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New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,043
Across
1. Yeast. : BARM
5. Saunter: Slang. : MOSEY
10. Beam. : IBAR
14. Asian range. : ALAI
15. "For you ___ . . . " : IPINE
16. Mother's admonition. : NONO
17. Son, for one. : HEIR
18. Baby-sits. : TENDS
19. Yearn: Dial. : HONE
20. Big Florida race. : FLAMINGOSTAKES
23. U. N. name. : DAG
24. Province. : REALM
25. Claim unfairly. : ARROGATE
30. Cooks. : STEAMS
33. TV name. : PAAR
34. Cargo units. : TONS
36. On one side. : ASKEW
37. Band of sparks. : ARC
38. Mythical being. : CENTAUR
40. What an epoch begins. : ERA
41. "___ evil." : SEENO
43. Relative of thread. : YARN
44. Bit in the bucket. : DROP
45. Trig term. : SECANT
47. Certain entertainers. : DISEUSES
49. Astral giant. : ORION
51. Govt. Dept. : AGR
52. Louisville landmark. : CHURCHILLDOWNS
58. Beyond: Prefix. : PARA
59. Winner's place. : AHEAD
60. Designs. : AIMS
62. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
63. Material for records. : VINYL
64. Eastern highway, on a map. : RTEI
65. Graf ___. : SPEE
66. Girl's name. : ELISE
67. First light. : DAWN
Down
1. Pooh! : BAH
2. Hebrew letter. : ALEF
3. Bird. : RAIL
4. Turret. : MIRADOR
5. Ease. : MITIGATE
6. Kind of tournament. : OPEN
7. Campus activity. : SING
8. Witch's place. : ENDOR
9. Words from sycophants. : YESSES
10. Breathes. : INHALES
11. Human totalizators. : BOOKMAKERS
12. Scott heroine. : ANNE
13. Small deer. : ROES
21. Publication, for short. : MAG
22. Crimean. : TATAR
25. Make ___ at. : APASS
26. Show of a sort. : RAREE
27. See 52 Across. : RACECOURSE
28. Theater award. : TONY
29. Inward. : ENTAD
31. Ruined city on the Nile. : MEROE
32. Derby winner, 1955. : SWAPS
35. Draped garment. : SARI
38. ___ section. : CONIC
39. Do a stable job. : UNSADDLE
42. Give an account of. : NARRATE
44. Scott hero. : DURWARD
46. Infinitive in wedding ceremony. : TOHAVE
48. Conceit. : EGO
50. Nothing: Lat. : NIHIL
52. Mathematicians of a sort. : CPAS
53. Latch. : HASP
54. Kafka child. : LENI
55. Old songs. : LAYS
56. Naldi of silent films. : NITA
57. Diving duck. : SMEW
61. Hebrew letter. : SIN

Answer summary: 3 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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