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New York Times, Wednesday, January 12, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Berber tribesman. : RIFF
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Suns oneself. : BASKS
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Bit. : ATOM
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Top-notcher. : ONER
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___ go. : LETIT
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Used up. : GONE
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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Political center in anc. Greece. : AGORA
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Gounod forte. : ARIA
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Gift of finding valuable things unsought. : SERENDIPITY
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Style: Fr. : TON
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Charges. : FEES
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Pressing. : URGENT
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Shafts. : ARROWS
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Ankles. : TARSI
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Clods. : BOORS
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Preserve. : CURE
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Qui ___? (who goes there?). : VALA
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She: Sp. : ELLA
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Chopin and others. : POLES
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Black: Poet. : EBON
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Archery expert in legend. : TELL
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Deprivation. : LOSS
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African capital. : CAIRO
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Asian capital. : LHASA
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Playful: Poet. : WANTON
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Color. : RUSSET
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Jejune. : ARID
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Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
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Suitcase. : PORTMANTEAU
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Opera name. : BING
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Noted persons. : NAMES
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Exclamation. : ALAS
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"___ lovely day . . . " : ITSA
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Wine buckets. : ICERS
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U.S. composer. : KERN
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Tinted. : DYED
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Perfume. : CENSE
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In any case. : EVER
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Certain kings. : ROIS
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Concerning. : INRE
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Smith Island cape. : FEAR
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Battles royal. : FREEFORALLS
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Dashing young men. : BLADES
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Athena's shield. : AEGIS
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Sojourn. : STOP
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Wood used in Japanese cabinetry. : KIRI
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Heights. : STATURES
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Moslem VIP. : AGA
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German cake. : TORTE
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Seasoning. : ONION
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Had in mind. : MEANT
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Radio program. : NEWS
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Periods of time: Abbr. : YRS
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Co-operation of a sort. : GIVEANDTAKE
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Support. : ABET
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Function. : ROLE
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Bagel. : ROLL
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Oil center. : TULSA
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Greek god. : ARES
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Bird sounds. : COOS
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"___ of all right." : ABIT
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Monk parrot. : LORO
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Presently. : ANON
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Idealistic. : PLATONIC
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Raise ___. : CAIN
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Wise: Colloq. : HEP
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Food fish. : WRASSE
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Fanatical. : RABID
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Agreement. : UNITY
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Judgment. : SENSE
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U.S. citizens: Abbr. : AMERS
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Watercourse. : RACE
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Government employes. : TMEN
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Height: Abbr. : ELEV
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European river. : AARE
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Armed forces branch. : USNR
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Go about idly. : GAD

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