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James E. Hinish Jr.
James E. Hinish Jr.

New York Times, Monday, March 18, 1963

Author: James E. Hinish, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
James E. Hinish, Jr. has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,980
Across Down
1. Rogue. : SCAMP
6. Novel title. : SHE
9. Character in "Romeo and Juliet." : PARIS
14. Siberian range. : ALTAI
15. Buffet specialty. : HAM
16. Bias. : SLANT
17. Actor from Baltimore. : WEEDE
18. Sphere. : ORB
19. Grocery item. : SUGAR
20. Menu item. : SWEETBREAD
23. Nape growth. : MANE
24. In ___. : ARUT
25. Garland. : LEI
27. Hawk's cage. : MEW
28. Battle-scarred. : WARTORN
31. Quemoy and ___. : MATSU
33. Slangy suffix. : EROO
34. Piquancy. : NIP
36. Coat. : REEFER
39. Relative. : INLAW
41. State: Abbr. : NEB
43. Secret society. : MAFIA
44. Wrestling hold. : NELSON
46. Curve. : ARC
48. Famous Rudolf. : BING
49. Kind of pigeon. : STOOL
51. Several Arthurian ladies. : ELAINES
53. Coach. : CAR
55. Musical term. : DUO
56. Indian mulberries. : AALS
57. Eager. : AGOG
59. Inserted between. : SANDWICHED
64. Harmonized. : KEYED
66. Watch chain. : FOB
67. Fruit. : GUAVA
68. Ink: Fr. : ENCRE
69. W. W. II theater. : ETO
70. Saltpeter. : NITER
71. Parts of mushrooms. : STEMS
72. Oedipus, for one. : REX
73. Forbidding. : STERN
1. Proverbs. : SAWS
2. Ball of thread or yarn. : CLEW
3. To ___ (exactly). : ATEE
4. Drank the health of. : MADEATOAST
5. Mascagni. : PIETRO
6. "___ Bread." : SHORTNIN
7. Leporide. : HARE
8. Mummify. : EMBALM
9. Epistolary addenda. : PSS
10. Astringent. : ALUM
11. Halloween figure. : RAGAMUFFIN
12. Senseless. : INANE
13. Sprinkle. : STREW
21. Overdo, as the toast. : BURN
22. Loving. : DEAR
26. Ledger entry. : ITEM
28. Liebfraumilch. : WEIN
29. Norse name. : ARNE
30. Longtime status symbol. : ROLLSROYCE
32. Famous racehorse. : SEABISCUIT
35. Shade of green. : PEA
37. German article. : EINE
38. Name of a shaggy dog. : RAGS
40. Walnut, for one. : WOOD
42. Standard of size, a la "What's My Line?" : BREADBOX
45. French pronoun. : NOUS
47. Talon. : CLAW
50. Type of shoe. : LOAFER
52. Straightens. : ALIGNS
53. Party fare. : CAKES
54. Middleman. : AGENT
58. Wheat ___. : GERM
60. Distinction. : NOTE
61. Abhor. : HATE
62. Repeatedly. : EVER
63. Do needlework. : DARN
65. ___ Moines. : DES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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