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New York Times, Thursday, June 18, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,436
Across Down
1. Least. : MEREST
7. Forte of Fort Knox. : INGOTS
13. Papal name. : MONTINI
14. Arctic cetacean, the sea unicorn. : NARWHAL
16. Meantime. : INTERIM
17. Hairy. : CRINITE
18. Vessels: Abbr. : STRS
19. Peaches: Fr. : PECHES
21. Serbian city. : NIS
22. Heavy antiaircraft: Abbr. : HAA
23. Treated (to something): Colloq. : BLEW
24. Kitchen items. : PANS
25. Cuckoo's cousins. : ANIS
27. Student. : COED
28. "I never hope ___ one . . . " : TOSEE
29. Continuing view. : PANORAMA
31. Take turns. : ROTATE
32. "Affluent Society" man. : GALBRAITH
34. Shrink back. : RECOIL
37. Civil War battle site. : ANTIETAM
41. Burr. : AARON
42. Status quo ___. : ANTE
43. Frost. : RIME
44. Raised. : BRED
45. Year in reign of Elizabeth I. : MDCI
46. Brioche. : BUN
47. Altar: Lat. : ARA
48. Several. : DIVERS
50. Rue ___ Paix. : DELA
51. Kettledrums. : TIMPANI
53. Made modern. : UPDATED
55. Indians. : ONEIDAS
56. Fur seals. : SEACATS
57. Lubricate. : GREASE
58. Locum ___ (temporary substitute). : TENENS
1. Majority leader's state. : MONTANA
2. Go aboard. : ENTRAIN
3. Road map abbreviations. : RTES
4. Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
5. Cut. : SNIP
6. Infernal device. : TIMEBOMB
7. Crept. : INCHED
8. River into the Vistula. : NAREW
9. Gray: Fr. : GRIS
10. Admit. : OWN
11. ___ rail. : THINASA
12. Strong shiny material. : SATINET
13. Contretemps. : MISHAP
15. Tenant. : LESSEE
20. Kind of sale. : CLEARANCE
24. Fuss. : POTHER
26. Never had it ___. : SOGOOD
27. Distinctive cry of a bird. : CALL
28. Whole: Prefix. : TOTI
30. Often-revived drama. : RAIN
31. Baptism, for example. : RITE
33. Erosion deterrent. : ANTIRUST
34. Clerical collar. : RABATO
35. Piece of jewelry. : EARRING
36. Part of a tea set. : CREAMER
38. Asian. : TIBETAN
39. Charms. : AMULETS
40. Bacchantes: Var. : MENADS
42. "___ and Consent." : ADVISE
45. Talking birds. : MINAS
48. Former art cult. : DADA
49. German admiral, World War I. : SPEE
50. Fish akin to the carp. : DACE
52. Layer cake of a sort. : PIE
54. Son of Jacob. : DAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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