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New York Times, Friday, April 19, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,010
Across
1. The "woman gone astray" of opera. : TRAVIATA
9. Convents. : ABBEYS
15. Convey greetings from. : REMEMBER
16. Follow up. : PURSUE
17. Treat in a domineering way. : OVERBEAR
18. Barley water. : PTISAN
19. Present, for instance. : TENSE
20. Wooden shoes of a sort. : PATTENS
21. Capable of learning. : EDUCABLE
25. Supplement: Abbr. : APP
28. Rue de la ___. : PAIX
29. Heroes and heroines. : ROLES
34. Characters in French pantomime. : PIERROTS
37. Spume. : FROTH
38. Redecorate. : REPAINT
39. Cause ___. : CELEBRE
41. Cake décor. : ICING
42. Broadway denizen. : PLAYGOER
43. Music term. : LENTO
44. Pairs. : DUOS
45. Direction. : SSE
46. Singer Price. : LEONTYNE
50. Try out ahead of time. : PRETEST
54. Made of a certain wood. : OAKEN
58. Fixes firmly. : RIVETS
59. Weaken. : ENERVATE
62. Fly. : AVIATE
63. Seethes. : FERMENTS
64. Famous financier. : MELLON
65. Accents. : STRESSES
Down
1. Run. : TROT
2. "Le ___," Massenet aria. : REVE
3. In very truth. : AMEN
4. Chapter's partner. : VERSE
5. Plant. : IMBED
6. Hero of Robert Sherwood play. : ABE
7. "___ for Two." : TEA
8. Itinerary abbreviation. : ARR
9. Dismay. : APPAL
10. Opera role. : BUTTERFLY
11. Young herring. : BRIT
12. Common Latin infinitive. : ESSE
13. Dollar of China. : YUAN
14. Congressmen: Abbr. : SENS
20. Private telephone switchboard, for short. : PBX
22. Word used with there and where. : UPON
23. Famous suffragette. : CATT
24. Exclamations of grief. : AIS
25. Cherry blossom time. : APRIL
26. Brief musical composition. : PIECE
27. Father of Charlemagne. : PEPIN
30. State: Abbr. : OREG
31. Wolves. : LOBOS
32. Beings: Fr. : ETRES
33. ___ Khan (Sir Tiger). : SHERE
35. Bombast. : RANT
36. Gilda's father. : RIGOLETTO
39. Sizable blob or gob. : CLOT
40. ___ chair. : EASY
42. Joke of a sort. : PUN
44. Speckle. : DOT
47. German city. : ESSEN
48. Standard: Fr. : NORME
49. House features. : EAVES
50. Hyde Park sight. : PRAM
51. Cleave. : RIVE
52. Ill effect. : EVIL
53. Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
55. State: Abbr. : KANS
56. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
57. Loch or river in Scotland. : NESS
59. Letters. : EFS
60. Snood. : NET
61. Sin. : ERR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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