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New York Times, Wednesday, December 4, 1963

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,239
Across
1. TV specialty. : COLOR
6. Not in harmony. : AJAR
10. Entry on NASA agenda. : MOON
14. Milan's special feature. : OPERA
15. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
16. Part of a farmhold. : ACRE
17. Black and glossy. : RAVEN
18. Tot's buggy. : PRAM
19. Piece of needle work. : SEAM
20. 11th cen. date. : MLI
21. Peak famous in story and fable. : KILIMANJARO
24. Mexican Indian. : TOLTEC
26. Mother of a dauphin. : REINE
27. Roadways. : DRIVES
29. Tramped. : HIKED
31. Food for millions. : RICE
32. Filleted. : BONED
33. One of the networks. : CBS
36. Separated. : ASUNDER
39. Pleasing and simple. : IDYLLIC
41. Certain answer. : YES
42. On the watch. : ALERT
44. Greek letter. : IOTA
45. I believe: Lat. : CREDO
46. To think: Fr. : PENSER
48. Introduction. : PROEM
50. Rise into view. : EMERGE
52. Giant of nursery tale. : BLUNDERBORE
54. Blackbird. : DAW
57. Companion of first. : LAST
58. 1 Across, for one. : NOUN
59. World: Prefix. : COSMO
61. Entr'___. : ACTE
62. Dressmaker's concern. : TUCK
63. Pronoun. : THEIR
64. Turkish governors. : BEYS
65. Holdings of a sort: Abbr. : STKS
66. In style. : SMART
Down
1. Underground stem. : CORM
2. Geyserite. : OPAL
3. Old Testament book. : LEVITICUS
4. Galena. : ORE
5. Cause continual resentment. : RANKLE
6. Copious. : AMPLE
7. Biblical city. : JERICHO
8. Hero of 1859 novel. : ADAM
9. Commented. : REMARKED
10. Moslem mosque. : MASJID
11. Immense expanse. : OCEAN
12. Laborare est ___ (to work is to pray): Lat. : ORARE
13. No one: Lat. : NEMO
22. Possessive. : ITS
23. In want. : NEEDY
25. Baker's concern. : OVEN
27. Vehicle. : DRAY
28. Origin. : RISE
30. Part of a John Hancock: Abbr. : INIT
32. Trained. : BRED
33. Territorial waters. : CLOSEDSEA
34. Snack. : BITE
35. Rocky cliff. : SCAR
37. Braved. : DARED
38. Components. : ELEMENTS
40. Edible codlike fish. : LING
43. Deer. : ROEBUCK
45. French tales. : CONTES
46. ___ annum. : PER
47. Sets up. : ERECTS
48. Room. : PLACE
49. Out of practice. : RUSTY
51. Abbey dwellers. : MONKS
52. Chatter. : BLAB
53. Conquer. : ROUT
55. Eastern noble. : AMIR
56. Potherb. : WORT
60. Electrical unit. : OHM

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

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