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New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 1964

62-Across : Not weaken.

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
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Ball team. : CUBS
5
Police tracers: Abbr. : APBS
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Salome's stepfather. : HEROD
14
Turkish imperial standard. : ALEM
15
Veto word. : NYET
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Port of Guam. : AGANA
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Normandy city. : STLO
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Never-never land. : DREAMWORLD
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Polish city. : KRAKOW
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Journey. : TREK
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Ever: Poet. : AYE
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Father of Peter the Great. : ALEXIS
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Medieval court adviser. : SEER
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Skin irritation, the hives. : UREDO
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Where Sasebo is. : KYUSHU
33
Vessel. : TUG
35
Ancient city of Greece. : NEMEA
38
Island in New York Bay. : ELLIS
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Sleep like ___. : ATOP
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Educator's degree. : MED
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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
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Familiar farewell. : TATA
68
Steel: Fr. : ACIER
69
Elsinore man. : DANE
70
Norse language: Abbr. : ODAN
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City of Tibet. : LASSA
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Midterm event. : EXAM
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Sea birds. : MEWS
Down
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Puncheon. : CASK
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Ne plus ___. : ULTRA
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Memorable actor. : BELALUGOSI
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Stag party. : SMOKER
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Far ___. : ANDWIDE
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Unit of light intensity. : PYR
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Shade of red. : BEET
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Insignia. : STARS
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Name for Natty Bumppo. : HAWKEYE
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I: Lat. : EGO
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Extraordinary: Lat. : RARA
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Sole. : ONLY
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Miami's county. : DADE
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Unassuming. : MEEK
21
Draft animals. : OXEN
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River of France. : SOMME
27
Standard. : RULE
30
Lucrative business of early 1800's. : SLAVETRADE
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Charter. : HIRE
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Naval group. : USNR
33
Pack down. : TAMP
34
Where Bingham Canyon is. : UTAH
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Conger. : EEL
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Espouse. : ADOPT
40
Cast (a vote). : POLL
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Honeymooners' Mecca. : NIAGARA
46
Difficult matter. : PROBLEM
47
German article. : EINE
50
Vintage wine. : PORT
52
One-celled marine plant. : DIATOM
54
Leather. : SUEDE
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___ Springs, battle site, 1781. : EUTAW
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Twofold. : DUAL
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Portuguese weight. : ONCA
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Sponsorship. : EGIS
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Tunisian port. : SFAX
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Roasters. : PANS
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In medias ___. : RES
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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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