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New York Times, Friday, May 10, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,031
Across
1. Burn ___ in one's pocket. : AHOLE
6. Charles ___ Gibson. : DANA
10. Doctrines. : ISMS
14. Examples of the "do-it-yourself" era. : CAFETERIAS
16. Cease. : STOP
17. In love with. : ENAMOREDOF
18. Factual. : TRUE
19. Hollywood name. : DRU
20. Of an early man. : ADAMIC
22. Suffix in chemistry. : ASE
23. "___ the spot." : XMARKS
25. Placed. : SITUATED
27. Umbrella part. : RIB
28. Diminutive suffixes. : IES
30. Where the bees are. : APIARY
31. Two of ___. : AKIND
33. Cab. : HANSOM
36. Teens or twenties. : YEARS
37. Wartime agency. : OPA
38. Go and get. : FETCH
42. Minks' cousins. : OTTERS
44. ___ Haute. : TERRE
45. Dagger, in printing. : OBELUS
48. Presidential nickname. : ABE
50. Poetic contraction. : EER
51. Opposite of profile. : FULLFACE
54. City on Inter-American Highway. : LAREDO
56. State: Abbr. : FLA
57. Common Market name. : FRANCE
59. Unit. : ONE
60. Wading bird. : IBIS
62. Hoosiers. : INDIANIANS
65. What "novem" means. : NINE
66. Make ineffective. : NEUTRALIZE
67. Exultation. : GLEE
68. Egyptian symbols. : ASPS
69. Regulation. : BYLAW
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1. Particle. : ACE
2. Emcee's gear. : HANDMIKE
3. Part of a current movie title. : OFARABIA
4. Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
5. Where Ike did battle. : ETO
6. One of the Scotts. : DRED
7. Opera roles. : AIDAS
8. Mother-in-law of Ruth. : NAOMI
9. ___ a fiddle. : ASFITAS
10. Adherent of: Suffix. : IST
11. Layers. : STRATA
12. House cat. : MOUSER
13. Swift. : SPEEDY
15. Rub out. : ERASE
21. Preference, figuratively. : CUPOFTEA
23. Kind of treatment. : XRAY
24. "Greasy ___." : KIDSTUFF
26. Name meaning "beloved." : AIMEE
29. Part of a tire. : SHOE
32. Rock ___. : NROLL
34. Calendar abbreviation. : APR
35. Space agency. : NASA
39. Wooden pin on a wooden ship. : TREENAIL
40. Buffet. : CREDENZA
41. Medal recipient. : HERO
43. Empress. : TSARINA
45. Somewhat remote future. : OFFING
46. Small bud, as in onion plants. : BULBIL
47. Relative of Helen. : ELAINE
49. Dim. : BLEAR
52. Staffs. : CANES
53. Attain a goal. : ENDUP
55. Turbid. : ROILY
58. Townsmen: Abbr. : CITS
61. View. : SEE
63. Pinch. : NAB
64. Darn. : SEW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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