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New York Times, Saturday, August 10, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,123

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Buenos ___. : DIAS
5. Desirable thing. : ASSET
10. To ___. : ATEE
14. Seed covering. : ARIL
15. Asian. : MALAY
16. About 11c in Turkey. : LIRA
17. Where Skidmore is. : SARATOGASPRINGS
20. Brother of Paris. : HECTOR
21. Portico. : STOA
22. Heavy barge. : HOY
23. King, in Madrid. : REY
24. Useful reference book. : WHOSWHO
26. Shiny mineral. : SPAR
28. Bearing. : MIEN
29. Billow. : SURGE
32. Lummox. : OAF
33. Zephyr. : WIND
34. Button Gwinnett, for one. : SIGNER
35. Disentangle. : UNTWINE
37. Italian city. : BOLOGNA
38. Retract. : RECANT
39. Hogshead. : CASK
40. ___ poetica. : ARS
41. Toil. : SLAVE
42. Card game. : FARO
43. Pintail duck. : SMEE
44. Echo. : RESOUND
46. Famous fortress: Abbr. : GIB
47. Planned: Abbr. : ARR
49. Port of Guam. : APRA
50. Incidental stage business. : BYPLAY
53. Presumptuous characters. : WHIPPERSNAPPERS
56. Fume. : REEK
57. South wind. : NOTUS
58. Sandusky's waterfront. : ERIE
59. Noun suffixes. : YERS
60. Plushy. : SWANK
61. Monarch. : TSAR
Down
1. Vigor. : DASH
2. Dies ___. : IRAE
3. Intrepid, for one. : AIRCRAFTCARRIER
4. Severe critic. : SLATER
5. Love: Sp. : AMOR
6. Sink. : SAG
7. Reduced sharply. : SLASHED
8. City in Pennsylvania. : EASTON
9. Printing errors. : TYPOS
10. Oriental name. : ALI
11. Certain poker players. : TINHORNGAMBLERS
12. Hence. : ERGO
13. Tolerant. : EASY
18. Trifle. : TOY
19. Textile fiber. : RAWSILK
24. Port. : WINE
25. French novelist. : HUGO
26. Becomes acidulous. : SOURS
27. Discussion group. : PANEL
28. Coin. : MINT
30. Type. : GENRE
31. Expunge. : ERASE
33. Apple. : WINESAP
34. Tolerably. : SOSO
36. Permanent. : WAVE
37. Welsh minstrel. : BARD
39. Relative of rummy. : CANASTA
42. Plow. : FURROW
43. Small piece of toast. : SIPPET
45. Unrolls. : OPENS
46. Swindle: Slang. : GYP
47. Not straight. : AWRY
48. Syngman of Korea. : RHEE
50. Take the sun. : BASK
51. Melody. : ARIA
52. Nieuport's river. : YSER
54. Playgrounds: Abbr. : PKS
55. Mother superior. : NUN

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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