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New York Times, Saturday, June 15, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
David Steinberg notes:

In the solution grid, 55-Down and 68-Across had a "D" that should have been an "M." Made the correction.

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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,067

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Man-made miasma. : SMOG
5. Thick slice. : SLAB
9. Satellite. : MIDAS
14. St. Patrick's village. : TARA
15. Consecrated. : HOLY
16. Browning's last home. : ASOLO
17. End ___ era. : OFAN
18. Muddy. : ROIL
19. Warning horn, in Britain. : SYREN
20. Immigrants. : PILGRIMFATHERS
23. Cap décor. : TASSEL
24. Bit. : WHIT
25. Nickname for a thin man. : SLIM
28. Eye membrane. : RETINA
32. Put on ___. : ANACT
36. Famous: It. : NOTO
38. Oast. : OVEN
39. TV show. : FATHERKNOWSBEST
42. Samoan port. : APIA
43. Stared at. : EYED
44. Basket used in pelota. : CESTA
45. Income. : RETURN
47. Nonsense, British style. : TOSH
49. Farmer's concern. : FEED
51. "In ___ I never made." : AWORLD
56. Day book. : LIFEWITHFATHER
60. Banquet site. : HOTEL
61. Tea plant. : THEA
62. Note. : TONE
63. Follow. : ENSUE
64. Place for a patch. : TEAR
65. Saga. : EDDA
66. Beatnik's shibboleth. : BEARD
67. Biblical king. : OMRI
68. 20 quires. : REAM
Down
1. Ended: Poet. : STOPT
2. Sicilian phenomenon. : MAFIA
3. Some quizzes. : ORALS
4. Groups of workers. : GANGS
5. Piercing. : SHRILL
6. Appear threateningly. : LOOM
7. Arabic letter. : ALIF
8. Rule. : BYLAW
9. Gift for a golfer. : MASHIE
10. "The best ___ . . . " : ISYETTOBE
11. Rebel of 1842. : DORR
12. Beverages. : ALES
13. Father's pride. : SON
21. "J'y suis, j'y ___." : RESTE
22. Light blanket. : THROW
26. Black. : INKY
27. Artist in the Louvre. : MONET
29. Popular folk singer. : IVES
30. Comfortable home. : NEST
31. Theater group. : ANTA
32. At a distance. : AFAR
33. Place for a chignon. : NAPE
34. Keep ___ (persevere in one's work). : ATIT
35. Limousine adjunct. : CHAUFFEUR
37. Have ___ with. : TODO
40. Begin again. : RENEW
41. Phonetic symbol (inverted "e"). : SCHWA
46. Wound (in). : REELED
48. Journey. : SAFARI
50. Likewise. : DITTO
52. Mink's relative. : OTTER
53. ___ Island. : RHODE
54. ___ hand. : LENDA
55. Fond hope. : DREAM
56. Isolated. : LONE
57. "___ Long Way to Tipperary". : ITSA
58. Pronoun. : THEM
59. What "oyez" means. : HEAR
60. N. T. book: Abbr. : HEB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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