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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 Down
1. Hound. : BASSET
7. City called No in the Bible. : THEBES
13. 17th century dramatist. : MOLIERE
14. Discreet. : PRUDENT
15. Eternal. : AGELESS
16. Architectural crescent. : LUNETTE
17. ___ de guerre. : NOM
18. Take away (from). : DETRACT
20. Common verb form. : ARE
21. Tourists' mecca. : ITALY
23. The burbot. : CUSK
24. Measure. : STEP
25. Barrie character. : NANA
26. Philistine city. : GATH
27. Savage. : FERAL
28. Debris. : TRASH
30. Indicate. : DENOTE
31. 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
56. Compose. : INDITE
1. Colombian city. : BOGOTA
2. Former President of Mexico. : ALEMAN
3. Part of RSVP. : SIL
4. Much worn. : SEEDY
5. Highlander's tongue. : ERSE
6. Precedent-setting court action. : TESTCASE
7. Vehicle. : TRUCK
8. Pursue. : HUNT
9. Netherlands commune. : EDE
10. Device in which electrons are accelerated. : BETATRON
11. Earnest plea. : ENTREATY
12. Cathedral structure. : STEEPLE
13. ___ the street (ordinary person). : MANIN
14. Sound of rippling water. : PLASH
19. Old Testament book. : RUTH
22. Trellis. : LATTICE
24. Member of a state council. : SENATOR
26. Golden ___. : GATE
27. Entertainment. : FETE
29. Become rich, famous, etc. : RISE
30. Jackknife. : DIVE
31. Hill of Rome. : PALATINE
32. Distinction. : EMINENCE
33. Scholarly folk. : LITERATI
34. Juliet's house. : CAPULET
35. Insincere talk. : CANT
37. A feather, in zoology. : PINNA
39. Unoccupied. : VACANT
40. Make manifest. : EVINCE
41. Smart in appearance. : NATTY
43. Misrepresent. : BELIE
44. Mild. : BLAND
46. Appear. : COME
47. Red Sea gulf. : ADEN
50. Man in blue. : COP
52. Avril, ___, Juin. : MAI

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