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New York Times, Wednesday, October 16, 1963

Author:
Michael Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,190
Across
1. Aloof. : COOL
5. Excited: Slang. : HETUP
10. Spring phenomenon. : THAW
14. Oriental title. : ABBA
15. Ring ___. : ABELL
16. City in Latium. : ROMA
17. Heath. : MOOR
18. Way. : ROUTE
19. "See ___ . . . " : APIN
20. Attractive. : PLEASANT
22. Like. : ADMIRE
24. Numerous. : MANY
25. Originate. : STEM
26. Carrying: Colloq. : TOTING
29. Menu items. : DESSERTS
33. Out of the ordinary. : IRREGULAR
35. Relative of a belaying pin. : CLEAT
36. Farmyard sound. : BAA
37. Type of movie. : FEATURE
39. ___ Juana. : TIA
40. Rice. : ELMER
42. Exacting. : DEMANDING
44. Censured. : REPROVED
46. Imagine. : IDEATE
47. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
48. McCarthy. : CLEM
49. Foodstuffs. : BREADS
52. Least fashionable. : DOWDIEST
56. Bombast. : RANT
57. American bandmaster. : SOUSA
59. Den. : LAIR
60. "The Moon ___." : ANDI
61. Worthless. : EMPTY
62. Clair de ___. : LUNE
63. State: Abbr. : WISC
64. Fertile soil. : LOESS
65. Letters. : EXES
Down
1. Army life. : CAMP
2. Agora coin. : OBOL
3. Reed instrument. : OBOE
4. City in Wyoming. : LARAMIE
5. Declaim. : HARANGUE
6. Wood. : EBONY
7. German: Abbr. : TEUT
8. In the last (month): Abbr. : ULT
9. Accordion ___. : PLEATS
10. Fishing net of three layers. : TRAMMEL
11. Indian. : HOPI
12. Kabul title. : AMIR
13. Diminish. : WANE
21. Composure. : SANGFROID
23. Fell. : DESCENDED
25. Laboratory liquid. : SERUM
26. River of 16 Across. : TIBER
27. Papal veil. : ORALE
28. Hike. : TRAMP
29. Old-fashioned. : DATED
30. Networks in anatomy. : RETIA
31. Spoil. : TAINT
32. Phase. : STAGE
34. Burdened. : LADEN
38. Transportation systems. : RAILWAYS
41. See 33 Across. : ERRATIC
43. Famous name in movies. : DEMILLE
45. Ship. : VESSEL
48. Overhead items. : COSTS
49. Excellent: Scot. : BRAW
50. Oriental title. : RANI
51. Objects. : ENDS
52. Exact copy, in printer's slang. : DUPE
53. Vichy and others: Fr. : EAUX
54. Without: Lat. : SINE
55. ___ beaucoup. : TRES
58. Shoulder: Prefix. : OMO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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