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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
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Study for exams. : CRAM
5
Tennis units. : SETS
9
Dignity and pomp. : STATE
14
Eastern title. : RANI
15
Turn over ground. : PLOW
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Slangy exclamation. : OHMAN
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Girl's name. : AVIS
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Prefix on air letters. : AERO
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Thread: Prefix. : NEMAT
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Donn Byrne character. : MESSERMARCOPOLO
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Skirt parts. : PLEATS
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Buzzy bug. : DORR
25
Dickens character. : HEEP
28
Carpenter. : NAILER
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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
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Hamper. : CRAMP
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"Bolero" creator. : RAVEL
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Flavoring agent. : ANISE
4
"___ de Angelis." : MISSA
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Few and far between. : SPARSE
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Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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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
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The wild blue yonder. : ETHER
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Known, in Rue de la Paix. : CONNU
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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
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Happen. : RISE
34
Club: Abbr. : ASSN
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Miltary device. : STRATAGEM
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Decorator's color. : AQUA
40
Tidal wave. : EAGRE
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Galsworthy character. : IRENE
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___ land. : NOMANS
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Metric measures. : LITRES
50
Wood. : EBONY
52
Hike. : TRAMP
53
"___ the Ball." : AFTER
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Part of a cathedral grounds. : CLOSE
55
Certain errors. : TYPOS
56
Plant. : MOSS
57
Girl from Amiens. : AMIE
58
"___ Mable." : DERE
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School: Abbr. : UNIV
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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