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New York Times, Monday, November 11, 1963

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,216
Across
1. River of Asia. : AMUR
5. Food fish. : SMELT
10. Mark. : SCAR
14. Eminence. : NOTE
15. Proscribed. : TABOO
16. Name in the headlines. : HOME
17. Container for certain adhesives. : STAMPALBUM
19. Arabic letter. : ALIF
20. Basically. : ATHEART
21. Arctic item. : DOGSLED
23. Singer. : DIVA
24. Sound of surf. : ROTE
25. Complain. : REPINE
28. Sea animal. : BARNACLE
32. Yearnings. : ACHES
33. Famous London statue. : MAGOG
34. Reception. : TEA
35. Ineffective. : VOID
36. On earth. : BELOW
37. Spanish aunts. : TIAS
38. House part. : ELL
39. Figure in Greek legend. : HELEN
40. Answered the alarm. : AROSE
41. Where the United States stops. : SEAPORTS
43. Straightened. : ALINED
44. Region: Abbr. : TERR
45. To ___ (precisely). : ATEE
46. "Those were ___." : THEDAYS
49. Subdue. : CHASTEN
53. Occupy. : HOLD
54. Children's game. : POSTOFFICE
56. Indigo. : ANIL
57. Manner of speaking. : IDIOM
58. Scent. : ODOR
59. Fastidious. : NICE
60. Tidal bore. : EAGRE
61. City on the Truckee. : RENO
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1. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
2. American feminist. : MOTT
3. Where Ogden is. : UTAH
4. Corrected. : REMEDIED
5. ___ for (be in great need of). : STARVE
6. Gozo's neighbor. : MALTA
7. Recede. : EBB
8. Clamorous. : LOUD
9. Time for doing things. : TOMORROW
10. Cascades peak. : SHASTA
11. Contents of 17 Across. : COLLECTION
12. French friend. : AMIE
13. Assigned (to): Abbr. : REFD
18. Great care. : PAINS
22. Dinner bell. : GONG
25. Certain reviews. : RAVES
26. ___ des Beaux-Arts. : ECOLE
27. Of the contents of 17 Across. : PHILATELIC
28. Bundles. : BALES
29. Dramatic conflict, from the Greek. : AGON
30. Contract. : LEASE
31. Let up. : EASED
33. Disappear. : MELT
36. Dessert. : BERRYPIE
37. Attempts to get. : TRIESFOR
39. Latin hour. : HORA
40. "And we all do fade as ___." : ALEAF
42. Sell. : PEDDLE
43. Type of party. : ATHOME
45. Member of Equity. : ACTOR
46. Particle of comparison. : THAN
47. "___ soit . . . " : HONI
48. Mixer. : SODA
50. Time's partner. : TIDE
51. Course of study: Abbr. : ECON
52. Blackness: It. : NERO
55. Written name: Abbr. : SIG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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