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New York Times, Tuesday, May 21, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,042
Across
1. Biblical giant. : ANAK
5. Fern part. : FROND
10. Wartime vessels. : LSTS
14. Supper, in ancient Rome. : CENA
15. Economic concept. : LABOR
16. Everyday Latin term. : ETAL
17. ___ of one's life. : HADTHETIME
19. Odd, to a Scotsman. : ORRA
20. Remain to the end of. : STAYOUT
21. Kind of power. : EARNING
23. Fishing boat. : DORY
24. Diana's realm. : MOON
25. Arab chiefs. : SHEIKS
28. Delaware River site. : WATERGAP
32. Time-saving. : HANDY
33. Office item. : MEMO
34. Spanish river. : EBRO
35. Gray-headed. : OLD
36. ___ of Marmora. : SEAOF
37. Suffix with block and brig. : ADE
38. Dolomites. : ALPS
40. Scary. : EERY
41. Son of Zeus and Europa. : MINOS
43. Of the third order. : TERTIARY
45. Various. : SUNDRY
46. Raw materials. : ORES
47. Sports phenomenon. : METS
48. Fireplace item. : ANDIRON
51. Former. : ONETIME
55. Increase. : GOUP
56. Very tidy. : NEATASAPIN
58. Cereal. : RICE
59. Irish hero. : EMMET
60. Diminutive. : TINY
61. Curriculum items. : ARTS
62. Extinguish: Colloq. : DOUSE
63. Nevada city. : ELKO
Down
1. Berliners' exclamations. : ACHS
2. Wonderful: Slang. : NEAT
3. Time ___ half. : ANDA
4. Sound effect in insect world. : KATYDID
5. "Les ___ du Mal." : FLEURS
6. Dilapidated: Slang. : RATTY
7. Japanese sash. : OBI
8. Alaskan town. : NOME
9. Imagined. : DREAMTOF
10. Beethoven heroine. : LEONORE
11. Musical aggregation. : STRINGBAND
12. High lake. : TARN
13. Dross. : SLAG
18. Child's play. : HOOKY
22. Milt. : ROE
25. Farm animal. : SHOAT
26. City on the Saale. : HALLE
27. Result. : ENDPRODUCT
28. Without further patience. : WEARY
29. Chinese city. : AMOY
30. Zeal. : ARDOR
31. Poems, to the poet. : POESY
33. Sea: Ger. : MEER
36. Matured. : SEASONED
39. Symbols of rank. : STRIPES
41. Sourdines. : MUTES
42. Lie ___. : INSTATE
44. Noun suffix. : IER
45. Group of 100. : SENATE
47. Specks. : MOTES
48. Province of India. : AGRA
49. Dark: Fr. : NOIR
50. Verne captain. : NEMO
52. Hardwood tree of P. I. : IPIL
53. Status symbol. : MINK
54. Greek goddess of war. : ENYO
57. ___ Darya (the Oxus). : AMU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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