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New York Times, Thursday, April 25, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,016
Across Down
1. Housewife's problem. : MOTHS
6. Farm animals. : EWES
10. Perplexed. : LOST
14. Leave-taking. : ADIEU
15. Beside. : NEXT
16. River into the Mississippi. : OHIO
17. Relative of radar. : SONAR
18. Mendacious one. : LIAR
19. Dear: It. : CARA
20. Exchange. : TRADE
21. Protective coverings. : ARMATURES
23. 18th c. French painter. : DAVID
25. Instigate. : FOMENT
26. Not crowded. : SPARSE
29. In any case. : EVER
31. Department of France. : AUBE
32. River of Spain. : EBRO
34. "Now ___ time . . . " : ISTHE
39. Type of time. : LEISURE
41. Toward that place. : THITHER
43. Curl. : TRESS
44. Latin "woe!" : EHEU
46. Barren. : ARID
47. Repose. : EASE
49. Diana's mother. : LATONA
51. Classify. : ASSORT
55. Enraged. : IRATE
57. Where the stars are. : BACKSTAGE
59. Siouan Indian. : OSAGE
63. Of thee: Fr. : ATOI
64. Certain Hindu writings. : ISHA
65. Kitchen device. : MIXER
66. Fired clay. : TILE
67. European industrial center. : RUHR
68. Style of expression. : IDIOM
69. Extremities. : ENDS
70. Winged god. : EROS
71. Part of an ancient temple. : CELLA
1. Part of a crane. : MAST
2. Perfume. : ODOR
3. Girl's nickname. : TINA
4. Coiffure. : HEADDRESS
5. ___ shootin'. : SUREAS
6. Chou ___. : ENLAI
7. More fantastic. : WEIRDER
8. Final, for one. : EXAM
9. Bombard. : STRAFE
10. ___ tenens. : LOCUM
11. Chicago airport. : OHARE
12. Warning device. : SIREN
13. French ___. : TOAST
22. Temple gateway. : TORII
24. Change direction. : VEER
26. Arizona river. : SALT
27. Boy: Lat. : PUER
28. Hero of a famous comedy. : ABIE
30. Suggest: Colloq. : VOTE
33. Apiarist's specialty. : BEES
35. In the continental U.S. : STATESIDE
36. By way of, for short. : THRO
37. Frenchman's cry of surprise. : HEIN
38. Wagner role. : ERDA
40. Consumers. : USERS
42. Dance at luau. : HULA
45. The Dwarfs' song, from "Snow White." : HEIGHHO
48. Array. : ATTIRE
50. Type of energy. : ATOMIC
51. Lose strength. : ABATE
52. Took a hand. : SATIN
53. Reproach. : SCOLD
54. Migrant workers. : OKIES
56. Raises. : REARS
58. Assyrian war god. : ASUR
60. Angle of twig and branch. : AXIL
61. Science: Abbr. : GEOL
62. Diminutive of a girl's name. : ERMA

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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