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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
Across
1. Edible fish. : SHAD
5. Here and there (in a book): Lat. : PASSIM
11. Defeater of Hannibal, 202 B.C. : SCIPIO
13. Where Libertyville is. : ILLINOIS
16. Shaving need. : LATHER
17. Rope fastening. : SLIPKNOT
18. Last syllable of a word. : ULTIMA
19. First graders. : TOTS
20. ___ nutshell. : INA
21. Glided. : SLID
22. Western Indians. : CROWS
24. Commotion. : STIR
25. Ardent. : HOT
26. Karnak attraction. : RUINS
27. Weasel. : STOAT
28. Second last syllables of words. : PENULTS
30. Creamery equipment. : CHURNS
31. Winglike parts. : ALAE
32. Facial expression. : GRIN
33. Member of Eisenhower Cabinet. : HERTER
36. Dismayed. : DAUNTED
39. Mountain nymph. : OREAD
40. Attractive girl. : BELLE
41. King in Spain. : REY
43. Machine for grinding. : MILL
44. Famous Swedish chemist. : NOBEL
45. Farm animal. : MULE
46. Stowe character. : EVA
47. Brian ___, Irish hero. : BORU
48. Dodges. : EVADES
50. Shroud ropes. : RATLINES
52. Tell in detail. : RECITE
53. Footwear. : SNEAKERS
54. Union members. : STATES
55. Fashionable. : DRESSY
56. Was under obligation. : OWED
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1. Seafood favorite. : SCALLOP
2. Uriah was one. : HITTITE
3. Minute insect. : APHID
4. Per ___. : DIEM
5. Engine parts. : PISTONS
6. Suffers. : ALLOWS
7. Openings. : SLITS
8. Drinks. : SIPS
9. Printery supply. : INK
10. Historic warship of 1862. : MONITOR
11. Part of the winter street scene. : SLUSH
12. Very wise. : ORACULAR
14. ___ Sea between Italy and Greece. : IONIAN
15. Companion of fits. : STARTS
23. Church ceremony. : RITE
24. Daring deed. : STUNT
26. Type of paper. : RULED
27. Be prominent. : SHINE
29. African province. : NATAL
30. Bakery goodies. : CRULLERS
32. Big blow. : GALE
33. Big hits. : HOMERS
34. Armenian capital. : ERIVAN
35. Akin. : RELATED
36. French composer. : DEBUSSY
37. Very learned. : ERUDITE
38. Removed. : DELETED
40. Baneful insects. : BORERS
42. Affirmatives. : YESES
44. One of the canonical hours. : NONES
45. Tropical bird. : MACAW
47. One means of locomotion. : BIKE
49. Presidential power. : VETO
51. Malay gibbon. : LAR

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