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New York Times, Wednesday, October 30, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,204
Across
1. Mosque of ___. : OMAR
5. Science degree. : SCB
8. Bits. : SCRAPS
14. Supporting part. : PEDESTAL
16. Michigan college. : OLIVET
17. Cosmos. : UNIVERSE
18. Flaubert character. : BOVARY
19. ___ rosa. : SUB
20. Pancake day. : TUESDAY
22. Small: Dial. : LIL
23. Conrad hero. : JIM
24. But: Lat. : SED
25. See 47 Across. : MALE
26. Lake of Geneva. : LEMAN
29. Bill of sale: Abbr. : REC
30. Flipper. : FIN
31. Letters. : EXES
32. Housing units. : RESIDENCES
36. White ant. : TERMITE
38. General. : MARSHAL
39. Western. : OCCIDENTAL
41. Mal de ___. : TETE
42. Up: Prefix. : ANA
43. ___ Aviv. : TEL
44. Untidy. : MESSY
45. Temple: Poet. : FANE
47. Tom, Dick and Harry. : MEN
48. Term of address. : SIR
49. German composer. : ABT
50. Used car sign. : FORSALE
52. O.T. book: Abbr. : PSA
55. Concord. : UNISON
57. Plant of the aster family. : IRONWEED
59. Goddess who loved Endymion. : SELENE
60. Lacking symmetry. : LOPSIDED
61. Important document. : TREATY
62. Lamb's mother. : EWE
63. City in Thuringia. : GERA
Down
1. Work. : OPUS
2. Carte. : MENU
3. Star in Draco. : ADIB
4. Parson: Abbr. : REV
5. Thrum. : STRUM
6. Legal action. : CASE
7. Sanctifies. : BLESSES
8. Not ___. : SOBAD
9. Satiate. : CLOY
10. The Red or the Black: Abbr. : RIV
11. Snowslides. : AVALANCHES
12. "For those in ___ on the sea." : PERIL
13. Variety. : STYLE
15. Begin. : SETIN
21. ___ point. : DECIMAL
23. Flowering plant. : JASMINE
25. Monastery church. : MINSTER
26. Niobe's enemy. : LETO
27. Officer, for short. : EXEC
28. Commercial. : MERCANTILE
29. Stage direction. : REENTER
30. Iron: Fr. : FER
32. Relative of hwy. : RTE
33. Decaliter: Abbr. : DAL
34. Victuals. : EATS
35. Weaver's reed. : SLEY
37. Peak in Crete. : IDA
40. Ductile. : TENSILE
44. Bearings. : MIENS
45. Subject of three operas. : FAUST
46. Leader of Saul's army. : ABNER
47. Time, according to Ben Franklin. : MONEY
48. Hillside. : SLOPE
50. Origin. : FONT
51. In a line. : AROW
52. Foot: Suffix. : PEDE
53. Foreteller. : SEER
54. Po tributary. : ADDA
56. The Red or the Black. : SEA
58. Headgear, modern style. : WIG

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

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