drinking aid. : STRAW
2. Voice: Prefix. : PHONO
3. Quotient, in math. : RATIO
4. Traffic sign. : YIELDRIGHTOFWAY
5. Potsdam pronoun. : MEIN
6. A king of Judah. : ASA
7. Dance. : SAMBA
8. Grosse Pointe, for one. : SUBURB
9. One type of job hunter. : COLLEGEGRADUATE
10. Poet, 1849–1916. : RILEY
11. Get ___ on. : ALINE
12. Strains. : TUNES
15. Yield profit. : PAY
20. Place apart. : ISOLATE
22. Edible fungus. : TRUFFLE
24. Founder of a state. : PENN
27. To allow: Fr. : LAISSER
29. Orange-red mineral. : REALGAR
30. Situation. : JOB
31. Numerical prefix. : UNI
32. Container. : BAG
33. Finney role. : TOM
35. Animal cry. : BAA
36. Official permit: Abbr. : LIC
37. Compass reading. : ENE
39. Athletic group. : FIVE
43. Put on temporarily. : TACKED
45. Shoe part. : UPPER
46. European blackbird: Poet. : MERLE
47. Cook. : BROIL
49. Confiscate. : SEIZE
51. Fabric. : LINEN
52. Newton. : ISAAC
53. Heavens to ___! : BETSY
55. Wartime bureau. : OSS
56. Slanting. : BIAS
59. Twisted. : WRY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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