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New York Times, Friday, November 8, 1963

Author:
Christine R. Valence
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,213
Across
1. Canadian metropolis. : OTTAWA
7. Surfeits. : GLUTS
12. Made ready for use. : PRIMED
13. Exhausted a supply. : RANOUTOF
17. "It's Never Too Late ___." : TOMEND
18. Excel in any way. : OUTSHINE
19. Used up. : SPENT
20. Collections of knowledge. : LORES
21. Toastmasters, for short. : MCS
22. Orlando's brother. : OLIVER
24. Proper. : MEET
25. Nick Carter product. : DIMENOVEL
29. Close companion. : PAL
30. Race track. : OVAL
31. Nautical pin. : FID
32. Conviction. : BELIEF
35. Petite ___, French soup. : MARMITE
37. Primitive xylophone. : MARIMBA
38. Hostility. : ENMITY
39. Distinguished: Abbr. : CEL
40. Life story: Abbr. : BIOG
41. "All the Things You ___." : ARE
42. Arctic dogs. : MALEMUTES
44. Wahine's dance. : HULA
46. Tropical flowering tree. : MIMOSA
47. Upward: Prefix. : ANA
48. Parts of a golf course. : HOLES
49. Word element meaning "thief." : KLEPT
54. Heating device. : RADIATOR
56. Stylus. : NEEDLE
57. Overabundance. : PLETHORA
58. Persevered. : HUNGON
59. Grounds near buildings. : YARDS
60. Overturns. : UPSETS
Down
1. Chooses. : OPTS
2. Too much: Fr. : TROP
3. Father ___. : TIME
4. So be it. : AMEN
5. Continued. : WENTON
6. Say further. : ADD
7. Channeled. : GROOVED
8. Evergreen tree. : LAUREL
9. ___ den Linden. : UNTER
10. Throw gently. : TOSS
11. Sir: Dial. : SUH
14. Fixed period. : TIMELIMIT
15. Former. : ONCE
16. Slangy suffix. : FEST
20. Sam Clemens' wife. : LIVIE
23. High. : LOFTY
24. California beach town. : MALIBU
25. Architectural feature. : DOME
26. Dmitri's brother. : IVAN
27. Bread spread. : MARMALADE
28. City in New York. : ELMIRA
29. By. : PER
32. Compact bundles. : BALES
33. Oil-yielding tree. : EBOE
34. Cigarettes: Slang. : FAGS
36. Suffix with labor, favor, etc. : ITE
37. Cyclades isle. : MELOS
39. News gatherers of a sort. : CAMERAS
42. English term of address. : MILORD
43. Grease paint. : MAKEUP
44. Musical instrument. : HARP
45. Single. : UNAL
46. Car part. : MOTOR
48. Sound of laughter. : HAHA
50. Burning glass. : LENS
51. Brink. : EDGE
52. Garden area. : PLOT
53. Certain greenbacks. : TENS
55. Condition: Suffix. : ITY
56. Name in the news. : NHU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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