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New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,011
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1. 50 per cent. : HALF
5. Envoy Eban. : ABBA
9. ___ as (for example). : SUCH
13. Steel beam. : IBAR
14. Befit. : SUIT
15. Orchestral instrument. : CELLO
16. River of N. Ireland. : ERNE
17. Math question: Abbr. : PROB
18. Go ___ a limb. : OUTON
19. Collects. : RAKESIN
21. Story part. : EPISODE
23. Situation comedy on TV. : MYTHREESONS
25. Convertible. : ROADSTER
26. Rumen. : CUD
29. Get set for take-off. : STARTUP
31. Good investment. : EBOND
33. Sea: Poet. : THEDEEP
34. Drug dosage in lab tests. : RATUNIT
36. Decreased. : WANED
37. Fabrics. : VELURES
38. Eccentric. : ODD
39. Those having some special advantage. : INSIDERS
42. ___ for (not explained). : UNACCOUNTED
45. Turpentine, for example. : THINNER
48. As above: Lat. : UTSUPRA
50. Swarm. : HORDE
51. Both: Prefix. : AMBI
53. Inferior. : POOR
54. Always: Ger. : IMMER
55. Yugoslav port. : POLA
56. Of a poem. : ODIC
57. Dry up. : SEAR
58. One of the Holdens. : EBEN
59. Part of Europe: Abbr. : NETH
1. Sacred: Prefix. : HIER
2. Biblical name. : ABRAM
3. Tall and thin. : LANKY
4. Subject for the political economist. : FREETRADE
5. Speech sound. : ASPIRATE
6. Irate: Colloq. : BURNEDUP
7. Life story, for short. : BIO
8. Under the most favorable circumstances. : ATBEST
9. Dr. ___, writer for children. : SEUSS
10. Abbreviation indicating "last month." : ULTO
11. Earth. : CLOD
12. Sharpen. : HONE
15. Pay-phone gadgets. : COINRETURNS
20. Relative of a clambake. : SHOREDINNER
22. American poet. : POE
24. Clairvoyance, for short. : ESP
26. Strobile. : CONE
27. Etats ___. : UNIS
28. Insecticide. : DDT
29. Food fish. : SHAD
30. Look after. : TEND
32. Appear suddenly. : BURSTUPON
33. Deuce. : TWO
34. Bridge call. : REDOUBLE
35. Native of Unalaska. : ALEUTIAN
37. Old ___. : VIC
40. No: Scot. : NAE
41. Predicament. : SCRAPE
42. In accordance with. : UNDER
43. Poem. : EPODE
44. Legal right. : DROIT
45. Demonstrative term. : THIS
46. Domicile. : HOME
47. Broadway role. : IRMA
49. Cunning. : ARCH
52. Type of movie scene. : MOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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