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New York Times, Tuesday, October 29, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,017
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Santa ___. : CRUZ
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Envelope part. : FLAP
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Boston name. : CABOT
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Show business name. : HOPE
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"Green Mansions" heroine. : RIMA
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Kind of molding. : OGIVE
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Pays off, via a sinking fund. : AMORTIZES
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More reasonable. : SANER
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Drift. : TENOR
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Pangolins. : ANTEATERS
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Way of doing. : HOW
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Help wanted! : SOS
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Sounding sweet. : MELODIC
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Sounds of surprise. : OHS
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Sloth, two-toed. : UNAU
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Kind of soup. : TOMATO
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B'way nickname. : FLO
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Time. : FOURTHDIMENSION
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Sports place: Abbr. : FLD
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Car appurtenance. : HEATER
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Advantage. : EDGE
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Son of Odin. : TYR
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Innocent. : SINLESS
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Name in lights. : STAR
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Kind of tide. : EBB
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College in Iowa. : COE
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Baseball maneuver. : HITANDRUN
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Musical group. : OCTET
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Villa or shack. : ABODE
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Adjust to circumstances. : ORIENTATE
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Freshen. : RENEW
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Men in blue. : UMPS
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Attired: Poet. : DREST
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Famous cartoonist. : NAST
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Go far and wide. : ROAM
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Wheatear. : CHAT
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City on 50 Down. : ROME
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Immediately after. : UPON
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Time for action. : ZEROHOUR
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Weekday: Abbr. : FRI
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Girl of song. : LIZA
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Sounds of concurrence. : AMENS
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Italian meal. : PASTO
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___ Nostra. : COSA
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Certain stones. : AGATES
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Father of I.Q. : BINET
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Open. : OVERT
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To the point. : TERSE
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Stepped. : TROD
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Recondite. : ESOTERIC
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Shriveled. : WITHERED
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Any bungling action. : MUFF
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Suffix in chemistry. : ENOL
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Extol. : LAUD
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Musical term. : CODA
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Term of endearment. : HON
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Famous university. : MIT
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Town in Iowa. : AMES
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Bona ___. : FIDE
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Wood. : LOGS
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People. : ONES
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Your: Poet. : THY
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Gearshift lever. : SELECTOR
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"Hot Stove League" activities. : TRADES
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Time. : NOON
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Archaeological find. : SHARD
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Famous waterway. : TIBER
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___ time. : ATONE
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Famous columnist. : BROUN
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Where Mandalay is. : BURMA
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Salamander. : NEWT
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Moves quickly (off). : NIPS
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Elephant's-ear. : TARO
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Sight from Taormina. : ETNA
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Abound. : TEEM
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Time, in N. Y. : EST

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