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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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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,430
Across
1. Little fish. : SPRAT
6. Football plays. : PASSES
12. Asian capital. : TEHERAN
14. Senseless. : IDIOTIC
16. Dixie river. : ALABAMA
17. City in Spain. : CORDOBA
18. Laboratory substance. : SERUM
19. From: Ger. : VON
21. More judicious. : SANER
22. Begone! : SCAT
23. Palatable. : SAPID
25. Title of respect. : SIRE
26. Siouan Indian. : OTO
27. Pulpwood trees. : SPRUCES
29. Islet. : AIT
30. Condiment containers. : SHAKERS
32. Miracle foods. : MANNAS
34. In the place of. : VICE
35. Comic strip character. : POGO
36. Hidden. : COVERT
39. Of a symbol. : TOTEMIC
42. Exist. : ARE
43. Cairn, for one. : TERRIER
45. Slander, à la political campaigns. : MUD
47. Receptacles. : BINS
49. Means of controlling. : REINS
50. Remarkable variable star. : MIRA
51. Water plant. : LOTUS
53. Humble abode. : COT
54. Strong man. : TITAN
55. Hard to define. : ELUSIVE
57. Rival. : EMULATE
59. Tampico attire. : SERAPES
60. Discounts. : REBATES
61. Realizes: Colloq. : SENSES
62. Declines. : WANES
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1. Culls. : SELECTS
2. Man of Memphis. : PHARAOH
3. Contradict. : REBUT
4. Ancient Syria. : ARAM
5. Headwear item. : TAM
6. Pulitzer prize play. : PICNIC
7. Stir. : ADO
8. Men of rank. : SIRS
9. Frothy concoctions. : SODAS
10. Shelley, when young. : ETONIAN
11. Figuratively, a cold place. : SIBERIA
12. Italian poet. : TASSO
13. Region of Spain. : NAVARRE
15. Galley marks. : CARETS
20. Musical term, often abbreviated. : OPUS
23. Shade. : SPECTER
24. Reduces in rank. : DEMOTES
27. Petticoat. : SKIRT
28. Wiser. : SAGER
31. Supplication. : AVE
33. Case, in grammar: Abbr. : NOM
35. Gundog. : POINTER
36. Parts of bridges. : CABLES
37. Songbirds. : ORIOLES
38. Brave. : VENTURE
39. Concert number. : TRIO
40. Ape. : IMITATE
41. Men of the cloth. : CURATES
44. Pupils' favorite. : RECESS
46. Men of Elsinore. : DANES
48. Lazy ___. : SUSAN
50. City of the Sforzas. : MILAN
52. Tastes. : SIPS
54. Band instrument. : TUBA
56. Shape of 15 Down. : VEE
58. Feline cry. : MEW

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