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New York Times, Thursday, April 4, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,995
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Cheetahs. : CATS
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Wine cask. : BUTT
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Part of a spur. : ROWEL
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Athenian landmark. : ACROPOLIS
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January, in Spain. : ENERO
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Words sung at a wedding. : PROMISEME
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Race of Norse gods. : VANIR
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Boring. : TEDIOUS
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Still, for short. : THO
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Big Cassino. : TEN
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Wine cask. : TUN
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O. T. book. : PSALMS
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Poincianas. : TREES
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U. S. A. : THESTATES
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Box score item. : RUNS
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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City in Last Chance Gulch. : HELENA
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Common suffix. : ENT
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___ Desert, Arizona. : PAINTED
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Stir. : ADO
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Attacked, as Troy. : SIEGED
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Bushy clump. : TOD
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Ideal spot. : EDEN
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Item in steelmaking. : SCRAPIRON
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Scottish river. : CLYDE
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Trend or course. : STREAM
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Cinnabar. : ORE
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Indulge in a sport. : SKI
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Volcanic output. : ASH
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Irritate. : PROVOKE
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Do away with. : ANNUL
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Precipitation. : RAINWATER
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Utter. : TOTAL
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Family tree entries. : ANCESTORS
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Anthology item. : STORY
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"___ off!" : HATS
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Feudal slave. : ESNE
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After Comdr. : CAPT
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Subdivision measure. : ACRE
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Walked over. : TROD
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Anthropod segments. : SOMITES
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Navy man. : BOSUN
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Diminutive suffixes. : ULES
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Dickens character. : TIM
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African pest. : TSETSE
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Mutinied. : REVOLTED
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___ bet. : ONA
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Kept company. : WENTSTEADY
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Shallowest Great Lake. : ERIE
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Desolate, old style. : LORN
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Devout. : PIOUS
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Bungled: Colloq. : HASHED
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Vision. : PHANTOM
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Wrong: Prefix. : MAL
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Part of a wig. : TRESS
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Written in an ancient alphabet. : RUNIC
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Discusses. : ENTERSINTO
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French pronoun. : TOI
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Over. : ENDED
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French river. : SAONE
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Part of an audience. : LADIES
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Pre-football game gathering. : PEPRALLY
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Weight unit. : TON
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Narrow ship channel. : GAT
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Promote. : ELEVATE
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Sound at 36 Down. : RAHRAH
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Exults. : CROWS
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Village near Verdun. : ORNES
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Weekdays: Abbr. : SATS
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Harness hitch. : KNOT
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Early Britisher. : PICT
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Indians. : OTOS
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"Sunny" man. : KERN
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Nasser's concern. : UAR
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Santa ___, California. : ANA

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