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New York Times, Monday, June 24, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J V W Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,076

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Across
1
Color of the sea. : AQUA
5
Dressmaker's seam. : DART
9
Precipitation. : HAIL
13
Knit. : PURL
14
New York city. : OLEAN
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Alms box. : ARCA
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Incite. : RAISE
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Pyrenees animal. : IBEX
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Theme of a famous encyclical. : PACEMINTERRIS
23
Isthmus of Thailand. : KRA
24
Fiat. : EDICT
25
Item in the newspaper. : PERSONAL
30
Spells of activity. : SPURTS
33
Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
34
Scrawny animal. : SCRAG
36
Furniture finish. : STAIN
37
Onion: Lat. : CEPA
39
Objective of a Himalayan expedition. : YETIS
41
French city. : STLO
42
Drift. : TREND
44
Jewish feast. : SEDER
46
Poetic contraction. : OER
47
Of the main artery. : AORTIC
49
A seeking for aid. : RECOURSE
51
Electrical genius (1856–1943). : TESLA
53
VIP in sports. : UMP
54
De Gaulle's military striking potential. : FORCEDEFRAPPE
59
A muse. : CLIO
60
U.N. name. : ADLAI
61
New England flora. : ELMS
63
Poi ingredient. : TARO
64
Send. : REMIT
65
Branches: Bot. : RAMI
66
Slow down, in skiing. : STEM
67
Fishing boat. : DORY
68
Charon's milieu. : STYX
Down
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Soldier's address. : APO
2
Jest. : QUIP
3
___ Minor. : URSA
4
The "smart" set. : ALECKS
5
Inactivity. : DORMANCY
6
Kirghiz mountain range. : ALAI
7
Check. : REIN
8
Sample. : TASTE
9
Relative of clips. : HAIRCUTS
10
Patient man among disputants. : ARBITRATOR
11
Desserts. : ICES
12
Remiss. : LAX
15
Obligations. : NEEDS
21
Aphrodite's son. : EROS
22
Slits. : RIPS
25
Agreements, in 45 Down. : PACTA
26
January: Sp. : ENERO
27
Operatic list. : REPERTOIRE
28
Son of Zeus. : ARES
29
Subsequently. : LATER
31
Building material. : TILES
32
Nocturnal sound. : SNORE
35
French author. : GIDE
38
Foyer, for example. : ANTEROOM
40
What everybody wants. : SECURITY
43
Phonograph record. : DISC
45
Capital of Latium. : ROMA
48
Weather word. : CLEAR
50
Berths. : UPPERS
52
Combined. : ADDED
54
Musical term. : FLAT
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Sailor's saint. : ELMO
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Rustic festivity. : FAIR
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Map. : PLAT
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TV award. : EMMY
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Coins: Abbr. : CTS
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Numeral. : SIX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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