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New York Times, Thursday, October 8, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,548
Across Down
1. Memorable nickname. : SLIM
5. European. : LAPP
9. In a ___ (in an instant). : TRICE
14. Carry on. : WAGE
15. Bay ___. : AREA
16. David of fiction. : HARUM
17. O.T. Book. : AMOS
18. Iranian coin. : RIAL
19. Rounded. : OVATE
20. Stick it out. : PERSEVERE
22. Congressional addendum. : RIDER
23. Epochal. : ERAL
24. Features of a landscape. : SCENERY
26. Fruit. : ORANGE
29. Portico. : STOA
30. Fruit. : MANGO
31. Energize. : STIMULATE
36. British composer. : ARNE
37. Pre-TV living room feature. : PIANO
38. Sans ___ (matchless): Fr. : EGAL
39. Make shifts. : REARRANGE
41. Deft and active. : AGILE
42. Exhort. : URGE
43. Firebird. : ORIOLE
44. Card game. : CANASTA
48. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
49. Skilled. : ADEPT
50. Ornamental wood strips. : PANELLING
55. German name of Tallinn. : REVAL
56. Colorful gem. : OPAL
57. Maintain. : AVER
58. In reserve. : ONICE
59. Received: Fr. : RECU
60. Edible root. : TARO
61. Independent one: Colloq. : LONER
62. "So ___ to you, Fuzzy-Wuzzy . . . " : ERES
63. Poetic "enough." : ENOW
1. Trade. : SWAP
2. Ineffectual. : LAME
3. Russian name. : IGOR
4. Hermes' task. : MESSENGER
5. Caterpillars. : LARVAE
6. Asian gazelle. : ARIEL
7. Fruit. : PEAR
8. Levantine land. : PALESTINE
9. Sage of Walden Pond. : THOREAU
10. Plunder. : RAVIN
11. Decree. : IRADE
12. More doll-like. : CUTER
13. Abrasive. : EMERY
21. Consequently. : ERGO
25. City of Italy. : COMO
26. Rubaiyat name. : OMAR
27. Excellent. : RARE
28. One of Mrs. Coolidge's names. : ANNA
29. Platform. : STAGE
31. Island S of Malay Peninsula. : SINGAPORE
32. Enact. : LEGISLATE
33. Ease: It. : AGIO
34. High-flown: Colloq. : TALL
35. Robert ___. : ELEE
37. Sunder. : PART
40. Western bad man. : RUSTLER
41. Asian sea. : ARAL
43. Reference mark, as a dagger. : OBELUS
44. Song. : CAROL
45. Of a gland: Prefix. : ADENO
46. Popular composer. : NEVIN
47. Speedily. : APACE
48. Within ___ of (very near to). : ANACE
51. Copycat. : APER
52. See 3 Down. : IVAN
53. Stout's sleuth. : NERO
54. Multiply. : GROW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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