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New York Times, Saturday, May 25, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,046
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1. Type of poem. : EPOS
5. ___ nerves. : WAROF
10. Vanishing vehicle. : TRAM
14. Gambol. : ROMP
15. Landmark on a 9c stamp. : ALAMO
16. Fractional prefix. : HEMI
17. College at New Rochelle, N. Y. : IONA
18. Sound navigation ranging. : SONAR
19. Camelot name. : ENID
20. Game played on a board. : CHINESECHECKERS
23. "___ Yankee Doodle dandy . . . " : IMA
24. Most precipitate. : HASTIEST
25. Noxious. : MIASMIC
29. Bon ___. : TON
30. November 1. : ALLHALLOWS
33. Mountain passes. : GAPS
37. Greek letters. : ZETAS
38. "___tu?" (Verdi aria). : ERI
39. Put ___ to. : ASTOP
40. Final. : EXAM
41. Kind of pie. : GOOSEBERRY
43. Wing. : ELL
45. Boon companions. : CRONIES
46. Most jaded. : WEARIEST
51. Dateline abbreviation. : AUG
52. Two-man contest of strength and skill. : INDIANWRESTLING
57. Not of the cloth. : LAIC
58. Reason. : CAUSE
59. Impression. : IDEA
60. Girl's name. : ERMA
61. Law partner. : ORDER
62. Bridge term. : SLAM
63. Experienced. : SEEN
64. Ludwig and others. : EMILS
65. Sage. : HERB
1. Historic redhead. : ERIC
2. Fiddlesticks! : POOH
3. Prefix with science, present, etc. : OMNI
4. ___ War. : SPANISHAMERICAN
5. Old English drink. : WASSAIL
6. Fragrant wood. : ALOE
7. Rural abode. : RANCH
8. Council Bluffs' neighbor. : OMAHA
9. Preserves of a sort. : FORESTS
10. Victim of many "murders." : THEKINGSENGLISH
11. De Goncourt heroine. : RENEE
12. Afghan nobility. : AMIRS
13. Environment. : MIDST
21. Poetess Lazarus et al. : EMMAS
22. Piece of music: Abbr. : CTO
25. Intricacy. : MAZE
26. Holly. : ILEX
27. Skiing resort in Utah. : ALTA
28. Queen's nickname. : CLEO
31. Gold: Sp. : ORO
32. State: Abbr. : WISC
34. Town in Italy, near Teramo. : ATRI
35. Minute interstice. : PORE
36. Northern ___ (apples). : SPYS
39. Concerning. : ABOUT
41. Chicago suburb. : GLENCOE
42. Stationer's wares. : ERASERS
44. ___ Fail (Stone of Destiny). : LIA
46. Tricks. : WILES
47. Lake in Lapland. : ENARE
48. Stop on ___. : ADIME
49. Throng. : SWARM
50. German Gertie. : TRUDI
53. German donkey. : ESEL
54. Purposeless. : IDLE
55. Neighboring. : NEAR
56. Beast's leg, in Heraldry. : GAMB

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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