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New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 1963

Author: Leonard Sussman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,935
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1. Rich cake. : BABA
5. Family member: Abbr. : BRO
8. Military group. : CADRE
13. Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
14. Shampoo. : SOAP
15. Archangel. : URIEL
16. Candy flavoring. : LIME
17. Noun suffix. : TUDE
18. Historic fountain in Rome. : TREVI
19. Kind of tide. : EBB
20. Persian elf. : PERI
21. Twelve dozen. : GROSS
22. Members of the family. : SISTERSINLAW
25. Greek princess. : IRENE
26. Too large. : OUTSIZE
30. Mechanical contrivance. : ENGINE
32. Season. : TIME
33. Sine qua ___. : NON
34. London section. : SOHO
35. Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
36. Look through hastily. : SCAN
37. Self: Prefix. : AUT
38. Fighter of 1899–1902. : BOER
40. Huge ones. : TITANS
42. Defeats the incumbent. : UNSEATS
44. Enthusiasm. : ARDOR
45. Bookkeeping maneuver. : TRIALBALANCE
49. Insect larvae. : GRUBS
51. Unite (with). : ALLY
52. Swiss river. : AAR
53. Indian of British Columbia. : HAIDA
54. Highland hillside. : BRAE
55. Quicken. : STIR
56. Pigment. : UMBER
57. Carpenter's tool. : ADZE
58. City on the Truckee. : RENO
59. Untidy. : MESSY
60. Caustic stuff. : LYE
61. Frankfort's river. : ODER
1. Cargo on Mississippi boats. : BALES
2. Excuse. : ALIBI
3. Instruments on B-29's. : BOMBSIGHTS
4. Anthropoid. : APE
5. Stock exchange of Paris. : BOURSE
6. Spokes. : RADII
7. Poetic "unclose." : OPE
8. Kind of store. : CUTRATE
9. Quiver contents. : ARROWS
10. Day: Lat. : DIES
11. Speed (up), as a motor. : REVS
12. Man's name meaning "the highest." : ELI
14. 18th century novelist. : STERNE
20. Wedge-shaped head of a hammer. : PEEN
21. Morose. : GLUM
23. Musical group. : TRIO
24. Cafe ___. : NOIR
27. Invested with human form. : INCARNATED
28. Biblical name of Tanis, Egypt. : ZOAN
29. Austrian river. : ENNS
30. Biblical herdsman. : ESAU
31. Word. : NOUN
32. Product of shale. : TAR
35. Butte's cousin. : MESA
36. Covered walk. : STOA
38. Moslem region in North Africa. : BARBARY
39. Revolutionary patriot. : OTIS
40. County seat of County Kerry. : TRALEE
41. Indolently. : IDLY
43. Musical works. : ETUDES
44. Burning. : ABLAZE
46. Tending to become fat. : LARDY
47. Famous fictional ship. : CAINE
48. Infielder's bugaboo. : ERROR
49. Ready: Colloq. : GAME
50. Umbrella parts. : RIBS
53. Sound of activity. : HUM
54. ___ Tabarin. : BAL
55. Rialto sign. : SRO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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