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New York Times, Thursday, October 31, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { V X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,205
Across
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Pamphlet. : TRACT
6
Spine part. : DISC
10
June 14th item. : FLAG
14
Thinner, as air. : RARER
15
Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
16
Honolulu's island. : OAHU
17
Blue gas. : OZONE
18
Electrical conductor. : EQUALIZER
20
Bill of a sort. : POSTER
22
"Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
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Bird. : EMU
24
Galena and others. : ORES
25
Copy. : EDITION
28
Part of the street scene. : CARS
29
Destiny. : KARMA
33
Tip. : GRATUITY
38
Having length only. : LINEAR
39
Fencing thrust. : RIPOSTE
40
Lincoln Center feature. : CONCERT
41
Rise (from). : EMERGE
42
Unevenly. : RAGGEDLY
43
German river. : WESER
44
Campus activity. : SING
45
Having the form of a pouch. : SACCATE
47
Vault. : JUMP
51
Bustling about. : ADO
54
Time. : NOON
55
Shoe-polish applicator. : DAUBER
57
Warblers. : REDSTARTS
60
Nocturnal sound. : SNORE
61
History's Muse. : CLIO
62
Awning. : TILT
63
See 64 Across. : STAGE
64
With 63 Across, theatrical VIP. : HAND
65
States. : SAYS
66
Consumed. : EATEN
Down
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Turning: Prefix. : TROPO
2
Symbol of sharpness. : RAZOR
3
Sprung up. : AROSE
4
Nickel parts. : CENTS
5
Magnolia. : TREE
6
John or Jane. : DOE
7
Investigation. : INQUIRY
8
Feats: Colloq. : STUNTS
9
Snouted animal. : COATI
10
Ma ___! : FOI
11
Take it easy. : LAZE
12
Interjection. : AHEM
13
Hindu teacher. : GURU
19
Kind of glass. : LOOKING
21
What pupils do. : RECITE
26
Calendar entry. : DATE
27
Garner's middle name. : NANCE
30
Famous Army surgeon. : REED
31
Crumbly soil. : MARL
32
Bohemian. : ARTY
33
Thrived. : GREW
34
Icy coating. : RIME
35
Anthropoids. : APES
36
Convex moldings. : TORES
37
White House name. : USGRANT
38
Entered in a ship's record. : LOGGED
40
External angle. : CANT
42
Gaily. : RIANTLY
44
Slag. : SCORIA
46
Checked items. : COATS
47
Administrative council. : JUNTA
48
Vessel of a sort. : UBOAT
49
Cause to combine. : MERGE
50
Adorn (oneself). : PREEN
51
Foot part. : ARCH
52
Rue ___ Paix. : DELA
53
Wotan. : ODIN
56
South African fox. : ASSE
58
Turf. : SOD
59
Main and others: Abbr. : STS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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