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New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,135
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1. In harmony. : ATTUNED
8. Makes friendly. : DISARMS
15. Historic Marine triumph. : TRIPOLI
16. Salary period. : ONEWEEK
17. Christmas trimmings. : TINSELS
18. Knives. : CUTLERY
19. Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
20. Ad ___ (to the stars): Lat. : ASTRA
22. Small: Dial. : LIL
23. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
24. " . . . who lived in ___." : ASHOE
25. Author of "An Iceland Fisherman." : LOTI
26. Style: Fr. : TON
27. Cobbler: Lat. : SUTOR
28. City of Joan's martyrdom. : ROUEN
29. Generate. : ENGENDER
31. Brilliance: Var. : LUSTRE
32. Nondiscount agreement. : FAIRTRADE
34. Ablaze at noon. : SUNLIT
37. Mow. : CUTGRASS
41. Testing. : TRIAL
42. Former White House hostess. : MAMIE
43. Army member. : WAC
44. Scold vehemently. : RANT
45. Chinese capital. : PEKIN
46. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
47. Feminine suffix. : INE
48. Scandinavian girl's name. : KAREN
49. Swiss city on the Rhine. : BASEL
50. Barrack-Room balladeer. : KIPLING
52. Literary France. : ANATOLE
54. Stephen in France. : ETIENNE
55. Father of Ajax. : TELAMON
56. Backed out of an agreement. : RENEGED
57. Supposed power, in ancient superstition. : EVILEYE
1. Worn by friction. : ATTRITE
2. Palace at Versailles. : TRIANON
3. Coloring. : TINTING
4. Capsized. : UPSET
5. December feature. : NOEL
6. Right-angled structure. : ELL
7. Calamitous event. : DISASTER
8. Treat. : DOCTOR
9. Make used to. : INURE
10. ___ date (fix the time). : SETA
11. Piercing tool. : AWL
12. Unwind, in a way. : REELOUT
13. Deserving fellow. : MERITER
14. Beauty of New York. : SKYLINE
21. Gustatory treat. : SHORTCAKE
24. Ledger check. : AUDIT
25. Money dropper. : LOSER
27. Laggard. : SNAIL
28. Dickens character. : RUDGE
30. Key of a Beethoven piano concerto. : EFLAT
31. Language of "Winnie Ille Pu." : LATIN
33. Think. : RUMINATE
34. Clapper of a bell. : STRIKER
35. Group of related minerals. : URANITE
36. Old bowling target. : NINEPIN
38. Terribly impressive. : AWESOME
39. British sausage. : SAVELOY
40. Kind of triangle. : SCALENE
42. Combined, as companies. : MERGED
45. Velvety fabric. : PANNE
46. Of one's birthplace. : NATAL
48. Chief (in size). : KING
49. Isle of dancers. : BALI
51. "Mockingbird" author. : LEE
53. Desert state: Abbr. : NEV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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