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New York Times, Monday, August 12, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,125
Across Down
1. Type of pearl. : SEED
5. Sail before the wind. : SCUD
9. Confection. : FUDGE
14. Newcastle's river. : TYNE
15. Dancer's skirt. : TUTU
16. Spring-fever time. : APRIL
17. Enlisted new personnel. : RECRUITED
19. Incantation. : SPELL
20. ___ julienne. : ALA
21. Indian titles. : SRIS
22. Storage places. : CHESTS
23. Bed canopies. : TESTERS
25. Discards. : SHEDS
26. Relaxed. : ATEASE
27. Incite. : GOAD
28. Shoe leather. : ELK
31. Some government divisions. : BUREAUS
33. Hillside near a loch. : BRAE
34. Disgusted: Slang. : FEDUP
37. Well-known literary initials. : RLS
38. Dangerous. : RISKY
39. Greek god. : EROS
40. Imagined. : DREAMED
42. "___ Ballads." : BAB
43. Shortly. : SOON
44. Region of Italy. : APULIA
48. Start upon. : ENTER
50. Sharpshooters. : SNIPERS
51. Dog Star. : SIRIUS
53. Old-time wagon. : WAIN
54. French pronoun. : SOI
55. Copywriters. : ADMEN
56. Geographical feature. : TABLELAND
58. Respond. : REACT
59. Part of the eye. : UVEA
60. Type of arch. : OGEE
61. Hamlet, Polonius, et al. : DANES
62. Type of pronoun: Abbr. : PERS
63. Foundations. : BEDS
1. Layers. : STRATA
2. Grommet. : EYELET
3. Enclose. : ENCASE
4. German article. : DER
5. Swizzle stick. : STIRRER
6. Layer of skin. : CUTIS
7. Indians. : UTES
8. Flop. : DUD
9. Annoyed: Scot. : FASHED
10. Raised. : UPPED
11. Certain theater personnel. : DRESSERS
12. Golden surface. : GILT
13. Old measures. : ELLS
18. Consumes. : USESUP
22. Artist Addams. : CHAS
24. Interdictions. : TABUS
25. March man. : SOUSA
27. Medical forefather. : GALEN
29. "Mighty ___ a Rose." : LAK
30. Tone of voice. : KEY
32. Baseball term. : ERROR
33. Raise, in a card game. : BIDUP
34. Calendar abbreviation. : FEB
35. Time. : ERA
36. Short-haired dog. : DOBERMAN
38. Complain. : REPINE
40. Acts. : DOES
41. Brownish papers. : MANILAS
43. Acrobatic tricks. : STUNTS
45. French novelist. : LESAGE
46. Pressed. : IRONED
47. Some stage speeches. : ASIDES
49. Relative. : NIECE
50. Side arm. : SABER
51. Chalcedony. : SARD
52. The very ___! : IDEA
53. The sea: Poet. : WAVE
56. Ram. : TUP
57. Tennis term. : LOB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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