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New York Times, Monday, December 30, 1963

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,265
Across
1. Tramp's load. : CARGO
6. Feminine title. : DAME
10. Thin wire nail. : BRAD
14. Proficient. : ADEPT
15. Ancient Theban deity. : AMON
16. What the "four hundred" did. : RODE
17. Hearts and spades. : MAJORSUITS
19. Jacob's rival. : ESAU
20. Compass point. : ENE
21. Top quality. : AONE
22. Yawning fissures. : CHASMS
24. Special sort of fastener. : LOCKNUT
26. Kick: Colloq. : BOOT
27. Makes lace. : TATS
28. Blue Ribbon competitor. : BENCHDOG
32. Kind of material. : CHINO
34. Living persons (with "the"). : QUICK
35. Netherlands commune. : EDE
36. French city. : LOOS
37. Rolling sea. : SURGE
38. Swedish first name. : SVEN
39. Beard of grain. : AWN
40. Heel. : SPIKE
41. Poker maneuver. : RAISE
42. Southwestern shrub. : MESQUITE
44. Human being. : SOUL
45. Biblical preposition. : UNTO
46. Deep ravines. : COULEES
49. Bridge error. : REVOKE
52. Papal name. : PAUL
53. Room. : DEN
54. Jai ___. : ALAI
55. Military decoration. : FOURRAGERE
58. Sign in printing. : FIST
59. Goad onward. : URGE
60. Stray calf. : DOGIE
61. Sibilant sounds. : TSTS
62. Finally. : LAST
63. Ardent. : EAGER
Down
1. Quadruped. : CAMEL
2. Fictional Italian town. : ADANO
3. Writer's bugaboos. : REJECTIONS
4. Government building: Abbr. : GPO
5. Strait between Italy and Albania. : OTRANTO
6. Dishearten. : DAUNT
7. French friend. : AMIE
8. Clever remark. : MOT
9. Place securely. : ENSCONCE
10. Whisper. : BREATH
11. Sea of Antarctica. : ROSS
12. One of the Smiths. : ADAM
13. ___ ex machina. : DEUS
18. French coins. : SOUS
23. Rhine wine. : HOCK
25. State: Abbr. : KANS
26. Pastel shade. : BEIGE
28. Famous orator of 1774–75. : BURKE
29. Seasoned concoction. : DEVILEDEGG
30. "Golden Treasury" works. : ODES
31. Hereditary factor. : GENE
32. Silent one. : CLAM
33. British general, 1775. : HOWE
34. S. American capital. : QUITO
37. Malicious. : SPITEFUL
38. First king of Israel. : SAUL
40. Depressed in spirits. : SUNK
41. Musical embellishment. : ROULADE
43. Popular game. : QUOITS
44. Like some grapes. : SOUR
46. Proofreader's mark. : CARET
47. Unearthly. : EERIE
48. Sign of contempt. : SNEER
49. Float. : RAFT
50. Site of early Olympic games. : ELIS
51. Great. : VAST
52. Small dogs. : PUGS
56. Hour, in Italy. : ORA
57. Antelope of Tibet. : GOA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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