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New York Times, Tuesday, November 3, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,574
Across
1. Expert in an ancient language. : ARABIST
8. Antifreeze. : ALCOHOL
15. Member of a ball team. : SENATOR
16. Cut: Fr. : COUPURE
17. Florida cape. : KENNEDY
18. Truncated signature of White House fame. : HTRUMAN
19. Chilled. : ICED
20. Few: Fr. : PEU
21. Certain cities: Abbr. : SPTS
22. Govt. agency: Abbr. : NHA
23. Some tires. : SPARES
26. Farm implement. : HOE
27. "Arizona Portraits" man. : GOLDWATER
29. Lawyers: Abbr. : BARRS
31. Age: Lat. : AETAS
32. Conserves. : SAVES
33. Important event in the U. S. : ELECTIONDAY
35. Handle of a scythe. : SNATH
36. Auto races: Slang. : DRAGS
37. Massenet opera. : THAIS
38. Desk. : SECRETARY
42. Circular border. : RIM
43. Thicker. : DENSER
44. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : LEV
45. "___ penny . . . " : ONEA
47. Leaf cutter. : ANT
48. Small dog of tropical America. : ALCO
49. Chaucer's "The ___ Tale." : MILLERS
51. Lexicographer of 1755. : JOHNSON
54. Place of honey cache. : BEETREE
55. American sculptor. : EPSTEIN
56. Missions. : ERRANDS
57. Name again. : RETITLE
Down
1. Inviting. : ASKING
2. Reverberate. : REECHO
3. Temper. : ANNEAL
4. Parade group. : BAND
5. Native of: Suffix. : ITE
6. Turf. : SOD
7. Strive. : TRY
8. "Give ___ for the team." : ACHEER
9. Egyptian symbol. : LOTUS
10. Pound dog. : CUR
11. Musical work. : OPUS
12. First name of movie fame. : HUMPHREY
13. Bryan and others. : ORATORS
14. Spectacle parts. : LENSES
20. Last word of Henry Clay aphorism. : PRESIDENT
23. Desserts, in England. : SWEETS
24. Mend. : PATCH
25. Rat-___. : ATAT
28. ___ Lama. : DALAI
29. Symbol of Wisconsin. : BADGER
30. Stop: Naut. : AVAST
32. Trap. : SNARE
33. Painter of a sort. : ENAMELER
34. Sea animals. : ORCS
35. More glowing. : SHINIER
37. Organ stops imitating trumpet tones. : TROMBE
38. Realizes. : SENSES
39. Ready. : ALLSET
40. Spring back. : RECOIL
41. French girl's name. : YVONNE
43. Took a chance. : DARED
46. High: Lat. : ALTA
48. Against. : ANTI
50. Sea bird. : ERN
51. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : JER
52. Poetic word. : OPE
53. See 18 Across. : HST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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