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New York Times, Wednesday, February 2, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,017

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Postpone. : REMIT
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Viscount's consort. : PEERESS
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Strauss opera. : SALOME
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Not involving ethics. : NONMORAL
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Native of Canea. : CRETAN
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Precede chronologically. : ANTEDATE
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Icy coating. : RIME
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TV role. : OBRIEN
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German pronoun. : SIE
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Suffix with favor or labor. : ITE
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Cheer for an actress. : BRAVA
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Intimidate. : DAUNT
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Ordinary. : BANAL
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Carnelian. : SARD
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1934 Nobel Prize chemist. : UREY
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Plead. : ENTREAT
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Region of Hardy's "Wessex" novels. : DORSET
34
Hebrew teacher. : RAB
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Encountered. : MET
36
Crawled sinuously. : SNAKED
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What "semper" means. : FOREVER
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City of Normandy. : CAEN
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One of Hera's rivals. : LEDA
46
Act in concert. : UNITE
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Ancient port on Gulf of Aqaba. : ELATH
49
Aid in navigation. : LORAN
51
Do a farmer's job. : TED
52
Bandicoot. : RAT
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Prepared copy. : EDITED
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Brilliancy. : FIRE
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Dreamer. : IDEALIST
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Elizabeth I, to the poets. : ORIANA
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Affectionate. : SISTERLY
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Piece of mail. : POSTAL
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Covenant of a kind. : ENTENTE
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One of the words "on the wall." : TEKEL
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New Jersey river. : RARITAN
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Factor. : ELEMENT
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Speck of dust. : MOTE
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"___ Big Girl Now." : IMA
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Purport. : TENOR
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Dagger. : PONIARD
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Correct a text. : EMEND
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Relative of a yard. : ROD
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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Imitation silk fabric. : SATINET
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Winter weather descriptive. : SLEETY
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Journalist. : SCRIBE
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City in Estonia. : NARVA
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Fiber for ropes. : BAST
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Lacking kindliness. : BLEAK
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Noted name in literature. : AUSTEN
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Downright. : ARRANT
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Major-___. : DOMO
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Hero of "Green Mansions." : ABEL
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TV term. : RERUN
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Foe of the Crusaders. : SALADIN
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Teener's "most wonderful." : NEATEST
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Rouget ___. : DELISLE
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Passenger's concern. : FARE
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Impair. : VITIATE
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Timeless. : ETERNAL
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Term in card playing. : REDEAL
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Shade of red. : CERISE
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Slightly balmy. : DOTTY
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First name in the theater. : HELEN
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Accept formally. : ADOPT
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Slangy term for gossip. : DIRT
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University at Nashville. : FISK
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Consumed. : ATE
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Fish dish. : ROE

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