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New York Times, Tuesday, November 26, 1963

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,231
Across Down
1. Adriatic port. : BARI
5. Exclaimed. : OHED
9. Irishman. : GAEL
13. Earliest inhabitant. : ABORIGINE
15. Fanny. : BRICE
16. Certain parrots. : LOVEBIRDS
17. Home on the range. : RANCH
18. Fitting. : DUE
19. Poetic times. : EVES
20. Footballer. : CENTER
21. Brought up. : BRED
22. Garbed. : CLAD
23. Massenet opera. : THAIS
25. Type of car. : ROADSTER
29. Persona ___. : GRATA
30. Walks. : PADS
31. Anklebones. : TALI
32. August, in Paris. : AOUT
33. Photographer's specialty. : FACES
34. Love, in Spain. : AMOR
35. Quarter of a pint. : GILL
36. Holly. : ILEX
37. Birds. : SNIPE
38. Appraiser. : ASSESSOR
40. Move sideways. : SIDLE
41. Pshaw! : RATS
42. Ruminants' forte. : CUDS
43. Hunting expeditions. : SHOOTS
46. American Indian. : HOPI
47. White vestment. : ALB
50. ___ time (often). : MANYA
51. Arctic waters. : BERINGSEA
53. Sinless. : CLEAN
54. Beast of Borneo. : ORANGUTAN
55. Christmas ___. : SEAL
56. Famous Elihu. : YALE
57. Fine fur. : MINK
1. Unqualified. : BALD
2. Hunt hero. : ABOU
3. Be footloose. : ROVE
4. Wrath. : IRE
5. Pointed arches. : OGIVES
6. Chartered. : HIRED
7. Footballers. : ENDS
8. ___ Moines. : DES
9. Race track structures. : GRANDSTANDS
10. Grammatical liability. : AINT
11. Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
12. Annealing oven for glassware. : LEHR
14. Where the Ebro flows. : IBERIA
15. Daily need. : BREAD
20. Set. : CLASS
21. Heated dispute. : BATTLEROYAL
22. Ancient book or manuscript. : CODEX
23. French number. : TROIS
24. Transports by truck. : HAULS
25. Man in a hurry. : RACER
26. Hindu. : TAMIL
27. Emulate Juliet. : ELOPE
28. To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
29. Mentally foolish: Slang. : GAGA
30. Spanish seaport. : PALOS
33. Hands. : FISTS
37. Short railroad track. : SIDING
39. Mephisto. : SATAN
40. Listless. : SUPINE
42. Bright color. : CORAL
43. Printer's abbreviation. : SMCS
44. Hearty's partner. : HALE
45. Draft status. : ONEA
46. Olympic lady. : HERA
47. Italian wine center. : ASTI
48. Slender. : LEAN
49. Place of business. : BANK
51. Slangy exclamation. : BOY
52. Juvenile treat. : GUM

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