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New York Times, Wednesday, February 17, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F H K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Leg-of-mutton ___. : SLEEVE
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What Jacob saw in a dream. : LADDER
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Substitute of a sort. : STANDIN
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Multiform. : DIVERSE
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Foretoken. : PORTEND
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Exaggerate, on stage. : OVERACT
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Foreign. : ALIEN
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Thinker. : MUSER
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Wall: Fr. : MUR
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Beloved. : DEAR
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Real friends. : PALS
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Virile. : MALE
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Superlative suffix. : EST
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Bright. : SUNLIT
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Genus of willows. : ITEA
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"Le Coq ___." : DOR
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___ publicae (in matters of the state): Lat. : REI
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Color. : TINT
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Impassive. : STOLID
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Something not acceptable. : REJECT
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Lay up. : STOW
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Determined. : SET
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___ favor (kindly): Span. : POR
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Buffalo's waterfront. : ERIE
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Adjective for Old England. : MERRIE
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Grassland. : LEA
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Streamlet. : RILL
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Wedge-shaped part of a hammer head. : PEEN
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Relative of a floe. : BERG
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Hoosier writer. : ADE
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Established. : BASED
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Smooth, glassy surface. : GLARE
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Leafstalk. : PETIOLE
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Covered wagon. : CARAVAN
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Beseech. : ENTREAT
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Food. : ALIMENT
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Longhorns. : STEERS
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Obvious. : PATENT
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Long scarfs. : STOLES
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Rodeo item. : LARIAT
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Join. : ENTER
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Elysium. : EDEN
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___ ordinaire, usually claret : VIN
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Minstrel show performer. : ENDMAN
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Energetic. : LIVE
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Asseverate. : AVER
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German article. : DER
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Vivid, exciting, etc. : DRAMATIC
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Edible. : ESCULENT
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Period of seclusion. : RETREAT
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Black Lady's symbol. : SPADE
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Collection of documents on file. : DOSSIER
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Norse god, skilled on skis. : ULLR
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Insistence on precise usage of language. : PURISM
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Official headdress. : MITER
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Coin of Peru. : SOL
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Piece of jewelry. : TIEPIN
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Peg used in carpentry. : DOWEL
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Harsh-sounding. : STRIDENT
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Costume. : TOILETTE
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Describing certain eyes. : DEEPSET
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Miller of joke book fame. : JOE
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Woolen blankets used as garments. : SERAPES
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Baobab. : TREE
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Porter. : REDCAP
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Yeast. : LEAVEN
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Wandering. : ERRANT
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Emissary. : AGENT
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Responsibility for a fault. : BLAME
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Man of the Transvaal. : BOER
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Ah me! : ALAS
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Sand. : GRIT
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Wrath. : IRE
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___ king. : ALA

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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