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New York Times, Monday, November 18, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,223
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1. Piece of wood. : SLAB
5. Clawed. : PAWED
10. Pet. : FIDO
14. Sheer. : PURE
15. Helen, in Italy. : ELENA
16. Make level. : EVEN
17. Botanical angle. : AXIL
18. Abrupt, sharp sound. : CLACK
19. Plaything. : DOLL
20. Editor. : REDACTOR
22. Too much. : OVERLY
24. Street sound. : TOOT
25. Alpha Centauri. : STAR
26. Materialize. : APPEAR
29. Appeases. : PLACATES
33. Game appurtenance. : CARDTABLE
35. Ascent. : SLOPE
36. Popular cruise port. : RIO
37. Jumped: Poet. : LEAPT
39. Chart. : MAP
40. Thoughts. : IDEAS
43. Hors d'oeuvre. : ANTIPASTO
46. Home. : DOMICILE
48. Beast of burden. : DONKEY
49. Sign in Teutonic alphabet. : RUNE
50. Remainder. : REST
51. Italian brandy. : GRAPPA
54. Temporary dwelling place of sorts. : DOGHOUSE
58. Prefix for a continent. : EURO
59. Tropical fruit. : GUAVA
61. Adjective suffix. : ICAL
62. Split. : TEAR
63. Bird. : EGRET
64. Invalid. : NULL
65. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
66. ___ Khan. : SHERE
67. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
1. Lustrous mineral. : SPAR
2. De ___. : LUXE
3. Dry. : ARID
4. Tardy. : BELATED
5. Worn on the chest. : PECTORAL
6. Parcel out. : ALLOT
7. Sign of use. : WEAR
8. Typist's notation. : ENC
9. Indian. : DAKOTA
10. National. : FEDERAL
11. Man's name. : IVOR
12. Rural spot. : DELL
13. Exclusively. : ONLY
21. Prince Albert. : COAT
23. Sweepers: Slang. : VACS
25. Dozed. : SLEPT
26. Pungent. : ACRID
27. Child: Prefix. : PAIDO
28. Preface. : PROEM
29. Sycamore tree. : PLANE
30. Siberian city. : TOMSK
31. Amazed: Fr. : EPATE
32. Indian soldier. : SEPOY
34. Famous street of song. : BEALE
38. Water channel. : TIDEGATE
41. Friendship, in Baltimore. : AIRPORT
42. Porgy. : SCUP
44. Swanky: Slang. : POSH
45. French man's name. : ANTOINE
47. For a long time. : INAGES
50. Friend of 10 Across. : ROVER
51. "___ horse!" : GETA
52. Regrets. : RUES
53. Macaws. : ARAS
54. Challenge. : DARE
55. Shape of a pocket. : UCUT
56. Grocery item. : SALT
57. French pronoun. : ELLE
60. Exclamation of disgust. : UGH

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

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