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New York Times, Thursday, June 27, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,079
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1. Memory book. : ALBUM
6. Clerical title. : ABBE
10. Kind of school. : PREP
14. Gorki's river. : VOLGA
15. Chirp. : PEEP
16. Where Via Corso is. : ROMA
17. Kind of squash. : ACORN
18. Change the décor. : REDO
19. Chief god of the Eddas. : ODIN
20. Rebounded. : RICOCHETED
22. Lots of dough. : PILE
23. Army. : HOST
24. Greek avenging spirit. : ERINYS
26. Occupy (time). : TAKEUP
30. Caucasus native. : OSSET
32. ___ Bator. : ULAN
33. Body of Kaffir warriors. : IMPI
35. Printers' measures. : PICAS
39. Italian statesman. : FANFANI
41. Illinois city. : LASALLE
43. Neighbor of East Pakistan. : ASSAM
44. Town NW of Rheims. : LAON
46. Like a beanpole. : TALL
47. Retreats. : NOOKS
49. Have ___ (require). : NEEDOF
51. Joan of Arc, for example. : MARTYR
54. Dutch cheese. : EDAM
56. Sleep like ___. : ALOG
57. Emperor of Mexico, 1864–67. : MAXIMILIAN
63. Bean plant. : SOYA
64. Flowering plant. : ARUM
65. Word element meaning French. : GALLO
66. In ___ (because). : THAT
67. Fervor. : ZEAL
68. Brioches. : ROLLS
69. Part of a fair. : SALE
70. Name on TV. : DALY
71. Magazine piece. : ESSAY
1. Caucasian language. : AVAR
2. Places. : LOCI
3. Political group. : BLOC
4. ___ Altaic. : UGRO
5. Ch'ing dynasty. : MANCHU
6. After: Fr. : APRES
7. Part of a vegetable. : BEETTOP
8. Fictional Adam. : BEDE
9. Lyric poems. : EPODES
10. Pacify. : PROPITIATE
11. Auguste of France. : RODIN
12. "Our Town" heroine. : EMILY
13. Star facets. : PANES
21. Invitation to a hitch-hiker. : HOPIN
25. Tie fabrics. : REPS
26. Porous limestone. : TUFA
27. State: Abbr. : ALAS
28. State: Abbr. : KANS
29. Spoiled child: Fr. : ENFANTGATE
31. Storage place. : SILO
34. Coconut product. : MILK
36. Habited. : CLAD
37. To the: It. : ALLO
38. Common prefix. : SELF
40. Chinese port. : AMOY
42. Part of Vietnam. : ANNAM
45. Type of reproduction, as by fission : ASEXUAL
48. Supreme deity of anc. Persia. : ORMAZD
50. Fugitive of a sort. : EMIGRE
51. Marina sights. : MASTS
52. Word of greeting. : ALOHA
53. Shade of blue. : ROYAL
55. Faintly. : DIMLY
58. Region. : AREA
59. Neighbor of Burma. : LAOS
60. Misfortunes. : ILLS
61. To the: It. : ALLA
62. Busybodyish. : NOSY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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