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New York Times, Wednesday, August 26, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
David Steinberg notes:

Original clue for 54-Down was missing, so added one (a one-word clue, like many in this puzzle).

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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,505
Across
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Name of two English kings: Abbr. : CHAS
5
Egyptian. : COPT
9
Highway: Ger. : BAHN
13
Italian name of Aegean island. : RODI
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Well, then: Fr. : ALORS
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Broadway first name. : ELIA
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Peak. : APEX
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Sap of a sort. : RESIN
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Row. : TIER
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Put one's ___. : BESTFOOTFORWARD
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Tropical root. : YAM
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Current playwright. : ALBEE
25
Nautical term. : ABAFT
28
Birthday figure. : AGE
29
Fish. : PERCH
33
___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
34
Union. : TIE
35
To hold: Lat. : TENERE
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Referred indirectly (to). : ALLUDED
38
Chemical compound. : POLYMER
39
Mountain range. : SIERRA
40
Chinese diplomat. : KOO
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River into the Seine. : OISE
42
Irritable. : TESTY
43
"When do we ___?" : EAT
44
Golf strokes. : PUTTS
45
Frequent. : HAUNT
47
Last word of "Good Night, Ladies." : SEA
48
Clarity. : TRANSPARENTNESS
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Symbol of innocence. : HALO
56
Friend of 59 Across. : AMIGO
57
Tie. : DRAW
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Entity. : UNIT
59
Man from Santiago. : SENOR
60
Baby's word. : MAMA
61
Water sprite. : NIXE
62
In case. : LEST
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Notice. : ESPY
Down
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Zodiac sign. : CRAB
2
Silver lining. : HOPE
3
Beverage suffixes. : ADES
4
Musician's concern. : SIXTYFOURTHNOTE
5
Rebound. : CAROM
6
Spread. : OLEO
7
Mail-order expense. : POSTAGE
8
Dally. : TRIFLE
9
As a secret. : BETWEENYOUANDME
10
Inter ___. : ALIA
11
Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
12
Ointment. : NARD
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Upstart. : SNOB
21
Productive. : FAT
22
Drive off. : REPEL
25
Sailor's term. : AVAST
26
Misrepresent. : BELIE
27
City on the Rhone. : ARLES
28
Befriend. : AID
30
Forgive. : REMIT
31
Cockscomb. : CREST
32
"___ how!" : HERES
34
Kind of party. : TEA
35
In addition. : TOO
37
___ dust. : DRYAS
38
Stake. : POT
40
Lake of Ellen's Isle. : KATRINE
43
Nail polish. : ENAMEL
44
Fido, for instance. : PET
46
Javanese tree. : UPAS
47
Indignant sound. : SNORT
48
Swiss lake. : THUN
49
Queen of the East. : RANI
50
Girl's name. : ALIX
51
Personalities. : EGOS
52
Periods. : ERAS
53
Porridge. : SAMP
54
Influence. : SWAY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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