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New York Times, Wednesday, September 9, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,519
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1. Highest point. : ACME
5. Wanders about. : GADS
9. Smog ingredient. : SMOKE
14. Phony. : SHAM
15. Stage direction. : EXIT
16. Massenet opera. : MANON
17. Cattle: Poet. : KINE
18. Pulls to pieces. : TEARSAPART
20. Tumults. : STORMS
22. Olympus figure. : ZEUS
23. Weather's opposite. : LEE
24. Asian desert. : GOBI
26. Gentleman's companion. : SCHOLAR
28. Obvious. : OPENANDSHUT
31. Royal title: Abbr. : HSH
32. Land measure. : ACRE
33. Sonar sounds. : PINGS
37. Coaster. : SLED
39. Man's name. : KEITH
42. Fireplace residue. : SOOT
43. That is to say. : TOWIT
45. Proceed rapidly: Colloq. : GOIT
47. Artful. : SLY
48. Routine. : CUTANDDRIED
52. Come into. : INHERIT
55. ___-de-boeuf. : OEIL
56. McCone's agency. : CIA
57. Libretto. : BOOK
59. Self-assurance. : APLOMB
63. Present time. : HEREANDNOW
66. Easy's partner. : FREE
67. Immense expanse. : OCEAN
68. Spanish lady. : DONA
69. "Arrest and Trial" role. : EGAN
70. Uncle of fiction. : REMUS
71. Influence. : SWAY
72. Unit of force. : DYNE
1. Seeks to know. : ASKS
2. Voucher. : CHIT
3. ___ War. : MANO
4. Come into view. : EMERGE
5. ___ at (retaliates). : GETSBACK
6. Tool. : AXE
7. Portuguese navigator. : DIAZ
8. Wear and tear. : STRESS
9. Break to bits. : SMASHUP
10. Navigator's need. : MAP
11. ___ sides. : ONALL
12. Chosen. : KOREA
13. Get into. : ENTER
19. Aforementioned. : SUCH
21. ___ Lisa. : MONA
25. Concerning. : INRE
27. Colonial patriot. : OTIS
28. European capital. : OSLO
29. Exclamation of relief. : PHEW
30. Stoop to. : DEIGN
31. Famous initials. : HST
34. Aquiline feature. : NOSE
35. Shade of yellow. : GOLD
36. Piggery. : STY
38. Chop finely. : DICE
40. Mild uproar. : TODO
41. Refuge. : HIDEAWAY
44. Headgear. : TURBANS
46. Stumble on. : TRIP
49. Noun ending. : TION
50. Opposed. : ATODDS
51. Undernourished. : ILLFED
52. Olympian vital fluid. : ICHOR
53. Relative. : NIECE
54. Odalisk's home. : HAREM
58. Recognize. : KNOW
60. Revel. : ORGY
61. Golden ___. : MEAN
62. Nota ___. : BENE
64. Vichy product. : EAU
65. ___ shoestring. : ONA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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