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New York Times, Wednesday, May 1, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 329 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,022

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Students & seniors
Across
1. The least bit. : RAP
4. Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
7. Air group. : CAA
10. American journalist's monogram. : FPA
13. Greek letter. : ETA
14. Writings of Swift and Donne. : SERMONS
16. Smoked salmon. : LOX
17. Opposite of "lv." : ARR
18. Dairy product. : CREAMCHEESE
20. Slightly over a quart. : LITER
22. Printer's error. : TYPO
23. Praline ingredient. : NUTS
24. Springtime celebrants. : MAYPOLEDANCERS
27. Peak near Pasadena. : LOWE
28. Indian state. : ASSAM
29. Place for speakers. : DAIS
31. Former governors of Algiers. : DEYS
33. Village on Hudson opposite Tarrytown. : NYACK
37. Golfers' target. : PIN
38. Babies. : PAMPERS
40. Pius ___ (Eugenio Pacelli). : XII
41. Famous fountain in Rome. : TREVI
43. Foot. : BASE
44. Scottish navigator. : KIDD
45. Printing press part. : INKER
47. One of the Muses. : CLIO
49. Current best seller. : SEVENDAYSINMAY
54. Snouted animal. : BOAR
55. Egyptian lizard. : ADDA
56. Board. : MEALS
57. Job applicant. : INTERVIEWEE
60. Carlos' aunt. : TIA
61. Familiar farewell. : BYE
62. Without relaxing. : TENSELY
63. Virginia creeper. : IVY
64. Forbid. : BAN
65. Man's name: Abbr. : EDG
66. Negative prefix. : DIS
67. Letter. : CEE
Down
1. Province. : REALM
2. Central halls of Roman houses. : ATRIA
3. Type of communications circuit. : PARTYLINE
4. Banking term. : ESCROW
5. Thrice: Lat. : TER
6. Part of Greece. : CRETE
7. Draftsman's instrument. : COMPASSES
8. Short-legged sheep. : ANCONS
9. Wood. : ASH
10. Soames Forsyte's daughter. : FLEUR
11. Positions. : POSTS
12. Straight lines, as in a graph. : AXES
15. Springtime celebrations. : MAYDAYPARADES
19. The other side. : ENEMY
21. Major poetic works. : EPOS
25. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
26. Puts up. : CANS
29. Governmental branch: Abbr. : DPT
30. Filling station item. : AIR
32. Implanting. : EMBEDDING
34. Self-evident. : AXIOMATIC
35. Scotland Yard: Abbr. : CID
36. Joke. : KID
38. Long. : PINE
39. Vouchers: Abbr. : RECS
42. Joie de ___. : VIVRE
44. Picture tube. : KINE
46. Played the rogue: Archaic. : KNAVED
48. Crew of the Pinafore: Slang. : LIMEYS
49. Slavic girl's name. : SONYA
50. Supped. : EATEN
51. Veered in a heavy sea. : YAWED
52. Unextinguished. : ALIVE
53. Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
54. ___ lettuce. : BIBB
58. Course: Abbr. : RTE
59. Man's name meaning "high." : ELI

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

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