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New York Times, Tuesday, June 22, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Russian beer : KVAS
5. Setting : DECOR
10. Bucket ___ : SEAT
14. Almost : NIGH
15. Pointed arch : OGIVE
16. Arm bone : ULNA
17. Cooking fat : OLEO
18. Miser's forte : GREED
19. Sports-page name : METS
20. Kind of story : BEDTIME
22. Aida's lover : RADAMES
24. Babble : PRATE
26. ___ d'Azur : COTE
27. Paderewski work : MINUET
30. Protective in a way : MATERNAL
34. Dill : ANET
35. Czech river to Elbe : ISER
37. Fraction, for one : RATIO
38. "___ Skylark" : TOA
39. Ingenue : ACTRESS
41. Uraeus : ASP
42. Matriculate : ENROL
44. Genesis character : ESAU
45. Heraldic band : ORLE
46. Winslow Homer specialty : SEASCAPE
48. Orison : PRAYER
50. U. S. agent : TMAN
51. Warehouse : DEPOT
53. Word ___ : OFHONOR
56. Food : ALIMENT
60. Armenian river : ARAS
61. Greek letter : DELTA
63. Reticule : ETUI
64. Hindu title : RANI
65. Home of Krupp : ESSEN
66. Dye shrub : ANIL
67. Word for beer : SUDS
68. Hinder growth : STUNT
69. Better than never : LATE
1. Isolated hill : KNOB
2. Odious : VILE
3. Word for some whisky : AGED
4. Field event : SHOTPUT
5. Opinionated : DOGMATIC
6. Plume source : EGRET
7. Parisian co. : CIE
8. Surplus : OVER
9. Put in printable form : REDACT
10. Indonesian island : SUMATRA
11. Baker Street word : ELEMENTARY
12. Before: Lat. : ANTE
13. Russian agency : TASS
21. Spleen : IRE
23. Activists : DOERS
25. Rising above a water surface : EMERSED
27. Matched pair : MATES
28. All ___ piece : INONE
29. Imminent : NEARATHAND
31. Bailiwick : AREA
32. Church area : AISLE
33. Horse, at times : LOPER
36. Lock ___ : STEP
39. Highway of Northwest : ALCAN
40. Displace : SUPPLANT
43. Learning by absorption : OSMOSIS
45. Breakfast staple : OATMEAL
47. Positive terminals : ANODES
49. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
52. Moth-___ : EATEN
53. Scull gear : OARS
54. Berlin housewife : FRAU
55. Breather : REST
57. Sicilian landmark : ETNA
58. Relative of soir : NUIT
59. Roofing : TILE
62. Baton Rouge initials : LSU

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