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New York Times, Wednesday, May 8, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,029
Across Down
1. Clean. : WASH
5. Certain baseball leagues. : MINORS
11. Midshipman. : SAILOR
13. Quarantine. : ISOLATE
15. Chic. : STYLISH
16. Muddy deposits. : SLUDGES
17. Diminutive of Henry. : HAL
18. Salivary enzyme. : PTYALIN
20. Fuel. : GAS
21. Genus of ducks. : ANAS
23. Band. : STRAP
24. Strewn, in Heraldry. : SEME
25. Weaves. : KNITS
27. Exclamation of surprise. : HEY
28. Worn. : JADED
29. Weapons. : SIDEARMS
31. Fauns' companions. : SATYRS
32. "A thousand ___ in thy sight . . . " : AGES
33. Island near Java. : BALI
34. Lost. : ASTRAY
37. Chief support. : MAINSTAY
41. Diamond star. : MARIS
42. State. : SAY
43. Glowing. : AFIRE
44. Cereal food. : BRAN
45. Loving: Suffix. : PHILE
47. Desires: Colloq. : YENS
48. Cut. : LOP
49. Orientals. : BURMESE
51. American writer. : POE
52. Slum, for one. : EYESORE
54. Pardons, old style. : ASSOILS
56. Shaved. : RAZORED
57. Prolific. : FECUND
58. City on the Loire. : NEVERS
59. Six, in Spain. : SEIS
1. Ambushed. : WAYLAID
2. Affect with discomfort. : AIL
3. Piece of lingerie. : SLIP
4. Armies. : HOSTS
5. Lose. : MISLAY
6. Long Island town. : ISLIP
7. Substantive. : NOUN
8. Used. : OLD
9. ___ Man. : RAGGEDY
10. Vessel. : STEAMER
11. Containing tin: Prefix. : STANNI
12. Beats. : RHYTHMS
14. Ancient chariots. : ESSEDS
15. Literary light: Abbr. : SHAKS
19. Son of Zeus. : ARES
22. Fatty substance. : STEARIN
24. Fulfill. : SATISFY
26. Long stories. : SAGAS
28. Locale of Mazo de la Roche novels. : JALNA
30. King, in Spain. : REY
31. Brazilian monkey. : SAI
33. Herb. : BAYLEAF
34. Man of mysteries. : AMBLER
35. "Human Comedy" author. : SAROYAN
36. Circus equipment. : TRAPEZE
37. Injure. : MAIM
38. Articles of jewelry. : TIEPINS
39. English poet. : ARNOLD
40. Affirmatives. : YESES
42. Pieces. : SHREDS
45. Clearer. : PURER
46. Letters. : ESSES
49. Long-winded one. : BORE
50. Inceptive verb suffix. : ESCE
53. British coin: Abbr. : SOV
55. Relative of 40 Down. : OUI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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