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New York Times, Tuesday, April 9, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,000

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Diamond men. : UMPS
5. Squawfish of hornyhead. : CHUB
9. Scrape. : RASP
13. Ancient seafarer. : NOAH
14. Value. : RATE
15. Mme. Bovary et al. : EMMAS
17. "The Bell of ___." : ATRI
18. Norwegian name. : OLAF
19. Kind of porridge. : PEASE
20. Communications system. : SHIPTOSHORE
23. Highway: Abbr. : RTE
24. Wood. : OAK
25. Atomic pile. : REACTOR
27. Sooty-brown bird. : SWIFT
30. Character in "Streetcar." : STELLA
32. Exclamation of disdain. : POOF
33. Luau food. : POI
34. Certain actors' lines. : ASIDES
38. Florence's river. : ARNO
39. At a distance: Scot. : OUTBY
41. Felix Arndt tune. : NOLA
42. Popular place. : RESORT
44. Bohemian reformer. : HUS
45. Star in Pegasus. : ENIF
46. Baking powder, for one. : LEAVEN
48. Atmospheric condition, new style. : SMAZE
49. Beat. : PULSATE
52. Fire: Fr. : FEU
53. Service group. : USO
54. British film comedy, starring Dirk Bogarde. : DOCTORATSEA
60. Academy award winner Rainer. : LUISE
62. French comedian. : TATI
63. "When ___ a lad . . . " : IWAS
64. Baseball term. : ERROR
65. Kimono sashes. : OBIS
66. Riviera resort. : NICE
67. Longings: Colloq. : YENS
68. Famous Dean. : RUSK
69. Youth group. : YMHA
Down
1. Ones, in Italy. : UNAS
2. Cecropia. : MOTH
3. Equal: Prefix. : PARI
4. Current bestseller. : SHIPOFFOOLS
5. Shepherd's staff. : CROOK
6. Haarlem painter. : HALS
7. Beehive State. : UTAH
8. ___ the mast. : BEFORE
9. Abrogates. : REPEALS
10. Soul: Fr. : AME
11. Well dressed. : SMART
12. Meal, in Italy. : PASTO
16. Crystalgazer. : SEER
21. Make a kind of lace. : TAT
22. Races. : RELAYS
26. Bestseller of 1951. : CAINEMUTINY
27. Sail support. : SPAR
28. Had on. : WORE
29. Certain atoms. : IONS
30. Small coin. : SOU
31. Tenth part. : TITHE
33. Vegetable. : POTATO
35. Title in Madrid. : DONA
36. Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
37. Vault. : SAFE
40. Hair-do. : BUN
43. Publishers' aides. : READERS
47. Mathematical term. : VECTOR
48. Bering, for one. : SEA
49. Whimper. : PULE
50. Shylock's forte. : USURY
51. French river. : LOIRE
52. Gambol. : FRISK
55. Forbidden. : TABU
56. Elevator man. : OTIS
57. In the ___. : SWIM
58. Every. : EACH
59. Scene of 4 Down and 26 Down. : ASEA
61. Heir. : SON

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

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