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New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,069

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Part of the name of Cambodia's capital. : PNOM
5. Dessert accompaniment. : CREAM
10. Girl's nickname. : BABS
14. Capital city. : ROMA
15. Tall and thin. : RANGY
16. Unbleached. : ECRU
17. Man's name. : EVAN
18. Mountain system. : ANDES
19. Acrimonious. : ACID
20. Sugary preparations. : FONDANTS
22. Challenged British party. : TORIES
24. Busy as ___ . : ABEE
25. Intended. : AIMED
26. Hit hard. : SMITE
29. Various. : DIFFERENT
33. Certain quadrupeds. : CAMELS
35. Precipitation. : RAIN
36. Latest: Prefix. : NEO
37. Tears. : RIPS
38. As to that. : THERE
40. The sun. : STAR
41. Donkey: Fr. : ANE
42. Water bird. : LOON
43. Take off. : DEPART
45. Brought to an ideal state. : PERFECTED
48. Composition in three-quarter time : VALSE
49. Opposite of 29 Across. : ALIKE
50. Word in radiotelephony : OVER
52. Not perceptive. : OBTUSE
54. Unimportant. : TRINKETY
58. Sand. : GRIT
59. Type of architecture. : DORIC
61. Festive meal. : LUAU
62. Wander about. : ROVE
63. Hittite betrayed by David. : URIAH
64. Girl's name. : ERNA
65. Shepherd's concern. : EWES
66. Spring flower. : PEONY
67. Relative of a chestnut. : ROAN
Down
1. Piece of writing: Abbr. : PREF
2. De ___ (anew) : Lat. : NOVO
3. Part of Arabia. : OMAN
4. Commands. : MANDATES
5. Machine for lifting. : CRANE
6. Talked wildly. : RANTED
7. Book ___. : ENDS
8. Mellow. : AGE
9. Baffled. : MYSTIFIED
10. Safari member. : BEARER
11. Fortuitous. : ACCIDENTAL
12. Kind of cheese. : BRIE
13. Wash day item. : SUDS
21. The third man. : ABEL
23. Augury. : OMEN
25. At a distance. : AFAR
26. Quarrel: Slang. : SCRAP
27. Where Bowdoin is. : MAINE
28. Urgent. : IMPERATIVE
30. Girl of song. : IRENE
31. Approaches. : NEARS
32. Rich pastry. : TORTE
34. Laid in supplies. : STOCKEDUP
39. French party giver. : HOTE
40. Fourth of July item. : SPARKLER
42. Décor at a 61 Across. : LEIS
44. While. : EVEN
46. Grooves in a column. : FLUTES
47. ___ Gray, Wilde character. : DORIAN
51. Historic city of France. : VICHY
52. Blunderbore. : OGRE
53. Projecting edge of a cliff. : BROW
54. Piece of music. : TRIO
55. Combining form for a continent. : EURO
56. River in Kenya. : TANA
57. Money in China. : YUAN
60. Pyrites. : ORE

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

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