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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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Certain scholar’s time : TENAM
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Russian agency : TASS
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Call to ___ : ARMS
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Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
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Gather : REAP
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On the level : LEGIT
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Mets’ home : SHEA
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Word form for an Asian nation : INDO
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Expletive : EGAD
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Century plants : ALOES
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One on the move : GOER
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Jazz devotee : CAT
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___ down on (get tough) : CLAMP
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Hair product of sorts : SHIRT
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One of three kingdoms : ANIMAL
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Orestes’s sister and others : ELECTRAS
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Darts : SCOOTS
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Occupant : TENANT
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Printing mistakes : ERRATA
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Egyptian abode of dead : AARU
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Broke off : CEASED
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Word mangler : MALAPROP
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Scuffle : TUSSLE
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Yawning gulf : ABYSS
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Come to ___ (halt) : ASTOP
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Building wing : ELL
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Storied birds : ROCS
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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B’way group : ANTA
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Notion: Prefix : IDEO
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Kind of sapphire : STAR
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Asian range : ALTAI
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Poetic word : NEER
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Alaska before 1959: Abbr. : TERR
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Road-entrance sign : YIELD
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Pretentious : ARTY
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Up ___ : ATREE
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Video production : TELECAST
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Refinement : ELEGANCE
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Denial : NEGATION
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Mingled with : AMID
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Cambridge campus : MIT
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Electrical inventor : TESLA
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Informal receptions : ATHOMES
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Chase of a kind : STEEPLE
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Seven or high : SEAS
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Properly : ARIGHT
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French painter : RENOIR
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City near Fresno : MADERA
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Shows off : SPORTS
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July baseball game : ALLSTAR
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Snoozes : CATNAPS
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Get things for a pot-luck meal : SCAREUP
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Large bird : MOA
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Builder : ERECTOR
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Ethiopian title : RAS
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One in agreement : ASSENTER
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Poe’s heart : TELLTALE
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Australian city : ADELAIDE
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Oven pan : ROASTER
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Brash one : UPSTART
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Home base for boats : MARINA
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Homes : ABODES
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French schools : LYCEES
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Classify : ASSORT
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Kind of cloth : TERRY
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This, in Spain : ESTA
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Came down : ALIT
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Consort of Shamash : AYA

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