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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
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
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Enjoyed together. : SHARED
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Son (of), in certain names. : IBN
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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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