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New York Times, Saturday, May 6, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,313
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1. Pont du ___, ancient Roman aqueduct. : GARD
5. Certain records. : DISKS
10. Kind of iron: Abbr. : ELEC
14. Willow. : ITEA
15. Musical group. : OCTET
16. Cogitate (with "over"). : MULL
17. Cousin to a wallflower. : STAYATHOME
19. Novel of 1816. : EMMA
20. Reptile. : TURTLE
21. Job of Horatio Alger hero. : PAPERBOY
23. Museum specialty. : OILS
25. Chapter. : LODGE
26. Island under the Triborough Bridge. : RANDALLS
30. ___-well. : NEERDO
33. Tracts. : AREAS
34. ___ all. : ALLIN
36. One, in Glasgow. : YIN
37. Brawl. : FRAY
38. Concerned with. : ABOUT
39. Behindhand. : LATE
40. Rocky hill. : TOR
41. Insurer's concern. : ARSON
42. Portuguese city. : PORTO
43. "___ Way." : SWANNS
45. "___ Adjustment." : PERIODOF
47. Carols. : NOELS
49. Finished: Slang. : SUNK
50. Pioneer missile. : REDSTONE
53. ___ noches (good night): Span. : BUENAS
57. Stereo's neighbor. : HIFI
58. St. John Perse's award. : NOBELPRIZE
60. Algerian port. : ORAN
61. Canyon. : GORGE
62. Scent. : ODOR
63. After corp. : SERG
64. Lead ___ life. : ADOGS
65. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
1. The main point. : GIST
2. Part of the 49th. : ATTU
3. Bring up. : REAR
4. From ___ (without thought of the future). : DAYTODAY
5. "You don't say!" : DOTELL
6. ___ dien (I serve). : ICH
7. Block. : STOP
8. ___ Ataturk. : KEMAL
9. Hurry up! : STEPONIT
10. Arise. : EMERGE
11. Where to buy 2x4's. : LUMBERYARD
12. Patron saint of sailors. : ELMO
13. What some feet are made of. : CLAY
18. Otherwise named. : ALIAS
22. Ex-P. M. : EDEN
24. Thick pieces. : SLABS
26. Kon-Tiki and otheers. : RAFTS
27. Directional sign. : ARROW
28. Almost everywhere. : NEARANDFAR
29. One-masted vessel. : SLOOP
31. Likewise. : DITTO
32. "___ these days . . . " : ONEOF
35. Geometrical figures. : LUNES
38. ___, vita brevis. : ARSLONGA
39. Spectator. : LOOKERON
41. Dill seed: Obs. : ANET
42. ___ girl. : PINUP
44. Part of a step. : NOSING
46. Money in Moscow. : RUBLES
48. Hair holder. : SNOOD
50. Greek letters. : RHOS
51. Island republic. : EIRE
52. Spanish river. : EBRO
54. Brood of pheasants. : NIDE
55. Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
56. Antitoxins. : SERA
59. Nog ingredient. : EGG

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

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