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New York Times, Thursday, May 30, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,051
Across
1. Study for exams. : CRAM
5. Tennis units. : SETS
9. Dignity and pomp. : STATE
14. Eastern title. : RANI
15. Turn over ground. : PLOW
16. Slangy exclamation. : OHMAN
17. Girl's name. : AVIS
18. Prefix on air letters. : AERO
19. Thread: Prefix. : NEMAT
20. Donn Byrne character. : MESSERMARCOPOLO
23. Skirt parts. : PLEATS
24. Buzzy bug. : DORR
25. Dickens character. : HEEP
28. Carpenter. : NAILER
32. Rub out. : ERASE
36. Brown and gray. : ROAN
38. Zola character. : NANA
39. Shakespeare character. : MISTRESSQUICKLY
42. Where Georgia is: Abbr. : USSR
43. Stopover on USO itinerary. : ATTU
44. Baseball name. : REESE
45. Island of Malaya. : PENANG
47. Bazaar. : SALE
49. Moved violently. : TORE
51. All in one piece. : INTACT
56. Belasco-Long character. : MADAMEBUTTERFLY
61. End of an alphabet. : OMEGA
62. ___ about. : ONOR
63. At the summit. : ATOP
64. Warning. : SIREN
65. Supreme Court. : NINE
66. Middle: Prefix. : MESO
67. Appears. : SEEMS
68. Actor Montand. : YVES
69. Near: Fr. : PRES
Down
1. Hamper. : CRAMP
2. "Bolero" creator. : RAVEL
3. Flavoring agent. : ANISE
4. "___ de Angelis." : MISSA
5. Few and far between. : SPARSE
6. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
7. Pentateuch. : TORA
8. Military power. : SWORD
9. Its capital is Hermosillo. : SONORA
10. Machiavelli character. : THEPRINCE
11. Shot and shell. : AMMO
12. Dutch dialect. : TAAL
13. Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
21. The wild blue yonder. : ETHER
22. Known, in Rue de la Paix. : CONNU
26. Formerly formerly. : ERST
27. Rides a trotting horse. : POSTS
29. George or Geneva. : LAKE
30. Army hitches: Abbr. : ENLS
31. Comedienne Martha. : RAYE
32. "Stick ___!" : EMUP
33. Happen. : RISE
34. Club: Abbr. : ASSN
35. Miltary device. : STRATAGEM
37. Decorator's color. : AQUA
40. Tidal wave. : EAGRE
41. Galsworthy character. : IRENE
46. ___ land. : NOMANS
48. Metric measures. : LITRES
50. Wood. : EBONY
52. Hike. : TRAMP
53. "___ the Ball." : AFTER
54. Part of a cathedral grounds. : CLOSE
55. Certain errors. : TYPOS
56. Plant. : MOSS
57. Girl from Amiens. : AMIE
58. "___ Mable." : DERE
59. School: Abbr. : UNIV
60. Color value. : TONE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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