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New York Times, Monday, June 3, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,055
Across Down
1. Mountain site. : CRAG
5. Part of A.D.C. : AIDE
9. Once more. : ANEW
13. Charter. : HIRE
14. Capital of 43 Across. : ADDISABABA
16. Honeybee genus. : APIS
17. Exaggerated. : OVERSTATED
18. Intends. : DESTINES
20. ___ time. : ATONE
21. Jerusalem artichoke. : TUBER
22. Famous nickname. : BABE
24. Old-time shopping center. : AGORA
26. Poetic forms. : BALLADES
30. Officials, in Scotland. : MACERS
32. Sprawl. : LOLL
33. Part of a poem: Abbr. : VER
35. Cold weather sounds. : BRRS
36. Flower. : ELITE
38. Thin: Fr. : TENU
39. Crete's high point. : IDA
40. Try: Colloq. : STAB
41. Garment. : SHORTS
43. Hot country. : ETHIOPIA
46. Water growth. : ALGAE
47. Tourist meccas. : INNS
48. French composer. : RAVEL
50. "Not with ___ . . . " : ABANG
53. Electrical measurement. : AMPERAGE
56. Basswood. : LINDENTREE
59. Call it ___. : ADAY
60. Worked upon each other. : INTERACTED
61. Part of TV. : TELE
62. Cape of N.C.. : FEAR
63. Feline. : PUSS
64. Common suffixes. : ESTS
1. African lake. : CHAD
2. ___ olives. : RIPE
3. Tumbrel passenger, 1792. : ARISTOCRAT
4. Actor's concern. : GESTURES
5. Part of speech. : ADVERB
6. Fatal day. : IDES
7. Manager: Abbr. : DIR
8. Letter. : ESS
9. Lessened. : ABATED
10. Contemporary pact. : NATO
11. Bacheller hero. : EBEN
12. Play at the beach. : WADE
14. Lloyd's rating. : AONE
15. Kettledrum. : ATABAL
19. Building beam. : IBAR
22. Stigma. : BLOT
23. Word in title of German national hymn. : ALLES
24. Both: Prefix. : AMBI
25. En ___. : GARDE
27. Excuse. : ALIBI
28. Only tropical national park in U. S. : EVERGLADES
29. Wagner role. : SENTA
31. Attack. : SETON
34. "Wool over the eyes" gambit. : RUSE
37. Splashes against. : LAPS
38. Be forbearing. : TOLERATE
40. TV performer. : SINGER
42. Experience. : HAVE
44. Keep back. : HINDER
45. Napoleon's hosts. : ARMEES
49. Imitated. : APED
50. Arabic letter. : ALIF
51. Tendril. : BINE
52. Door column. : ANTA
53. Bachelor of ___. : ARTS
54. City in Canada. : GALT
55. Specialty of Argus. : EYES
57. Villous surface. : NAP
58. Texas school. : TCU

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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