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New York Times, Saturday, May 11, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,032
Across Down
1. Capable of. : UPTO
5. Numerical prefix. : TETRA
10. Angler's problem. : SNAG
14. Part of a sentence: Abbr. : PRED
15. Out in the open. : UNHID
16. Falsehood. : TALE
17. Creator of Cappy Ricks. : KYNE
18. Infirm. : ANILE
19. Author of a 16 Across. : LIAR
20. Stop. : END
21. Lewis Carroll creatures. : SNARKS
22. As soon as. : ONCE
23. Juan's January. : ENERO
25. Head: Fr. : TETE
27. Vistuala tributary. : SAN
28. Didacticism. : PEDANTRY
31. Wrest (from). : EXTORT
33. Breakfast food. : FARINA
35. Strokes in certain games. : SHOTS
36. Activity on the New Frontier. : FIFTYMILEHIKE
39. Spokes of a wheel. : RADII
40. Looks cynical. : SNEERS
41. Myriads. : OCEANS
43. Legend in a book. : EXLIBRIS
47. Marine. : SEA
48. Northern fliers. : AUKS
50. Indian chief. : NEHRU
51. Transactions: Lat. : ACTA
53. ___ oneself (go). : BETAKE
56. What is more. : YES
57. Reclined. : LAIN
58. West Pointer. : PLEBE
59. Highest volcano in Europe. : ETNA
60. Ferrite. : IRON
61. Poplar. : ASPEN
62. In that case. : THEN
63. Girl's name meaning "delight." : EDNA
64. Red: Prefix. : ROSEO
65. Author Ben ___ Williams. : AMES
1. Maintenance. : UPKEEP
2. Name in "The Scarlet Letter." : PRYNNE
3. Cultivated. : TENDED
4. Way: Suffix. : ODE
5. Sahib, in Malaysia. : TUAN
6. Italian province. : ENNA
7. Early Hitchcock (with "The"). : THIRTYNINESTEPS
8. German poet. : RILKE
9. "___ Fideles." : ADESTE
10. Normandy town. : STLO
11. Muslin. : NAINSOOK
12. Menu term. : ALACARTE
13. Rulers. : GERENTS
21. Piece of music. : SONATINA
24. Basket material. : RAFFIA
26. Stalin's birthplace, now. : EXSHRINE
29. Effort. : TRY
30. Optional feature of eyeglasses. : RIMS
32. Pyramus' beloved. : THISBE
34. Man's nickname. : ALEX
36. King or queen. : FACECARD
37. Mental activity. : IDEATION
38. Fish. : EEL
39. Cole Porter opus. : ROSALIE
42. Below a certain standard. : SUBPAR
44. Dancer's concern. : RHYTHM
45. One of the du Ponts. : IRENEE
46. Black-eyed ___. : SUSANS
49. Racehorse, one of the big winners. : KELSO
52. O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
54. Have ___ in one's bonnet. : ABEE
55. Game of chance. : KENO
59. Greek letter. : ETA

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

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