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New York Times, Thursday, November 24, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q U W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,312
Across
1. White: Lat. : ALBA
5. Cascades. : FALLS
10. Barrie character. : HOOK
14. Poultry pen. : COOP
15. Shelley's name for himself. : ARIEL
16. Advantage: Colloq. : EDGE
17. Perfectly clean and neat. : INAPPLEPIEORDER
20. Takes away (from). : DETRACTS
21. Handy helper for solvers. : ERASER
22. Flowering plant. : ALOE
23. "Oh, what ___ was Mary . . . " : APAL
24. Ohio city. : MARION
27. Little Polly of rhyme. : FLINDERS
31. Beside the mark. : AMISS
32. Color. : PAINT
33. Came to rest. : LIT
34. Wide-awake. : LIVE
35. Spirited dance. : FLING
36. VIP in music. : DIVA
37. Top of a suit. : ACE
38. Trumpet sound. : BLARE
39. Country quaff. : CIDER
40. Secluded places. : RETREATS
42. The "outs." : LOSERS
43. Comfort. : EASE
44. Lodge. : CAMP
45. Fasten to. : ATTACH
48. Indulgence. : LENIENCE
52. Dessert. : PEACHESANDCREAM
54. Narrow opening. : SLIT
55. Hair cosmetic. : RINSE
56. Wraparound garment. : SARI
57. Farmhouse features. : ELLS
58. Pegasus. : STEED
59. Formerly, old style. : ERST
Down
1. Tart. : ACID
2. Single. : LONE
3. Gravy dish. : BOAT
4. Evaluate. : APPRAISE
5. Eagle's relative. : FALCON
6. Alpine feature. : ARETE
7. Rims. : LIPS
8. Wreath. : LEI
9. Postprandial occupation. : SLEEPING
10. Mercury. : HERALD
11. Chances. : ODDS
12. Molding. : OGEE
13. Author of "Mary, Mary." : KERR
18. Columbus's starting point. : PALOS
19. Praying figure. : ORANT
23. On ___ (level). : ALINE
24. Cheekbone. : MALAR
25. Vestment. : AMICE
26. Metal spike. : RIVET
27. Carnivals. : FAIRS
28. Slur in pronunciation. : ELIDE
29. Tombigbee, for one. : RIVER
30. Fate or destiny. : STARS
32. Table item. : PLATE
35. Light signals. : FLASHERS
36. Scatter. : DISPERSE
38. Lakeshore. : BEACH
39. Funny fellow. : COMIC
41. Does a double take. : REACTS
42. Disembarked. : LANDED
44. Perfume, in a way. : CENSE
45. Chancel area. : APSE
46. Legendary Swiss hero. : TELL
47. Shadow. : TAIL
48. Country way. : LANE
49. Close. : NEAR
50. Coveted raffle prizes. : CARS
51. Give forth. : EMIT
53. Word with down or up. : SIT

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