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New York Times, Wednesday, August 7, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,120
Across Down
1. Silly. : DAFT
5. Sidewalk ___. : CAFE
9. Lathing. : SLATS
14. Inter ___. : ALIA
15. Face shape. : OVAL
16. Bell-shaped flower. : TULIP
17. Magicians. : CONJURERS
19. Portrait. : IMAGE
20. Grayish fur: Var. : CRIMMER
21. Lacking good manners. : ILLBRED
23. Attacks violently. : ASSAILS
24. Diplomatic communique. : NOTE
25. Shakespearean prince. : HAL
26. Coming to one's senses. : SOBERING
30. South Sea islander. : KANAKA
33. Walked. : TROD
34. Jerry's companion. : TOM
35. October's birthstone. : OPAL
36. Shoe part. : TOE
37. Wife: Law. : FEME
38. Degrees in education. : BES
39. London café district. : SOHO
41. Priest in ancient Rome. : FLAMEN
43. Of long duration. : EXTENDED
45. ___ Tin Tin. : RIN
46. Take a winding course. : COIL
47. Capacity of a large truck. : TENTONS
51. Bullfighter's hat. : BICORNE
54. Fancy trappings. : REGALIA
55. In an active state. : AWORK
56. Ill will. : ANIMOSITY
58. Beauty shop item. : RINSE
59. Purpose. : SAKE
60. Famous American lithographer. : IVES
61. Member of a ball team. : ANGEL
62. In consequence. : THEN
63. Flying machine. : AERO
1. Capital of East Pakistan. : DACCA
2. Then: Fr. : ALORS
3. Conclusion. : FINIS
4. Tourist attraction at Agra. : TAJMAHAL
5. Beautiful Australian parakeet. : CORELLA
6. Alleges. : AVERS
7. Very much. : FAR
8. Shakespearean setting. : ELSINORE
9. Pompous. : STILTED
10. Building material. : LUMBER
11. Axillary. : ALAR
12. Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
13. Raced. : SPED
18. Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
22. Timber wolf. : LOBO
26. Remained. : STOOD
27. Column note. : ITEM
28. Gold rush town, 1898–99. : NOME
29. Certain law enforcers. : GMEN
30. Honshu seaport. : KOBE
31. Zenith. : APEX
32. Famed Civil War cartoonist. : NAST
36. Not in ___ (not at all). : THELEAST
37. Medley of familiar tunes. : FANTASIA
39. Submarine device. : SNORKEL
40. One-eyed Norse god. : ODIN
41. Some citizens. : FREEMEN
42. Vernacular. : LINGO
44. City near Detroit. : ECORSE
47. Child's vehicle: Colloq. : TRIKE
48. Shade of green. : OLIVE
49. Chilean export. : NITER
50. Right of decision: Colloq. : SAYSO
51. Name in early movies. : BARA
52. "Heads ___ . . . " : IWIN
53. Washington group: Abbr. : CONG
57. O. T. book: Abbr. : NAH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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