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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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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,499
Across
1. Web of confusion. : MAZE
5. Spotted rodents. : PACAS
10. Tyler's successor. : POLK
14. Bath's river. : AVON
15. Friendly relations. : AMITY
16. Playwright Nichols' hero. : ABIE
17. Madrigal. : SONG
18. Horn sounds. : TOOTS
19. Feminine title : DAME
20. Garment. : SWEATER
22. Timeless. : ETERNAL
24. Indiana steel city. : GARY
25. Biblical peak. : NEBO
26. Contemporary. : MODERN
29. Reprove mildly. : ADMONISH
33. Poetic time. : EVE
34. Asian hardwood tree. : NARRA
36. Valley of Argolis. : NEMEA
37. Creates an uproar. : DINS
39. Divers. : LOONS
41. Without: Fr. : SANS
42. Novelist Loos. : ANITA
44. Michaelmas daisy. : ASTER
46. Political monogram. : GOP
47. Beverage. : LEMONADE
49. Candles. : TAPERS
51. Mountain peak: It. : CIMA
52. Roof edge. : EAVE
53. Reserve. : BACKLOG
56. Ineffectual. : USELESS
60. Spanish cooking pot. : OLLA
61. Straight: Prefix. : RECTI
63. Von Bismarck. : OTTO
64. German song. : LIED
65. Inward. : ENTAD
66. Campus figure. : PROF
67. ___ duck. : LAME
68. American novelist. : STOWE
69. Month: Abbr. : SEPT
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1. Majority. : MASS
2. Confess. : AVOW
3. Time belt. : ZONE
4. Pledge oneself. : ENGAGE
5. Fatherly. : PATERNAL
6. Author Cleveland. : AMORY
7. Labor group. : CIO
8. Bridesmaid. : ATTENDANT
9. TV network. : SYSTEM
10. Italian innkeepers. : PADRONES
11. Scottish tourist resort. : OBAN
12. S. American capital. : LIMA
13. Ship's chief timber. : KEEL
21. Mountain pool. : TARN
23. Inky. : EBON
26. Decoration. : MEDAL
27. Sheeplike. : OVINE
28. Fabric. : DENIM
29. Presented itself. : AROSE
30. Typical example. : IMAGE
31. Caballero. : SENOR
32. Door fasteners. : HASPS
35. Menace of stagecoach days. : ROADAGENT
38. Enclosure of a sort. : STOCKADE
40. Annul. : SETASIDE
43. Dye plant. : ANIL
45. Talk wildly. : RAVE
48. Ovid's works. : AMORES
50. Tragic son of Tantalus. : PELOPS
52. ___ Springs, 1781 battle site. : EUTAW
53. Plant pod. : BOLL
54. Inter ___. : ALIA
55. Lady Churchill's nickname. : CLEM
57. Basic French verb. : ETRE
58. Intercept. : STOP
59. Yielding. : SOFT
62. Concerto: Abbr. : CTO

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