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New York Times, Saturday, February 9, 1963

Author: Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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1. Drugstore: Abbr. : PHAR
5. Those in the lowest brackets. : HAVENOTS
13. Girl's name. : LILA
14. Antagonistic. : INIMICAL
15. Croc. : GATOR
16. Bewitched: Colloq. : PIXILATED
18. ___ wit's ends. : ATONES
20. Hawaiian chant. : MELE
21. Flying prefix. : AER
22. Money in Florence. : LIRE
23. Hair: Prefix. : CRINI
25. Bohemian. : ARTY
26. Air: Abbr. : ATM
27. Shank: Anat. : CRUS
28. Shortened: Abbr. : ABR
30. Hawaiian club or association. : HUI
31. Ejects. : OUSTS
33. Pillow fights. : ROMPS
37. Condenses and holds, in chemistry. : ADSORBS
39. Ignorant (of). : UNAWARE
41. Governor Winthrop ___. : DESKS
42. French pronoun. : ELLES
44. Biblical name. : LOT
45. "Spare the ___ . . . " : ROD
47. Exclamations. : ACHS
48. Insect. : ANT
49. Fictional Ali. : BABA
52. Moving. : ASTIR
54. Apple of one's eye. : IDOL
55. A brew. : ALE
56. Nurse. : AMAH
57. Spurious. : UNTRUE
59. Landing fields. : AIRDROMES
62. Images. : ICONS
63. Girl's name meaning "light." : ELEANORA
64. Smart. : CHIC
65. Geographic area. : NEAREAST
66. Stomach: Scot. : KYTE
1. Truism. : PLATITUDE
2. Happy-go-lucky. : HITORMISS
3. Single. : ALONE
4. Excellent. : RARE
5. Part of the body. : HIP
6. Believer in spirits. : ANIMIST
7. Termagant. : VIXEN
8. Iago's wife. : EMILIA
9. Memphis' river. : NILE
10. Peruvian plant. : OCA
11. Asiatic. : TATAR
12. Winter downpour. : SLEET
15. Ideal man. : GALAHAD
17. Uninteresting. : DRY
19. Clean. : SCRUB
24. Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
25. In a line. : AROW
27. Famous street in Rome. : CORSO
29. Orchestral section. : BRASS
32. Brain grooves: Anat. : SULCI
34. Bungling. : MALADROIT
35. Utter. : PRONOUNCE
36. Adjusts. : SETTLES
38. Herb. : OKRA
40. Eastern leader. : NEHRU
43. Suds. : LATHERS
46. Vic of Song. : DAMONE
49. Pasture sound. : BAA
50. Strange. : ALIEN
51. Television name. : BERLE
53. Where Tutuila is. : SAMOA
54. Having a restless hankering. : ITCHY
56. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
58. Chip. : NICK
60. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
61. Met. : SAT

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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