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New York Times, Thursday, January 2, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,082
Across
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Prohibit. : DEBAR
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Shepherd king. : DAVID
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Bridge holdings. : TENACES
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Penzance people. : PIRATES
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Border lake. : ONTARIO
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Perturb. : AGITATE
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Ogre's word. : FIE
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Angered. : ENRAGED
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Civil War name. : LEE
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Commuter's concern. : FARES
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Tropical trees. : EBOS
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Erie R. R. speculator. : FISK
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Mistake. : SLIP
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Haggard's Ayesha. : SHE
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Goodies. : TREATS
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Small cuttings. : SNIPPETS
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Sea birds. : ERNS
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Chinese sauce. : SOYA
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Trolley. : TRAM
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In-the-bucket item. : DROP
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Visionaries. : DREAMERS
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Degrees. : GRADES
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Eye. : ORB
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Require. : NEED
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Split. : RIVE
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Ring. : PEAL
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Ringo. : STARR
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Hail. : AVE
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Name for New Hampshire. : GRANITE
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Meadow. : LEA
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Spanish women. : SENORAS
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Zero. : NOTHING
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Confection. : PRALINE
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Tumblers. : GLASSES
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Specialized talk. : SLANG
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Latvia natives. : LETTS
Down
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Peter made three. : DENIALS
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Join the fun. : ENTERIN
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Meadow sound. : BAA
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Sheridan's Bob ___. : ACRES
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Check. : REIN
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Compendium. : DIGEST
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Dry. : ARID
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Keeve. : VAT
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Marconi, for one. : ITALIAN
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Abhors. : DETESTS
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British dandies. : TOFFS
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Disgruntled guy. : SOREHEAD
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Half a Samoan port. : PAGO
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Looks for. : SEEKS
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Support. : ABET
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Incident. : EPISODE
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Turbulence. : FERMENT
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Agent. : SPY
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Paper unit. : REAM
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English poet. : POPE
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Silver. : STERLING
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Mortar-mixing device. : RAB
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Golf clubs. : DRIVERS
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"Show Boat" character. : RAVENAL
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Horse. : ROAN
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Forceful writer. : REALIST
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Tranquil expanses. : SERENES
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Understand. : GRASP
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Leaped up. : SPRANG
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Becomes dull. : DRAGS
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Comfort. : EASE
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Bristles. : SETAE
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Smile. : GRIN
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Kind of road. : TOLL
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Palm leaf. : OLA
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Presidential initials. : HST

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