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New York Times, Saturday, July 6, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
PS notes: Clue for 15-Across, IN LAW, was "Mother: ___." Changed this to "Mother-___."
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,088
Across Down
1. Unfermented grape juice. : STUM
5. Clusters. : TUFTS
10. Granular snow. : NEVE
14. Execrate. : HATE
15. Mother-___. : INLAW
16. Name akin to Sandy. : ALEX
17. Draft animals. : OXEN
18. Earth. : GLOBE
19. Western writer's first name. : ZANE
20. Visual aid. : WINDSHIELDWIPER
23. Theater-goers' concern. : SEATS
24. Poetic contraction. : EER
25. Coterie. : SET
26. Cloth. : TWILL
28. Loop and knot thread. : TAT
30. Water containers. : EWERS
32. Trouble. : AIL
33. Pronoun. : THEM
35. The same. : ONE
36. Rolltop. : DESK
38. Scorched. : ADUST
40. Perceive. : ESPY
44. System. : ISM
46. Covered walk. : STOA
48. Digit. : TOE
49. Hundred-dollar bill: Colloq. : CNOTE
52. Grassy area. : LEA
53. Circumference. : GIRTH
55. Poetic contraction. : OER
56. Chinese name. : MAO
58. Long-necked bird. : GOOSE
60. Visual aid. : MAGNIFYINGGLASS
65. Oratorio number. : ARIA
66. Of musical quality. : TONAL
67. Nurse. : AMAH
68. Swarm. : TEEM
69. Best part. : ELITE
70. St. Philip ___. : NERI
71. Celtic. : ERSE
72. Chides. : RATES
73. Projecting part of a cornice. : DRIP
1. Any affair: Colloq. : SHOW
2. Transportation cry. : TAXI
3. Containers. : UTENSILS
4. Famous Austrian scientist. : MENDEL
5. Secure. : TIGHT
6. Not in the book. : UNLISTED
7. Arctic feature. : FLOE
8. Monument. : TABLET
9. European. : SWEDE
10. Former European. : NAZI
11. Slip away. : ELAPSE
12. Superficial appearance. : VENEER
13. Puts into action. : EXERTS
21. Pungent humor. : SALT
22. Long-billed bird. : WREN
26. Little one. : TAD
27. How: Ger. : WIE
29. Divert. : AMUSE
31. Minute. : WEE
34. Menu item. : HAM
35. Ear: Prefix. : OTO
37. Set of tools. : KIT
39. Become sluggish. : STAGNATE
41. Pennant. : STREAMER
42. Preserve. : POT
43. Slangy affirmative. : YEH
45. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
47. Eager. : AGOG
49. Companion. : COMATE
50. More intimate. : NEARER
51. Riotous displays. : ORGIES
52. New Orleans university. : LOYOLA
54. Highway divider. : ISLAND
57. Fairy-tale ending. : AFTER
59. Eyes. : OGLES
61. Epithet. : NAME
62. Type of letter: Abbr. : INIT
63. Hindu garment. : SARI
64. Aircraft. : SHIP

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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