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New York Times, Friday, June 16, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,354
Across
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Currency for a birthright. : POTTAGE
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Emblem of Scotland. : THISTLE
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Airport word. : ARRIVAL
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Brown study. : REVERIE
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Parting words. : HAILANDFAREWELL
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Opening. : SLOT
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Lights. : NEONS
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Transaction. : SALE
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French priests. : PERES
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More appealing. : CUTER
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Headgear. : BONNETS
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Toss. : FLIP
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Vegetable. : ONION
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Descriptive of present generation. : BEAT
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One of the Stuarts. : JEB
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Budget item. : RENT
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Fictional rabbit and fox. : BRERS
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___ sure. : TOBE
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Compass point. : ESE
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Multicolored, as a horse. : PIED
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Something new to be added to money. : COLOR
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Not gentlemen. : CADS
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Preparing copy. : EDITING
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Add up. : TOTAL
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Geometric forms. : CONES
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Tan shade. : ECRU
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About: Lat. : CIRCA
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Moon goddess. : LUNA
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R & H hit. : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
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Changed the title. : RENAMED
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Return to office. : REELECT
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Naive. : ARTLESS
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Withstands. : ENDURES
Down
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Exclamations of disgust. : PAHS
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Verbal. : ORAL
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Musical group. : TRIO
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Pinball foul. : TILT
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Girl's name. : AVA
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Water bird. : GANNET
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Senior members. : ELDERS
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Ticket of a sort. : TRANSFER
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Possessive. : HERS
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Relating to: Suffix. : IVE
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Clinches (a deal). : SEWSUP
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Handle. : TREAT
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Textile center in France. : LILLE
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Fisherman. : EELER
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Antagonist. : FOE
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International literary group. : PEN
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Op. ___. : CIT
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No asset to a party. : BORE
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Singletons. : ONES
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Clementine's shoe size. : NINE
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___ guilty. : NOT
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Article: Span. : LAS
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Place for flowers. : BED
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Pretty: Fr. : JOLI
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Dark. : EBON
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Arctic phenomenon. : BERG
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Bridge term. : BID
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Cancels, as a law. : RESCINDS
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Very small amount. : TOT
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Crony. : PAL
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On this side of: Prefix. : CIS
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Implying a reason. : CAUSAL
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Concert cry. : ENCORE
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Overwhelm with noise. : DEAFEN
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Numerical prefix. : TETRA
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Dark yellow. : OCHER
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English river. : TRENT
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Fort in California. : ORD
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Hints. : CUES
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Little cartoon character. : LULU
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Consumer. : USER
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Well-mannered. : NICE
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Behaves. : ACTS
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Cockney's domicile. : OME
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Of a certain size: Abbr. : MED

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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