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New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,511
Across Down
1. Ball team. : CUBS
5. Police tracers: Abbr. : APBS
9. Salome's stepfather. : HEROD
14. Turkish imperial standard. : ALEM
15. Veto word. : NYET
16. Port of Guam. : AGANA
17. Normandy city. : STLO
18. Never-never land. : DREAMWORLD
20. Polish city. : KRAKOW
22. Journey. : TREK
23. Ever: Poet. : AYE
24. Father of Peter the Great. : ALEXIS
26. Medieval court adviser. : SEER
28. Skin irritation, the hives. : UREDO
29. Where Sasebo is. : KYUSHU
33. Vessel. : TUG
35. Ancient city of Greece. : NEMEA
38. Island in New York Bay. : ELLIS
39. Sleep like ___. : ATOP
41. Educator's degree. : MED
42. Deserve. : EARN
43. TV role. : MASON
45. Marry, in a way. : ELOPE
48. State of Mexico: Abbr. : VER
49. The Duke of Edinburgh. : PHILIP
51. Hauteur. : PRIDE
53. Vietnam's neighbor. : LAOS
55. Explosive. : TONITE
57. Cervine animal. : DOE
60. Southern constellation. : GRUS
62. Not weaken. : BEARUP
64. Thankless. : UNGRATEFUL
67. Familiar farewell. : TATA
68. Steel: Fr. : ACIER
69. Elsinore man. : DANE
70. Norse language: Abbr. : ODAN
71. City of Tibet. : LASSA
72. Midterm event. : EXAM
73. Sea birds. : MEWS
1. Puncheon. : CASK
2. Ne plus ___. : ULTRA
3. Memorable actor. : BELALUGOSI
4. Stag party. : SMOKER
5. Far ___. : ANDWIDE
6. Unit of light intensity. : PYR
7. Shade of red. : BEET
8. Insignia. : STARS
9. Name for Natty Bumppo. : HAWKEYE
10. I: Lat. : EGO
11. Extraordinary: Lat. : RARA
12. Sole. : ONLY
13. Miami's county. : DADE
19. Unassuming. : MEEK
21. Draft animals. : OXEN
25. River of France. : SOMME
27. Standard. : RULE
30. Lucrative business of early 1800's. : SLAVETRADE
31. Charter. : HIRE
32. Naval group. : USNR
33. Pack down. : TAMP
34. Where Bingham Canyon is. : UTAH
36. Conger. : EEL
37. Espouse. : ADOPT
40. Cast (a vote). : POLL
44. Honeymooners' Mecca. : NIAGARA
46. Difficult matter. : PROBLEM
47. German article. : EINE
50. Vintage wine. : PORT
52. One-celled marine plant. : DIATOM
54. Leather. : SUEDE
56. ___ Springs, battle site, 1781. : EUTAW
57. Twofold. : DUAL
58. Portuguese weight. : ONCA
59. Sponsorship. : EGIS
61. Tunisian port. : SFAX
63. Roasters. : PANS
65. In medias ___. : RES
66. Spenser's "Truth." : UNA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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