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New York Times, Tuesday, May 7, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,028
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1. ___ of roses. : ATTAR
6. Catfish Row character. : BESS
10. Greek letters. : PSIS
14. Lake source of the Truckee. : TAHOE
15. Leave undone. : OMIT
16. Work with acid. : ETCH
17. Lincoln Center feature. : OPERAHOUSE
19. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
20. Mortar tools. : PESTLES
21. The oolong hour. : TEATIME
23. Actors of sorts. : HAMS
24. Poilu's cap. : KEPI
25. "Lilac-time" place. : KEW
26. Member of the firm: Abbr. : BRO
28. One way up. : STAIR
30. See 63 Across. : SHE
32. Locale of "The Music Man." : IOWA
34. Tree. : ELM
35. Overcast. : CLOUDY
38. Bulwark. : RAMPART
40. Reputed founder of Greek drama. : THESPIS
41. Gaulish seers. : DRUIDS
42. Musical term. : BAR
43. To be: Fr. : ETRE
44. Playwright Spewack. : SAM
45. Sing joyfully. : CAROL
47. Possessive. : HER
48. Rude abode. : HUT
50. Part of a magic spell. : ABRA
52. Ancient Iranian. : MEDE
54. Sweet young thing. : INGENUE
56. Deity worshiped by Caliban's mother. : SETEBOS
59. Portico. : STOA
60. TV shooting set. : SOUNDSTAGE
62. Muchacho's madre's hermanos. : TIOS
63. Italian pronoun. : ELLA
64. Kind. : GENRE
65. Dispatched. : SENT
66. Ooze. : SEEP
67. Public quiet. : ORDER
1. On the crest. : ATOP
2. Narrow fillet. : TAPE
3. Motto for mummers. : THESHOWMUSTGOON
4. Great artery. : AORTA
5. Domains. : REALMS
6. Echoes on Amateur Night. : BOOS
7. Rhea's cousin. : EMU
8. Eileen. : SISTER
9. Excessive: Colloq. : STEEP
10. Fuel. : PEAT
11. Gershwin tune. : STRIKEUPTHEBAND
12. Caesar's "veni." : ICAME
13. The kind of lass Petruchio wooed. : SHREW
18. Namesakes of Mrs. Prynne. : HESTERS
22. Two on the ___. : AISLE
24. Kipling title. : KIM
26. "Sweet ___ of Youth." : BIRD
27. Cry of anger. : ROAR
29. High-pitched. : ALT
31. Relative of tights. : HOSE
33. Upolu's port. : APIA
35. Brightly plated. : CHROMED
36. To say: Fr. : DIRE
37. Dixmude's river. : YSER
39. Space merchant. : ADMAN
40. Road surface. : TAR
42. Whiffenpoof refrain. : BAA
45. A la ___, cookery term. : CREOLE
46. Exclamation of enthusiasm. : LETSGO
48. Melodramatic interjections. : HISTS
49. Release. : UNTIE
51. Highway sights. : BUSES
53. Curb by fear. : DETER
55. "Next week, ___ Lynne." : EAST
56. Photo. : SNAP
57. Jack's giant. : OGRE
58. Joshua or Jonah. : SEER
61. Diminutive suffix. : ULE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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