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New York Times, Saturday, December 21, 1963

Author: Jean Reed
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,256
Across Down
1. Ship of myth. : ARGO
5. Judges' seats. : BANCS
10. Reach. : SPAN
14. Fashion name. : DIOR
15. Contemporary novelist. : OHARA
16. Coin. : PESO
17. Misplaced person. : AFISHOUTOFWATER
20. Painter of "Baigneuses." : RENOIR
21. Polite phrase. : ISEE
22. Water pump. : RAM
23. Explosive. : TNT
24. Composer of comic opera. : ROSSINI
26. Staff officers: Abbr. : GSOS
28. Sensible. : SANE
29. Like a lot: Slang. : GOFOR
32. See ___ glance. : ATA
33. Two ___ quarter. : FORA
34. Lourdes, for example. : SHRINE
35. Trial VIP. : MATERIALWITNESS
38. Ear of maize, in Africa. : MEALIE
39. Sal and others. : GALS
40. Military unit: Abbr. : DET
41. Strange. : ALIEN
42. City square. : PARK
43. Newts. : EFTS
44. By law. : LEGALLY
46. Spanish gold. : ORO
47. Gravy, on a French menu. : JUS
49. Useful bit of Latin. : ETAL
50. Himalayan native. : SHERPA
53. Admirals to generals. : OPPOSITENUMBERS
56. Evening, in Paris. : SOIR
57. Vive ___! : LEROI
58. ___ loquendi (usage in speech): Lat. : USUS
59. Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
60. Meeting. : TRYST
61. Gun. : STEN
1. Hebrew month. : ADAR
2. Prevalent. : RIFE
3. Become confused, figuratively. : GOINTOATAILSPIN
4. Welles and others. : ORSONS
5. Social liability. : BOOR
6. Asian gazelle. : AHU
7. Mellon gift to the country. : NATIONALGALLERY
8. La ___, Wis. : CROSSE
9. Storage places. : SAFES
10. Ems. : SPA
11. Sight to see in Arizona. : PETRIFIEDFOREST
12. Sailing. : ASEA
13. Standard. : NORM
18. Good show. : HIT
19. Ounce and gram. : WEIGHTS
24. ___ avis. : RARA
25. Urth or Skuld. : NORN
26. Kappa Kappa ___. : GAMMA
27. Mme. de ___. : STAEL
28. Fine French fabric. : SOIE
30. Start. : ONSET
31. Stays. : RESTS
33. Edges. : FRINGES
34. Symbol of luxury. : SILK
36. Robert ___. : ELEE
37. On one's guard. : WARY
42. Inferior race horse. : PLATER
43. Place on the way to Hades. : EREBUS
45. Not straight. : ATILT
46. Electrical unit. : OHM
47. "Carmen" role. : JOSE
48. Well versed in. : UPON
50. Spades. : SUIT
51. Girl's nickname. : PRUE
52. Y.W.C.A., for one. : ASSN
54. Cuprite. : ORE
55. French possessive. : NOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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