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New York Times, Wednesday, November 8, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Web of confusion. : MAZE
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Spotted rodents. : PACAS
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Tyler's successor. : POLK
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Bath's river. : AVON
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Friendly relations. : AMITY
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Playwright Nichols' hero. : ABIE
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Madrigal. : SONG
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Horn sounds. : TOOTS
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Feminine title : DAME
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Garment. : SWEATER
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Timeless. : ETERNAL
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Indiana steel city. : GARY
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Biblical peak. : NEBO
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Contemporary. : MODERN
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Reprove mildly. : ADMONISH
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Poetic time. : EVE
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Asian hardwood tree. : NARRA
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Valley of Argolis. : NEMEA
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Creates an uproar. : DINS
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Divers. : LOONS
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Novelist Loos. : ANITA
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Michaelmas daisy. : ASTER
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Political monogram. : GOP
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Beverage. : LEMONADE
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Candles. : TAPERS
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Mountain peak: It. : CIMA
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Roof edge. : EAVE
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Reserve. : BACKLOG
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Ineffectual. : USELESS
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Spanish cooking pot. : OLLA
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Straight: Prefix. : RECTI
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Von Bismarck. : OTTO
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German song. : LIED
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Inward. : ENTAD
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Campus figure. : PROF
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___ duck. : LAME
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American novelist. : STOWE
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Month: Abbr. : SEPT
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Majority. : MASS
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Confess. : AVOW
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Time belt. : ZONE
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Pledge oneself. : ENGAGE
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Fatherly. : PATERNAL
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Author Cleveland. : AMORY
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Labor group. : CIO
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Bridesmaid. : ATTENDANT
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TV network. : SYSTEM
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Italian innkeepers. : PADRONES
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Scottish tourist resort. : OBAN
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S. American capital. : LIMA
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Ship's chief timber. : KEEL
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Mountain pool. : TARN
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Inky. : EBON
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Decoration. : MEDAL
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Fabric. : DENIM
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Presented itself. : AROSE
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Typical example. : IMAGE
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Caballero. : SENOR
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Door fasteners. : HASPS
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Menace of stagecoach days. : ROADAGENT
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Enclosure of a sort. : STOCKADE
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Annul. : SETASIDE
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Dye plant. : ANIL
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Talk wildly. : RAVE
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Ovid's works. : AMORES
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Tragic son of Tantalus. : PELOPS
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___ Springs, 1781 battle site. : EUTAW
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Plant pod. : BOLL
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Lady Churchill's nickname. : CLEM
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Basic French verb. : ETRE
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Intercept. : STOP
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Yielding. : SOFT
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Concerto: Abbr. : CTO

Answer summary: 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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