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New York Times, Monday, December 13, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,157
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Rebuke : SLAP
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Prank : CAPER
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Kind of dish or effect : SIDE
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Bean : LIMA
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Nimble : AGILE
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Burl : IVES
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Former singing brothers : AMES
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Talmadge : NORMA
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Wyatt : EARP
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Pressures : TENSIONS
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Art : CARNEY
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Beverages : ADES
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Commotion : STIR
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Lunts' milieu : STAGE
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Safekeeping : STORAGE
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Foundation supports : PILES
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Conservative : TORY
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Paper measures: Abbr. : RMS
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Mexican rahs : OLES
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Kind of dance : TAP
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Fractional prefix : SEMI
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Thrice: Prefix : TER
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Twixt 12 and 20 : TEEN
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Harden : STEEL
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Raged : STORMED
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An ___ the ground : EARTO
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Umbrella parts : RIBS
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Lame : HALT
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One-celled animal : AMOEBA
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Isolates : SECLUDES
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Squealed, gang style : SANG
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Weapon : SPEAR
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Current : TIDE
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Broz : TITO
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Gape at : STARE
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"'Twas ___ thus" : EVER
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Soon : ANON
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Gridiron measures : YARDS
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Dispatched : SENT
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Wood strip : SLAT
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Fruit : LIME
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Sobeit : AMEN
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Northwest and others : PASSAGES
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Craft : CANOE
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Greek contests : AGONS
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Moslem saints : PIRS
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Slippery ___ : ELM
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Atomic pile : REACTOR
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Jagged mountain chain : SIERRA
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Russian name : IVAN
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"___ Mable" : DERE
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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Roman date : IDES
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Sprightly : AIRY
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Bus-loaded area : STOP
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Stain : SPOT
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Roof pieces : TILES
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Warn : ALERT
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Position : STAND
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Garson : GREER
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Irish patriot : EMMET
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Missile nest : SILO
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Golf setups : TEES
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Legislative output : STATUTES
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Old N.Y. paper, for short : TRIB
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Consulate's big brother : EMBASSY
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Win acceptance : SELL
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Mount Hood's state : OREGON
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Got wind of : HEARD
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Land holdings : ACRES
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Movie dog : ASTA
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Marjorie of films : MAIN
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Preposition : ONTO
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Scorch : SEAR
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Swan or gainer : DIVE
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Anthony : EDEN
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Mural painter : SERT
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School org. : PTA

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