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New York Times, Thursday, November 19, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,768

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Certain households : HAREMS
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Chess pieces : BISHOPS
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Hanger-on : HABITUE
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Arthurian abode : ASTOLAT
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Farm assets : ANIMALS
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Cat : SIAMESE
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Empty : IDLE
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Heating vessels : ETNAS
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Move with care : EASE
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Be situated : LIE
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Slippery one : EEL
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Inside info : TIP
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Directed : SENT
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Indignation : WRATH
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Field of snow : NEVE
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Candidate's plea : REELECT
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Pupil's need : ERASER
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"Thereby hangs a ___" : TALE
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Plant disease : SMUT
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Queer chap : GALOOT
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Dixie river : ALABAMA
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Black : EBON
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Ancient city : SIDON
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Hollywood name : LANA
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Seize : NAB
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Math process: Abbr. : DIV
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Umbrella part : RIB
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Power source: Abbr. : ELEC
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Hinder : DETER
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___ clocks : TIME
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Sun porches : SOLARIA
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Insignificant : NOMINAL
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Handbag décor : INITIAL
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Rival : EMULATE
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What a chef does : SEASONS
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Earth goddess : SEMELE
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More versatile : HANDIER
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Early home of D.D.E. : ABILENE
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Congealed dew : RIME
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Greek letter : ETA
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Farm animal : MULE
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Roman coin : SESTERCE
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Igneous rock : BASALT
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Egyptian goddess : ISIS
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Post: Abbr. : STA
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Payne subject : HOME
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Acid salts : OLEATES
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Inert : PASSIVE
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More excessive : STEEPER
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Acclaims : HAILS
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Adroit : NEAT
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Wyoming range : TETON
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Whip marks : WELTS
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Virile guy : HEMAN
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African area : NATAL
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Tai tribesman : LAO
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Abrade : RUB
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Europeans : SLOVENES
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Beginning : GENESIS
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Calif. seafood : ABALONE
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Flowering plant : LOBELIA
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Mine passage : ADIT
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Nautical, old style : MARINAL
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Vivacious : ANIMATE
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Goals : IDEALS
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White poplar : ABELE
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Popular pets : CATS
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Trumpet call : DIAN
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Tourist mecca : ROME
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Roofing material : TILE
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River: Sp. : RIO
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Silent : MUM

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