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Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch

New York Times, Wednesday, January 23, 1963

Author: Charles Gersch
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Charles E. Gersch has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,934
Across Down
1. Cut with short strokes. : SNIP
5. Well-known archer. : CUPID
10. Bouquet. : ODOR
14. Dorothy's dog. : TOTO
15. Popeye's girl. : OLIVE
16. Part of a famous intersection. : VINE
17. Single thing. : UNIT
18. Vladimir Ulianov. : LENIN
19. The women. : EVES
20. Square dance movement. : DOSADOS
22. Chomo-lungma, to the Tibetans. : EVEREST
24. Ordinal suffixes. : THS
25. Former dwellers at 10 Downing Street. : EDENS
26. Musical version of "Liliom." : CAROUSEL
30. Go over again: Colloq. : REHASH
34. She-bear: Sp. : OSA
35. Something, in Spain. : ALGO
37. Italian fortress. : ROCCA
38. Originally, "Arrangement in Grey and Black." : WHISTLERSMOTHER
42. Solitary one. : LONER
43. Song: Prefix. : MELO
44. Noun suffix. : ENT
45. Hydrocarbon used in plastics. : STYROL
47. Pine or spruce. : CONETREE
50. Francesca's lover. : PAOLO
52. State: Abbr. : ALA
53. Cajole. : WHEEDLE
56. Gov. Rockefeller's middle name. : ALDRICH
60. Come to be duly worthy of. : EARN
61. Grand Duke of Moscow, 14th cen. : IVANI
63. Contemporary of Maupassant. : ZOLA
64. Time period, in TV lingo. : SLOT
65. U. S. satellite. : TIROS
66. Indigo. : ANIL
67. Flip. : TOSS
68. Manner of sitting, in yoga. : ASANA
69. Ancient Greek temple. : NAOS
1. Scantling. : STUD
2. Mother's admonition. : NONO
3. "___ not raining rain to me . . . " : ITIS
4. Shape of an ocarina. : POTATO
5. Of great size. : COLOSSAL
6. Diminutive suffixes. : ULES
7. Fraternity symbol. : PIN
8. Covered with a certain plant. : IVIED
9. Western metropolis. : DENVER
10. Went beyond the target. : OVERSHOT
11. Olympic event. : DIVE
12. Certain small bills. : ONES
13. Remainder. : REST
21. Roderick, in Scott poem. : DHU
23. January, in Madrid. : ENERO
25. Domenico Teotocopulo. : ELGRECO
26. Hoods. : COWLS
27. "___ in the Dark." : ASHOT
28. One kind of day. : RAINY
29. Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
31. Sufferer. : ACHER
32. Locale. : SCENE
33. Writer of Westerns. : HARTE
36. One-time Christiana. : OSLO
39. Herpetologist's concern. : SERPENTS
40. Anc. region of Asia Minor (with "the"). : TROAD
41. Wife of Francesco del Giocondo. : MONALISA
46. Alias Dolores Haze. : LOLITA
48. Antiquity: Archaic. : ELD
49. Lord Greystoke. : TARZAN
51. Teen-age garb. : LEVIS
53. Wild ___. : WEST
54. Angelic ring. : HALO
55. See 5 Across. : EROS
56. Shortly. : ANON
57. Hebrides isle. : IONA
58. History's muse. : CLIO
59. Famous Haarlem painter. : HALS
62. Macaw. : ARA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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