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New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 1963

Author:
Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jan and Mike Dubin have 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,917
Across
1. Headgear for girls. : BOWS
5. Partner of starts. : FITS
9. Pan's musicmakers. : PIPES
14. Spoils. : LOOT
15. Dies ___. : IRAE
16. Negative verbal form. : ARENT
17. Everybody. : ONEANDALL
19. Epithet for Willie. : WEARY
20. Coddled. : BABIED
21. Hebrew month. : ELUL
23. Mountain gap. : COL
24. Boards a jet. : ENPLANES
26. River of the Congo. : UELE
27. Throws: Colloq. : PEGS
29. Pray with urgency. : ENTREAT
31. Spanish gold. : ORO
32. Attention-getting sounds. : PSTS
33. Fin de ___. : SIECLE
37. Streaked. : LINEATE
39. Adore. : WORSHIP
40. Insect's eyes. : OCELLI
41. Kitchen utensils. : PANS
42. Prayer. : AVE
43. Professor's forte. : LECTURE
45. Graf ___. : SPEE
46. Ornamental container. : VASE
49. Memento. : KEEPSAKE
51. A Benjamite, in I Chronicles. : IRI
52. Munich's river. : ISAR
53. Not ___ (forbid). : HEAROF
56. "It's ___!" : ADEAL
58. Anniversary, for one. : MILESTONE
60. French possessive. : NOTRE
61. Inter ___. : ALIA
62. Biblical patriarch. : ENID
63. Sheath. : DRESS
64. Obligation. : NEED
65. Hideouts. : DENS
Down
1. Globule. : BLOB
2. A Chaplin. : OONA
3. Sad. : WOEBEGONE
4. Tints. : STAINS
5. Nonsense! : FIDDLESTICKS
6. Anger, in Italy. : IRA
7. Natural gifts. : TALENTS
8. Merchant. : SELLER
9. Sliding bolt in a machine. : PAWL
10. See 6 Down. : IRE
11. "___ on earth . . . " : PEACE
12. Register. : ENROL
13. Empire, for one. : STYLE
18. Cotton knot. : NEP
22. Thinks. : USESONESHEAD
25. Status quo ___. : ANTE
26. Foes of the Pueblos. : UTES
27. Sport. : POLO
28. Relative of Richard. : ERIC
30. Poseur's specialty. : AIRS
32. Whiten. : PALE
34. One role for mother. : CHAPERONE
35. Designating certain TV programs. : LIVE
36. Sword. : EPEE
38. French pronoun. : ELLE
39. Twist. : WARP
41. Childish. : PUERILE
44. Dealer in a certain import. : TEAMAN
45. Went on ice. : SKATED
46. Article of food. : VIAND
47. Warmth of feeling. : ARDOR
48. Seven, in Spain. : SIETE
50. Roman bronze. : AES
52. Oleron and others. : ILES
54. "Come ___." : ONIN
55. Government agents: Slang. : FEDS
57. Suffixes of agency. : ARS
59. Golf term. : LIE

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

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