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New York Times, Wednesday, November 11, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,582
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1. ___ words (pun). : PLAYON
7. Authoritative reply. : ORACLE
13. Archbishop. : PRIMATE
14. Serving tea. : POURING
16. Do ___ (show great respect for). : HONORTO
17. Strength. : POTENCE
18. Exaggerate. : OVERDO
19. One of a well-known trio. : TOM
20. Deal in. : SELL
21. Suitable moment. : TIME
22. Porgy's beloved. : BESS
23. Nonchalant. : COOL
24. Poem. : ODE
25. Very friendly. : CLOSE
27. Verdun's river. : MEUSE
28. Contest joiner. : ENTRANT
30. Gave expression to. : VENTED
31. Puritan of Charles I's day. : ROUNDHEAD
33. Meal: Colloq. : SPREAD
36. Interrupt, as a ball game. : RAINOUT
39. Fold. : PLEAT
40. Outstanding thing: Slang. : DILLY
41. Stripling. : LAD
43. Companion of 41 Across. : LASS
44. Vivid. : LIVE
45. Insect in a cocoon. : PUPA
46. Westernmost of the Aleutians. : ATTU
47. Siderite. : ORE
48. Swiss dwelling. : CHALET
50. Warehouse costs. : STORAGE
52. Ready. : PREPARE
53. Dissenter on dogma. : HERETIC
54. Cognate. : RELATED
55. Edit. : REDACT
56. Gave a cheer. : YELLED
1. Stipulate. : PROVIDE
2. Football players. : LINEMEN
3. Con ___. : AMORE
4. Measure. : YARD
5. Palindromic man's name. : OTTO
6. Recent: Prefix. : NEO
7. Withstand. : OPPOSE
8. Sign on a brownstone front. : ROOMS
9. Or: Lat. : AUT
10. Gradual increase in loudness. : CRESCENDO
11. Baseball term. : LINEOUT
12. Surround. : ENCLOSE
13. Shot of a sort. : PHOTO
15. Solidified. : GELLED
19. Car-buying inducement. : TESTDRIVE
22. Beethoven's birthplace. : BONN
25. Slav. : CROAT
26. Praise. : LAUD
27. Labor leader. : MEANY
29. Cherished. : TREASURED
30. Bridal symbol. : VEIL
32. Hero of 1776. : HALE
33. Ostentatious display: Colloq. : SPLASH
34. Dish. : PLATTER
35. Give back. : RESTORE
37. Howl. : ULULATE
38. Diminished slowly. : TAPERED
40. To the point. : DIRECT
42. Not au courant. : DATED
44. Mode of reasoning. : LOGIC
45. Of the Vatican. : PAPAL
48. Indian from Ontario. : CREE
49. Gehenna. : HELL
51. One ___ time. : ATA
52. Leverage. : PRY

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

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