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New York Times, Tuesday, September 17, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, 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. 5,161
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1. Tibetan monks. : LAMAS
6. Conversational sound. : AHEM
10. Stinger. : WASP
14. Chemical compound. : OXIDE
15. Nobody. : NONE
16. She: Sp. : ELLA
17. ___ days. : OLDEN
18. State. : CONDITION
20. Musical treat. : MEDLEY
22. A right and a left. : PAIR
23. Physical Ed. degree. : BPE
24. Intertwined. : LACED
26. Guinea pigs. : CAVIES
28. Indian. : UTE
30. Story. : ANECDOTE
33. Coarse hominy. : SAMP
35. Graf ___ . : SPEE
36. Remus, for one. : UNCLE
40. Heighten. : EXALT
42. Room for an odalisk. : ODA
43. Bombay city. : SURAT
44. Coin of Iraq. : DINAR
45. City in Japan. : NARA
47. Fountain treat. : SODA
48. Insidiously. : COVERTLY
51. Centuries ago. : MDL
52. English essayist. : STEELE
55. Seaport at base of Mt. Carmel. : HAIFA
57. "___ armes citoyens . . . " : AUX
58. City in Ohio. : LIMA
61. Fabrics. : SERGES
64. Pasture. : GRASSLAND
67. Of considerable extent: Prefix. : LONGI
68. The alphabet. : ABCS
69. Within: Prefix. : ENDO
70. Dickens character. : DROOD
71. Letter. : NOTE
72. Pashas of Tunis. : DEYS
73. Discernment. : SENSE
1. Come into sight. : LOOM
2. Car part. : AXLE
3. Agent. : MIDDLEMAN
4. Girl's name. : ADELA
5. New York lake. : SENECA
6. Type of history: Abbr. : ANC
7. Ring. : HOOP
8. Sicilian city. : ENNA
9. Dr. Dooley's good work. : MEDICO
10. Soggy. : WET
11. Excuse. : ALIBI
12. Site for a split-level. : SLOPE
13. Star facets. : PANES
19. Enraged: Lat. : IRATUS
21. Longs for: Colloq. : YENS
25. Testify. : DEPONE
27. Planet. : VENUS
28. Partook of. : USED
29. Vehicle. : TAXI
31. Wood. : CEDAR
32. Famine. : DEARTH
34. Table setting. : PLACE
37. Term in anthropology. : CROMAGNON
38. Hollywood name. : LADD
39. And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
41. Goes fishing. : TROLLS
46. State: Abbr. : ALAS
49. Hidden from sight. : VEILED
50. Produces. : YIELDS
52. French novelist. : SAGAN
53. Prefix with fan, pump, jet, etc. : TURBO
54. Precise. : EXACT
56. Very cold: Poet. : FRORE
59. Leonine feature. : MANE
60. Hardy boy. : ANDY
62. Alter ___. : EGOS
63. A left and a right. : SIDE
65. Compass point. : SSE
66. Musical syllables. : DOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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