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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, October 13, 1963

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,187
Across Down
1. Quantity of magnitude only. : SCALAR
7. Freely given. : GRATIS
13. Bow's companion. : SCRAPE
19. Interruption of a sentence. : PAROLE
20. Love's old sweet song. : ROMANCE
22. One of the Three Graces. : THALIA
23. Open a scroll. : UNROLL
24. Straighteners. : ALINERS
25. Roosters on mountains. : EAGLES
26. 11,900 ft. peak in Idaho. : RYAN
27. Duck for down. : EIDER
29. Morning reading matter. : LETTER
31. Morsel. : ORT
32. Geometric suffix. : GON
33. Beauties of china. : JADES
34. Shred. : TEARUP
35. Without a doubt. : SURE
36. In a fine frenzy. : ENTHUSED
38. Dealer of a sort. : RAGMAN
39. Daunt. : DETER
40. Kind of oil. : OLEO
41. Word element for "ten." : DEKA
42. ___ no. : YESOR
44. Not to be profaned. : SACRED
47. Go down again. : RESINK
49. Puzzle fans. : SOLVERS
53. Like fresh lettuce. : CRISP
54. Contrite person. : REPENTER
56. Relative of Turkey red. : CLARET
57. Stock jump. : RISE
58. Office chore. : FILING
59. Deviltry. : RASCALITY
61. Follower: Suffix. : IST
62. Special sort of record. : POLICEBLOTTER
64. Moscow Department Store. : GUM
65. The peak. : MTEVEREST
67. Word used with day or year. : YESTER
68. Memento ___ (token of mortality). : MORI
69. Cheese trimming. : PARING
70. Turkish bath routine. : HOTSTEAM
72. "No-man-is-an-Iland" man. : DONNE
73. Caballeros. : SENORES
75. Change color. : RETINT
76. Coercion. : DURESS
77. Think a ___ (like very much). : LOTOF
79. Single-handed. : LONE
80. Type of novel. : DIME
81. Expeditious. : RAPID
84. Certain writers: Var. : RIMERS
86. Appears now and then. : CROPSOUT
90. Exeter man. : EXON
91. Belief in unity of origin. : MONISM
92. TV ads. : PLUGS
93. Revenue man: Abbr. : IRO
94. Flowed together. : MET
95. Molnar. : FERENC
96. Beleaguerment. : SIEGE
97. Daybreak, in Italy. : ALBA
98. Becky Sharp's friend. : AMELIA
100. Busybody. : SNOOPER
102. Alaskan salmons. : NELMAS
104. Abnegation. : DENIAL
105. Sarge. : TOPKICK
106. Still living. : EXTANT
107. Distinct person or thing. : ENTITY
108. Interplaits. : WEAVES
109. Diamonds. : STONES
1. Cactuslike plant. : SPURGE
2. Western chasm. : CANYON
3. Unmitigated. : ARRANT
4. Lake bird. : LOON
5. Entire company. : ALL
6. Made public. : RELEASED
7. Ranked. : GRADED
8. Bits and leads. : ROLES
9. Oriental chief. : AMIR
10. Complexion tone. : TAN
11. Lacking finesse. : INELEGANT
12. Monster-movie sound effect. : SCREAM
13. Clifflike. : STEEP
14. Singe. : CHAR
15. No Paris frock. : RAG
16. Sparing no effort. : ALLOUT
17. M. Curie. : PIERRE
18. Inspiration for Rimsky-Korsakov overture. : EASTER
21. Lost sheep. : ESTRAY
28. ___ graph (picture writing). : IDEO
30. Platter contents. : TUNES
33. Kentucky nectar. : JULEP
34. Winning irresistibly. : TAKINGBYSTORM
35. African wildcat. : SERVAL
37. Bargain demanded by Richard III. : HORSE
38. Resin ingredient. : RESENE
39. Businessmen's pursuit. : DOLLAR
41. Delineator. : DEPICTOR
43. Field game. : SOCCER
44. Pinches pennies. : SCRIMPS
45. High-school honor societies. : ARISTAE
46. Small reservoir. : CISTERN
47. Condiment. : RELISH
48. Fuel. : KEROSENE
50. Daughter of Icarius. : ERIGONE
51. Vote reports. : RETURNS
52. Stumps. : STYMIES
54. Annoy: Colloq. : RILE
55. Knocking sound. : RATTAT
58. Consign to oblivion. : FORGET
60. Stanch. : STEM
62. Tarkington's creation. : PENROD
63. Inserted fur pieces, to enlarge coats. : LETINS
66. Strings for Stern. : VIOLIN
68. Folkways. : MORES
71. Palomar instrument. : TELESCOPE
72. Jettisons. : DUMPS
74. Frater's relative. : SOROR
76. Tub-dweller with lantern. : DIOGENES
78. Most noble. : FINEST
80. Something "on the market." : DRUG
81. Done over. : REMADE
82. Choppers. : AXEMEN
83. Highly effective. : POTENT
85. Fish for bait. : MINNOW
86. Office personnel. : CLERKS
87. Wildcatter, for example. : OILMAN
88. Civil. : URBANE
89. Basks at the fireside. : TOASTS
91. Like a good potato. : MEALY
92. Something to recite. : PIECE
95. Order. : FIAT
96. Petty thief: Brit. slang. : SPIV
97. Choir voice. : ALTO
99. Year in reign of Claudius. : LII
101. Volga tributary. : OKA
103. Type of telephone: Abbr. : EXT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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