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New York Times, Friday, June 28, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,080
Across Down
1. County in Ireland. : CORK
5. Yearned. : ACHED
10. Bridge win. : SLAM
14. Island off Ireland. : ARAN
15. Unfinished. : CRUDE
16. Long walk. : HIKE
17. Optimist's motto. : MAKETHEBESTOFIT
20. Gratifies. : PLEASES
21. Geological period. : NEOCENE
22. Notches. : DENTS
24. Seoul soldier. : ROK
25. Where Candia is. : CRETE
27. Talked glibly. : PATTERED
32. Additions to academic gowns. : HOODS
33. Hill and ___. : DALE
34. Count (on). : RELY
35. New Haven symbol. : ELM
36. Publishers' partners. : EDITORS
39. Never: Ger. : NIE
40. "If seven maids with seven ___ . . . " : MOPS
42. By ___ (by use of memory). : ROTE
43. Notions. : IDEAS
45. Not free from danger. : INSECURE
47. Beaver skins. : PLEWS
48. Part of a chair. : ARM
49. Architectural style. : DORIC
51. Character in Oriental tale. : ALIBABA
55. General who conquered the Vandals, 456. : RICIMER
59. S. N. Behrman play. : NOTIMEFORCOMEDY
61. Part of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
62. Osprey's nest. : AERIE
63. Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
64. Watch over. : TEND
65. Volcanic earth. : TRASS
66. Dregs. : LEES
1. Tenting place. : CAMP
2. Spoken. : ORAL
3. Garden tool. : RAKE
4. Worked dough. : KNEADED
5. Small, dry fruit. : ACHENE
6. Phase of a wave. : CREST
7. Where the cap goes. : HUB
8. Garden of ___. : EDEN
9. Runaway. : DESERTER
10. Type of book. : SHOCKER
11. Type of book. : LIFE
12. Related. : AKIN
13. Allot. : METE
18. African fly. : TSETSE
19. Whistle sound. : TOOT
23. Quarreled in a petty way. : SPATTED
25. Punctuation mark. : COLON
26. Lively doings. : ROMPS
28. African plant. : ALOE
29. Begin again. : RENEW
30. Inventor Howe. : ELIAS
31. Indigo and others. : DYES
32. Half: Prefix. : HEMI
33. Fashion name. : DIOR
37. Sound in a brass band. : DRUMBEAT
38. Chemical combining form. : SILICO
41. Fulmar or mew. : SEABIRD
44. Dewey ___ System. : DECIMAL
46. Stuff. : CRAM
47. Budget problems. : PRICES
50. Plant with fragrant roots. : ORRIS
51. Course of study: Abbr. : ANAT
52. Win the booby prize. : LOSE
53. Travel route: Abbr. : ITIN
54. Southwest wind. : AFER
56. Word in the handwriting on the wall. : MENE
57. Move sideways. : EDGE
58. Sandwich loaves. : RYES
60. Pray: Lat. : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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