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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
Across Down
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
17. 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
1. 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
54. Valuable item. : ASSET
55. State: Abbr. : NEBR
56. Wagon part. : AXLE
58. Fissure. : RIFT
59. Give it ___. : ATRY
60. Change course. : VEER
62. 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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