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New York Times, Tuesday, November 12, 1963

Author: Leonard Sussman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,217
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1. Bitter. : ACERB
6. Calendar abbreviations. : SATS
10. Dwellings: Abbr. : APTS
14. South American animal. : TAPIR
15. Author Hamsun. : KNUT
16. Crack. : FLAW
17. Treasure ___. : TROVE
18. Toward the center. : INTO
19. Hill in Erin. : TARA
20. Maquis, for instance. : UNDERGROUND
23. Dwelling. : INN
24. Poetic contraction. : EER
25. ___ Khan. : ALY
26. Tall tale. : YARN
28. Famous name in show biz. : JESSEL
31. City in Iraq. : MOSUL
34. North American tree. : REDOAK
37. Worked out. : DID
39. Further. : MORE
40. Put into action. : EXERTED
42. Franco's party. : FALANGE
44. Flicker, for one. : BIRD
45. Dress (up). : TOG
47. Holy river. : GANGES
48. Belt. : STRAP
50. Calamitous. : TRAGIC
52. Move very slowly. : INCH
54. All's partner. : ONE
55. Feel unwell. : AIL
58. Slangy exclamation. : MAN
60. State police member. : TEXASRANGER
64. Jason's ship. : ARGO
66. Descartes. : RENE
67. Famous first name in U.N. : ADLAI
68. Accomplished. : MADE
69. Soviet city. : OREL
70. So: Fr. : ALORS
71. Love, in Spain. : AMOR
72. Freshman's home. : DORM
73. Sierra ___. : LEONE
1. U.S.O. stopover. : ATTU
2. Chile con ___. : CARNE
3. Lyric poem. : EPODE
4. Biblical waterway. : RIVERJORDAN
5. Brother, to Uncle Remus. : BRER
6. Bagpipe sounds. : SKIRLS
7. Bothered. : ANNOYED
8. Ballet garment. : TUTU
9. Pitiless. : STONY
10. Opposite of fore. : AFT
11. Gregorian chant. : PLAINSONG
12. Mountain lake. : TARN
13. "___ Lake." : SWAN
21. Machine part. : GASKET
22. Beaver's specialty. : DAM
27. Fourth of July feature. : ROMANCANDLE
29. ___ one's words. : EAT
30. Man, in Teutonic myth. : LIF
32. Press. : URGE
33. Virginians. : LEES
34. Confederates: Slang. : REBS
35. Theater sign. : EXIT
36. Reckless courage. : DERRINGDO
38. Reference mark. : DAGGER
41. Bride's portion. : DOT
43. Chou en ___. : LAI
46. Nickname for Crosby. : GROANER
49. Banker's concern: Abbr. : PCT
51. Saint from Canterbury. : ANSELM
53. Ruler of Galilee. : HEROD
56. Housing of a sort. : IGLOO
57. Become aware. : LEARN
58. P.T.A. member. : MAMA
59. Hebrew name for Syria. : ARAM
61. Dry: Prefix. : XERO
62. Literary group: Abbr. : AAAL
63. Become more intense. : RISE
65. Poetic contraction. : OER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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