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New York Times, Wednesday, August 21, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,134

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Celtic variant of Mary. : MOIRA
6. Grants. : ADMITS
12. Control oneself. : HOLDIN
13. Brainpan. : CRANIUM
15. Fervent. : ARDENT
16. Boasts: Colloq. : TALKSBIG
18. Floppy cap. : TAM
19. Withdraw. : GIVEWAY
21. Prefix with lateral or literal. : TRI
22. Applaud. : CLAP
24. Autumnal quaff. : CIDER
25. German title. : GRAF
26. Cape on Chesapeake Bay. : HENRY
28. Neither hide ___ hair. : NOR
29. Pamphlet. : TRACT
30. Arabian country. : YEMEN
32. A wise answer. : ORACLE
33. No charge. : PREPAID
36. Wrote for another. : GHOSTED
37. Verbal comeback. : RETORT
38. Intermittent winds. : GUSTS
39. Nobles. : EARLS
40. One of the Grundys. : MRS
41. Two-fisted one. : HEMAN
45. Inkling. : CLUE
46. Remains ready. : WAITS
48. Only fair. : SOSO
49. Possessive. : ITS
50. Famous name in the theater. : SIDDONS
52. Depart: Dial. : GIT
53. Falsely designated. : SOCALLED
55. Refer (to). : ALLUDE
57. Basic principle. : RADICAL
58. Did a KP job. : PEELED
59. Nephew, in Italy. : NEPOTE
60. Cheese. : SWISS
Down
1. Mental state. : MORALE
2. The boss. : OLDMAN
3. Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
4. Piece of jewelry. : RING
5. A buffoon. : ANTIC
6. Obeyed. : ACTEDON
7. Bureau section. : DRAWER
8. Of the cheek. : MALAR
9. Black. : INKY
10. Poetic contraction. : TIS
11. Take away from. : SUBTRACT
12. Bring forth. : HATCH
14. Superhuman event. : MIRACLE
17. Talented. : GIFTED
20. Covered with ivy. : VINED
23. Prop of a hoisting gin. : PRYPOLE
25. Fescue and others. : GRASSES
27. A long time. : YEARS
29. Loyalty, old style. : TROTH
31. Cambridge school, for short. : MIT
32. Exclamations. : OHS
33. A brief. : PRECIS
34. House agent. : REALTOR
35. Of an ancient Italian culture. : ETRUSCAN
36. Keen enjoyment. : GUSTO
38. Cooking device. : GRIDDLE
40. Went for. : MADEAT
42. Magnates. : MOGULS
43. Relatives of stage whispers. : ASIDES
44. Famous. : NOTED
46. "Will comply," in radio lingo. : WILCO
47. Fasteners. : SNAPS
50. Garment. : SLIP
51. A lot: Colloq. : SLEW
54. Suffix with lemon, lime, etc. : ADE
56. Hawaiian symbol. : LEI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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