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New York Times, Monday, October 21, 1963

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,195
Across
1. Victoria or George. : LAKE
5. "Comedy of Errors," for example. : FARCE
10. Immense. : VAST
14. Swan genus. : OLOR
15. New York city. : OLEAN
16. Advance at a slow rate. : INCH
17. Deep-dyed villain, à la Moscow. : CAPITALIST
19. Indian. : OTOE
20. Phrase for the state of the world. : INFERMENT
21. Roster of candidates. : SLATE
22. Nostradamus. : SEER
23. Deep draft: Colloq. : SWIG
24. Fighting men: Abbr. : INF
27. Sidle. : EDGE
29. Lesser. : MINOR
31. Setting of a popular musical. : SIAM
33. Lit: Poet. : ILLUMINED
36. Status quo ___. : ANTE
37. Valuable possession. : ASSET
38. Farmer's concern. : SILO
39. Tending to face facts. : REALISTIC
41. Ruler. : TSAR
42. Move clumsily through water, mud, etc. : SLOSH
43. Greenland settlement. : ETAH
46. Yard-hoisting rope. : TYE
47. Aimlessly. : IDLY
48. Where Provo is. : UTAH
50. Count of music. : BASIE
52. Certain South Americans. : PERONISTS
57. College courses. : ARTS
58. Every baby's due. : LOVINGCARE
59. Night crawlers. : BAIT
60. Jet. : PLANE
61. Fort ___. : KNOX
62. First grade subject. : ABCS
63. Mitch's specialty. : SONGS
64. Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
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1. Places. : LOCI
2. Presidential middle name. : ALAN
3. Head: Ger. : KOPF
4. Enemies of the Iroquois. : ERIES
5. Bubbled. : FOAMED
6. Specialist of a sort. : ALLERGIST
7. Check. : REIN
8. Playbill list. : CAST
9. Suffix of agency. : ENT
10. Jack Benny. : VIOLINIST
11. Antonym of ally. : ANTAGONIST
12. Kiltie. : SCOT
13. Poetic pronoun. : THEE
18. Butternut. : TREE
21. In the ___. : SWIM
23. Soot. : SMUT
24. River through Munich. : ISAR
25. Dressed to the ___. : NINES
26. Accepting the inevitable. : FATALISTIC
28. Juvenile character. : ELSIE
30. Communications satellite. : RELAY
32. Song writers. : MELODISTS
34. Professor's forte. : LECTURING
35. French illustrator. : DORE
37. Very pale. : ASHY
40. Wight or Man. : ISLE
44. ___ wits' end. : ATONES
45. Suspend. : HANG
49. Hayseeds. : HICKS
50. Rum cake. : BABA
51. Desert steed. : ARAB
52. Prince Philip's game. : POLO
53. Man's name. : EVAN
54. Partner of safe. : SANE
55. Too much: Fr. : TROP
56. Canonical hour. : SEXT
58. Popular records. : LPS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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