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New York Times, Wednesday, May 3, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,310
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1. Business group: Abbr. : CORP
5. Origins. : GERMS
10. Fiber for cordage. : PITA
14. Out in space. : AFAR
15. "___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
16. Digits. : ONES
17. Scene of Chester Bowles' early career. : MADISONAVE
19. Where Pierre is: Abbr. : SDAK
20. On first view: Lat. : PRIMAFACIE
21. Arithmetic homework. : SUMS
22. Dan Beard's boys. : SCOUTS
23. Daring. : HEROIC
25. Noun suffix. : SION
27. In an ingenious manner. : SUBTLY
30. Three letters for "pronto." : PDQ
33. Musical tone. : EFLAT
36. Angler's hat décor. : FLIES
37. Wild ox. : URUS
39. Young chicken. : FRIER
41. Of ___ (formerly). : YORE
42. Pacific group of nations. : SEATO
44. Banks of the Dee. : BRAES
46. Hide ___ hair. : NOR
47. Scholar's asset. : HIGHIQ
49. Secular. : LAIC
51. Gorgon slain by Perseus. : MEDUSA
54. Armistices of a sort. : TRUCES
58. Scut. : TAIL
60. Antonym for erudite. : ILLITERATE
62. Sign on. : HIRE
63. Movement backward. : REGRESSION
64. Site of tree of life. : EDEN
65. Abounds. : TEEMS
66. Auks' kin. : ERNS
67. Sight in New Mexico. : MESA
68. Famed eschewer of fats. : SPRAT
69. Ply with medicine. : DOSE
1. Military training centers. : CAMPS
2. Joan ___. : OFARC
3. Disk jockey's medium. : RADIO
4. Portable stove used by explorers. : PRIMUS
5. Malingers, in G. I. slang. : GOOFSOFF
6. Wife of Tobias. : EDNA
7. Come to. : REACH
8. Bergman product. : MOVIE
9. Shows disdain. : SNEERS
10. Maybe. : POSSIBLY
11. Relative of inauguration. : INDUCTION
12. Group working together. : TEAM
13. Invites. : ASKS
18. French composer. : SATIE
24. Exclamation of impatience. : OUF
26. Mediation group: Abbr. : NLRB
28. Dodecanese island. : LERO
29. River into the North Sea. : YSER
30. Get-up-and-go. : PUSH
31. Three: Ger. : DREI
32. Boggy places. : QUAGMIRES
34. Freshen. : AIR
35. River duck. : TEAL
38. Where Napoleon died, 1821. : STHELENA
40. Take the stand again. : REATTEST
43. Like: Suffix. : OID
45. Forefathers. : SIRES
48. Riding whips. : QUIRTS
50. Execrable. : CURSED
52. Siesta. : SLEEP
53. Rags-to-riches writer. : ALGER
55. City of Victory. : CAIRO
56. Choir boys' collars. : ETONS
57. Meaning. : SENSE
58. "Let ___ eat cake." : THEM
59. Vice principal. : AIDE
61. "Sweet" character on Broadway. : IRMA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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