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New York Times, Wednesday, September 18, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 357 (avg 1.89)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has duplicate clues.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,162
Across
1
Highway built in 1942. : ALCAN
6
Attendant. : PAGE
10
Pub specialty. : ALES
14
Kind of jelly. : GUAVA
15
Holly. : ILEX
16
___ di Venezia. : LIDO
17
What money is. : EXPENDABLE
19
Rara ___. : AVIS
20
Appear. : SEEM
21
Santa ___. : ANA
22
Luffed: Naut. : CAMETO
24
War materiel, for short. : AMMO
26
Nile town. : LUXOR
27
A science: Abbr. : ASTRON
30
Fiber plant. : JUTE
31
State: Abbr. : WVA
34
Master, in India. : SAHIB
35
City of Japan. : KURE
36
Exam. : QUIZ
37
Hour: Sp. : HORA
38
___ over. : TIDED
39
Hindustani. : URDU
40
Eve's grandson. : ENOS
41
Track. : ROAD
42
Microwave device. : MASER
43
Late. : NEW
44
Zigzags. : YAWS
45
Foot part. : BIGTOE
46
Master, in Africa. : BWANA
48
Hollow roar. : BOOM
49
Missouri mountains. : OZARKS
51
Without: Sp. : SIN
52
She: Lat. : IPSA
56
Chief in Italy. : DUCE
57
Presidential middle name. : FITZGERALD
60
Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
61
French pronoun. : ELLE
62
Lupe ___, early movie star. : VELEZ
63
Reddish color. : RUST
64
Disorder. : RIOT
65
In reserve. : ASIDE
Down
1
Times. : AGES
2
De ___. : LUXE
3
May, for one. : CAPE
4
Prayers. : AVEMARIAS
5
Girl's nickname. : NAN
6
Baby grand. : PIANO
7
White: Lat. : ALBA
8
Colloid. : GEL
9
Carried out. : EXECUTED
10
Cottonwood. : ALAMO
11
Delicatessen purchase. : LIVERWURST
12
Work on copy. : EDIT
13
Middling. : SOSO
18
"___ Yankees." : DAMN
23
Tool. : AXE
25
Crowd. : MOB
26
Enticed. : LURED
27
Wan. : ASHEN
28
Burgundy's river. : SAONE
29
Atavists. : THROWBACKS
30
Traitor. : JUDAS
32
TV term. : VIDEO
33
Blue. : AZURE
35
Plains Indian. : KIOWA
36
Swamps. : QUAGMIRES
38
Certain ticket. : TRANSFER
42
Italian pronoun. : MIO
44
Beast of burden. : YAK
45
Bell sound. : BONG
47
Extort (from). : WREST
48
French composer. : BIZET
49
Breslau's river. : ODER
50
Native of Natal. : ZULU
51
Normandy town. : STLO
53
Indian language. : PALI
54
Coaster. : SLED
55
Tool. : ADZE
58
River to Lake Balkhash. : ILI
59
Miss St. Clare. : EVA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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