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New York Times, Thursday, September 19, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,163

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Across
1
Span. : PAIR
5
Mature. : ADULT
10
At a distance. : AFAR
14
Japanese box. : INRO
15
Relative of 23 Across. : MARIA
16
Surfeit. : SATE
17
Wardrobe accessory. : COATHANGER
19
Cordage fiber. : PITA
20
Heralded. : ANNOUNCED
21
Sweet liquid. : SIRUP
22
Cycled. : RODE
23
Girl of rhyme. : MARY
24
Joke of sorts. : GAG
27
Creator of Tammany tiger. : NAST
29
Marbles. : AGATES
32
Islamic noble. : AMIR
34
Social conversation. : TABLETALK
36
Frog genus. : RANA
37
Flower part. : SEPAL
38
Director Kazan. : ELIA
39
Heavenly sight. : BIGDIPPER
41
Settle. : SEAT
42
City in New York. : ONEIDA
43
Pillow cover. : SHAM
46
Direction. : SSE
47
Small deer. : ROES
48
Girl's name meaning "bird." : AVIS
50
Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
52
Hoax. : MARESNEST
57
"Green Gables" girl. : ANNE
58
Candy of a sort. : JAWBREAKER
59
Imperative rule. : FIAT
60
Certain compasses, for short. : GYROS
61
Form of lotto. : KENO
62
A number 1. : TOPS
63
Woodrow Wilson's son-in-law. : SAYRE
64
Whirlpool. : EDDY
Down
1
Size of type. : PICA
2
By and by. : ANON
3
Major oil producer. : IRAN
4
Revolving part. : ROTOR
5
Heroine of "Private Lives." : AMANDA
6
Double shuffle. : DANCESTEP
7
Spur on. : URGE
8
Drew the long bow. : LIED
9
Macadam binder. : TAR
10
Speech sounds. : ASPIRATES
11
Lies. : FAIRYTALES
12
Aleutian island. : ATTU
13
Gather. : REAP
18
Gulf of New Guinea. : HUON
21
Shade of green. : SAGE
23
Alameda. : MALL
24
Name in movie lore. : GARBO
25
Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
26
Kind of cooky. : GINGERSNAP
28
Equipment for tickers. : TAPES
30
Mount Saint ___, on Yukon-Alaska border. : ELIAS
31
Salt-water fish. : SKATE
33
Transistorized items. : RADIOSETS
35
Maine resort. : BARHARBOR
37
Resorts. : SPAS
40
___ fixe: Fr. : IDEE
44
Disinclined. : AVERSE
45
___ en scène. : MISE
49
Shoshonean Indian. : SNAKE
50
Large number: Colloq. : RAFT
51
Fresh-water mussel. : UNIO
52
Early American Indian. : MAYA
53
Twisted. : AWRY
54
Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
55
Cause to go. : SEND
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Ancient city of Asia Minor. : TROY
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Certain navy men: Abbr. : JGS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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