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New York Times, Thursday, March 9, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,255

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Nobel prize winner Libby. : CHEMIST
8
Tonics. : BRACERS
15
Income. : REVENUE
16
Small stream. : RIVULET
17
Language of Biblical times. : ARAMAIC
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Surplus goods. : OVERAGE
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Pro ___ publico. : BONO
20
Scottish barons. : THANES
22
Invalid fare. : PAP
23
Impressive. : BIG
24
Brazil ___. : NUTS
25
Partake of a meal. : SUP
26
Compass point. : ENE
27
Long flower cluster. : SPIKE
29
Belgian city. : LIEGE
31
Oracular. : DELPHIC
33
Popular prizes. : PURSES
34
Streamlets. : RUNS
35
Hit on the head: Slang. : CONK
36
Descendant of a son of Noah. : HAMITE
39
Eskimo's neighbor. : ALASKAN
43
Words of wisdom. : ADAGE
44
Pibroch player. : PIPER
46
Dessert. : ICE
47
On the contrary. : BUT
48
Ill-mannered one. : BOOR
49
Profit. : NET
50
___ de France. : ILE
51
Tropical tree, source of senna. : CASSIA
53
Riga resident. : LETT
54
Silvery game fish. : TARPONS
56
Excellent. : CAPITAL
58
Saint ___, French city. : ETIENNE
59
Hermit. : EREMITE
60
Epistolary salutation. : DEAREST
61
Meetings with mediums. : SEANCES
Down
1
Peevish. : CRABBED
2
Novel character. : HEROINE
3
Good news. : EVANGEL
4
Reminder. : MEMO
5
___ nutshell. : INA
6
Basic wardrobe item. : SUIT
7
Study of the practical arts. : TECHNICS
8
English novelist. : BRONTE
9
Splits apart. : RIVES
10
Supplications. : AVES
11
Canine of a sort. : CUR
12
Slips away. : ELAPSES
13
Estimate anew. : REGAUGE
14
Relatives of prairies. : STEPPES
21
Diving bird of the north. : AUK
27
Novelist Nevil. : SHUTE
28
Valuable wood. : PINE
29
Of a satellite. : LUNAR
30
Exacerbates. : IRKS
32
Punctilious person. : PRIG
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Native of Lodz. : POLE
35
Whimsies. : CAPRICES
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Dressed. : HABITED
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Praise too highly. : ADULATE
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___ medica. : MATERIA
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Of motion. : KINETIC
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Synthetic fabric. : ACETATE
42
Vexes. : NETTLES
44
Hot mixture of milk with ale, wine, etc. : POSSET
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Cyclades island. : IOS
48
Wedding proclamation. : BANNS
51
Part of a rocket. : CONE
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Swiss river. : AARE
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Delineate. : LIMN
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For each. : PER
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Sweet ___. : PEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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