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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

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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
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Ukrainian legislature. : RADA
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Well-mannered. : NICE
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Stewed fruit: Dial. : SASS
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Droop. : SAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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