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New York Times, Tuesday, October 29, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,203

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Across
1
Moscow press agency. : TASS
5
Bird of the Nile. : IBIS
9
Texas A. and M. student. : AGGIE
14
Et ___. : ALII
15
Cozy corner. : NOOK
16
Azores city. : HORTA
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Friendly chat. : COZE
18
Turkish soldiers. : JANIZARIES
20
Start. : INAUGURATE
22
Oscar's cousin. : EMMY
23
Pest: Colloq. : TERROR
24
___ fide. : BONA
26
Heal. : RESTORE
30
Bird sound. : CAW
33
Fluffy ruffle. : JABOT
37
Pusillanimity. : COWARDICE
39
Manchu river. : AMUR
40
Klaxons. : HORNS
41
Suffix with defer and refer. : ENCE
42
Tiptoe turn. : PIROUETTE
44
Heathenish. : PAGAN
45
Teleost fish. : EEL
46
Sidewise. : LATERAL
48
Pitcher. : EWER
50
Chaperone. : DUENNA
55
Part of Ovid's name. : NASO
57
Comic take-offs. : TRAVESTIES
61
Fops, dandies, coxcombs, etc. : EXQUISITES
63
___ de combat. : HORS
64
Insensitive. : BLUNT
65
Chafe. : FRET
66
Carib oil tree. : EBOE
67
Cattails. : REEDS
68
Phoenician city. : TYRE
69
Calm. : REST
Down
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Unspoken. : TACIT
2
Only. : ALONE
3
Scholarship student at Cambridge. : SIZAR
4
French title, old style. : SIEUR
5
Wrong. : INJURE
6
Wild hog. : BOAR
7
Hebrides island. : IONA
8
Comedy bit. : SKIT
9
Exclamation. : AHA
10
Bridge expert. : GOREN
11
Making faces. : GRIMACING
12
Detail. : ITEM
13
Unhurried. : EASY
19
Wild equines. : ZEBRAS
21
Famous British general. : GORT
25
Poet's word. : OER
27
Midlothian bard. : SCOTT
28
German cake. : TORTE
29
Lawful claimant. : OWNER
31
Old Syrian cloth of silk and gold. : ACCA
32
Think, old style. : WEEN
33
Comic stunt. : JAPE
34
Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
35
Former Broadway specialty. : BURLESQUE
36
Gold: Sp. : ORO
38
Goddess: Lat. : DEA
40
Card game. : HEARTS
43
Rubber tree. : ULE
44
Additional. : PLUS
47
"___ Fideles." : ADESTE
49
Twisted. : WOUND
51
Clear sky. : ETHER
52
Weeper of myth. : NIOBE
53
Wolfe and others. : NEROS
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Valuable item. : ASSET
55
State: Abbr. : NEBR
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Wagon part. : AXLE
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Fissure. : RIFT
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Give it ___. : ATRY
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Change course. : VEER
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Common contraction. : ITS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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