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New York Times, Thursday, November 7, 1963

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,212
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1. Curtain fabric. : SCRIM
6. Censures. : BLAMES
12. Old-time ship. : CARAVEL
14. Certain plants. : LEGUMES
16. Subjugate by fear. : OVERAWE
17. Indulged in soup-to-nuts meals. : OVERATE
18. Tom, Dick, and Harry. : NAMES
19. Girl's nickname. : NAN
21. Blusters. : RANTS
22. Operatic role. : IGOR
23. Encircles. : GIRDS
25. Part of a refrain. : LALA
26. Period of time: Abbr. : CEN
27. Papal name. : CLEMENT
29. Pro ___. : TEM
30. Carry Nation's battlegrounds. : SALOONS
32. Exist as a quality, right, etc. : INHERE
34. Expel. : OUST
35. Composer's project. : OPUS
36. Odds and ends. : SCRAPS
39. Worried. : FRETTED
42. Spanish gold. : ORO
43. Big men on campus. : SENIORS
45. Poem: Abbr. : VER
47. August, in Paris. : AOUT
49. Popular game. : DARTS
50. Philippine island. : CEBU
51. ___ gold. : POTOF
53. Texas school: Abbr. : SMU
54. Electrical unit. : FARAD
55. Isolates. : ENISLES
57. Artlessness. : NAIVETE
59. Ivory. : DENTINE
60. Inventor. : DEVISER
61. Safety device on airplane wings. : DEICER
62. Some hats. : FELTS
1. Uncivilized ones. : SAVAGES
2. Italian city. : CREMONA
3. Thinner. : RARER
4. Yellow bugles. : IVAS
5. Sea gull. : MEW
6. Fair. : BLONDE
7. Bulgarian coin. : LEV
8. Antiquing device. : AGER
9. Work of art. : MURAL
10. Proceed (from). : EMANATE
11. Pioneer. : SETTLER
12. Of a geometric solid. : CONIC
13. Indulgent. : LENIENT
15. Oriental seed. : SESAME
20. Companion of "the man." : ARMS
23. Whitewashed (with "over"). : GLOSSED
24. Sharpshooters. : SNIPERS
27. Clever stratagems. : COUPS
28. Metal fasteners of a certain shape. : TNUTS
31. Mauna ___. : LOA
33. Presidential monogram. : HST
35. Resonant. : OROTUND
36. Did a washday job. : SOAPED
37. Sang sentimentally. : CROONED
38. Fixed series of dance steps. : ROUTINE
39. Business concern. : FIRM
40. Mighty mountain. : EVEREST
41. College activities. : DEBATES
44. Middle East figure. : NASSER
46. More unmannerly. : RUDER
48. Composer of memorable songs. : TOSTI
50. Find fault with. : CAVIL
52. Paris policeman: Slang. : FLIC
54. Tea time. : FIVE
56. Compass point. : ENE
58. Men of 1917. : AEF

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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