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New York Times, Friday, August 21, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
PS notes: 42-Down entry is BEDLOE, but it should have been BEDLOES, since the correct name was Bedloe's Island (now Liberty Island).
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,500
Across Down
1. Intrinsically: Lat. : PERSE
6. Levels. : STRATA
12. Most newspapers. : DAILIES
14. Auditor. : HEARER
15. Assyrian. : ANCIENTLANGUAGE
18. A league: Abbr. : NAT
19. ___ barred. : NOHOLDS
20. ___-de-sac. : CUL
21. Wildebeests. : GNUS
23. Enrolled. : REGISTERED
25. Played on an old instrument. : LYRED
27. Type: Abbr. : ROM
28. ___ about. : ONOR
29. Corrects. : EMENDS
31. Gullet. : MAW
33. Certain physicians. : GPS
34. Like an arm of the sea. : ESTUARIAL
37. Settle below a level. : SAG
39. ___ passim. : SIC
40. Partner of Pyramus. : THISBE
44. Federal agent. : TMAN
46. Housing group: Abbr. : NHA
48. ___ of roses. : ASHES
49. Arguments of logic. : DIALECTICS
52. Devices for carrying mortar, bricks, etc. : HODS
53. Kind of number: Abbr. : ORD
54. Held under control. : LEASHED
56. Diminutive suffix. : OLE
57. Representing in the characters of another alphabet. : TRANSLITERATION
60. Open a door. : UNBOLT
61. Convention concern. : NOMINEE
62. Indian confederation. : PAWNEE
63. Pitchers. : EWERS
1. Image. : PICTURE
2. Name meaning high. : ELI
3. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
4. Masculine title. : SENOR
5. Biblical queen. : ESTHER
6. "Pale hands I loved beside the ___ . . . " : SHALIMAR
7. Cares for. : TENDS
8. ___ riches. : RAGSTO
9. ___ Islands, SW of New Guinea. : ARU
10. Important Chinese harvest. : TEACROP
11. Disputants. : ARGUERS
12. A participle should never do this. : DANGLE
13. Assumed name consisting of real name written backwards. : ANANYM
16. One skilled at anagrams. : LOGOMACHIST
17. Formerly: Poet. : ELD
22. Where Dakar is. : SENEGAL
24. Mother tongue. : ENGLISH
26. Medical degree. : DDS
30. Poem divisions: Abbr. : STS
32. Humor. : WIT
35. Black asphalt found in the West. : UINTAITE
36. Exclamation. : AHA
37. Riding aid. : STIRRUP
38. Original name (c. 1100 B.C.) of Hamadan, Iran. : AMADANA
41. Certain winners: Slang. : SHOOINS
42. ___ Island, in New York Bay. : BEDLOE
43. Member of ancient sect. : ESSENE
45. Half ___. : NELSON
47. Small, dry one-seeded fruit. : ACHENE
49. Period. : DOT
50. French demonstrative pronoun. : CELLE
51. Asian goat antelope. : SEROW
55. Feminine title. : DAME
58. Mariner's direction. : NBW
59. Shooting match: Fr. : TIR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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