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New York Times, Wednesday, June 12, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,064
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1. Confront. : ACCOST
7. Mead. : LEA
10. Dipper constellation. : URSA
14. Join. : COUPLE
15. Happening. : OCCASION
17. Building material. : MORTAR
18. Unfavorable remark. : BRICKBAT
19. Slippery ___. : ELM
20. Roman official. : TRIBUNE
22. Madre's title. : SRA
23. Constrained. : UNEASY
25. ___-Aztecan. : UTO
27. German, in Italy. : TEDESCO
29. Living in woods: Var. : SILVAN
33. Baltic port. : RIGA
34. Scrooge, for short. : EBEN
37. Bring about. : CAUSE
38. Lyric. : ODE
39. Hacienda rooms. : SALAS
41. U. N. name. : LIE
42. Farm hands in the Southwest. : PEONS
45. Carpet color. : RUST
46. School: Abbr. : ACAD
47. Flowery. : ORNATE
49. Chinese skiffs. : SAMPANS
51. ___-le-Duc (currant jam). : BAR
52. Poseidon's realm. : AEGEAN
53. Balmoral Castle river. : DEE
56. Auberges. : TAVERNS
58. Honshu bay. : ISE
61. Sets free. : UNLOOSES
63. No shrinking violet, she. : AMAZON
65. Hat. : SOMBRERO
66. Sea nymph. : NEREID
67. Sizes in children's wear. : TWOS
68. Dibble. : DAP
69. Masonry and others. : TRADES
1. Highest point. : ACME
2. Unruffled. : COOL
3. Cousin of a crosspatch. : CURMUDGEON
4. Choose. : OPT
5. Writing tablets, old style. : SLATES
6. Streets of a sort. : TERRACES
7. Washington phenomenon. : LOBBY
8. Pale color. : ECRU
9. Grape seed. : ACINUS
10. River of Wales. : USK
11. Teases: Colloq. : RIBS
12. Tower. : SOAR
13. Term in architecture. : ANTA
16. Resembling vinegar. : ACETIC
21. Meteorologic line. : ISOBAR
24. Educational group. : NEA
26. Wave: Sp. : OLA
27. Turning: Prefix. : TROPO
28. Duck. : EIDER
30. Treated rubber. : VULCANIZED
31. Indian. : ASIAN
32. Desiderata. : NEEDS
35. Elected, in France. : ELU
36. African figure. : NASSER
40. Dull. : STAGNANT
43. Seize. : NAB
44. Machine part. : STATOR
46. South American river. : APA
48. Removed. : ERASED
50. Name associated with hypnotism. : MESMER
52. B.C. storyteller. : AESOP
53. ___ bowl. : DUST
54. Sufficient: Poet. : ENOW
55. Sailor's patron saint. : ELMO
57. Girl's name. : VERA
59. Silk: Fr. : SOIE
60. Loose ___. : ENDS
62. Dictionary abbreviation. : OBS
64. Macaw. : ARA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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