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New York Times, Tuesday, January 22, 1963

Author:
Lois Hillis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q W X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Do nothing. : LAZE
5. Shelter, from the French. : ABRI
9. Beam. : SMILE
14. Brick kiln. : OVEN
15. Flour, in a Chinese dish. : MEIN
16. Track man. : MILER
17. Card game. : MONTEBANK
19. Glacial ridge. : ESKER
20. Firedogs. : ANDIRONS
21. Where missals are used. : ALTARS
22. Heraldic silver: Abbr. : ARG
23. Hound. : BEAGLE
25. Swing music. : JIVE
27. Symbol of accomplishment. : BADGE
28. Cease activity. : REST
32. Individual. : ONE
33. Cousin of a wheeze. : GAG
34. Understanding. : ENTENTE
36. Insect stage between moltings. : INSTAR
38. Used tricks or evasions. : DODGED
39. Assail violently. : SETUPON
41. Humble home. : HUT
42. Opened. : LED
43. Machine for throwing balls, disks, etc. into the air. : TRAP
44. O. T. book. : NAHUM
46. Nursery rhyme gardener. : MARY
47. Young chicken. : PEEPER
49. Crib. : BIN
50. Importance. : MOMENT
53. Haphazardly. : ATRANDOM
57. Baltic island. : OLAND
58. Illustrious. : SPLENDENT
59. Shade of blue. : ALICE
60. Be obvious. : SEEM
61. In good condition. : TRIG
62. Emulated the black sheep. : BAAED
63. Whirlpool. : EDDY
64. Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
Down
1. Small hill: Sp. : LOMA
2. Bristol's river. : AVON
3. Zoroastrian scripture. : ZENDAVESTA
4. Complete. : ENTIRE
5. Large pulpit. : AMBO
6. Children's game. : BEANBAG
7. Washed out. : RINSED
8. India ___. : INK
9. Scent. : SMELL
10. TV equine program, obviously an oater. : MISTERED
11. Each: Scot. : ILKA
12. Sinister glance. : LEER
13. Acts human. : ERRS
18. Work unit. : ERG
21. Item on a list. : AGENDUM
24. Lifetime. : AGE
25. Building timber. : JOIST
26. Central. : INNER
27. Man of rank. : BARONET
29. New ___. : ENGLANDERS
30. Manage. : STEER
31. Bear of a sort. : TEDDY
33. Interval. : GAP
35. Kindergartner. : TOT
37. Of little value: Colloq. : TUPPENCE
40. Downy surface on fabrics. : NAP
41. Dashed headlong. : HURTLED
45. Accumulated. : HEAPED
46. Have half a ___. : MINDTO
48. Closed. : ENDED
49. Prohibition. : BAN
50. Biblical nation. : MOAB
51. Spanish kettle. : OLLA
52. Loveliest of the Pleiades. : MAIA
54. French critic de Gourmont. : REMY
55. "With the blue ribbon ___ . . . " : ONIT
56. Kind of deed: Abbr. : MTGE
58. Compass point. : SSE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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