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New York Times, Monday, August 28, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { B F Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,427
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1. Social group. : CASTE
6. Atmospheric electricity. : STATIC
12. One-time Secretary of War. : STANTON
14. Robe. : KIMONO
15. On a bivouac. : TENTING
16. Certifies. : ATTESTS
18. Join. : ENTER
19. George Herman and others. : RUTHS
21. ___ Aviv. : TEL
22. Repented of. : RUED
23. Gay city. : PAREE
24. Hard to find. : RARE
25. Wrath. : IRE
26. Gov. Carvel's capital. : DOVER
27. Icy. : GELID
28. Rebukes. : CENSURES
30. Italian bay. : NAPLES
31. Careful attention. : HEED
32. Hoarfrost. : RIME
33. Unexpected defeats. : UPSETS
36. Means of travel. : JETPLANE
40. For ___ sake! : PETES
41. Darlings. : LOVES
42. And not. : NOR
43. Bartlett. : PEAR
44. Cautious gambler: Slang. : PIKER
45. Capital of Peru. : LIMA
46. Accept a fallacy. : ERR
47. Frogman. : DIVER
48. "___ Farewell," Puccini aria. : MIMIS
49. Thin fabric. : DELAINE
51. Ocean route. : SEALANE
53. Crew. : SEAMEN
54. Flew. : AVIATED
55. Importance. : STRESS
56. Weapon. : LANCE
1. Water container. : CANTEEN
2. Paid up. : ANTED
3. Incite. : STIR
4. Unit of weight. : TON
5. Describing some stationary. : ENGRAVED
6. Olympics contestant. : SKATER
7. Church contribution. : TITHE
8. Quantities: Abbr. : AMTS
9. Digit. : TOE
10. Settle. : INSTALL
11. Clique. : COTERIE
12. Pertaining to atoms and molecules. : STERIC
13. Right to hold something. : TENURE
17. Godevils. : SLEDS
20. Noun suffixes. : URES
23. Tiny openings. : PORES
24. Drive back. : REPEL
26. Pieces of music. : DUETS
27. Bulky umbrellas. : GAMPS
29. Precipitous. : SHEER
30. Saltpeter. : NITER
32. Direct opposite. : REVERSAL
33. Raised. : UPPED
34. Woman of rank. : PEERESS
35. Young movie actress. : STARLET
36. Witticism. : JOKE
37. Lively. : ANIMATE
38. By name: Lat. : NOMINE
39. Rubbed out. : ERASED
41. Brightens up. : LIVENS
44. Symbols of Maine. : PINES
45. Flowering shrub. : LILAC
47. Five-and-___. : DIME
48. Conduit. : MAIN
50. River in Switzerland. : AAR
52. Little ___. : EVA

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