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New York Times, Tuesday, February 28, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,246
Across
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Hound. : BASSET
7
City called No in the Bible. : THEBES
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17th century dramatist. : MOLIERE
14
Discreet. : PRUDENT
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Eternal. : AGELESS
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Architectural crescent. : LUNETTE
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___ de guerre. : NOM
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Take away (from). : DETRACT
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Common verb form. : ARE
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Tourists' mecca. : ITALY
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The burbot. : CUSK
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Measure. : STEP
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Barrie character. : NANA
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Philistine city. : GATH
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Savage. : FERAL
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Debris. : TRASH
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Indicate. : DENOTE
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Diminutive. : PETITE
33
A form of prayer. : LITANY
34
Dressing gown. : CAMISE
35
Oriental cat. : CIVET
36
Adventurous girl. : ALICE
37
The head. : PATE
38
Furnace. : OVEN
42
Bread, in Italy. : PANE
43
Tendril. : BINE
44
Cheer for an actress. : BRAVA
45
Shoshone. : UTE
46
Principal. : CENTRAL
48
Townsman: Colloq. : CIT
49
Nebraskan city. : LINCOLN
51
Unbreakable substance. : ADAMANT
53
Eulogies. : ENCOMIA
54
State of occupying. : TENANCY
55
Early American home. : TEEPEE
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Compose. : INDITE
Down
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Colombian city. : BOGOTA
2
Former President of Mexico. : ALEMAN
3
Part of RSVP. : SIL
4
Much worn. : SEEDY
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Highlander's tongue. : ERSE
6
Precedent-setting court action. : TESTCASE
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Vehicle. : TRUCK
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Pursue. : HUNT
9
Netherlands commune. : EDE
10
Device in which electrons are accelerated. : BETATRON
11
Earnest plea. : ENTREATY
12
Cathedral structure. : STEEPLE
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___ the street (ordinary person). : MANIN
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Sound of rippling water. : PLASH
19
Old Testament book. : RUTH
22
Trellis. : LATTICE
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Member of a state council. : SENATOR
26
Golden ___. : GATE
27
Entertainment. : FETE
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Become rich, famous, etc. : RISE
30
Jackknife. : DIVE
31
Hill of Rome. : PALATINE
32
Distinction. : EMINENCE
33
Scholarly folk. : LITERATI
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Juliet's house. : CAPULET
35
Insincere talk. : CANT
37
A feather, in zoology. : PINNA
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Unoccupied. : VACANT
40
Make manifest. : EVINCE
41
Smart in appearance. : NATTY
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Misrepresent. : BELIE
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Mild. : BLAND
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Appear. : COME
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Red Sea gulf. : ADEN
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Man in blue. : COP
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Avril, ___, Juin. : MAI

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