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New York Times, Tuesday, August 18, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
PS notes: Original 1-Down clue was "Demonination: Abbr."; seemed like it should be "Denomination" (as in Christian denomination for Methodist), so changed it.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,497
Across Down
1. Squash. : MASH
5. Region: Poet. : CLIME
10. Cake ingredients. : EGGS
14. Satellite. : ECHO
15. Exudes. : OOZES
16. Plum. : SLOE
17. Comedy of an enchanted isle. : THETEMPEST
19. Bird. : COOT
20. Edge. : HEM
21. Poker term. : SEES
22. Certain movies. : RERUNS
24. Mix. : STIR
25. Cry ___ (warn of disaster). : HAVOC
26. Dark reds. : MAROONS
29. Vacation span. : ONEWEEK
32. Faulty. : AMISS
33. "Secret, black, and midnight ___." : HAGS
34. Helmsman's direction. : SBE
35. Puerto ___. : RICO
36. As to that. : THERE
38. Attic portico. : STOA
39. Of: Suffix. : ISH
40. Part of a vessel. : PROW
41. Elude. : CHEAT
42. Satirical, in a way. : SHAVIAN
44. Roman military units. : COHORTS
46. In Shakespeare, a bumper of liquor. : ROUSE
47. "Stale, flat, and unprofitable." : ARID
48. Vegetable. : RADISH
50. Archer of Norse myth. : EGIL
51. Man's nickname. : STU
54. Adjectival suffix. : ATIC
55. Virgilia's husband. : CORIOLANUS
58. ___ de vivre. : JOIE
59. See 17 Across. : ARIEL
60. Teutonic character. : RUNE
61. Sacred bull. : APIS
62. Shell substance. : NACRE
63. Old oath. : EGAD
1. Denomination: Abbr. : METH
2. Throb. : ACHE
3. Son of Noah. : SHEM
4. Weather word. : HOT
5. Enter. : COMEIN
6. Joggers. : LOPERS
7. Suffixes with vapor, motor, etc. : IZES
8. ___ amis. : MES
9. Separate. : ESTRANGE
10. Legal deed. : ESCROW
11. Former duchy of 28 Down. : GLOUCESTER
12. Continue. : GOON
13. Groupings. : SETS
18. These: Sp. : ESTOS
23. Poetic times. : EVES
24. Mediocre. : SOSO
25. White or gray. : HOAR
26. Famous Roger. : MARIS
27. Of a Protestant sect. : AMISH
28. The "poisonous bunch-back'd toad." : RICHARDIII
30. British war vessel. : EBOAT
31. Great poet. : KEATS
33. ___ to the line. : HEW
36. Part of the street scene. : TRASHCAN
37. Whetstone. : HONE
38. Not barefoot. : SHOD
40. Vatican name. : PIUS
41. Cool. : CHILL
43. Singers. : VOICES
44. Trickier: Slang. : CAGIER
45. Bird. : ORIOLE
48. Indian title. : RAJA
49. On. : ATOP
50. Sweden's saint. : ERIC
51. Joiner in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : SNUG
52. Albacore, for one. : TUNA
53. Not new. : USED
56. Pray: Lat. : ORA
57. Continue to be. : ARE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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