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New York Times, Wednesday, November 6, 1963

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,211
Across
1. Salt of a certain acid. : BORATE
7. Garment. : SHORTS
13. Equalizers. : EVENERS
15. Height. : STATURE
16. State of dreaminess. : REVERIE
17. Unit for dieters. : CALORIE
18. "___ you there?" : ARE
19. Motives. : REASONS
21. Tot up. : ADD
22. Nautical canvas. : TARP
24. Dull sound. : THUD
25. Merriment. : GLEE
26. Other. : ELSE
27. Adroit. : NEAT
28. Tendency. : TREND
29. Church reading desk. : LECTERN
31. Important French port. : BREST
32. Hudson River town near Catskill. : COXSACKIE
34. Separate. : APART
36. Truman and others. : CAPOTES
39. Where the poop is. : STERN
40. Pert, saucy girl. : CHIT
41. Case, as for cigarettes, in Germany. : ETUI
43. Very small. : TINY
44. Alaskan glacier. : MUIR
45. Mend. : DARN
46. And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
47. Heels over, as a ship. : CAREENS
50. Trade paper abbreviation. : MFG
51. Glyn, Wylie, etc. : ELINORS
53. More vociferous. : NOISIER
55. French girl's name. : VALERIE
56. Balzac heroine. : EUGENIE
57. Make certain. : ENSURE
58. Unbound pages. : SHEETS
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1. Chide vehemently. : BERATE
2. Including everything. : OVERALL
3. Kind of gear. : REVERSE
4. Chemical suffix. : ANE
5. Region: Abbr. : TERR
6. Great Lakes port. : ERIE
7. Position. : STAND
8. Haarlem painter. : HALS
9. Indian. : OTO
10. Mexican police officers. : RURALES
11. Poseidon's spear. : TRIDENT
12. Term in tennis. : SEEDED
14. Ushers, for example. : SEATERS
15. Character in Westerns. : SCOUT
20. Teller of old Irish tales. : SHANACHIE
23. Piglike animal of the Southwest. : PECCARY
25. Welcomed. : GREETED
27. Nearest to. : NEXT
28. Beethoven Opus 97, for one. : TRIO
30. Ripped. : TORN
31. Insolvent: Abbr. : BKPT
33. Native of African metropolis. : CAIRENE
34. Guatemalan volcano. : ATITLAN
35. Items for pupils. : PENCILS
37. Open-mesh fabric. : ETAMINE
38. Satiety. : SURFEIT
39. Stow, as cargo. : STEEVE
40. Malediction. : CURSE
42. French classicist painter. : INGRES
44. Girl of song. : MARIE
47. Type of newspaper man: Abbr. : CORR
48. French pronoun. : NOUS
49. Suspiration. : SIGH
52. Modern: Ger. : NEU
54. Domain of Paul VI. : SEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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