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New York Times, Monday, August 5, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Diamond phenomenon. : METS
5. Island group of the Carolines. : PALAU
10. Think, old style. : TROW
14. Century plant. : ALOE
15. Descending: Poet. : ADOWN
16. Praise extravagantly. : RAVE
17. East Indian wild ox. : GAUR
18. What to do before blowing up. : COUNTTOTEN
20. Stir up. : INCITE
22. Satan, in Eden. : SERPENT
23. Paid attention. : HEEDED
26. ___ publicae (in matters of state): Lat. : REI
27. Green quartz. : PRASE
29. Pen point. : NIB
31. Outward: Anat. : ECTAD
35. Vandal. : HUN
36. Drew. : TRACED
39. Spanish parlor. : SALA
40. State: Abbr. : IND
41. Neck feathers of a cock. : HACKLES
43. Related. : KIN
44. Earlike projections. : LUGS
46. Swift's lady. : STELLA
47. Consume. : EAT
48. Leopard's camouflage. : SPOTS
50. Box office sign. : SRO
51. Surfeited. : BLASE
53. Where Sugar Loaf is. : RIO
55. Dieter's monitor. : SCALES
57. Obliquely. : ASKANCE
61. Pure. : VESTAL
64. What to do before taking a risk. : THINKTWICE
67. One of the Delanos. : SARA
68. Burbot. : LING
69. Fisherman. : EELER
70. Wife of Geraint. : ENID
71. Name on Broadway. : INGE
72. English river. : TRENT
73. Whirlpool. : EDDY
Down
1. December trio. : MAGI
2. Vigor. : ELAN
3. Uncertain. : TOUCHANDGO
4. The "Oz" books, for example. : SERIES
5. Set the speed. : PACED
6. Fuss. : ADO
7. Robert W. Service character. : LOU
8. Grain beards. : AWNS
9. ___ den Linden. : UNTER
10. Hot countries. : TROPICS
11. Charge. : RATE
12. Kiln. : OVEN
13. Ran. : WENT
19. Loblolly, for one. : TREE
21. Canines. : TEETH
24. Passes, as a law. : ENACTS
25. Bargains pettily. : DICKERS
27. Relatives of 1 Across. : PHILS
28. Make rapidly. : RUNUP
30. English biographer. : BELLOC
32. Declare one's position. : TAKEASTAND
33. Pseudonym. : ALIAS
34. Poet Rossetti. : DANTE
37. Prince, in Abyssinia. : RAS
38. Some: It. : DEL
42. Precious fur. : SABLE
45. Extraordinary. : STRANGE
49. Diminish. : SINK
52. Tenant. : LESSEE
54. Musical group. : OCTET
56. Prevent. : AVERT
57. Mythical monarch. : ATLI
58. Leg bone. : SHIN
59. Chief, in size. : KING
60. Pitcher. : EWER
62. Parched. : ARID
63. Eliza Doolittle. : LADY
65. ___ du Diable. : ILE
66. Period of time: Abbr. : CEN

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