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New York Times, Tuesday, July 2, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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1. Kind of school: Colloq. : TECH
5. Man from Belgrade. : SERB
9. Capacious. : AMPLE
14. Genus of Old World trees. : OLEA
15. Breakwater. : PIER
16. Vive ___! : LEROI
17. Propriety personified. : MRSGRUNDY
19. Embellish. : ADORN
20. Small piece. : BIT
21. Spheres of action. : ARENAS
23. St. ___. : IVES
24. Not well rinsed. : SOAPY
26. Noted Rumanian composer. : ENESCO
28. Gave support to. : ASSISTED
31. Ad ___. : LIB
34. Dukhobers, for example. : SECT
37. German "us." : UNS
38. Money of a sort. : PAYOLA
40. Vain person. : PEACOCK
42. Comprehended. : TAKENIN
43. Sweetly musical. : ORPHIC
44. Razorback. : HOG
45. Lake formed by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
46. Nautical rope. : TYE
47. People of Beirut. : LEBANESE
50. Pitcher, for one. : VESSEL
52. Hillock. : KNOLL
56. Zenith. : APEX
58. Big-game expedition. : SAFARI
61. Well-known radio station. : VOA
62. Moral strength. : FORCE
64. Awaits anxiously: Colloq. : SWEATSOUT
66. Standish spokesman. : ALDEN
67. New Mexico tourist town. : TAOS
68. Suffix in names of acids. : OLIC
69. News ___. : REELS
70. Last word of New Year's toast. : SYNE
71. Falderal. : BOSH
1. Prison of the "Bridge of Sighs." : TOMBS
2. The Amazon, to South Americans. : ELRIO
3. Basket used in jai alai. : CESTA
4. Old witch. : HAG
5. Branch railroad line. : SPUR
6. German "one." : EINE
7. Brilliance of color. : REDNESS
8. American poet. : BRYANT
9. Where Birmingham is: Abbr. : ALA
10. Man in white. : MEDIC
11. Italian cheese. : PROVOLONE
12. Folk tales. : LORE
13. German numeral. : EINS
18. Arms of a starfish. : RAYS
22. Oozing. : SEEPAGE
25. Eye covering. : PATCH
27. State: Abbr. : SDAK
29. Prosperity. : SUCCESS
30. Product of nutgall. : INK
32. Dorsal bones. : ILIA
33. Part of a parade. : BAND
34. Location. : SPOT
35. Ghostly. : EERY
36. Portuguese islands W. of Dakar. : CAPEVERDE
39. Red Sea country. : YEMEN
41. Louvre displays. : OILS
42. Style: Fr. : TON
44. Partial. : HALFWAY
48. Quadrupeds. : BEASTS
49. Revue offering. : SKIT
51. Outdo. : EXCEL
53. Quarter-round molding. : OVOLO
54. Armstrong. : LOUIS
55. ___ onto (get hold of) : LATCH
56. ___ cry. : AFAR
57. Wagon tongue. : POLE
59. Measureless time. : AEON
60. Demolish. : RASE
63. Recent Annapolis graduate: Abbr. : ENS
65. Cry. : SOB

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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