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New York Times, Friday, June 14, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,066
Across
1. Territory of a sort. : DUKEDOM
8. Come ___! : OFFIT
13. T. Roosevelt's advice, "Carry ___." : ABIGSTICK
16. Imprudence. : FOLLY
17. Compass point. : DIRECTION
18. Russian stream: Abbr. : URALR
19. Where Tel Aviv is: Abbr. : ISR
20. German article. : EINE
21. Revered dragon slayer: Abbr. : STGEO
22. Rank. : TIER
24. Supine. : FACEUP
26. Argue at the bar. : PLEAD
28. Famous name in opera. : ALDA
29. Eminence. : NOTE
32. Hurry. : RUN
33. Mallorca or Menorca. : ISLA
35. Alpine race. : SLALOM
37. Army branch: Abbr. : INF
38. June anniversary. : FLAGDAY
40. French season. : ETE
41. Far Eastern country. : MALAYA
43. Timely name. : ROSS
44. Pronoun. : SHE
45. Nanny's vehicle. : PRAM
46. Early sign of spring. : THAW
48. Danish prince, hero of medieval tale. : OGIER
50. V-shaped insert in a garment. : GUSSET
52. Soak up. : BLOT
53. Having bulk and weight. : MASSY
55. Member of a Japanese race. : AINU
57. Vapor: Abbr. : ATM
59. "___ the Stilly Night." : OFTIN
60. Very hard alloy. : TOOLSTEEL
63. Ape. : ORANG
64. Giggled, British style. : SNIGGERED
65. City in Kansas. : DODGE
66. Checks again. : RETESTS
Down
1. Member of the family. : DAD
2. A German people of Caesar's time. : UBII
3. Famous name in opera. : KIRSTENFLAGSTAD
4. Adviser of Numa Pompilius. : EGERIA
5. Decoration. : DSC
6. Dark brown fur. : OTTER
7. Year in Leif Ericsson's time. : MIII
8. Utilitarian. : OFUSE
9. Goddess of chance. : FORTUNA
10. Contemporaries of marathon dancers. : FLAGPOLESITTERS
11. He: Lat. : ILLE
12. Learner. : TYRO
14. Fire. : CONFLAGRATION
15. Massage. : KNEAD
23. Enlighten. : EDIFY
25. Houses in Andalusia. : CASAS
26. Paint and powder. : PRIMP
27. Of a satellite. : LUNAR
28. State: Abbr. : ALA
30. Pledge ___ Flag. : TOTHE
31. Eastern title. : EMEER
34. Shutter parts. : SLATS
36. Disinfectant. : LYSOL
39. Wall Street name. : DOW
42. Funny. : AMUSING
47. Parts of a race. : HEATS
49. Beard. : GOATEE
51. Irish dramatist. : SYNGE
52. Convexity. : BULGE
53. Humor. : MOOD
54. Of a continent: Prefix. : AFRO
56. Black: Fr. : NOIR
58. Get together. : MEET
61. Army man: Abbr. : SGT
62. Nobles: Abbr. : LDS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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