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New York Times, Tuesday, October 20, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,560
Across Down
1. Contemporary of Scipio. : CATO
5. Neckwear. : ASCOT
10. Colorless. : DRAB
14. Word of assent. : AMEN
15. Mrs. Arrowsmith. : LEORA
16. Distinctive. : RARE
17. Pershing's home. : LINCOLNNEBRASKA
20. Family member. : STEPSON
21. Nautical word. : AVAST
22. Suffix with election. : EER
23. Kafka character. : OLGA
25. City near Denison Dam, Okla. : DURANT
29. Mild expletive. : DRAT
30. Army man: Abbr. : MAJ
33. Arabic "father." : ABOU
34. Slavic girl's name. : SONIA
35. Alter ___. : EGO
36. HQ of a U.S. fleet. : NORFOLKVIRGINIA
40. Part of a Chinese name. : KAI
41. Former popular singer. : BAYES
42. Famous James. : BOND
43. See 55 Down. : ETC
44. Row. : TIER
45. Makes happen. : BRINGS
47. Minorcas. : HENS
48. Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
49. City of ancient Greece. : ARGOS
52. People of Asia. : SIAMESE
56. Site of Aerial Lift Bridge. : DULUTHMINNESOTA
60. Danube tributary. : ISAR
61. Percolated. : OOZED
62. See 37 Down. : PRAY
63. Wicked ones (with "the"). : BADS
64. Corundum. : EMERY
65. Famous Elihu. : YALE
1. Name from 1923. : CAL
2. "Lucky Jim" author. : AMIS
3. Pavilion. : TENT
4. Quondam. : ONCE
5. Ready. : ALLSET
6. Man's title. : SENOR
7. State: Abbr. : CONN
8. Raw material. : ORE
9. Reckoning: Colloq. : TAB
10. Tributary of the Danube. : DRAVA
11. Tabula ___. : RASA
12. Large flatboats. : ARKS
13. Outdo. : BEAT
18. Frank. : OPEN
19. Motley crowd. : RAGTAG
23. The avifauna. : ORNIS
24. Resting place. : LAIR
25. Relative of "Bitte." : DANKE
26. 1917 phenomenon. : UBOAT
27. Dewy. : RORIC
28. On: Ger. : AUF
29. State capital. : DOVER
30. ___ horseback. : MENON
31. Maturing. : AGING
32. Steinbeck's "Okies." : JOADS
34. Certain dogs. : SKYES
37. Beseech. : OBTEST
38. Reclined. : LAIN
39. There: Lat. : IBI
45. Eau de vie. : BRANDY
46. Poetic work. : RIME
47. Nine to five. : HOURS
48. More subtle. : FINER
49. Star in Draco. : ADIB
50. Deer genus. : RUSA
51. Quite content. : GLAD
52. Glaze. : SIZE
53. Spot. : ESPY
54. Rail. : SORA
55. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
57. Kind of cake. : HOE
58. Feminine title. : MOM
59. Forever. : AYE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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