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New York Times, Saturday, August 17, 1963

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,130
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1. Corn meal. : SAMP
5. Target game. : DARTS
10. Mountain bracken. : FERN
14. Bartlett. : PEAR
15. To love: Lat. : AMARE
16. Dies ___. : IRAE
17. N.Y. exhibit, as of 50 years ago. : ARMORYSHOW
19. Loaf. : LAZE
20. Ocean product. : SEASALT
21. Church volume. : PSALTER
23. Cuckoo. : ANI
24. Children's literary Dr. : SEUSS
25. Time of darkness. : MIDNIGHT
29. Regal name. : PHILIP
33. Lifeless. : ARID
34. Mows alfalfa. : HAYS
36. Habituate. : ENURE
37. Kennedy title: Abbr. : CIC
38. Allayed. : STILLED
40. Tennis item. : NET
41. Halt legally. : ESTOP
43. Circus performer. : LION
44. Stick. : CANE
45. Stock. : SHARES
47. Conrad, as a young man. : SEAFARER
49. Coup ___. : DETAT
51. Jazz style. : BOP
52. "Beware ___ . . . " : THEIDES
55. Titmouse. : BLUECAP
59. Cornucopia. : HORN
60. "Nude Descending ___," sensation of 17 Across. : ASTAIRCASE
62. Water plant. : ALGA
63. Fix in mind. : LEARN
64. Genus of sheep. : OVIS
65. "100% ___." : WOOL
66. "Taken." : STUNG
67. Skillful. : DEFT
1. Vacation places. : SPAS
2. ___ perennius (more enduring than bronze). : AERE
3. Boy's best friend. : MAMA
4. ___ cons. : PROSAND
5. Publicity, figuratively. : DAYLIGHT
6. Dutch city: Abbr. : AMST
7. Huzza! : RAH
8. Figure of speech. : TROPE
9. Monopolizes: Colloq. : SEWSUP
10. Completes. : FILLSIN
11. Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
12. Demolish. : RAZE
13. Poetic contraction. : NEER
18. Former Sarawak ruler. : RANI
22. Strewed (with dust). : ASHED
24. Writer of distinction. : STYLIST
25. Certain staffs. : MACES
26. Hibernian. : IRISH
27. Pronouncements. : DICTA
28. Weather phenomenon. : HAIL
30. Like the moon. : LUNAR
31. One of the Dunnes. : IRENE
32. One of the Dunnes. : PETER
35. Wild plum. : SLOE
38. Promote. : SPEED
39. Providing means to. : ENABLING
42. First or second. : ORDINAL
44. National Seashore. : CAPECOD
46. Pilfers. : STEALS
48. Quartet. : FOUR
50. Valuable item. : ASSET
52. Warm up. : THAW
53. Entire: Prefix. : HOLO
54. Hence. : ERGO
55. Place for a dance. : BARN
56. Ancient living quarters. : CAVE
57. Seems ___ (looks like). : ASIF
58. Annoyance. : PEST
61. Greek letter. : TAU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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