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New York Times, Sunday, December 6, 1964

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 515 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,607
Across Down
1. Semblance. : IMAGE
6. Take down ___. : APEG
10. Freighter in "Ship of Fools." : VERA
14. Breathy sound. : GASP
18. City near 112 Down. : NIMES
19. P. I. Moslem. : MORO
20. Verily. : AMEN
21. Carib Indian. : ARARA
23. First warship of British Navy. : GREATHARRY
25. "David and ___." : LISA
26. " . . . ___ die to make men free." : LETUS
27. Signal lights. : LANTERNS
28. Wm. Lloyd Garrison, for one. : ABOLITIONIST
31. Lands ___. : END
32. English statesman. : EDEN
34. Archetype: Abbr. : ORIG
35. Scanty. : SPARSE
36. Refuse. : DENY
39. Negative ion. : ANION
41. Yearbooks: Abbr. : ANNS
43. Country where Esau dwelt. : SEIR
44. F. P. A. : ADAMS
46. Greeting. : ALOHA
48. Chowder. : SOUP
50. ___ Marino. : SAN
51. Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
53. Fern seed. : SPORE
55. Genealogist's abbreviation. : DESC
57. Circumspect. : DISCREET
61. Be propitious. : SMILE
63. Perplexes. : STUMPS
67. Italian wine. : ASTI
68. Colloidal substance. : AGAR
70. Notes. : MEMOS
72. Commissary. : STORE
73. Early autos. : REOS
74. Mysterious derelict of 1872. : MARYCELESTE
77. Passage: Abbr. : TRAN
78. Worn away. : EROSE
80. Word with East or West. : SIDER
81. Historic French town. : RIOM
82. Urges: Slang. : YENS
83. Since: Fr. : DEPUIS
85. Virtue. : MERIT
87. Junior. : NAMESAKE
89. ___ bunting. : SNOW
91. 12-Meter yacht. : RACER
93. Bye-bye. : TATA
94. Admiral, for one. : VIP
97. Gracile. : SLIM
99. Mathematical principle: Abbr. : THEOR
101. Natives of Cagliari. : SARDS
104. Asian river. : AMUR
106. Borodin hero. : IGOR
108. Plus value. : ASSET
110. Card game. : SKAT
111. Big advertising display. : SPREAD
113. Intimate. : NEAR
115. French saint. : YVES
117. Slangy affirmative. : YEP
119. Has charge of. : SUPERINTENDS
122. Shakespeare, for one. : IMMORTAL
125. Christmas Island. : ATOLL
126. Bridge-builder of 19th cen. : EADS
127. "Treasure Island" ship. : HISPANIOLA
129. Cattail of India. : REREE
130. American novelist. : AGEE
131. River of the Ukraine. : OREL
132. Jinn. : GENII
133. Criteria: Abbr. : STDS
134. What Alaska was: Abbr. : TERR
135. Ford. : WADE
136. Baltic island. : OLAND
1. Scot's fireplace. : INGLE
2. Shakespearean role. : MIRANDA
3. Rectified. : AMENDED
4. Norseman of Beowulf's day. : GEAT
5. Tivoli name. : ESTE
6. Smollett character. : AMANDA
7. Lars ___. : PORSENA
8. Transgress. : ERR
9. Great painter. : GOYA
10. Bravery. : VALOR
11. Part of Italy. : EMILIA
12. Steps down. : RESIGNS
13. Science: Abbr. : ANAT
14. Lively dance. : GALOP
15. Punta ___, Chilean port. : ARENAS
16. Certain writings. : SATIRES
17. Former German state. : PRUSSIA
22. Abaft. : ASTERN
24. Otto I's domain: Abbr. : HRE
29. Man-of-war of 1779. : BONHOMMERICHARD
30. Outcomes. : ISSUES
33. Swedish man's name. : NILS
37. Ship in Conrad title. : NARCISSUS
38. Norse giant. : YMER
40. Slangy exclamation. : OOPS
42. Grow careless. : NOD
45. ___ roller. : STEAM
47. See 2 Down. : ARIEL
49. Sibilant sounds. : PSTS
52. Edgar of art. : DEGAS
54. Gantry. : ELMER
56. Last of the great clipper ships. : CUTTYSARK
57. Ventured. : DARED
58. Grenoble's river. : ISERE
59. Small porch. : STOOP
60. Sinkiang river. : TARIM
62. Dye. : EOSIN
64. Peloponnesus. : MOREA
65. Trick. : PRANK
66. Meaning. : SENSE
69. Golf's ___ Cup. : RYDER
71. Ermine. : STOAT
75. Horn: Prefix. : CERAT
76. Namesakes of 1816 heroine. : EMMAS
79. One: Ger. : EINS
84. Gold coins of anc. Rome. : SOLIDI
86. English river. : TEES
88. Greek 8's. : ETAS
90. Scold: Brit. : WIG
92. Optimistic. : ROSY
94. College. : VASSAR
95. Ascribes. : IMPUTES
96. Gist. : PURPORT
98. Composite picture. : MONTAGE
100. Checked over. : REVISED
102. Florida beach. : DAYTONA
103. Enter surreptitiously. : STEALIN
105. Whirled. : REELED
107. Thatcher. : REEDER
109. Pagoda. : TEMPLE
112. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
114. Goose genus. : ANSER
116. Wee. : SMA
118. Scot's shoulder garb. : PLAID
120. Shipshape. : NEAT
121. Kind of boat. : SHOW
123. Progress. : ONGO
124. 100 sen in Cambodia. : RIEL
128. Anger: Lat. : IRA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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