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New York Times, Monday, October 28, 1963

Author: Jean Reed
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,202
Across Down
1. Tent dweller. : ARAB
5. "If I ___ Million." : HADA
9. 15th century explorer. : CABOT
14. Certainly: Colloq. : SURE
15. Polyunsaturated fat. : OLEO
16. ___ citato. : OPERE
17. Trifles. : SMALLBEER
19. Coward and others. : NOELS
20. Sash. : OBI
21. Free of germs. : ASEPTIC
23. ___ gestae. : RES
24. Tranquilizes. : CALMS
26. Facilitators. : EASERS
28. Quivering. : ASPEN
31. Algerian cavalryman: Var. : SPAHEE
34. Diplomats: Abbr. : AMBS
37. The nurses. : RNS
38. Voices. : UTTERS
39. ___ event. : BLESSED
41. Put out of action. : DISABLE
42. Shoe parts. : CLEATS
43. Element. : TIN
44. Heavyweight champ, 1934. : BAER
45. Rachmaninoff. : SERGEI
46. Philosopher. : HEGEL
48. Court messenger. : BEADLE
50. Predicates. : VERBS
54. I love: Lat. : AMO
56. Legendary Irish princess. : DEIRDRE
59. Poulard. : HEN
60. Moslem Messiah. : MAHDI
62. Composer. : MEYERBEER
64. White House name. : MAMIE
65. "Thy joys when shall ___?" : ISEE
66. Livorno coin. : LIRA
67. See 1 Down. : ASSNS
68. Stint. : TASK
69. Ships' planks. : SNYS
1. Society: Abbr. : ASSOC
2. Dance. : RUMBA
3. Thin as ___. : ARAIL
4. ___ canto. : BEL
5. Quoits pegs. : HOBS
6. Sheltered. : ALEE
7. Darkens, as a color. : DEEPENS
8. Artery. : AORTA
9. Ideas. : CONCEPTS
10. Mail call address. : APO
11. City farthest from Dan. : BEERSHEBA
12. Border, in heraldry. : ORLE
13. Novel heroine. : TESS
18. Bairn. : LASS
22. Publishing. : ISSUING
25. Rubdown. : MASSAGE
27. Subject to taxation. : RATABLE
29. Chair. : PRESIDE
30. Goal. : END
32. A Gardner. : ERLE
33. Danish weights. : ESER
34. Elements. : ABCS
35. Amie's title. : MLLE
36. Sir Max and others. : BEERBOHMS
40. Today's sweethearts. : STEADIES
41. German article. : DIE
43. "___ long, long trail . . . " : THERESA
47. At any time. : EVER
49. Last straw (with "the"). : LIMIT
51. Lorelei's river. : RHEIN
52. Great name in movies. : BEERY
53. Lisbon ladies: Abbr. : SNRAS
54. Abbess. : AMMA
55. Dutch river. : MAAS
57. Indigo and carmine. : DYES
58. Strong odor. : REEK
61. Noise. : DIN
63. Containers: Abbr. : BLS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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