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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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S
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M
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O
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G
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T
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H
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P
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W
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C
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O
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O
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O
V
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F
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R
K
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W
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S
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T
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C
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R
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R
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F
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D
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A
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O
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L
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D
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L
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T
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H
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H
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T
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D
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B
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,067
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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