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New York Times, Wednesday, March 27, 1963

Author: Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jan and Mike Dubin have 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,988
Across Down
1. In vogue. : CHIC
5. Assortment: abbr. : ASMT
9. Holds out. : LASTS
14. At this juncture. : HERE
15. Fluctuate. : SWAY
16. Constrain. : IMPEL
17. River into the Caspian. : URAL
18. Sinuous. : SERPENTINE
20. Fiction. : MAKEBELIEVE
22. 66, for one: abbr. : RTE
23. Knot in thread or cloth. : BURL
24. Brushman. : ARTIST
26. Longing. : THIRST
29. Nobel prize novelist. : UNDSET
31. The ear: Lat. : AURIS
32. Forthwith. : ANON
33. Item of feminine apparel. : MUFF
36. Disgrace. : BLOT
37. Part of a rooftop. : RIDGE
38. Couple. : PAIR
39. Health: prefix. : SANI
40. State: abbr. : OREG
41. Search for facts. : DELVE
42. Wind from a certain direction. : WESTER
44. Stays. : CORSET
45. Awn. : ARISTA
47. Wife of Tyndareus. : LEDA
48. Abner's epithet. : LIL
49. Right now. : ATTHEMOMENT
55. Uncultured. : ILLITERATE
57. Indian. : ERIE
58. New Hampshire city. : KEENE
59. Finn MacCool's land. : ERIN
60. Fastidious. : NICE
61. Icelandic writings. : EDDAS
62. Where Maidstone is. : KENT
63. Sounds of displeasure. : TCKS
1. Kind of bait. : CHUM
2. Rival of Leda, Leto, Europa, Themis, et al. : HERA
3. Arab kingdom: var. : IRAK
4. Stars. : CELEBRITIES
5. Declare. : ASSERT
6. Very stylish: colloq. : SWELL
7. Husband: Fr. : MARI
8. Caslon, for one. : TYPE
9. Certain aircraft. : LINERS
10. Danish county. : AMT
11. Songs of a sort. : SPIRITUALS
12. Habitations. : TENTS
13. Weather word. : SLEET
19. Mythical maiden, wife of Capaneus. : EVADNE
21. Kiss. : BUSS
25. Nature. : TEMPERAMENT
26. Appendages. : TABS
27. Dance. : HULA
28. Determined. : IRONWILLED
29. In the time of. : UNDER
30. Kind of strong ale, in Britain. : NOGG
32. Yorkshire river. : AIRE
34. Rush hour. : FIVE
35. Worry. : FRET
37. Turn. : ROTATE
41. Old bird. : DODO
43. Hawaii and others. : STATES
44. Solidify. : CEMENT
45. Identical. : ALIKE
46. Angered: dial. : RILED
47. Admit. : LETIN
50. Migration. : TREK
51. Rodent. : HARE
52. Leif's father. : ERIC
53. Chip. : NICK
54. English river. : TEES
56. Dog ___ manger. : INA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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