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New York Times, Friday, March 29, 1963

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,990
Across
1. "___ virumque cano . . . " : ARMA
5. Popular garments. : LEVIS
10. Olla podrida. : STEW
14. Legendary king. : LEAR
15. Type of acid. : AMINO
16. Relative of "Well, well!" : AHAH
17. Public opinion sampling. : GALLUPPOLL
19. ___ majesté. : LESE
20. Stranger. : ALIEN
21. Worldwide workers' group. : ILO
22. One of the Dulleses. : ALLEN
23. Isolated rock. : SCAR
25. Old-fashioned brooch. : CAMEO
27. Boston, for one: abbr. : SPT
30. Needle-shaped. : ACIFORM
32. Certain public officers: abbr. : NPS
35. Turtle's back. : CARAPACE
37. Vietnam's capital. : SAIGON
39. Source of power. : ATOM
40. Habit. : USAGE
42. Three: Ger. : DREI
43. Slow up. : RETARD
45. ___ note. : TENPOUND
47. Graduate of U.S.N.A. : ENS
48. Mouselike rodent. : HAMSTER
50. Scot's negative. : NAE
51. Kangaroo bear. : KOALA
53. Condition: suffix. : OSIS
55. Ante. : PAYUP
57. Family member: abbr. : DAU
59. Horse opera. : OATER
63. Theater sign. : EXIT
64. Ecclesiastical center of England. : CANTERBURY
66. Choir member. : ALTO
67. "I ___ of this world." : AMNOT
68. Alley. : LANE
69. Piercing. : KEEN
70. Reduces a sail. : REEFS
71. Man's name meaning "man." : ENOS
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1. Seaweed: Lat. : ALGA
2. Absolute. : REAL
3. African republic. : MALI
4. City on the Rhone delta. : ARLES
5. One complete turn. : LAP
6. Believers in experimental methods. : EMPIRICS
7. Musical instrument. : VIOL
8. ___ parentis. : INLOCO
9. Coin of Peru. : SOL
10. Chateau room. : SALLE
11. Over an extended period (with "in"). : THELONGRUN
12. Moderate. : EASE
13. In the event that. : WHEN
18. Remove a bottle top. : UNCAP
22. Abbess. : AMMA
24. Tailless. : ACAUDAL
26. Namesakes of M. Lupin. : ARSENES
27. Alarm. : SCARE
28. Disk. : PATEN
29. One kind of Russian. : TROTSKYITE
31. Deeds. : FEATS
33. Sub ___. : POENA
34. Tricky: slang. : SNIDE
36. Medical group. : AMA
38. Courtroom response. : IDO
41. Escape from. : GETOUTOF
44. Piece of music: abbr. : RHAP
46. Earlier. : PRIOR
49. Butterfly. : MADAME
52. ___ a limb. : OUTON
54. Fur. : SABLE
55. Summit. : PEAK
56. Wheel part. : AXLE
58. Scott heroine. : ANNE
60. Oriental "sir." : TUAN
61. Hungarian man's name. : ERNO
62. Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
64. Parking problem. : CAR
65. Latin conjunctions. : ETS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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