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New York Times, Saturday, February 16, 1963

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,955

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Unresponsive. : COLD
5. Siding. : SPUR
9. Oil burner of a sort. : LAMP
13. Contained in oil. : OLEIC
15. Player at dealer's right. : PONE
16. Caliph's name. : OMAR
17. State. : MAINE
18. Relatives of khans. : AGAS
19. Mean. : VILE
20. O. D. : OFFICEROFTHEDAY
23. Famous statue. : NIKE
24. Rah-rah boys. : ROOTERS
25. Blends. : MINGLES
28. Chief. : ARCH
29. Mite or tick. : ACARID
30. Draw. : TIE
31. The Abominable Snowman. : YETI
35. Where Pago Pago is. : SAMOA
36. Football player. : END
37. Off ___. : ANDON
38. Historic nickname. : CLEO
39. Army man: Abbr. : PVT
40. Dresses (oneself) up. : PREENS
41. Feminine title: Abbr. : MLLE
43. Kind of cloth. : SATINET
44. A hamlet, in the Highlands. : CLACHAN
47. Divining rod. : TWIG
48. Jule Styne musical. : HIGHBUTTONSHOES
53. Melody. : ARIA
54. Name in the fashion world. : DIOR
55. Head of a monastery. : ABBOT
56. Eastern queen. : RANI
57. The same. : IDEM
58. Not anybody. : NOONE
59. Church title: Abbr. : MSGR
60. Novel girl. : TESS
61. Musical sign. : REST
Down
1. Lake Lecco's neighbor. : COMO
2. Norse name. : OLAF
3. Another Norse name. : LEIF
4. Furniture piece. : DININGROOMCHAIR
5. Bowling marks. : SPARES
6. Comic character. : POGO
7. Bold. : UNAFRAID
8. Bring back (to). : RESTORE
9. Maxim dating from 600 B.C. : LOVETHYNEIGHBOR
10. Ammonia derivative. : AMIDE
11. Of part of the face. : MALAR
12. Plunders. : PREYS
14. Patron saint of musicians. : CECILIA
21. Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
22. Ad ___. : HOC
25. Grammarian's abbreviation. : MASC
26. Adjective suffix. : ICAL
27. Reputation. : NAME
30. Trinitrotoluene. : TNT
32. Place west of Nod. : EDEN
33. Color quality or value. : TONE
34. Present month: Abbr. : INST
36. Poetic time. : EVENTIDE
37. Craftsman. : ARTISAN
39. Expression of approval. : PLAUDIT
40. One subject to another's will. : PAWN
42. Football player: Abbr. : LHB
43. Upheavals. : STORMS
44. Talisman. : CHARM
45. Money in Turkey. : LIRAS
46. Becoming mellow. : AGING
49. On one's ___. : TOES
50. Hautboy. : OBOE
51. Cycles. : EONS
52. Let it stand. : STET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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