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New York Times, Saturday, October 12, 1963

Author: Brice Metcalfe
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,186
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1. Boxing program. : CARD
5. Queen turned to stone. : NIOBE
10. " . . . ___ fat hen." : ABIG
14. Afghan title. : AMIR
15. Against a thing: Lat. : INREM
16. Star in Cygnus. : SADR
17. Unfeeling. : NUMB
18. Loud passage, in music: Abbr. : CRESC
19. Locust. : TREE
20. Where Chine is. : ASIE
21. Informal party of these days. : HOOTENANNY
23. N. Y. C. landmark. : PENNSTA
25. Charge. : FEE
26. Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
27. Order. : EDICT
28. British decoration. : DSO
30. Prefixes meaning "sacred." : HAGIS
32. Traveler's aid. : AAA
34. Third quarter score. : OOO
36. Float. : WAFT
37. Milestone of Sept. 24, 1963. : TESTBANTREATY
41. Without: Geer. : OHNE
42. Exclamation. : CRY
43. Wintry sound effect. : BRR
44. Color again. : REDYE
46. Game. : TAG
48. Throws off. : EMITS
52. Pronoun. : ANY
53. 6th century date. : DVI
55. Alert. : ATIPTOE
57. "Faster! Faster!" said ___. : TOMSWIFTLY
60. Big Five member. : UCLA
61. Amazon porpoise. : INIA
62. Where Innsbruck is. : TIROL
63. Loving: Prefix. : PHIL
64. Saluters of 67 Across. : NCOS
65. Without ___ in the world. : ACARE
66. Canine, for short. : PEKE
67. Pentagon personnel: Abbr. : GENS
68. Crowbar. : LEVER
69. Belgian river. : YSER
1. Party tray item. : CANAPE
2. Tickled. : AMUSED
3. Adriatic port. : RIMINI
4. Well-known resident. : DRBENCASEY
5. ___ wahr? : NICHT
6. Encroachment. : INROAD
7. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
8. What to put forward. : BESTFOOT
9. Man of many introductions. : EMCEE
10. Famous terrier. : ASTA
11. New Jersey bay. : BARNEGAT
12. Call by name. : IDENTIFY
13. Most dismal, British style. : GREYEST
22. Book after Ezr. : NEH
24. Photographic copy. : STAT
29. Sophy, in Moscow. : SONYA
31. Happiness, according to Charles Schulz. : AWARMPUPPY
33. TV monogram. : ABC
35. Sphere. : ORB
37. For ___ (temporarily). : THENONCE
38. Poem by Keats. : ENDYMION
39. Trick. : ARTIFICE
40. "___ learn love, I'll practice to obey." : EREI
41. Holding forth. : ORATING
45. Windsor: Abbr. : EDW
47. Plentifully. : GALORE
49. Longs. : ITCHES
50. " . . . getting ___ you . . . " : TOLIKE
51. Undercoat, used by painters. : SEALER
54. Requisite. : VITAL
56. U. S. president. : TYLER
58. Impertinence. : SASS
59. ___. agcy. : TRAV

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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