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New York Times, Wednesday, September 11, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,155
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1. He wrote "Harold the Dauntless." : SCOTT
6. "You'll be ___, my son!" : AMAN
10. Intestinal fortitude. : GUTS
14. Saladin's city. : CAIRO
15. By hand: Prefix. : MANU
16. In another form. : ANEW
17. Improvise. : ADLIB
18. Consanguineous. : AKIN
19. "Old gray" equine. : MARE
20. Dauntless ones. : RESOLUTES
22. Above: Lat. : SUPRA
23. A single thing. : UNIT
24. To the ___ end. : BITTER
25. Medusa, for one. : OGRESS
29. Repairs. : HEALS
31. Be charged an unreasonable price. : PAYTHEDEVIL
33. Secondary: Colloq. : SUB
36. Surface extent. : AREA
37. Expose to scorn. : LIBEL
38. Swinging stride. : LOPE
39. Dieter's abbreviation. : LBS
40. Indomitable. : NEVERSAYDIE
42. Harbor mouths: Sp. : BOCAS
43. Heaps and heaps. : OCEANS
44. With full vigor. : ALLOUT
47. Keyed up. : TAUT
49. Compass faces. : DIALS
50. Courage. : FORTITUDE
55. Keenly desirous. : AVID
56. Challenge. : DEFI
57. Courage. : VALOR
58. "A pretty ___ is like a melody . . . " : GIRL
59. A.F.B. on Cape Cod. : OTIS
60. Birds of prey. : ERNES
61. Sea swirl. : EDDY
62. Apportion. : METE
63. Jump. : START
1. Duelist's badge. : SCAR
2. Herring keg. : CADE
3. Olive and others. : OILS
4. Part of a full house. : TRIO
5. "Full many a flower is born ___ unseen . . . " : TOBLUSH
6. Strad's rival. : AMATI
7. Take in good part. : MAKETHEBESTOFIT
8. Blackbirds. : ANIS
9. Religious. : NUN
10. Melodic ranges. : GAMUTS
11. Not skilled. : UNAPT
12. Pied à ___. : TERRE
13. Vow. : SWEAR
21. Not choice. : UNSELECT
22. Threshold beam. : SILL
24. Hits the silk. : BAILSOUT
25. Gem stone. : OPAL
26. Habiliment. : GARB
27. Certain grasses. : RYES
28. Greek letter. : ETA
30. Constantly. : EVER
32. Star of a sort. : DIVA
33. Fizz water. : SODA
34. ___ arms. : UPIN
35. Décor for bonnets. : BEES
38. Caustic. : LYE
40. Entre ___ (in confidence). : NOUS
41. Participating ones. : ACTIVES
42. With confidence. : BOLDLY
44. Saw. : ADAGE
45. Black and blue. : LIVID
46. Scots squire. : LAIRD
48. Stand up. : ARISE
50. Gala. : FETE
51. Caustic. : TART
52. Armbone. : ULNA
53. Active one. : DOER
54. Former word for formerly. : ERST
56. Spanish title. : DOM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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