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New York Times, Saturday, May 18, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,039
Across
1. Golf stroke. : BAFF
5. Of morning. : MATIN
10. Type size. : PICA
14. ___ marcia (in march style). : ALLA
15. Conscious. : AWARE
16. A science: Abbr. : ANAT
17. Greet. : HAIL
18. Took an unfavorable turn. : RANAGAINST
20. Inherent. : IMPLICIT
22. Coarse cloth. : LINSEY
23. –459.6° F. : ABSOLUTEZERO
25. Force, in Latin. : VIS
26. Phenomenon on a polar shore. : ICEFOOT
30. Lost. : ATSEA
33. Exertion. : DINT
35. You, to Caesar. : TUI
36. Narrow. : NEAR
37. Distinctive uniform. : SILKS
38. Tilt. : LIST
39. Decimal basis. : TEN
40. ___ too (very). : ONLY
41. Relish. : GUSTO
42. Where the Tippecanoe flows. : INDIANA
45. "___ the state." : IAM
46. Celestial structure. : SPIRALNEBULA
52. ___ show. : BESTIN
55. Arrived abundantly. : ROLLEDIN
56. Free. : ONTHELOOSE
58. Outer coat. : RIND
59. Hunnish king. : ATLI
60. Visored helmet. : ARMET
61. Inner: Prefix. : ENDO
62. Rialto signs. : SROS
63. Lasts. : WEARS
64. Beloved. : DEAR
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1. Brazilian state. : BAHIA
2. Like ___ (timidly). : ALAMB
3. Turns over. : FLIPS
4. ___ oneself (display great eagerness). : FALLOVER
5. Pioneer Whitman, Oregon settler. : MARCUS
6. Expect. : AWAIT
7. French aunt. : TANTE
8. Anger, in Italy. : IRA
9. Slights. : NEGLECTS
10. On ___ (threatening punishment). : PAINOF
11. Summer places. : INNS
12. State of affairs. : CASE
13. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
19. Yorkshire river. : AIRE
21. Skeletal bones. : ILIA
24. Containing a certain metal. : ZINKY
27. Skinner. : OTIS
28. Eject. : OUST
29. European president. : TITO
30. Opposed. : ANTI
31. Ten and: Suffix. : TEEN
32. Reddish-yellow color. : SAND
33. Coin in 29 Down's land. : DINAR
34. Unpropitious. : ILL
37. Frequent June acquisition. : SONINLAW
38. Moved clumsily. : LUMBERED
41. Celt. : GAEL
43. "___ a dagger . . . " : ISTHIS
44. Cap ___ (entirely). : APIE
45. Fjords. : INLETS
47. Scent. : AROMA
48. Runner-up. : LOSER
49. Italian city. : UDINE
50. Girl in a song. : LINDA
51. Legal term. : ANDOR
52. Scarfs of a sort. : BOAS
53. Registered: Abbr. : ENTR
54. French town. : STLO
57. Cinnabar. : ORE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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