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New York Times, Friday, July 14, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { C Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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1. Bastille month, 1789 : JULY
5. "Forever ___" : AMBER
10. Unstimulating : TAME
14. Nautical word : ALEE
15. Furlough : LEAVE
16. Indigo : ANIL
17. Where the 1789 trouble started : VERSAILLES
19. Article : ITEM
20. Viper : ASP
21. Sense : FEEL
22. Claws : TALONS
24. Penalize : FINE
25. Asian capital : HANOI
26. Ascot transactions : WAGERS
29. Kind of ancestor : PATERNAL
32. Harden : INURE
33. Grass bract : PALET
34. Period : ERA
35. Kind of game : SKIN
36. Said and Arthur : PORTS
37. To-do : STIR
38. Annex : ELL
39. Drinking places : OASES
40. Banqueted : FETED
41. Softened : RELENTED
43. Staves off : REPELS
44. Of a grain : OATEN
45. Shock : JOLT
46. Do sentry duty : PATROL
48. Night sound : HOOT
49. Owns : HAS
52. Shamrock country : ERIN
53. Ill-fated monarch of 1789 : LOUISSEIZE
56. Ends, guards, etc. : LINE
57. Regarding : ANENT
58. Shah country : IRAN
59. Escaped : FLED
60. Enjoys a recess : RESTS
61. Lease : RENT
1. Coffee bean : JAVA
2. Rubber trees : ULES
3. Eucalyptus juice : LERP
4. Certainly : YES
5. Strangers : ALIENS
6. Scuffle : MELEE
7. Dance : BALL
8. "All About ___" : EVE
9. Repeats an assertion : RESTATES
10. Adapt : TAILOR
11. Name in 1789 annals : ANTOINETTE
12. Expression : MIEN
13. Trees : ELMS
18. Burning : AFIRE
23. Dill seed : ANET
24. House plant : FERN
25. Stops : HALTS
26. More astute : WISER
27. Malleolus area : ANKLE
28. Dread device of 1700's : GUILLOTINE
29. Diminished : PARED
30. Jerusalem : ARIEL
31. Cooking greases : LARDS
33. Polish city : POSEN
36. Of the knee : PATELLAR
37. Clan : SEPT
39. Hep : ONTO
40. Millinery materials : FELTS
42. Merited : EARNED
43. Fowl lodgings : ROOSTS
45. Dive : JOINT
46. Riches : PELF
47. Seed covering : ARIL
48. Colors : HUES
49. Charter : HIRE
50. Islamic call to prayer : AZAN
51. Forwarded : SENT
54. Individual : ONE
55. Norse goddess : EIR

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