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Eileen Lexau
Eileen Lexau

New York Times, Monday, November 25, 1963

Author: Eileen Lexau
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eileen Lexau has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 10 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Clue for 11-Down was listed out of order, between clues for 13-Down and 18-Down. Clue for 59-Down, TOV, was "Mazzel ___." Changed it to "Mazel ___."
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,230
Across Down
1. Koko's catalogue. : LIST
5. Ancient city of Greece. : ELIS
9. Forbidding words. : DONOT
14. Medieval fabric. : ACCA
15. Kind of missile. : NIKE
16. Chemical compound. : AZINE
17. Sailor's coat. : PEAJACKET
19. Ninth: Lat. : NONUS
20. ___ Arbor. : ANN
21. Fish dish. : ROE
22. Dolor. : SADNESS
24. Stringed instruments. : ZITHERS
26. Shakespearean role. : ARIEL
27. After noon. : ONE
28. Competent. : ABLE
29. "___ body meet a body . . . " : IFA
32. Stage and TV star. : FONDA
35. Masses of ice. : FLOES
36. Prefix in German names. : VON
37. Certain votes. : AYES
38. Fruit supposed to cause forgetfulness. : LOTUS
39. Use a blowtorch. : WELD
40. Kitten's cry. : MEW
41. Artist's headgear. : BERET
42. Rather dangerous. : RISKY
43. ___ gratia artis. : ARS
44. Affirm. : AVER
45. Old hand. : VET
46. Window glasses. : PANES
48. Excellent, British style. : TOPHOLE
52. Wheeled tray. : TEACART
54. N. Y. suburb. : RYE
55. Slack. : LAX
56. Wisconsin city. : RIPON
57. Candidates' demand. : EQUALTIME
60. Plural of 12 Down. : ONERA
61. Chair brace. : RUNG
62. Once ___ lightly. : OVER
63. Sea birds. : TERNS
64. Japanese wine. : SAKE
65. Green, in Heraldry. : VERT
1. De facto capital of Bolivia. : LAPAZ
2. Ancient English people. : ICENI
3. Meager. : SCANT
4. Dervish cap. : TAJ
5. Audience demand. : ENCORE
6. Is attracted to. : LIKES
7. Famous nickname. : IKE
8. Begins. : SETSABOUT
9. First-class things: Slang. : DANDIES
10. Fresh air: Colloq. : OZONE
11. Traditional feline advantage. : NINELIVES
12. Load: Lat. : ONUS
13. Girl's nickname. : TESS
18. Sports place. : ARENA
23. French city. : ARLES
25. Mortar troughs. : HODS
28. Change. : ALTER
30. People. : FOLK
31. Old Hickory's nickname. : ANDY
32. Rumor personified. : FAMA
33. Copy of a bond, in law. : OYER
34. Extra, for one. : NEWSPAPER
35. Members of a fraternal order. : FORESTERS
38. Pry. : LEVER
39. Accompanying. : WITH
41. Plantains. : BANANAS
42. Reject. : REPEL
45. Adventure for Sindbad. : VOYAGE
47. Nut. : ACORN
48. Large case. : TRUNK
49. Relish. : OLIVE
50. Debussy piece. : LAMER
51. Wield. : EXERT
52. Horse's gait. : TROT
53. See 27 Across. : EINE
58. Sine ___ non. : QUA
59. Mazel ___. : TOV

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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