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New York Times, Friday, November 29, 1963

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,234
Across
1. Ravine, in North Africa. : WADI
5. Slight. : SLIM
9. Port of Tunisia. : SFAX
13. Chilled. : ICED
14. Son of Hecuba. : PARIS
16. Navy man: Abbr. : COMM
17. "___ Hot." : SOMELIKEIT
19. Venezuelan copper town. : AROA
20. Bent downward. : PRONATED
21. Namesakes of comic character. : ABNERS
23. Relationship. : TIE
24. Disagree. : CLASH
25. Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
28. Kind of newspaper. : DAILY
30. Southern constellation. : ARA
33. Lessen. : ABATE
34. Prepares, as potatoes. : RICES
35. Bird's beak. : NEB
36. Flower. : POSY
37. Moved in a line. : FILED
38. Brink. : EDGE
39. Blue-pencilers: Abbr. : EDS
40. Bacon's partner. : LIVER
41. Fragrant. : OLENT
42. Shelter. : LEE
43. Belief. : CREDO
44. Certain raw materials. : HIDES
45. Household appliance. : DRIER
47. Piece of music. : RAG
48. Religious superior. : ABBESS
50. People who are going places. : TOURISTS
55. Applaud. : CLAP
56. Active. : UPANDABOUT
58. Nut shell. : HULL
59. Spoke (up). : PIPED
60. The moon personified. : LUNA
61. Slippery. : EELY
62. Well-known street. : EASY
63. Impetuosity. : ELAN
Down
1. Shred. : WISP
2. Acidity: Med. : ACOR
3. Short for a demonstration recording. : DEMO
4. Oneness. : IDENTITY
5. Ill will. : SPITE
6. Home of trout or bass. : LAKE
7. Made angry. : IRED
8. 11th cen. date. : MII
9. Determines the rhythm of. : SCANS
10. Prudent. : FOREHANDED
11. Winged figure in art. : AMOR
12. December term. : XMAS
15. Played for time. : STALLED
18. Wool: Fr. : LAINE
22. Reddish-brown horses. : BAYS
24. Chicago suburb. : CICERO
25. Tailor's concern. : LAPEL
26. Residence. : ABODE
27. Type of pitch. : PASSEDBALL
28. Golf club. : DRIVER
29. Felt poorly. : AILED
31. Reign: Fr. : REGNE
32. Encourages. : ABETS
37. Becomes angry: Colloq. : FIRESUP
38. Suitable as a suitor. : ELIGIBLE
40. Military craft: Abbr. : LCIS
41. Creator of Elizabeth Appleton. : OHARA
46. Letter of a sort. : REPLY
47. Healthy looking. : RUDDY
48. Common symptom. : ACHE
49. Monday's hue. : BLUE
50. Cloth made from mulberry bark. : TAPA
51. Singles. : ONES
52. Person. : SOUL
53. Bluefin. : TUNA
54. T. Williams hero. : STAN
57. Deep-dish ___. : PIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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