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New York Times, Saturday, December 14, 1963

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Manny Miller has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,249

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Besides, old style. : WITHAL
7
Pear. : BOSC
11
Kind of stock: Abbr. : PFD
14
In. : ATHOME
15
Mother of Reuben. : LEAH
16
Zodiac sign. : LEO
17
Purdue's footballers. : THEBOILERMAKERS
20
Pro ___. : TEM
21
Son of Isaac. : ESAU
22
Velvet. : PANNE
23
Herring pond. : SEA
24
Parts of plants. : BUDS
25
I came: Lat. : VENI
26
Intimate. : NEAR
28
Tree. : FIR
29
Goddess of peace. : PAX
32
As neat as ___. : APIN
34
Study of insects. : ENTOMOLOGY
38
French maid. : BONNE
40
___ de vie. : EAU
41
Where Durban is. : NATAL
42
President of Venezuela. : BETANCOURT
45
Middle: Prefix. : MESO
46
Verb ending. : ETH
47
Element. : TIN
48
Chester ___ Arthur. : ALAN
50
Great work. : EPIC
52
Caspian port. : BAKU
54
Bauble. : TOY
57
Not solved. : UNMET
59
Shake ___. : ALEG
60
Honshu bay. : ISE
61
Well-known piano solo. : MOONLIGHTSONATA
65
Favorable. : PRO
66
Revise. : EDIT
67
Shylock. : USURER
68
River of China. : HAN
69
Boxers. : DOGS
70
Nut pine of Europe. : PINYON
Down
1
Well-known hymn writer. : WATTS
2
"With this ring ___ wed." : ITHEE
3
Out-of-this-world character. : THEMANINTHEMOON
4
Quoits peg. : HOB
5
One-celled animal. : AMOEBA
6
Free time. : LEISURE
7
Cordons ___. : BLEUS
8
Poetic contraction. : OER
9
Mr. Weller. : SAM
10
Escort. : CHAPERON
11
Ambassador. : PLENIPOTENTIARY
12
Wild plant. : FERN
13
Teaspoonful. : DOSE
18
Youngster. : LAD
19
State: Abbr. : KAN
25
Energy. : VIM
27
Sicilian city. : ENNA
28
Playing card. : FOUR
30
Turkish generals. : AGAS
31
Wood: Prefix. : XYLO
32
Ecclesiastic. : ABBE
33
Laureate. : POET
35
Gaseous chemical element. : NEON
36
Greek letter. : TAU
37
Buddhist priest. : LAMA
39
Gave claim to. : ENTITLED
43
Military title: Abbr. : CIC
44
Becomes interested in. : TAKESUP
49
Former movie menace. : LUGOSI
51
Baby's place. : PEN
52
Bangkok money. : BAHTS
53
High note. : ALT
55
Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
56
Hanker after. : YEARN
57
Skeptic's exclamation. : UMPH
58
"Doll" of fiction. : NORA
62
Words of agreement. : IDO
63
Ship's boat. : GIG
64
Hebrew letter. : NUN

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

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