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New York Times, Wednesday, August 28, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,141

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Edge: Poet. : MARGE
6. 1,300-mile river of China. : TARIM
11. Fabulous animal. : UNICORN
13. Out of doors. : OPENAIR
16. Solitude: Sp. : SOLEDAD
17. Theater name. : BELASCO
18. Summer in Monaco. : ETE
19. Inlet. : ESTUARY
21. Piece of music: Abbr. : SEL
22. Portuguese navigator. : DIAS
24. East Coast food fish. : PORGY
25. Kind of cloth. : PIMA
26. Forum garments. : TOGAS
28. Conceit. : EGO
29. Doyle's middle name. : CONAN
30. Tie score. : ONETOONE
32. Lean (on). : DEPEND
33. The beginning of cheese. : CURD
34. Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : MASC
35. Laurel tree. : DAPHNE
38. From ___. : DAYTODAY
42. Irritated: Colloq. : RILED
43. Chinese dynasty. : HAN
44. Originate. : ARISE
45. Epochal. : ERAL
46. Famous Italian physicist. : VOLTA
48. West Coast wine valley. : NAPA
49. Alcott character. : AMY
50. Dessert. : TAPIOCA
52. Poetic contraction. : TIS
53. Uneasiness. : MALAISE
55. Shrub related to the wormwood. : MUGWORT
57. Kind of shoe. : SNEAKER
58. Occasionally. : ATTIMES
59. Relative of a cowlick. : TRESS
60. Homes for flycatchers. : NESTS
Down
1. Salesman's allowance. : MILEAGE
2. Expert: Colloq. : ACE
3. Lay at anchor. : RODE
4. Understand. : GRASP
5. In a line. : ENDTOEND
6. Island near Trinidad. : TOBAGO
7. Pantomime. : APERY
8. See 32 Across. : RELY
9. ___ trice. : INA
10. Famous name in ballet. : MASSINE
11. Habituated. : USEDTO
12. Fancy. : NOTION
14. Character in O'Neill title. : ICEMAN
15. Legendary French hero. : ROLAND
20. Press. : URGE
23. Piece of baggage. : SATCHEL
25. Popular campfire treat. : POPCORN
27. Body of water. : SOUND
29. ___ dire (that is to say). : CESTA
31. Cuprite. : ORE
32. "Life with Father" author. : DAY
34. Characterized by frankness and honesty. : MANTOMAN
35. Reveries. : DREAMS
36. Pilot. : AIRMAN
37. Skit. : PLAYLET
38. Surrealist. : DALI
39. Microscopic algae. : DIATOMS
40. Seek after. : ASPIRE
41. Fermentation agents. : YEASTS
43. Expectants. : HOPERS
46. Decorative containers. : VASES
47. Sensitive to impressions. : ACUTE
50. Child: Colloq. : TIKE
51. Relatives of reps. : AGTS
54. River into the Rhine. : AAR
56. Epigrammatist. : WIT

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

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