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WORDCRAFT

New York Times, Sunday, June 16, 1963

Author: Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 615 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
PS notes: Some of the rightmost Across clues and the Down clues beneath them in the PDF were cut off but were inferable.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,068
Across Down
1. Readies. : PRIMES
7. Arabic letter. : ALIF
11. Home. : NEST
15. Mark. : STAMP
20. Poe poem. : LENORE
21. Rodent. : VOLE
22. Hebrew measure. : OMER
23. Journalist and author. : SHIRER
24. Certain. : INCONTROVERTIBLE
27. Shade of red. : TOMATO
28. Stir. : ADO
29. Living quarters. : SUITES
30. Marooned. : ISOLATED
32. Life story, for short. : BIO
33. Fictional captain. : NEMO
35. Jardin public. : PARC
36. Scot. : GAEL
37. Cornish town: Prefix. : TRE
38. Willingly. : LIEF
39. Run. : TREND
41. Beg. : TEASE
43. Goes. : DISAPPEARS
46. Spanish home. : CASA
48. Fastened. : LATCHED
51. Excuse. : PLEA
52. Declare. : ASSERT
55. Companies. : PLATOONS
56. Trays. : SERVERS
60. Room. : LATITUDE
62. The sumac. : RHUS
63. Genesis name. : ESAU
64. Design. : PLAN
65. Porridge. : MUSH
67. Begins. : ENTERS
71. Kipling heroine. : MAISIE
73. Olympian. : HERA
74. Food. : BREAD
76. Purposive. : TELIC
77. English poet. : ARNOLD
78. Babylonian god. : BEL
80. Goldsmith poem. : TRAVELLER
82. School course: Abbr. : LAT
83. Dog. : COLLIE
86. Moving. : ASTIR
87. Links star. : SNEAD
89. Rooftree. : HOME
93. Near by. : AROUND
94. Musical notes. : SHARPS
96. Dry. : SERE
97. Highway sign. : EXIT
98. Twist. : SLUE
99. Soapstone. : TALC
101. Ruin. : DEMOLISH
103. Organic product. : HORMONE
107. Fake. : SPURIOUS
110. Baffles. : ELUDES
111. Eye: Fr. : OEIL
112. American inventor. : EASTMAN
113. ___ Fox. : BRER
114. Phrase indicating exigency. : NOWORNEVER
118. Root. : ELIHU
120. Young codfish. : SCROD
124. Asiatic country. : IRAN
125. Woman. : EVE
126. Camper's curfew. : TAPS
129. Status symbols. : CARS
131. Man of the hour. : HERO
132. Part of pewter. : TIN
133. Item on the paycheck. : OVERTIME
135. Recipients of gifts. : DONEES
137. Hilarious. : MAD
138. Shake. : RATTLE
140. Quarrel. : MISUNDERSTANDING
143. Ample. : ENOUGH
144. Cleo's maid. : IRAS
145. ___ time. : INNO
146. Sofa. : LOUNGE
147. ___ Clara. : SANTA
148. In no way. : NONE
149. NAACP, for one. : ASSN
150. Dag's countrymen. : SWEDES
1. Supple. : PLIANT
2. Give. : RENDER
3. Money. : INCOME
4. Farm sound. : MOO
5. Sea birds. : ERNS
6. Structure. : SETUP
7. ___ santé. : AVOTRE
8. Subject of "Rose Marie" song. : LOVECALL
9. Martinique and others. : ILES
10. Iron: Fr. : FER
11. Racket. : NOISE
12. Give courage to. : EMBOLDEN
13. Hawk. : SELL
14. Favors. : TREATS
15. Slippered. : SHOD
16. Dickens character. : TIM
17. Kuwait's neighbor. : ARABIA
18. Profession. : METIER
19. Evidences. : PROOFS
23. Tall structure. : STEEPLE
25. Rope. : RIATA
26. ___ Juana. : TIA
31. Drums. : TRAPS
34. Rarely. : ONCEINABLUEMOON
36. ___ point. : GETTHE
38. Desert. : LEAVEINTHELURCH
40. Scoot. : DART
42. Moselle tributary. : SAAR
44. Idioplasms. : IDS
45. Through. : PER
47. Happened (on). : STUMBLED
49. Tweedledum to Tweedledee. : COUNTERPART
50. Inn. : HOSTEL
52. Sacred river of Xanadu. : ALPH
53. Bazaar. : SALE
54. Canopus. : STAR
55. Spanish coins. : PESETAS
57. It, in Italy. : ESSO
58. Bird. : RAIL
59. Pleaded. : SUED
61. Hard: Fr. : DUR
66. Cruel. : HARSH
68. House additions. : ELLS
69. Trifles: Fr. : RIENS
70. Harangues. : SCREEDS
71. Ailment of a sort. : MALDEMER
72. Altar: Lat. : ARA
75. Facts. : DATA
79. German article. : EIN
81. Bravery: Lat. : VIRTUS
83. Money. : CASH
84. Flat plinth. : ORLO
85. Frown: Var. : LOUR
88. Common verb. : ARE
90. Chemical compound. : OXID
91. ___ en scène. : MISE
92. Ordinal suffixes. : ETHS
95. Oozes. : SLIMES
100. Fuel. : COAL
102. Arena cheers. : OLES
104. Above: Poet. : OER
105. Ishtar's city. : NINEVEH
106. French pupil. : ELEVE
107. Escort. : SEE
108. Adherent. : PARTISAN
109. Horses of a sort. : UNICORNS
113. Laboratory tube. : BURET
114. Products of Chile. : NITRES
115. Sobriquet of Queen Bess. : ORIANA
116. Unrestrained. : WANTON
117. Pests. : VERMIN
119. American composer. : HANSON
121. Bethink (oneself). : REMIND
122. Color. : ORANGE
123. Clever plans. : DODGES
127. Entertain. : AMUSE
128. Fold. : PEN
130. Ratifies. : SEALS
133. Girl's name. : OLGA
134. Beginner: Var. : TIRO
135. Haunts. : DENS
136. Whiteness. : SNOW
139. King ___. : TUT
141. Day: Sp. : DIA
142. Proper. : DUE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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