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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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Students & seniors
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
56. Ancient city of Asia Minor. : TROY
58. 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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