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New York Times, Thursday, June 4, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,422
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1. Heath plant. : ERICA
6. Well-known Broadway name. : SHUBERT
13. Relating to the stage. : SCENIC
14. Cross. : STEPOVER
15. Companion of turns. : TOSSES
16. "Beloved name," as uttered by Gilda. : CARONOME
17. Medleys. : OLIOS
18. South African writer. : PATON
19. Mowgli's python. : KAA
20. Reel's companion. : ROD
21. Memorable opera star. : BORI
22. Caused to go. : SENT
23. Century. : AGE
24. Embark. : TAKESHIP
27. Full of vim: Colloq. : GINGERY
29. St. Augustine's mother. : MONICA
32. Milady's date. : ESCORT
33. Procrastinator's byword. : MANANA
35. Frightening aspect. : TERROR
37. Involving heredity. : GENETIC
38. Badoglio or Graziani: It. : GENERALE
40. Soul: Fr. : AME
41. Cloth of gold. : LAME
44. Snug. : COZY
45. Doily. : MAT
46. Oriental potentate. : AGA
47. Opportunity. : SCOPE
49. Australian marsupial. : KOALA
51. Intensive exclamation. : MANALIVE
53. Dickens character. : DORRIT
54. Vivacious. : ANIMATED
55. One devoted to monastic life. : OBLATE
56. Went through quickly. : RANOVER
57. Undersized: Colloq. : TEENY
1. Student of environments. : ECOLOGIST
2. Domicile. : RESIDENCE
3. ___ many words. : INSO
4. French companies: Abbr. : CIES
5. Payable and receivable items: Abbr. : ACS
6. Form of government control. : STATISM
7. Man of the hour. : HERO
8. Supported by. : UPON
9. ___ vivant. : BON
10. Summon. : EVOKE
11. Give new courage to. : REMAN
12. Delight. : TREAT
13. Safekeeping. : STORAGE
14. Alarm. : SCARE
18. Rather slow. : POKY
21. Red Cross name. : BARTON
22. Thorn. : SPINE
24. Pomme de ___. : TERRE
25. Commonplace. : HOMELY
26. Signifying nothing. : INANE
28. Eat and eat and eat. : GORGE
30. Boat with twin hulls. : CATAMARAN
31. Beastly nature. : ANIMALITY
34. Cellulose fabric. : ACETATE
36. Gain by legal process. : RECOVER
37. Stare. : GAZE
39. Lassoed. : ROPED
41. Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
42. Guam's capital. : AGANA
43. ___ the street. : MANIN
47. Wend or Serb. : SLAV
48. Quote as a precedent. : CITE
49. Honshu port. : KOBE
50. Term in Heraldry. : ORLE
52. Master: Sp. : AMO
53. Staccato mark. : DOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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