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New York Times, Friday, July 5, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,087
Across Down
1. Bracket for a ship's mast. : BIBB
5. ___ on (love to excess). : DOTE
9. Mennonites. : AMISH
14. Dies ___. : IRAE
15. Colleen's name. : ERIN
16. Outlook. : VISTA
17. Farm worker. : HAND
18. Conductor. : BANDMASTER
20. Piece of jewelry. : ANKLET
22. Aunt: Sp. : TIA
23. Paul VI. : POPE
24. Hayworth and others. : RITAS
25. Air. : MANNER
27. Meaningless. : EMPTY
29. Indian crocodiles. : GAVIALS
33. Amiss. : ILL
35. Shell equipment. : OARS
37. Worthless rock, in mining. : GANGUE
38. Groups of buildings springing up everywhere. : CULTURALCENTERS
41. Resting. : ATEASE
42. Of old: Archaic. : YORE
43. These: Fr. : CES
44. Creature in Eden. : SERPENT
46. Pertaining to bones. : OSSAL
48. Old-time swords. : ESTOCS
50. Suffixes with auto, demo, etc. : CRATS
53. Etats ___. : UNIS
56. See 53 Across. : USA
57. One. : PERSON
58. Emulates M. Marceau. : PANTOMIMES
61. Island: Sp. : ISLA
62. Take ___ (meet a challenge). : ADARE
63. Beside. : NEXT
64. Swerve. : VEER
65. Woodland deity. : SATYR
66. Proceeds. : GOES
67. Punta del ___. : ESTE
1. Indian state, capital Patna. : BIHAR
2. Middle East people. : IRANI
3. Man in a cage. : BANKTELLER
4. Confusion. : BEDLAM
5. Obligation. : DEBT
6. Glen ___. : ORA
7. Red Madeira. : TINTA
8. Last chapter. : ENDING
9. At all: Scot. : AVA
10. Proofreader's bugbear. : MISPRINT
11. Words in a ratio. : ISTO
12. Move. : STEP
13. Small animal. : HARE
19. Executives. : MANAGERS
21. Adopts, as a cause. : ESPOUSES
25. Girl's name. : MYRA
26. Fade away. : EVANESCE
28. Ancient name of Italian city. : TARENTUM
30. Groups rated according to maturity. : AGECLASSES
31. Bait. : LURE
32. Assembly: Abbr. : SESS
33. Columbian Indians. : ICAS
34. Predecessor of the guitar. : LUTE
36. Crafty. : SLY
39. Gobelin. : TAPESTRY
40. Sounds from a cote. : COOS
45. "The birds began ___ . . . " : TOSING
47. Appear. : ARRIVE
49. Gem stone for a brooch. : CAMEO
51. Real estate sign. : TOLET
52. See 31 Down. : SNARE
53. Poison tree. : UPAS
54. Nothing: Sp. : NADA
55. ___ the finish. : INAT
57. Sounds enjoining silence. : PSTS
59. Poetic contraction. : OER
60. Somerset stream. : EXE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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