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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
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White: Lat. : ALBA
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Cascades. : FALLS
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Barrie character. : HOOK
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Poultry pen. : COOP
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Shelley's name for himself. : ARIEL
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Advantage: Colloq. : EDGE
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Perfectly clean and neat. : INAPPLEPIEORDER
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Takes away (from). : DETRACTS
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Handy helper for solvers. : ERASER
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Flowering plant. : ALOE
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"Oh, what ___ was Mary . . . " : APAL
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Ohio city. : MARION
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Little Polly of rhyme. : FLINDERS
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Beside the mark. : AMISS
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Color. : PAINT
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Came to rest. : LIT
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Wide-awake. : LIVE
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Spirited dance. : FLING
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VIP in music. : DIVA
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Top of a suit. : ACE
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Trumpet sound. : BLARE
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Country quaff. : CIDER
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Secluded places. : RETREATS
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The "outs." : LOSERS
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Comfort. : EASE
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Lodge. : CAMP
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Fasten to. : ATTACH
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Indulgence. : LENIENCE
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Dessert. : PEACHESANDCREAM
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Narrow opening. : SLIT
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Hair cosmetic. : RINSE
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Wraparound garment. : SARI
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Farmhouse features. : ELLS
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Pegasus. : STEED
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Formerly, old style. : ERST
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Tart. : ACID
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Single. : LONE
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Gravy dish. : BOAT
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Evaluate. : APPRAISE
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Eagle's relative. : FALCON
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Alpine feature. : ARETE
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Rims. : LIPS
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Wreath. : LEI
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Postprandial occupation. : SLEEPING
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Mercury. : HERALD
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Chances. : ODDS
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Molding. : OGEE
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Author of "Mary, Mary." : KERR
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Columbus's starting point. : PALOS
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Praying figure. : ORANT
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On ___ (level). : ALINE
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Cheekbone. : MALAR
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Vestment. : AMICE
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Metal spike. : RIVET
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Carnivals. : FAIRS
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Slur in pronunciation. : ELIDE
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Tombigbee, for one. : RIVER
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Fate or destiny. : STARS
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Table item. : PLATE
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Light signals. : FLASHERS
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Scatter. : DISPERSE
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Lakeshore. : BEACH
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Funny fellow. : COMIC
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Does a double take. : REACTS
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Disembarked. : LANDED
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Perfume, in a way. : CENSE
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Chancel area. : APSE
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Legendary Swiss hero. : TELL
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Shadow. : TAIL
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Country way. : LANE
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Close. : NEAR
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Coveted raffle prizes. : CARS
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Give forth. : EMIT
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Word with down or up. : SIT

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