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New York Times, Monday, September 16, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,160
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1. Sandy's cousin. : ALEC
5. Kind of ball. : SPIT
9. Blew a whistle. : PIPED
14. Catalan surrealist painter. : MIRO
15. Spotted rodent. : PACA
16. Famous ball player. : REESE
17. Kind of ball. : BEAN
18. Pitcher. : EWER
19. Harangue. : ORATE
20. Certain ball players. : OUTFIELDERS
23. Instructed. : LED
24. Certain ball players. : ENDS
25. Scoter's cousins. : EIDERS
27. Lively. : SPARKY
30. Student of Socrates. : PLATO
32. Place for a game. : ALLEY
33. Not of the cloth. : LAIC
34. Men in blue. : UMPS
38. Sad sound. : MOAN
39. Double-play action. : PIVOT
40. Pail handle. : BAIL
41. Timing term, in movies and TV. : SYNC
42. To ___ (everyone). : AMAN
43. Golf stroke. : SLICE
44. North Sea port. : EMDEN
46. Wound (in or out). : REELED
47. Well-known college. : VASSAR
50. Retain. : KEEP
51. Palinode. : ODE
52. Where a good ball team may end up. : SECONDPLACE
58. Baseball, for one. : TOPIC
60. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
61. Military acronym. : AWOL
62. Muse. : ERATO
63. No score, in a game. : LOVE
64. Rebel ___. : YELL
65. Sublease. : RELET
66. Chigoe. : FLEA
67. Game units. : SETS
1. Desk, old style. : AMBO
2. Stead. : LIEU
3. He was: Lat. : ERAT
4. Mound confabs. : CONFERENCES
5. Adjective for a good base runner. : SPEEDY
6. Sliding bolts. : PAWLS
7. Cool. : ICED
8. Vetch. : TARE
9. Toast. : PROSIT
10. Noun suffix. : IER
11. Famous painter. : PEALE
12. Chemical. : ESTER
13. Transfers: Law. : DEEDS
21. Dark. : INKY
22. Respond. : REACT
26. Winning events on the diamond. : DOUBLEPLAYS
27. Snead and others. : SAMS
28. Some action or sport. : PLOY
29. Presidential middle name. : ALAN
30. Stately dance. : PAVAN
31. Celebrity. : LION
33. Candy flavor. : LIME
35. Kind of bag. : MAIL
36. Coin of India. : PICE
37. Cutter. : SLED
39. Chaplain. : PADRE
43. Ooze. : SEEP
45. Goat, for one. : MASCOT
46. Body of water in Great Rift Valley. : REDSEA
47. Citizen. : VOTER
48. Revere. : ADORE
49. Carpel's companion. : SEPAL
50. Card. : KNAVE
53. Farm animal. : CALF
54. Greek coin. : OBOL
55. Bide ___. : AWEE
56. Yearling. : COLT
57. House parts. : ELLS
59. Follower: Suffix. : ITE

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

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