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New York Times, Saturday, October 19, 1963

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,193
Across Down
1. "Blowout." : SHINDIG
8. Round into form: Colloq. : SHAPEUP
15. See 1 Across. : CAROUSE
16. ___ cottage (real romance). : LOVEINA
17. Maker of firearms. : ARMORER
18. Word puzzle. : ANAGRAM
19. Importune. : TEASE
20. Marquand character. : MOTO
22. Physics term. : BELS
23. Time. : ERA
25. Iron: Prefix. : FERRO
27. Pleased. : GLAD
30. Damsel. : MAID
32. Vestibules. : HALLS
36. Art medium. : OIL
37. Spanish artist. : SERT
38. Become angry. : FIREUP
39. Wonderful. : AMAZING
41. Forgive. : CONDONE
42. Kitchen gadgets. : TIMERS
43. Part of a prescription. : DOSE
44. Incurred. : RAN
45. Emporium. : STORE
46. Opposite of riches. : RAGS
47. Minstrel. : BARD
48. Beginning. : ONSET
50. Jo's sister. : AMY
52. Fiddlesticks! : BOSH
55. Rebekah's son. : ESAU
57. Win by ___. : ANOSE
61. On the way. : ENROUTE
63. City near Jaffa. : TELAVIV
65. Place. : SITUATE
66. Human being. : ADAMITE
67. Had one's name in lights. : STARRED
68. Legal heirs: Lat. : HEREDES
1. Beat it! : SCAT
2. Rodent. : HARE
3. Broadway role. : IRMA
4. Trapped. : NOOSED
5. German engraver. : DURER
6. Verb suffix. : ISE
7. Origin. : GERM
8. Named to run. : SLATED
9. Distinction. : HONOR
10. Of all: Scot. : AVA
11. Tool holder. : PEGBOARD
12. Name on a green stamp. : EIRE
13. Single. : UNAL
14. Certain knaves. : PAMS
21. "What ___?" : OFIT
24. Positive responses. : AMENS
26. Wagner's river. : RHINE
27. Kids. : GOATS
28. Boundary. : LIMIT
29. Texas site. : ALAMO
31. Chile's neighbor: Abbr. : ARG
33. Mrs. Arrowsmith. : LEORA
34. Containing silver. : LUNAR
35. Squander. : SPEND
37. Seductive. : SIREN
38. Pit: Anat. : FOSSA
40. Almost the last minute. : ZEROHOUR
41. Slip a ___ (err). : COG
43. The facts. : DATA
46. Do a farm task. : RESEED
47. Cognomen. : BYNAME
49. Seven, in Rome. : SETTE
51. Of the cheek. : MALAR
52. Before Mamie. : BESS
53. Step ___ (hurry up). : ONIT
54. Feminine title. : SRTA
56. Where Logan is. : UTAH
58. "Amores" poet. : OVID
59. Location. : SITE
60. Vesper times. : EVES
62. Nasser's dream: Abbr. : UAR
64. Netherlands commune. : EDE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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