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New York Times, Friday, May 5, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,312
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1. Balkan VIP. : TITO
5. Feather ornament. : PLUME
10. A great amount. : MUCH
14. Glacial ridges. : OSAR
15. Composer Copland. : AARON
16. Legal phrase. : INRE
17. Quicksilver: Abbr. : MERC
18. Minneapolis and St. Paul. : TWINCITIES
20. Hero of 1880 novel. : BENHUR
22. Olympics contestants. : ATHLETES
23. Notre Dame eleven (with "the"). : IRISH
25. Gas: Comb. form. : AER
26. Flier: Colloq. : BIRDBOY
29. What "Angst" means. : ANXIETY
33. Hoosier writer. : ADE
34. Finally. : ATLAST
36. City near Osaka, Japan. : NARA
37. Athenian lawgiver. : SOLON
39. Power: Lat. : VIS
40. Moth. : EGGER
41. Article of clothing. : SLIP
42. English movie. : CINEMA
44. Schoolboy. : LAD
45. Famous Seminole. : OSCEOLA
47. Gunnery practice butts. : TARGETS
49. ___. F., Canadian air arm. : RCA
50. September's flower. : ASTER
51. Sugary. : SWEETISH
55. Foolishness. : IDIOCY
59. English Christmas entertainments. : PANTOMIMES
61. Feminine title. : MLLE
62. Coagulate. : CLOT
63. Utopian spots. : EDENS
64. Archer of Norse mythology. : EGIL
65. That: Fr. : CELA
66. Hogback. : RIDGE
67. Spinnaker. : SAIL
1. The Taj Majal. : TOMB
2. Phrase of understanding. : ISEE
3. Mountain pool. : TARN
4. Symbol of a compliment. : ORCHID
5. Loyal subject. : PATRIOT
6. Blackstone's concern. : LAW
7. Ill-fated Hittite captain. : URIAH
8. Blanc or Cervin. : MONT
9. Fill with delight. : ENCHANT
10. Beveling the ends of. : MITERING
11. Ohm or mho, for example. : UNIT
12. Hudson Bay Indian. : CREE
13. Dame Myra. : HESS
19. Holly tree. : ILEX
21. Metropolitan. : URBAN
24. Schubert girl. : SYLVIA
26. Tozzi, for one. : BASSO
27. Public heroes. : IDOLS
28. Souvenir of the past. : RELIC
29. Business resources. : ASSETS
30. High Scout rating. : EAGLE
31. Deal with. : TREAT
32. Railroad switching area. : YARDS
35. Rhone tributary. : AIN
38. Offenbach's specialty. : OPERETTA
40. Dog-___. : EARED
42. Asserter of a right or title. : CLAIMER
43. French painter, exponent of Fauvism. : MATISSE
46. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
48. Golden apple. : GRIMES
50. The "Thief of Bagdad." : AHMED
51. Humane society. : SPCC
52. Ridge on the surface of cloth. : WALE
53. Suffix in chemistry. : ENOL
54. African title. : SIDI
56. Slavic girl's name. : OLGA
57. 2nd century date. : CLII
58. Cheer. : YELL
60. College course: Abbr. : ENG

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

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