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New York Times, Thursday, June 17, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,978

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Across
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Word for heavenly gates : AJAR
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Popular transformation : WIG
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Ruth and Herman : BABES
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Geodesic ___ : DOME
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___ even keel : ONAN
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Tropical resin : ELEMI
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Tear down : DISMANTLE
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Stiff : RIGID
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Dido : ANTIC
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Bridge position : EAST
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Burst of laughter : GALE
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Like the grasshopper of fable : SHORTSIGHTED
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Simplon Pass locale : ALPS
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Draw : TIE
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Exactly : PAT
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Wire measure : MIL
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Ermine : STOAT
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Hurdles : LEAPS
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Certain college member : ELECTOR
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Item for the glove compartment : ROADMAP
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Twice-told : STALE
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Auto outings : SPINS
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Footing for Eliza : ICE
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Rubber tree : ULE
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High, in music : ALT
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Origin : SEED
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Irresponsibly : FASTANDLOOSE
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Support : ABET
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Kind of strip : DRAG
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Menace to fillings : TAFFY
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Part of a book : COVER
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Caustic : ACIDULOUS
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Turn inside out : EVERT
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Do a garden job : WEED
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Strained : TENSE
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Compass point : SSE
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Bambi : DEER
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Tributary of the Po : ADDA
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Unite : JOIN
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Dutch city: Abbr. : AMST
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Negligent : REMISS
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Prevailed : WON
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Decorators' concerns : INTERIORS
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Pygmalion's work : GALATEA
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Jujube : BER
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Dismounted : ALIGHTED
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Produced, Biblically : BEGAT
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Zola : EMILE
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Joined forces with : SIDED
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Loch of note : NESS
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Interjection in Bonn : ACH
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Hint : TIP
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Banker Kahn : OTTO
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Festivals : GALAS
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Singer Ed : AMES
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Cheery song : LILT
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"Not guilty," for one : PLEA
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Greek pillar : STELA
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"Studs Lonigan" and others : TRILOGIES
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French friend : AMIE
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Tempo : PACE
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Hurried : SPED
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Creates disorder : CLUTTERS
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Hep : ONTO
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Blenheim and Crystal, for two : PALACES
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Tackle's neighbor : END
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Between signed and delivered : SEALED
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Aspect : FACET
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Superior to : ABOVE
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Number for hills or wonders : SEVEN
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Attract : DRAW
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Former actor Erwin : STU
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Golf call : FORE
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Item often blown : FUSE
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Belgian river : YSER
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Map notation: Abbr. : RTE
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White House initials : DDE

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