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New York Times, Thursday, June 25, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,443
Across
1. Frau's relative. : MADAME
7. Decorated. : GRACED
13. Charlotte ___. : AMALIE
14. Take for granted. : PRESUME
15. Certain type faces. : DORICS
16. Paving material. : BLACKTOP
17. Dissuade. : DETER
18. Out in Germany. : AUS
19. Seed coating. : TESTA
20. Sash. : OBI
21. U. S. newspaper publisher. : OCHS
23. Progress feebly and unsteadily. : DODDER
24. Radio series begun in 1930's. : GANGBUSTERS
27. Table scrap. : ORT
28. Poetic word. : OER
29. Abbreviation in electricity. : EMF
30. Expressions of incredulity. : AWS
31. Kind of haircut. : BUSTERBROWN
34. Prepared. : SET
35. Danger signal: Abbr. : ALM
36. Compass point. : ENE
37. Hebrew liquid measure. : HIN
38. Washington stratagems. : FILIBUSTERS
43. Command. : ENJOIN
45. Nothing: Sp. : NADA
46. Sea bird. : MEW
47. Have ___ up one's sleeve. : ACARD
48. Manner. : WAY
49. Daughter of Zeus. : IRENE
51. Corrective. : REMEDIAL
53. Look out!: Sp. : ALERTA
54. "The ___ Mary Dugan." : TRIALOF
55. Eel. : CONGER
56. Return addressee. : SENDER
57. Bitter ___. : ENDERS
Down
1. Dangerous beast. : MADDOG
2. Tiny organism. : AMOEBA
3. Make a hurried visit. : DARTIN
4. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
5. Tiny organisms. : MICROBES
6. Diminutive suffixes. : EES
7. Sweetheart, in Erin. : GRA
8. Half the pages of a book. : RECTOS
9. Demanded. : ASKED
10. Curtails. : CUTSDOWN
11. Certain performers. : EMOTERS
12. Go. : DEPART
14. Opposite of sings. : PLS
16. Kind of depot. : BUSTERMINAL
18. Cries of delight. : AHS
22. Stage direction. : CURTAIN
23. Noted physician. : DRFREUD
25. Taste: Fr. : GOUT
26. Diplomatic headquarters: Abbr. : EMB
30. As mad as ___ hen. : AWET
31. Jacob's youngest. : BENJAMIN
32. Wing. : ELL
33. Final words of "Columbus." : ONSAILON
34. Real. : SINCERE
37. Game. : HEARTS
38. Musical instrument. : FIDDLE
39. Tree. : BAY
40. Debouch. : EMERGE
41. Apartment dweller. : RENTER
42. Vows. : SWEARS
44. Echo, for one. : OREAD
48. Member of the armed forces. : WAF
50. Split. : REND
52. Comparative suffix. : IOR
53. Outstanding. : ACE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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