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New York Times, Monday, August 31, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,510
Across Down
1. Common blight. : SLUM
5. Common contagion. : COLD
9. Common ___. : SENSE
14. Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
15. "The ___ Love." : ONEI
16. Winged. : ALATE
17. ___ monde. : HAUT
18. Rotterdam's river. : MAAS
19. Puzzle: Colloq. : FLOOR
20. "Anna and the King ___." : OFSIAM
22. Fish. : DACE
24. 12th cen. date. : MCI
25. Strange: Scot. : UNCO
26. Sign of a hit. : SRO
27. Fish. : PIKE
28. Shares. : HASINCOMMON
31. ___ de sac. : CUL
32. Take the prize. : WIN
33. Debated. : MOOTED
37. Goosefoot. : ALLSEED
40. House of Churchill. : COMMONS
41. Form of illicit income. : PAYOLA
42. The common ___. : MAN
43. Court. : WOO
44. See 5 Down. : WILLIAMPENN
48. Possessive. : HERS
51. Common name for a cowboy. : TEX
52. Word in a Shaw title. : ARMS
53. Grape: Lat. : UVA
54. How surprising! : WHAT
55. Man with a zax. : ROOFER
58. Day after lundi. : MARDI
60. Day's end. : DUSK
62. Volume. : TOME
63. Uncommon example. : IDEAL
64. Iroquois. : ERIE
65. Graceful trees. : ELMS
66. Sports event. : DERBY
67. Lease. : RENT
68. Game for three. : SKAT
1. Old hunting cry. : SOHO
2. Piece of sugar. : LOAF
3. In an uncommon way. : UNUSUALLY
4. Morning service. : MATINS
5. Pennsylvania, for one. : COMMONWEALTH
6. "Three ___ match." : ONA
7. Induces to believe. : LEADSON
8. Pacifist's plea. : DISARM
9. Baseball term. : SAFE
10. House wing. : ELL
11. Name meaning "my sweetness." : NAOMI
12. Common or preferred. : STOCK
13. Uncanny. : EERIE
21. Prefix in chemistry. : ACI
23. European issue. : COMMONMARKET
27. ___ Penh. : PNOM
28. Dance. : HULA
29. Part of Scotland Yard. : CID
30. Dutch uncle. : OOM
31. Mortarboard. : CAP
34. Community members. : TOWNSFOLK
35. Biblical place of many springs: Var. : ENON
36. Decoration. : DSO
38. Plants. : SOWS
39. Yale. : ELI
40. Aviation org. : CAA
42. Hodgepodge. : MIXTURE
45. Uncommon man. : LEADER
46. Uncommon athlete. : PRO
47. Overdramatizes: Colloq. : EMOTES
48. Weather word. : HUMID
49. Get around. : EVADE
50. Less common. : RARER
54. Cunning. : WILY
56. Mme. Bovary. : EMMA
57. Sign in music. : REST
59. Touch. : DAB
61. Common mistake. : SIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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