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New York Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,126
Across Down
1. Record. : DISC
5. Old game. : BOWLS
10. "___ Well . . . " : ALLS
14. Poetic preposition. : UNTO
15. In a vertical line: Naut. : APEAK
16. Café's companion. : LAIT
17. Fashion name. : DIOR
18. In want. : NEEDY
19. Alaskan outpost. : ATTU
20. Criterion. : STANDARD
22. Rock garden plant. : LICHEN
24. ___ fide. : BONA
25. Ships. : TANKERS
26. Buffet specialty. : SMORGASBORD
30. Overlays. : PAVES
31. ___ Covenant. : ARKOFTHE
36. Tea genus. : THEA
37. Some. : ANY
38. Town in Utah. : OREM
39. Mediterranean island. : SARDINIA
42. Finland to the Finns. : SUOMI
43. Kind of cuisine. : CONTINENTAL
46. Dinner course. : DESSERT
50. Salamander. : NEWT
51. Improve the form of. : RECAST
52. Breakfast dish. : SAUSAGES
56. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
57. Chief: Ger. : HAUPT
59. ___ time. : INNO
60. Vivacious. : AIRY
61. Kukla's friend. : OLLIE
62. Wendy's dog. : NANA
63. Sea: Ger. : MEER
64. Humbug. : FAKER
65. Exchange. : SWAP
1. Clothes of a sort. : DUDS
2. Signature part: Abbr. : INIT
3. Agora's neighbor. : STOA
4. Southern treat. : CORNBREAD
5. Top ___. : BANANA
6. Salzburg features. : OPERAS
7. Dandelion. : WEED
8. Growing boy. : LAD
9. Subject of Shelley lyric. : SKYLARK
10. Exclamation of dismay. : ALACK
11. Potter's wheel. : LATHE
12. Metric measure. : LITER
13. Dazes. : STUNS
21. Hot ___. : DOGS
23. Pertaining to an Asiatic country. : INDO
25. Whig's opponent. : TORY
26. Philadelphia and others: Abbr. : SPTS
27. Asiatic monkey. : MAHA
28. Word used with pop and turn. : OVER
29. Region in central Europe. : BANAT
32. Places to buy 40 Down. : FOUNTAINS
33. Run. : TROT
34. Laboratory prefix. : HEMA
35. Man's name. : EMIL
37. Controversial verbal contraction. : AINT
40. Summer sweets. : ICES
41. "___ Boston," Frost book. : NORTHOF
42. Hems. : SEWS
44. How the blackbirds were baked. : INAPIE
45. Gender. : NEUTER
46. ___ girl. : DREAM
47. Uncanny. : EERIE
48. Alarm. : SCARE
49. Mythical creature. : SATYR
52. Be ill-humored. : SULK
53. Chew. : GNAW
54. Sicilian city. : ENNA
55. Household need. : SOAP
58. ___ carte. : ALA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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