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New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,091
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1. Jewelry substance. : CORAL
6. Matching. : MATING
12. Of a place. : TOPICAL
14. Monoceros. : UNICORN
16. Well-known patriotic hymn. : AMERICA
17. Sudeten region. : SILESIA
18. Engaged. : HIRED
19. 16th cen. date. : MDL
21. Concert numbers. : TRIOS
22. Wood sorrels. : OCAS
23. Where the Tagus rises. : SPAIN
25. Beauty parlor items. : SETS
26. Take tea. : EAT
27. Hotel employes. : DOORMEN
29. Religious notable: Abbr. : STE
30. Middle East land. : LEBANON
32. "___ Skylark," John Bennett's book for boys. : MASTER
34. Feodor's brother. : IVAN
35. Jules Verne hero. : NEMO
36. Chess opening. : GAMBIT
39. Feels displeasure. : RESENTS
42. "Where ___?" : AMI
43. Cases, in grammar. : DATIVES
45. Color. : RED
47. High plateau, as in the Andes. : PUNA
49. Fountain treats. : SODAS
50. Mathematical ratio. : SINE
51. Resin. : ELEMI
53. Do schoolwork. : ADD
54. Cook. : STEAM
55. Winds again. : REROLLS
57. Italian poet. : ARIOSTO
59. Young actress. : STARLET
60. Nullifies. : NEGATES
61. Weather term. : SLEETY
62. Stakes. : ANTES
1. Describing Skelton. : COMICAL
2. Manage. : OPERATE
3. Laughs: Fr. : RIRES
4. Tart. : ACID
5. Resinous substance. : LAC
6. Black ___. : MUSLIM
7. Cuckoo bird. : ANI
8. Joust. : TILT
9. Refrigerators. : ICERS
10. Most inquisitive. : NOSIEST
11. French red marble. : GRIOTTE
12. Western scenic spot. : TAHOE
13. Pasquinade. : LAMPOON
15. Middle East figure. : NASSER
20. Mended place. : DARN
23. Musical works. : SONATAS
24. Just punishments. : NEMESES
27. Notable statue by Michelangelo. : DAVID
28. Designates. : NAMES
31. Infant garb. : BIB
33. Relative. : SON
35. Zane Grey character. : NEVADAN
36. Curious bystanders. : GAPERS
37. Charms. : AMULETS
38. ___ water. : MINERAL
39. "Lorna Doone" character. : RIDD
40. Adriatic seaport. : TRIESTE
41. Upper houses. : SENATES
44. Pleasantly warmed. : TOASTY
46. The populace. : DEMOS
48. Con ___ (tenderly): Mus. : AMORE
50. Ermine. : STOAT
52. "Winnie ___ Pu." : ILLE
54. Engage. : SIGN
56. Allow. : LET
58. Power agency. : REA

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