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New York Times, Friday, July 19, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,101
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1. Star: Prefix. : ASTRO
6. Pronoun. : HIS
9. Garden pest. : APHIS
14. Symbol of the 1920's. : SPEAKEASY
16. Crunching sound. : CRUMP
17. TV phenomenon. : TALKATHON
18. Mortar made of sand and cement. : COMPO
19. Not employed. : IDLE
20. Manage. : HANDLE
22. Period. : DOT
23. Argue logically. : REASON
25. Projecting part of a building. : APSIS
27. Portions of land. : LOTS
30. Unusual feats: Colloq. : STUNTS
32. Chants in a certain cadence. : SINGSONGS
36. Full of intense interest. : AGOG
37. ___ vincit amor. : OMNIA
38. Mauna ___. : LOA
39. Turn outward. : EVERT
40. Layman. : LAIC
41. Whisperers. : MURMURERS
43. Lovelace's lady. : ALTHEA
45. Noticeable trace. : TANG
46. Mortgages. : LIENS
47. Surface decoration of colored marble. : MOSAIC
52. ___ loss. : ATA
53. Words in a Hemingway title. : THESEA
57. American cartoonist. : ARNO
58. Ragout of roasted game. : SALMI
60. A reprimand. : TALKINGTO
62. ___ ease. : ILLAT
63. Belittled. : CRIEDDOWN
64. Of great height: Poet. : SKYEY
65. Possesses. : HAS
66. These: Sp. : ESTOS
1. In a state of activity. : ASTIR
2. Garden tool. : SPADE
3. "I can't ___ lie." : TELLA
4. Slopes. : RAKES
5. Weight in Turkey. : OKA
6. Sound of laughter. : HAHA
7. "When the frost ___ the punkin . . . " : ISON
8. Newspaper chain: Abbr. : SYND
9. Receive favorably. : ACCEPT
10. Favorable. : PRO
11. Jim-dandy. : HUMDINGER
12. Mountebanks. : IMPOSTORS
13. Recognize: Colloq. : SPOT
15. Kindred group. : ETHNOS
21. Young woman. : LASS
24. Russian girl's name. : OLGA
26. Blandly pleasing. : SUAVE
28. Colombian balsam. : TOLU
29. Laugh loudly. : SNORT
31. Army man: Abbr. : SGT
32. Chitchat. : SMALLTALK
33. At the beginning. : INITIALLY
34. Recess in a wall. : NICHE
35. Vasco da ___. : GAMA
37. Wave: sp. : OLA
39. Therefore. : ERGO
41. Feed mixture. : MASH
42. Destroy. : UNMAKE
44. Being. : ENTITY
48. Beaches. : SANDS
49. Conventional slang of a group. : ARGOT
50. Asunder. : INTWO
51. Tree-dwelling mammals. : COONS
52. In its present condition. : ASIS
54. Produce designs on metal. : ETCH
55. Girl's name. : SARA
56. Ivy Leaguers. : ELIS
59. One of the Wests. : MAE
61. Chemical suffix. : IDE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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