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New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,049
Across Down
1. Track the rainbow. : FISH
5. Embark. : SHIP
9. Small field, in England. : CROFT
14. Sailing. : ASEA
15. Intermediate: Prefix. : MESO
16. Pillage. : RIFLE
17. Somewhat resembling. : NEAR
18. Left room suitable to. : ALLOWEDFOR
20. Certain police. : GENDARMERIE
22. Took place. : WAS
23. Singles. : HITS
24. Pixie. : SPRITE
26. Plant using hemp. : ROPERY
29. Beginning. : OUTSET
31. Marshal, as troops. : ARRAY
32. Clamp's relative. : VISE
33. Food fish. : SHAD
36. Taunt. : JEER
37. Track man. : MILER
38. Beginner. : TYRO
39. Zuider Zee city: Abbr. : AMST
40. Assert. : AVER
41. Golfers' problems. : HOOKS
42. Worked on the lawn. : SEEDED
44. Con. : PERUSE
45. Nurture. : CRADLE
47. Diva's forte. : ARIA
48. Type of letter: Abbr. : REG
49. Antonym of cheers. : DISHEARTENS
55. What Holmes said to Watson. : ELEMENTARY
57. Look ___. : INON
58. Masculine title. : SENOR
59. New York county. : ERIE
60. Vegetable. : OCRA
61. Heads: Fr. : TETES
62. Work in the garden. : WEED
63. Part of the U. S. : NENG
1. Tusk. : FANG
2. Understanding comment. : ISEE
3. O'Casey. : SEAN
4. Unfeeling. : HARDHEARTED
5. Child's epithet. : SMARTY
6. Guides, as a ship. : HELMS
7. ___ Royale. : ISLE
8. Barren. : POOR
9. Scary feeling. : CREEPS
10. Free (of). : RID
11. Go away! : OFFWITHYOU
12. Raft. : FLOAT
13. To the point. : TERSE
19. He wrote "The Virginian." : WISTER
21. Graceful. : AIRY
25. Museum job. : RESTORATION
26. Indian prince. : RAJA
27. Utah town. : OREM
28. VIP on Broadway. : PRESSAGENT
29. Lubricated. : OILED
30. Consumer. : USER
32. ___ le roi! : VIVE
34. Houseboats. : ARKS
35. Part of a prescription. : DOSE
37. ___ the U. S. A. : MADEIN
41. Will's beneficiary. : HEIR
43. Certain Presbyterians. : ELDERS
44. Made supplication. : PRAYED
45. Peak. : CREST
46. Historic signature. : RELEE
47. House on a cliff. : AERIE
50. Ragout. : STEW
51. Lagomorph. : HARE
52. Noun suffix. : ENCE
53. Norse goddess. : NORN
54. Nylon flaw. : SNAG
56. Man's nickname. : MOE

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

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