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New York Times, Thursday, April 11, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
David Steinberg notes:
Error in the solution PDF—the crossing of 27-Across and 14-Down was supposed to be an E rather than an A. Made this change.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,002

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Make-up item. : MASCARA
8. Make a splashing sound. : SLOSH
13. Author of travel book. : MARCOPOLO
15. Western Indian. : PIUTE
16. Subject of the 16th Amendment. : INCOMETAX
17. Ad ___ (to the stars): Lat. : ASTRA
18. Enjoyed together. : SHARED
19. Son (of), in certain names. : IBN
21. Price ___. : WAR
22. Mining finds. : LODES
23. Fashioned. : MADE
25. Storm. : RANT
26. "Lord" of the Hebrews. : ELI
27. Mushroom. : MOREL
28. Importune. : URGE
29. Dramatic event in racing. : DEADHEAT
32. Flourishing. : GOLDEN
34. Part of a drainage system. : WASTEPIPE
36. Admission. : ACCESS
39. Careless. : SLAPDASH
43. Famous street. : WALL
44. Chinese. : ASIAN
46. Highlander's refusal. : NAE
47. Wretched. : EVIL
48. In India, a mountain pass. : GHAT
49. Relating to the Chinese. : SINIC
51. Type of school: Abbr. : SEM
52. Kind of soup. : PEA
53. Gnawing. : RODENT
54. Missouri river metropolis. : OMAHA
56. The Duke of Mantua's jester. : RIGOLETTO
59. Composed type, in printing. : METAL
60. Versifier. : POETASTER
61. Anything harmful. : ENEMY
62. Kept on short allowance. : STINTED
Down
1. Part of the street scene. : MANHOLE
2. Rural paradise. : ARCADIA
3. Account. : SCORE
4. Befalls. : COMES
5. Followed as a pattern. : APED
6. Poppycock! : ROT
7. Wing: It. : ALA
8. Nine inches. : SPAN
9. Fleur. : LIS
10. Superficial. : OUTWARD
11. Singular. : STRANGE
12. Encourage. : HEARTEN
13. Deceived. : MISLED
14. Chemical compound. : OXIDE
20. Native of Hainaut. : BELGIAN
23. Castle's ditch. : MOAT
24. New Mexican city, watered by wells. : ARTESIA
25. Decided. : RULED
27. Euphemism for a commercial. : MESSAGE
30. Abide. : DWELL
31. Takes. : HAS
33. Alabama city near Florida line. : OPP
35. Chart. : PLAT
36. Causing fear. : AWESOME
37. Rough fellows. : CAVEMEN
38. Florida attraction. : CLIMATE
40. A Disney star. : ANNETTE
41. Very holy. : SAINTED
42. Brother of Paris. : HECTOR
45. Acute. : SHARP
49. Kind of goose. : SOLAN
50. That is. : IDEST
52. Divided into equal parts, as an escutcheon. : PALY
53. Roast, in Rheims. : ROTI
55. Son of Noah. : HAM
57. Cyclades island. : IOS
58. Arrive at. : GET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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