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TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, August 9, 1964

Author: Natalie Hankemeyer
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,488
Across Down
1. Impetuous. : HASTY
6. Relative of dos-à-dos. : SOFA
10. N. Y. lake. : OTSEGO
16. Lo!: Lat. : ECCE
20. Ancient port. : OSTIA
21. Christian and others. : ERAS
22. Mineral. : NATRON
23. Fiacre riders. : GAULS
25. One's own legs. : SHANKSMARE
27. Storybook transport. : FLYINGCARPET
29. Beginner. : TYRO
30. ___ one's stride. : HIT
31. Bikini and others. : ATOLLS
33. Former. : OLDTIME
34. Actress Luise. : RAINER
37. Town near Amiens. : ROYE
38. Day: Lat. : DIE
39. Take ___. : ADIP
40. City SE of Naples. : SALERNO
43. School course: Abbr. : ARITH
45. Where George Town is. : PENANG
47. Sleeper. : TIE
48. Character in "GWTW." : MELANIE
50. Sorrowed unduly. : OVERGRIEVED
55. Astronomer-poet. : OMAR
57. Diamond. : REDCARD
59. Mounted. : ARISEN
60. At all: Scot. : AVA
61. Film of a sort. : RERUN
63. Tunisian measure. : SAH
64. Sped. : RACED
66. Las Vegas employe. : DEALER
68. Vital figures. : KEYMEN
70. Sky show. : METEOR
73. See 125 Across. : SEN
75. Moved furtively. : SLUNK
76. Itinerary. : PLAN
78. Land of the troika. : RUSSIA
80. Connecting ___. : ROD
82. Sense. : FEEL
83. No gentleman. : CAD
86. Camel. : SHIPOFTHEDESERT
90. Anhydrous. : DRY
91. Bear: Fr. : OURS
93. Santa ___. : ANA
94. Alice B. : TOKLAS
95. Move suddenly. : DART
97. Small porch. : STOOP
99. Carney, for one. : ART
101. Nell Quickly's spouse. : PISTOL
103. Certain bicyclists. : YOUTHS
107. Type of plane. : COMBAT
109. Ballet movement. : BRISE
111. Transport for three. : TUB
113. Kind of boat or land. : DREAM
114. Word of assent. : OUI
115. The evening: Fr. : LESOIR
117. Cocktail. : SIDECAR
121. Atropos. : FATE
122. Witches' transport. : BROOMSTICKS
125. GOP leader. : DIRKSEN
127. Overcast. : SEW
128. Femme ___. : FATALE
129. Asian people. : IRANI
131. Some movie stars. : EMOTERS
133. Where Hué is. : ANAM
136. Incumbents. : INS
137. Dale. : GLEN
138. Woman of Habana. : CUBANA
140. "Matthew, Mark, ___ . . . " : LUKEAND
142. Sports figures. : GREATS
144. Law: Fr. : LOI
145. Traffic ___. : COPS
149. Device that gets you nowhere. : MERRYGOROUND
151. Subway transport. : ESCALATORS
154. To have: Fr. : AVOIR
155. Groom-to-be. : FIANCE
156. Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
157. City in North Dakota. : MINOT
158. Pay (up). : ANTE
159. Encourage. : FOSTER
160. Enrich. : LARD
161. Saurels. : SCADS
1. Myriad. : HOST
2. Very pale. : ASHY
3. Symbol of rank. : STAR
4. Cassiterite. : TINORE
5. Tibetan transport. : YAK
6. Relatives of the Creeks. : SEMINOLES
7. Declaim. : ORATE
8. Wide's partner. : FAR
9. On the deep. : ASEA
10. See 25 Across. : ONFOOT
11. Coach. : TALLYHO
12. Elegance. : STYLE
13. Ares' sister. : ERIS
14. Suffix with tri, tetra, etc. : GON
15. Proceedings. : ONGOINGS
16. Old oath. : EGAD
17. Forerunner of trucking. : CARTAGE
18. Winged figure. : CUPID
19. Plastic resin. : ELEMI
24. Short distance. : STEP
26. Little fish. : SHINER
28. Leaped over. : CLEARED
32. City on the Moselle. : TRIER
35. Air ___. : ARM
36. Cattleman. : RANCHERO
38. Scoffers. : DERIDERS
40. Baby's transport. : STORK
41. Girl's name. : AIMEE
42. Wary: Colloq. : LEARY
44. Inlet. : RIA
45. Dumas and others. : PERES
46. Teams. : NINES
49. He used 25 Across. : ADAM
51. Briton's holiday. : VAC
52. Treasured. : VALUED
53. Doubletree. : EVENER
54. Mysteriously. : DARKLY
56. Cut of meat. : RUMP
58. Old-time Moscow transport. : DROSHKIES
62. Man's name. : NELS
65. Arabian gazelles. : ARIELS
67. Campaign name, 1936. : ALF
69. Okinawa's capital. : NAHA
71. Cluster. : TUFT
72. Bars. : ESTOPS
74. Vetoed. : NOED
77. 1492 transport. : NINA
79. Malay law. : ADAT
81. Precursor of a truck. : DRAY
83. Connecticut town. : COSCOB
84. Around: Fr. : AUTOUR
85. Shakespearean twin. : DROMIO
87. Cooks. : PARBOILS
88. Abstruse. : ESOTERIC
89. Walked. : TROD
92. Weep. : SOB
96. Horse racing. : TURF
98. Majorca's capital. : PALMA
100. Twinkling. : TRICE
102. Success. : LUCK
104. Provoke. : TEASE
105. Misanthrope. : HATER
106. Ducks. : SMEWS
108. Checking. : TESTING
110. Annoy. : IRK
112. Wall molding. : BASEBOARD
116. Repel. : STANDOFF
118. Chromosome: Biol. : IDANT
119. Kipling hero. : DIN
120. Forward. : REMAIL
123. Order ___. : OFMERIT
124. Library sign. : SILENCE
126. Sine qua ___. : NON
130. Schoolbook. : READER
132. Plan. : TACTIC
133. City in Michigan. : ALMA
134. News: Sp. : NUEVA
135. Ohio city. : AKRON
137. Salt-water fish. : GRUNT
139. Prevalent ailment. : ULCER
141. Point on the Isle of Man. : AYRE
142. Tibetan antelopes. : GOAS
143. Aquatic animal. : SEAL
146. Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
147. Stir up. : PROD
148. Sibilant sounds. : SSTS
150. Cruise port. : RIO
152. Tiny: Scot. : SMA
153. Times of day: Abbr. : AMS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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