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New York Times, Monday, October 24, 1960

Author:
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Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.38)
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Across
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Simplest. : MEREST
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Part of a heating plant. : BOILER
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Car gear. : REVERSE
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Newspaper enterprise, for example. : CRUSADE
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Studio. : ATELIER
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Type of restaurant. : AUTOMAT
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Constellation ___ Major. : CANIS
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Kind of meat. : MINCE
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Times of day. : PMS
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Or ___. : ELSE
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Cocktail ingredient. : BITTERS
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Flash floods. : SPATES
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Twenty. : SCORE
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Peer Gynt's mother. : ASE
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River into the Baltic. : ODER
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Abductor of Helen of Troy. : PARIS
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Contemporary prince. : CHARLES
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Pluto and Saturn. : PLANETS
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Large eel. : MORAY
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Secular. : LAIC
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Letter. : GEE
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Rose-red dye. : EOSIN
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Put a spigot on. : TAPPED
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Political TV programs. : DEBATES
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Famous round-the-world flier. : ODOM
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Annoy. : IRK
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Type of market. : SUPER
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Positive pole. : ANODE
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Imitation fur. : SEALINE
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British title. : BARONET
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Cowboy's gear. : LARIATS
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Run. : OPERATE
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Lochinvar's lady and others. : ELLENS
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Ferments. : YEASTS
Down
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Gold or silver. : METAL
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Balances. : EVENS
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Depends (on). : RELIES
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Mythical apple-tosser. : ERIS
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Direction. : SSE
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So-called "white ants." : TERMITES
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One-time king of Scotland. : BRUCE
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Where Pioneer V is. : OUTERSPACE
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Word element meaning "equal." : ISO
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Relative of a torch. : LAMP
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Kind of cheese. : EDAM
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Soaks, as flax. : RETS
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Cape on Newfoundland. : RACE
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Outside angles. : CANTS
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Road built by Caesar's army. : ITER
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Ordered. : BADE
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Scrutinize. : SCAN
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Language of Easter Island. : POLYNESIAN
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Where Astoria is: Abbr. : OREG
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Baptism, for example. : RITE
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Basic Latin verb. : ESSE
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Highest point. : ACME
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Get out! : SHOO
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Handles of pitchers. : EARS
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Incursion. : RAID
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Eisenhower was one. : PAPERBOY
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Rims. : LIPS
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Recently. : LATE
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Supplies for recorders. : TAPES
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Cheerful givers. : DONORS
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Baseball plays. : BUNTS
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Memorable Oscar winner, 1939. : DONAT
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Author of "Golden Boy." : ODETS
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Apportion. : METE
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Man or Wight. : ISLE
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Genuine. : REAL
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___ Marx. : KARL
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22 sq. mi. for Manhattan. : AREA
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Former U. N. parsonage. : LIE
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Primate. : APE

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