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New York Times, Thursday, August 8, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { H J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,121
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1. Shaded retreat. : BOWER
6. Drudge. : MOIL
10. Children, at times. : IMPS
14. Of birds: Var. : AVINE
15. O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
16. Eleanor. : NORA
17. Musical groups. : BANDS
18. Garment. : PETTICOAT
20. Broke bread. : ATE
21. Sanskrit school. : TOL
23. Train. : RETINUE
24. Not effusive. : RESERVED
27. Arctic explorer. : ROSS
28. Brought about. : CAUSED
30. Game. : LOTTO
33. ___ under false colors. : TOSAIL
36. Coal size. : PEA
38. One fourth of an acre. : ROOD
39. "___ Were King." : IFI
40. Slight. : NEGLECT
43. Biblical land. : NOD
44. Wing, for one. : LIMB
46. ___ Islands. : SEA
47. Small cups used in assaying. : CUPELS
49. Island of the Kuriles. : ETORO
51. Demand for repetition. : ENCORE
53. Dessert garnish. : NUTS
55. Business man's concern. : EARNINGS
59. Dominions. : EMPIRES
62. Degree. : DDS
63. ___ Newburg. : ALA
64. Taj Mahal, for example. : MAUSOLEUM
66. Thrush. : ROBIN
68. Business phrase. : INRE
69. Gourmet's concern. : MENU
70. Good investment. : EBOND
71. Sly look. : LEER
72. Companions of buts. : ANDS
73. "Forgive us our ___ . . . " : DEBTS
1. Fictional elephant. : BABAR
2. Leaf shape. : OVATE
3. Products of California. : WINES
4. Point. : END
5. Check. : RESTRAIN
6. Symbols of Vermont. : MAPLES
7. Unity. : ONE
8. Kind of verb: Abbr. : INTR
9. Anon. : LATER
10. Tooth. : INCISOR
11. Famous mystery novel (with "The"). : MOONSTONE
12. Malay canoe: Var. : PRAU
13. Glut. : SATE
19. Chemical suffix. : ITOL
22. Seeds. : OVULES
25. Former Govt. agency. : ECA
26. Descend after a flight. : DEPLANE
29. Balmoral Castle's river. : DEE
31. Hammer. : TOOL
32. Gambling term. : ODDS
33. Flooring. : TILE
34. Think nothing ___. : OFIT
35. Genuine. : SIMONPURE
37. Harmony. : ACCORD
41. Command to a horse. : GEE
42. Blushes. : TURNSRED
45. Ruffian. : BRUISER
48. Island of Canada: Abbr. : PEI
50. Another: Sp. : OTRO
52. Founder of Thebes. : CADMUS
54. Girl's name meaning ship. : SELMA
56. Very rich man. : NABOB
57. Flash. : GLINT
58. Beaches. : SANDS
59. Man's name. : EMIL
60. Heavy hair. : MANE
61. Experienced. : SEEN
65. German conjunction. : UND
67. British order. : OBE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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