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New York Times, Monday, January 21, 1963

Author: Norma Schier
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Norma Schier has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: The clue for 30-Across was listed twice in the print version.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,932
Across Down
1. Wacky. : BATS
5. Jump. : START
10. Essence. : PITH
14. Scotsman's name. : ALEC
15. A well-known Square. : TIMES
16. Pennsylvania port. : ERIE
17. Legendary oldster. : FATHERTIME
19. Deer, rabbits, etc. : GAME
20. Disengaged. : FREED
21. Famous general. : LEE
22. Lullaby refrain. : SLEEP
23. Awful. : DIRE
25. Speck. : MOTE
27. Tiny. : MINUTE
30. Repeal. : ABROGATE
34. Threatening words. : ORELSE
35. Show slightly. : PEEP
36. Carriage. : GIG
37. Church part. : NAVE
38. Comes close. : NEARS
40. Where the Tevere flows. : ROMA
41. Chemical suffix. : ANE
42. Alcor or Altair. : STAR
43. Rising in rows. : TIERED
45. Describing items in the laundry hamper. : DIRTIEST
47. English composer and family. : ELGARS
48. About. : INRE
49. Where the Ob flows. : ASIA
50. Sign often seen on a brownstone front. : ROOMS
53. Wildly gay. : MAD
55. Bewildered. : ATSEA
59. Kind of seaman. : ABLE
60. Used. : SECONDHAND
62. Drudge. : MOIL
63. Musical beginning. : INTRO
64. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : EXOD
65. Tactic, as in a game. : PLOY
66. Task. : STINT
67. Depend (on). : RELY
1. Golf stroke. : BAFF
2. Winged. : ALAR
3. 18th cen. wig. : TETE
4. Catalogue. : SCHEDULE
5. Ship: Abbr. : STR
6. Nawab or Nizam. : TITLE
7. Friend, in Paris. : AMIE
8. Bear in mind. : REMEMBER
9. Element in Chinese names. : TSE
10. Attribute of Peter Stuyvesant. : PEGLEG
11. Dies ___. : IRAE
12. Occasion. : TIME
13. Dickens character. : HEEP
18. Works on mss. : EDITS
22. What "avast" means. : STOP
24. Come back. : REENTER
26. Brother of Iphigenia. : ORESTES
27. One-celled organism: Biol. : MONAD
28. Shah's people. : IRANI
29. By no chance. : NEVER
30. To one side. : APART
31. Shopping center, Greek style. : AGORA
32. Kitchen gadget. : TIMER
33. Old oaths. : EGADS
39. Relief. : EASEMENT
40. Collect again. : REGATHER
42. Sloth and others. : SINS
44. Book for a Greek student. : ILIAD
46. Opportune. : TIMELY
49. Bedeck. : ADORN
50. Type of passage. : RAMP
51. Coin used in the 31 Down. : OBOL
52. Medley. : OLIO
54. Part of a play. : ACTI
56. Band instrument. : SAXE
57. Suffix in chemistry. : ENOL
58. Girl's nickname. : ADDY
60. Little girl. : SIS
61. What ___. : NOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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