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New York Times, Friday, June 7, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,059
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1. Public exhibitions. : SCENES
7. Trailing in the wind. : ASTREAM
14. "Follow that car!" vehicle. : TAXICAB
16. Brazilian rubber tree. : SERINGA
17. Beg earnestly. : IMPLORE
18. Outrageous behavior. : SCANDAL
19. Electrical unit. : REL
20. Dawdler. : LAGGER
22. Wildcat wealth. : OIL
23. Insular places. : ONEHORSETOWNS
27. Foundation. : BASIS
29. Genus of blue-green algae. : NOSTOC
30. Hungry. : AVID
31. ___ allegro (more lively). : PIU
32. Simple computer. : ABACUS
36. Turn of the prop. : REV
37. Race of huge men. : GIANTRY
39. Pronoun. : ONE
40. Native of Finistère. : BRETON
42. Matter-of-fact. : DRY
43. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
44. Mohammed's favorite wife. : AYESHA
46. Eating place. : GRILL
47. Scene of jungle-type justice. : KANGAROOCOURT
51. Expert. : ACE
52. City on the Willamette. : EUGENE
53. Viper. : ASP
56. Uncharted. : MAPLESS
59. Narrator. : RELATOR
61. The endless plain. : PRAIRIE
62. Imagine. : SUPPOSE
63. Substitute workers. : FILLINS
64. Lighthouse of Alexandria. : PHAROS
1. Touch the heart. : STIR
2. "___ the dawn." : CAME
3. Critically unstable. : EXPLOSIVE
4. Nothing. : NIL
5. French schools. : ECOLES
6. Wife in Genesis. : SARAH
7. Determine the value of. : ASSESS
8. Cabinet member. : SECRETARY
9. Musical syllable. : TRA
10. Tenth of a sen. : RIN
11. Credit (with). : ENDOW
12. Besides. : AGAIN
13. Park walks. : MALLS
15. Showy garden bloom. : BEGONIA
21. His day is February 2. : GROUNDHOG
24. Naval intelligence dept. : NID
25. Man-shaped mug. : TOBY
26. Edible wood sorrel. : OCA
27. Cruel shaft of wit. : BARB
28. Assert positively. : AVER
31. Tree product. : PINERESIN
33. The thinking man. : COGITATOR
34. Single. : UNAL
35. Market. : SELL
37. Stark Spanish painter. : GOYA
38. Inquiries of a sort. : TRACERS
41. Game. : TAG
43. Slip up. : ERR
45. Pickles. : SOUSES
46. Ghibelline opponent. : GUELPH
47. Hitler's struggle. : KAMPF
48. Mites (insects). : ACARI
49. India's small neighbor. : NEPAL
50. A jump ahead of the other fellow. : ONEUP
54. Nothing spectacular. : SOSO
55. Chief exec. : PRES
57. "Sweetest ___ feller . . . " : LIL
58. Son of Gad. : ERI
60. Border river of Brazil. : APA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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