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New York Times, Wednesday, July 10, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 379 (avg 2.01)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,092
Across Down
1. Colorful fabric. : BATIK
6. Coffee: Slang. : JAVA
10. Cut a way through. : PLOW
14. From the beginning: Lat. : ABOVO
15. Jejune. : ARID
16. Go from place to place. : ROVE
17. Strength. : SINEW
18. Vague. : UNDEFINED
20. Main principle. : KEYSTONE
22. University in Kingston, Ont. : QUEENS
23. Cereal grass. : OAT
24. Playful kiss: Dial. : BUSS
25. Bird sound. : SQUAWK
29. Term in rocketry. : BLASTOFF
33. Childish coiffure. : CURLS
34. Succulent. : JUICY
35. "Mockingbird" author. : LEE
36. Prominent physicist. : RABI
37. Landing pier. : JETTY
38. La Scala star. : DIVA
39. Army monogram. : USA
40. Elegant dance. : WALTZ
41. Vacillate. : WAVER
42. Case enclosing a ship's compass. : BINNACLE
44. Creator of Lord Peter Wimsey. : SAYERS
45. Black. : INKY
46. Fodder. : HAY
47. Put on the boards. : STAGED
50. Type of museum. : WAXWORKS
55. Babylon's river. : EUPHRATES
57. Parting word. : ADIEU
58. Encourage. : ABET
59. Partner of see. : WAIT
60. Tire. : RECAP
61. Bulk. : MASS
62. Agile. : SPRY
63. Sheath or muumuu. : DRESS
1. Luxuriate. : BASK
2. Rose's boy friend. : ABIE
3. One of the Wellers. : TONY
4. American composer. : IVES
5. Defers (to). : KOWTOWS
6. Trip. : JAUNT
7. English composer. : ARNE
8. See: Lat. abbr. : VID
9. Suitability. : ADEQUACY
10. Clergyman. : PRIEST
11. Solitary. : LONE
12. Hot spot. : OVEN
13. Espouses. : WEDS
19. Fastidious. : FUSSY
21. Hardwood tree. : OAK
24. Hold scoreless, in gin rummy. : BLITZ
25. Substitute player. : SCRUB
26. As if. : QUASI
27. ___ renewal. : URBAN
28. Character in "Lawrence of Arabia." : ALI
29. Small mesa. : BUTTE
30. Source of oil. : OLIVE
31. Heat. : FEVER
32. Companion of hopes. : FEARS
34. Omelet filling. : JELLY
37. Black birds. : JACKDAWS
38. Sunshine. : DAY
40. Baseball Hall-of-Famer. : WANER
41. Unpredictable. : WAYWARD
43. Starry times. : NIGHTS
44. Band instrument. : SAX
46. Precipitous. : HASTY
47. Juncture. : SEAM
48. Roman war trumpet. : TUBA
49. Tarzan's friends. : APES
50. Dam. : WEIR
51. Breslau's river. : ODER
52. Eastern staple. : RICE
53. Parrots. : KEAS
54. Eats. : SUPS
56. Faucet. : TAP

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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