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New York Times, Monday, January 14, 1963

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Solution PDF had ODAS, ALPS, and DEAN instead of ONIT, MINT, and ETON, as the clues suggest. Changed the grid. 14-Across clue was "Military Acronym." Changed it to "Military acronym." 65-Across clue was "Vicuna's habitat." Added the tilde above the "n."

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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,926

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Mediocre. : SOSO
5. Bird of the Everglades. : HERON
10. Bisque. : SOUP
14. Military acronym. : AWOL
15. Beyond. : ABOVE
16. River, 72 miles into Donegal Bay. : ERNE
17. Starring role. : LEAD
18. Cringe. : COWER
19. Tooth's partner. : NAIL
20. Common remedy. : ASPIRIN
22. Make a vow. : RESOLVE
24. Place for tools. : SHED
25. Plaintiff. : SUER
26. Reindeer moss. : LICHEN
29. Sets aside for a specific purpose. : DESTINES
33. Habitat: Prefix. : ECO
34. Idolize. : ADORE
36. Vestment. : STOLE
37. Dickens character. : GAMP
39. Copycats. : APERS
41. Summit. : APEX
42. Champagne buckets. : ICERS
44. Ottoman governor. : PASHA
46. Cashier's figure: Abbr. : AMT
47. "___ Song." : TOREADOR
49. God of the temple at Abydos. : OSIRIS
51. Style of pinafore. : TIER
52. Counterpart. : TWIN
53. Scene of a musical. : CAMELOT
56. Simple wind instrument. : OCARINA
60. Algerian seaport. : ORAN
61. Chaperone for 10 Down. : DUENA
63. Step ___ (hurry up). : ONIT
64. Relative of 10 Down. : MISS
65. Vicuña's habitat. : ANDES
66. Candy. : MINT
67. Process pottery. : BAKE
68. Former baseball star. : REESE
69. Thames town. : ETON
Down
1. Casa room. : SALA
2. Is beholden to. : OWES
3. Shaving cream ingredient. : SOAP
4. Getting along. : OLDISH
5. Ranch dwelling. : HACIENDA
6. Type of investment. : EBOND
7. Catfish ___. : ROW
8. Supervisors. : OVERSEERS
9. Father of 50 sea nymphs. : NEREUS
10. Spanish maid. : SENORITA
11. Exam. : ORAL
12. The Sorbonne, for one: Abbr. : UNIV
13. Hawaiian volcano goddess. : PELE
21. So. American ostrich. : RHEA
23. Beautician's concern. : SETS
26. Slangy theatrical term. : LEGIT
27. Tropical plum. : ICACO
28. Promising one. : COMER
29. Dismal. : DREAR
30. Financial term. : NOPAR
31. Useful resin. : ELEMI
32. Offices recited at certain canonical hours. : SEXTS
35. Timely. : OPPORTUNE
38. Simulation. : PRETENSE
40. Display cabinet. : SHOWCASE
43. Voyage. : SAIL
45. The Orient. : ASIA
48. East Indian cedar. : DEODAR
50. "When ___ . . . " : INROME
52. Voice inflections. : TONES
53. Headdress of a sort. : COMB
54. Oratorio feature. : ARIA
55. Face. : MASK
57. Not ___ (hopelessly outclassed): Slang. : INIT
58. Spanish boy. : NINO
59. Notice: Abbr. : ATTN
62. Netherlands commune. : EDE

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