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New York Times, Wednesday, April 17, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,008
Across
1. Craze. : FUROR
6. Gamin. : WAIF
10. Ball of thread. : CLEW
14. Electrical pole. : ANODE
15. Whenever. : ONCE
16. Burrow. : HOLE
17. Titled. : NAMED
18. Sea: Ger. : MEER
19. Relative of "etre." : ESSE
20. Boxer's handicap. : GLASSJAW
22. Proficient. : VERSED
24. Benumb. : STUN
25. Heroine of old Greek tale. : HERO
26. Part of Luzon. : BATAAN
29. Language of India. : SANSKRIT
33. French pronoun. : LUI
34. Hale. : ROBUST
36. Repose. : EASE
37. Concede. : ADMIT
39. In the last (month): Abbr. : ULT
40. Divide. : SEVER
41. Well: Sp. : BIEN
42. Tacit. : SILENT
44. See 42 Down. : ERR
45. Without latitude. : STRICTLY
47. Famous Annie. : OAKLEY
49. Snug. : TAUT
50. Spruce. : PINE
51. Ratify. : AFFIRM
54. Mere nonsense. : FALDERAL
58. Type of jar. : OLLA
59. Enticement. : BAIT
61. River in Venezuela. : APURE
62. Snug. : NEAT
63. Lively tune. : LILT
64. Adjust again. : RESET
65. Brink. : EDGE
66. "Little" Dickens charater. : EMLY
67. Outfit. : DRESS
Down
1. Magistrate in "Oliver Twist." : FANG
2. Not twofold. : UNAL
3. City on the Tevere. : ROMA
4. Black Sea port. : ODESSA
5. Eye-catching warbler. : REDSTART
6. Grownup. : WOMAN
7. Freshly. : ANEW
8. Dessert. : ICE
9. Glowing. : FERVENT
10. American Indian. : CHEROKEE
11. Deprivation. : LOSS
12. Besides. : ELSE
13. Dodder. : WEED
21. Stately, regal woman. : JUNO
23. Common suffixes. : ERS
25. "___ thee, nymph . . . " : HASTE
26. Gossips. : BLABS
27. Attend (a class) as a listener. : AUDIT
28. Kitchen gadget. : TIMER
29. Tarnish. : SULLY
30. French composer. : RAVEL
31. Department in SE France. : ISERE
32. Kind of cloth. : TERRY
35. Established. : BUILT
38. Set going. : INITIATE
40. Erstwhile N. Y. newspaper. : STANDARD
42. Blunder. : STUMBLE
43. Knot of wool. : NOIL
46. Diner. : CAR
48. Guardian. : KEEPER
50. Cookbook item. : PATTY
51. First-class. : AONE
52. Took to one's heels. : FLED
53. Ensign. : FLAG
54. Occupy. : FILL
55. Trick. : RUSE
56. Olympian deity. : ARES
57. ___ go! : LETS
60. Design. : AIM

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

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