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New York Times, Saturday, August 25, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,778
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1. Certain scholar's time : TENAM
6. Russian agency : TASS
10. Call to ___ : ARMS
14. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
15. Feminine suffix : ETTE
16. Gather : REAP
17. On the level : LEGIT
18. Mets' home : SHEA
19. Word form for an Asian nation : INDO
20. Expletive : EGAD
21. Century plants : ALOES
22. One on the move : GOER
23. Jazz devotee : CAT
24. ___ down on (get tough) : CLAMP
25. Hair product of sorts : SHIRT
26. One of three kingdoms : ANIMAL
28. Orestes's sister and others : ELECTRAS
30. Darts : SCOOTS
31. Antitoxins : SERA
32. Occupant : TENANT
33. Printing mistakes : ERRATA
38. Egyptian abode of dead : AARU
41. Broke off : CEASED
42. Word mangler : MALAPROP
46. Scuffle : TUSSLE
47. Yawning gulf : ABYSS
48. Come to ___ (halt) : ASTOP
50. Building wing : ELL
51. Storied birds : ROCS
52. Chemical compound : ESTER
53. B'way group : ANTA
54. Notion: Prefix : IDEO
55. Kind of sapphire : STAR
56. Asian range : ALTAI
57. Poetic word : NEER
58. Alaska before 1959: Abbr. : TERR
59. Road-entrance sign : YIELD
60. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
61. Pretentious : ARTY
62. Up ___ : ATREE
1. Video production : TELECAST
2. Refinement : ELEGANCE
3. Denial : NEGATION
4. Mingled with : AMID
5. Cambridge campus : MIT
6. Electrical inventor : TESLA
7. Informal receptions : ATHOMES
8. Chase of a kind : STEEPLE
9. Seven or high : SEAS
10. Properly : ARIGHT
11. French painter : RENOIR
12. City near Fresno : MADERA
13. Shows off : SPORTS
21. July baseball game : ALLSTAR
24. Snoozes : CATNAPS
25. Get things for a pot-luck meal : SCAREUP
27. Large bird : MOA
29. Builder : ERECTOR
34. Ethiopian title : RAS
35. One in agreement : ASSENTER
36. Poe's heart : TELLTALE
37. Australian city : ADELAIDE
39. Oven pan : ROASTER
40. Brash one : UPSTART
42. Home base for boats : MARINA
43. Homes : ABODES
44. French schools : LYCEES
45. Classify : ASSORT
49. Kind of cloth : TERRY
52. This, in Spain : ESTA
53. Came down : ALIT
56. Consort of Shamash : AYA

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