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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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1. Santa ___. : CRUZ
5. Envelope part. : FLAP
9. Boston name. : CABOT
14. Show business name. : HOPE
15. "Green Mansions" heroine. : RIMA
16. Kind of molding. : OGIVE
17. Pays off, via a sinking fund. : AMORTIZES
19. More reasonable. : SANER
20. Drift. : TENOR
21. Pangolins. : ANTEATERS
23. Way of doing. : HOW
25. Help wanted! : SOS
26. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
27. Sounding sweet. : MELODIC
31. Sounds of surprise. : OHS
33. Sloth, two-toed. : UNAU
34. Kind of soup. : TOMATO
37. B'way nickname. : FLO
40. Time. : FOURTHDIMENSION
43. Sports place: Abbr. : FLD
44. Car appurtenance. : HEATER
45. Advantage. : EDGE
46. Son of Odin. : TYR
47. Innocent. : SINLESS
49. Name in lights. : STAR
52. Kind of tide. : EBB
55. College in Iowa. : COE
56. Baseball maneuver. : HITANDRUN
59. Musical group. : OCTET
63. Villa or shack. : ABODE
64. Adjust to circumstances. : ORIENTATE
66. Freshen. : RENEW
67. Men in blue. : UMPS
68. Caen's river. : ORNE
69. Attired: Poet. : DREST
70. Famous cartoonist. : NAST
71. Go far and wide. : ROAM
1. Wheatear. : CHAT
2. City on 50 Down. : ROME
3. Immediately after. : UPON
4. Time for action. : ZEROHOUR
5. Weekday: Abbr. : FRI
6. Girl of song. : LIZA
7. Sounds of concurrence. : AMENS
8. Italian meal. : PASTO
9. ___ Nostra. : COSA
10. Certain stones. : AGATES
11. Father of I.Q. : BINET
12. Open. : OVERT
13. To the point. : TERSE
18. Stepped. : TROD
22. Recondite. : ESOTERIC
24. Shriveled. : WITHERED
27. Any bungling action. : MUFF
28. Suffix in chemistry. : ENOL
29. Extol. : LAUD
30. Musical term. : CODA
32. Term of endearment. : HON
35. Famous university. : MIT
36. Town in Iowa. : AMES
37. Bona ___. : FIDE
38. Wood. : LOGS
39. People. : ONES
41. Your: Poet. : THY
42. Gearshift lever. : SELECTOR
46. "Hot Stove League" activities. : TRADES
48. Time. : NOON
49. Archaeological find. : SHARD
50. Famous waterway. : TIBER
51. ___ time. : ATONE
53. Famous columnist. : BROUN
54. Where Mandalay is. : BURMA
57. Salamander. : NEWT
58. Moves quickly (off). : NIPS
60. Elephant's-ear. : TARO
61. Sight from Taormina. : ETNA
62. Abound. : TEEM
65. Time, in N. Y. : EST

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