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New York Times, Saturday, November 30, 1963

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Solution grid had error at 63-Across. Clue was "Utopian." and solution had PARASITIC. Affected crossings, 52-Down and 64-Down, were clued for PARADISIC to be the correct word there. Made this change.

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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,235
Across
1. Binocular part. : PRISM
6. Pay (up). : ANTE
10. Nobel prize physicist. : RABI
14. Goddesses of the seasons. : HORAE
15. Frizzle. : CURL
16. ___ Bator, Mongolian capital. : ULAN
17. Century plant. : AGAVE
18. Constant complainers. : CRYBABIES
20. Mmes. Smith and Neuberger. : SENATORS
22. Victoria's consort. : ALBERT
23. Colleen's land. : ERIN
24. Petitions. : SUES
26. Big ___. : BEN
27. Digit. : NUMERAL
30. Pro ___. : RATA
33. Harrington's ideal republic. : OCEANA
36. Actor Montand. : YVES
38. One of the Joneses. : TOM
39. What is served at a Barmecide feast. : NOTHING
41. West Point. : ACADEMY
43. Campus of the Trojans: Abbr. : USC
44. Dilatory. : SLOW
46. Certain winds. : TRADES
47. Hangar. : SHED
49. European peninsula. : IBERIAN
51. Color. : TAN
53. Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
54. Judgment Day. : DOOM
58. Francis Parkman's trail. : OREGON
61. Fonteyn, for one. : DANSEUSE
63. Utopian. : PARADISIC
65. Pacific port of Chile. : ARICA
66. Dutch city. : EDAM
67. Argot. : CANT
68. Where Khartoum is. : SUDAN
69. Important Washington agency. : NASA
70. Nog ingredient. : EGGS
71. Gaffs. : SPARS
Down
1. Aspect. : PHASE
2. Relative of O.K. : ROGER
3. Persian. : IRANI
4. Southern city. : SAVANNAH
5. Suitable. : MEET
6. Arise in due course. : ACCRUE
7. Room. : NURSERY
8. Attempt. : TRY
9. Island off Tuscany. : ELBA
10. Deciding game, in bridge. : RUBBER
11. Made unfriendly. : ALIENATED
12. Name in boxing lore. : BAER
13. The present month: Abbr. : INST
19. Balkan land: Abbr. : ALB
21. Turk. : OSMANLI
25. River into the Danube. : SAVA
28. Les Etats ___. : UNIS
29. Scriptures reading. : LECTION
31. Volume. : TOME
32. Miss March and others. : AMYS
33. Responsibility. : ONUS
34. Blackjack, British style. : COSH
35. Odds and ends. : ETCETERAS
37. One of the Delanos. : SARA
40. Desert of Asia. : GOBI
42. Get one's ___ (lose one's temper). : DANDERUP
45. Nuptials. : WEDDING
48. Portuguese navigator. : DAGAMA
50. Responds to stimuli. : REACTS
52. Feel drowsy. : NOD
55. Well-known pen name. : OUIDA
56. Hollywood name. : OSCAR
57. Wealth. : MEANS
58. Straightforward. : OPEN
59. Ukrainian legislature. : RADA
60. Well-mannered. : NICE
62. Stewed fruit: Dial. : SASS
64. Droop. : SAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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