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New York Times, Friday, February 17, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,235
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Edible fish. : SHAD
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Here and there (in a book): Lat. : PASSIM
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Defeater of Hannibal, 202 B.C. : SCIPIO
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Where Libertyville is. : ILLINOIS
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Shaving need. : LATHER
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Rope fastening. : SLIPKNOT
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Last syllable of a word. : ULTIMA
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First graders. : TOTS
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___ nutshell. : INA
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Glided. : SLID
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Western Indians. : CROWS
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Commotion. : STIR
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Ardent. : HOT
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Karnak attraction. : RUINS
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Weasel. : STOAT
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Second last syllables of words. : PENULTS
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Creamery equipment. : CHURNS
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Winglike parts. : ALAE
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Facial expression. : GRIN
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Member of Eisenhower Cabinet. : HERTER
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Dismayed. : DAUNTED
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Mountain nymph. : OREAD
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Attractive girl. : BELLE
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King in Spain. : REY
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Machine for grinding. : MILL
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Famous Swedish chemist. : NOBEL
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Farm animal. : MULE
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Stowe character. : EVA
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Brian ___, Irish hero. : BORU
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Dodges. : EVADES
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Shroud ropes. : RATLINES
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Tell in detail. : RECITE
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Footwear. : SNEAKERS
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Union members. : STATES
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Fashionable. : DRESSY
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Was under obligation. : OWED
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Seafood favorite. : SCALLOP
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Uriah was one. : HITTITE
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Minute insect. : APHID
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Per ___. : DIEM
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Engine parts. : PISTONS
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Suffers. : ALLOWS
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Openings. : SLITS
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Drinks. : SIPS
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Printery supply. : INK
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Historic warship of 1862. : MONITOR
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Part of the winter street scene. : SLUSH
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Very wise. : ORACULAR
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___ Sea between Italy and Greece. : IONIAN
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Companion of fits. : STARTS
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Church ceremony. : RITE
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Daring deed. : STUNT
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Type of paper. : RULED
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Be prominent. : SHINE
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African province. : NATAL
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Bakery goodies. : CRULLERS
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Big blow. : GALE
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Big hits. : HOMERS
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Armenian capital. : ERIVAN
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Akin. : RELATED
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French composer. : DEBUSSY
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Very learned. : ERUDITE
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Removed. : DELETED
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Baneful insects. : BORERS
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Affirmatives. : YESES
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One of the canonical hours. : NONES
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Tropical bird. : MACAW
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One means of locomotion. : BIKE
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Presidential power. : VETO
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Malay gibbon. : LAR

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