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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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Across
1. Leg-of-mutton ___. : SLEEVE
7. What Jacob saw in a dream. : LADDER
13. Substitute of a sort. : STANDIN
14. Multiform. : DIVERSE
15. Foretoken. : PORTEND
16. Exaggerate, on stage. : OVERACT
17. Foreign. : ALIEN
18. Thinker. : MUSER
20. Wall: Fr. : MUR
21. Beloved. : DEAR
22. Real friends. : PALS
23. Virile. : MALE
24. Superlative suffix. : EST
25. Bright. : SUNLIT
27. Genus of willows. : ITEA
28. "Le Coq ___." : DOR
29. ___ publicae (in matters of the state): Lat. : REI
30. Color. : TINT
31. Impassive. : STOLID
34. Something not acceptable. : REJECT
36. Lay up. : STOW
37. Determined. : SET
39. ___ favor (kindly): Span. : POR
40. Buffalo's waterfront. : ERIE
41. Adjective for Old England. : MERRIE
43. Grassland. : LEA
46. Streamlet. : RILL
47. Wedge-shaped part of a hammer head. : PEEN
48. Relative of a floe. : BERG
49. Hoosier writer. : ADE
50. Established. : BASED
52. Smooth, glassy surface. : GLARE
53. Leafstalk. : PETIOLE
55. Covered wagon. : CARAVAN
57. Beseech. : ENTREAT
58. Food. : ALIMENT
59. Longhorns. : STEERS
60. Obvious. : PATENT
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1. Long scarfs. : STOLES
2. Rodeo item. : LARIAT
3. Join. : ENTER
4. Elysium. : EDEN
5. ___ ordinaire, usually claret : VIN
6. Minstrel show performer. : ENDMAN
7. Energetic. : LIVE
8. Asseverate. : AVER
9. German article. : DER
10. Vivid, exciting, etc. : DRAMATIC
11. Edible. : ESCULENT
12. Period of seclusion. : RETREAT
13. Black Lady's symbol. : SPADE
14. Collection of documents on file. : DOSSIER
19. Norse god, skilled on skis. : ULLR
22. Insistence on precise usage of language. : PURISM
23. Official headdress. : MITER
25. Coin of Peru. : SOL
26. Piece of jewelry. : TIEPIN
28. Peg used in carpentry. : DOWEL
31. Harsh-sounding. : STRIDENT
32. Costume. : TOILETTE
33. Describing certain eyes. : DEEPSET
35. Miller of joke book fame. : JOE
36. Woolen blankets used as garments. : SERAPES
38. Baobab. : TREE
42. Porter. : REDCAP
43. Yeast. : LEAVEN
44. Wandering. : ERRANT
45. Emissary. : AGENT
48. Responsibility for a fault. : BLAME
50. Man of the Transvaal. : BOER
51. Ah me! : ALAS
52. Sand. : GRIT
54. Wrath. : IRE
56. ___ king. : ALA

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