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New York Times, Thursday, October 17, 1963

Author: Helen Fasulo
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,191
Across Down
1. Dot. : DOWRY
6. Hall: Sp. : SALA
10. Collide with. : BUMP
14. King Arthur's father. : UTHER
15. Column note. : ITEM
16. Mussel genus. : UNIO
17. Bones. : SHINS
18. Event in "The Tempest." : SHIPWRECK
20. Japanese harp. : KOTO
21. Small coin of Israel. : MIL
22. Coarse fabric. : LINSEY
23. Innisfail. : EIRE
25. Incident. : EVENT
27. Mother of Aeneas. : APHRODITE
30. Cowpoke's mount. : HOSS
34. Italian pronoun. : MIO
35. Bedding. : LINENS
37. Baltic native. : ESTH
38. Gambler's note. : IOU
39. Large desert in Iran. : LUT
40. ___ dien. : ICH
42. Part of a boot. : TOE
43. Horn of the moon. : CUSP
45. Oriental. : MANCHU
47. Old measure. : ELL
48. "So ___!" : ISEE
49. German waterway. : KIELCANAL
51. Irish martyr (1778–1803). : EMMET
54. ___ out. : EKES
55. Creator of the Darling family. : BARRIE
58. Direction. : WAY
60. Cereal. : RICE
63. Grandmother's brooch. : BREASTPIN
65. Zodiac sign. : LIBRA
66. Skindiver's gear. : LUNG
67. Part of B. A. : ARTS
68. Mythical man of brass. : TALOS
69. Bird. : SMEE
70. Win the booby prize. : LOSE
71. Napped. : SLEPT
1. Gloaming. : DUSK
2. German king. : OTHO
3. Neighbor of the Treasury. : WHITEHOUSE
4. French artist. : RENOIR
5. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
6. Amigo's affirmative. : SISI
7. Runner. : ATHLETE
8. Aloha symbol. : LEI
9. Capacious. : AMPLE
10. ___ midnight oil. : BURNTHE
11. French ones. : UNES
12. Mickey and others. : MICE
13. Slow: Colloq. : POKY
19. Succeed. : WIN
21. Spiritualist. : MEDIUM
24. Drum flourish. : ROLL
26. City of islands. : VENICE
27. Friends: Lat. : AMICI
28. Godly. : PIOUS
29. Conduit point. : INTAKE
31. Apparent. : OSTENSIBLE
32. Toga's relative. : STOLA
33. Conch. : SHELL
36. Naval officer in Spanish-American War. : SCHLEY
41. Toweling. : HUCK
44. Nobility. : PEERAGE
46. Dunderheads. : NITWITS
50. TV addendum. : AERIAL
52. Scale tones. : MIS
53. Nickel. : METAL
55. Containers: Abbr. : BBLS
56. Calla lily. : ARUM
57. Mrs. Scott Carpenter. : RENE
59. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
61. Oats or rye. : CROP
62. Countries of Asia. : EAST
64. Big leaguer. : PRO
65. Officers: Abbr. : LTS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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