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New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 1
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Little fish. : SPRAT
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Football plays. : PASSES
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Asian capital. : TEHERAN
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Senseless. : IDIOTIC
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Dixie river. : ALABAMA
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City in Spain. : CORDOBA
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Laboratory substance. : SERUM
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From: Ger. : VON
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More judicious. : SANER
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Begone! : SCAT
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Palatable. : SAPID
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Title of respect. : SIRE
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Siouan Indian. : OTO
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Pulpwood trees. : SPRUCES
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Islet. : AIT
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Condiment containers. : SHAKERS
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Miracle foods. : MANNAS
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In the place of. : VICE
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Comic strip character. : POGO
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Hidden. : COVERT
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Of a symbol. : TOTEMIC
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Exist. : ARE
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Cairn, for one. : TERRIER
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Slander, à la political campaigns. : MUD
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Receptacles. : BINS
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Means of controlling. : REINS
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Remarkable variable star. : MIRA
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Water plant. : LOTUS
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Humble abode. : COT
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Strong man. : TITAN
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Hard to define. : ELUSIVE
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Rival. : EMULATE
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Tampico attire. : SERAPES
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Discounts. : REBATES
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Realizes: Colloq. : SENSES
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Declines. : WANES
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Culls. : SELECTS
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Man of Memphis. : PHARAOH
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Contradict. : REBUT
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Ancient Syria. : ARAM
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Headwear item. : TAM
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Pulitzer prize play. : PICNIC
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Stir. : ADO
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Men of rank. : SIRS
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Frothy concoctions. : SODAS
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Shelley, when young. : ETONIAN
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Figuratively, a cold place. : SIBERIA
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Italian poet. : TASSO
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Region of Spain. : NAVARRE
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Galley marks. : CARETS
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Musical term, often abbreviated. : OPUS
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Shade. : SPECTER
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Reduces in rank. : DEMOTES
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Petticoat. : SKIRT
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Wiser. : SAGER
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Supplication. : AVE
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Case, in grammar: Abbr. : NOM
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Gundog. : POINTER
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Parts of bridges. : CABLES
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Songbirds. : ORIOLES
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Brave. : VENTURE
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Concert number. : TRIO
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Ape. : IMITATE
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Men of the cloth. : CURATES
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Pupils' favorite. : RECESS
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Men of Elsinore. : DANES
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Lazy ___. : SUSAN
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City of the Sforzas. : MILAN
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Tastes. : SIPS
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Band instrument. : TUBA
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Shape of 15 Down. : VEE
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Feline cry. : MEW

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