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New York Times, Saturday, September 10, 1960

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: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,075
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Oriental garb. : SARIS
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Capital of Fiji Islands. : SUVA
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Letters. : MAIL
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Type of writing. : PROSE
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Norman city. : CAEN
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Grotesque one. : OGRE
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Market place. : AGORA
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Askew. : AWRY
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Mealtime. : NOON
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Turner. : ROTATOR
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Site of oldest university in Europe. : BOLOGNA
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Storehouse: Fr. : ETAPE
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Correlative. : NOR
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Figures pictured with crossbones. : SKULLS
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Relatives of claws. : TOENAILS
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Carried the day. : WON
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Rowing crew. : EIGHT
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Tendered. : GIVEN
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Belles lettres. : ARTS
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Clubs, hearts, etc. : SUITS
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Italian resort. : LIDO
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Gives off smoke. : REEKS
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Reconnoiter. : SCOUT
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Self. : EGO
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City in Ohio. : MARIETTA
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Embossed. : CHASED
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Distaff patriotic group. : DAR
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Musical. : LYRIC
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___ horse. : CHARLEY
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Monetary unit of France. : CENTIME
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Bus. : AUTO
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Drudgery. : MOIL
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Bedouin. : NOMAD
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Expand. : GROW
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State: Abbr. : OKLA
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One related on the mother's side. : ENATE
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Slippery ___. : ELMS
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U. S. Army surgeon of yellow-jack fame. : REED
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Imp. : DEMON
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Coast Guard member. : SPAR
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Jason's craft. : ARGO
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Elihu ___. : ROOT
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Levantine land. : ISRAEL
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Metropolis of Gov. Rosellini's state. : SEATTLE
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Steep descent. : SCARP
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Walter Reuther's union. : UAW
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Word expressing action. : VERB
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"Tennis, ___?" : ANYONE
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Transportation of a special type. : MONORAIL
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All atwitter. : AGOG
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Product of taconite. : IRON
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Longest river of Siberia. : LENA
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Saharan stop-over. : OASIS
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Senator from the Pelican State. : LONG
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Possessing scruples. : ETHICAL
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Apiary colony. : SWARM
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Country west of Japan. : KOREA
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___ den Linden. : UNTER
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Eight, in Italy. : OTTO
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Campus greens. : IVIES
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Shelf. : LEDGE
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Hair net. : SNOOD
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Sudden breeze. : GUST
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Homes of the down-and-outers. : SKIDROWS
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Constitutional capital of Bolivia. : SUCRE
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Mark of office. : SEAL
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Became less dense. : THINNED
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Vibration. : TREMOR
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Best seller about the theatre. : ACTONE
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Dressed: Archaic. : YCLAD
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Pen. : CAGE
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Cast. : HURL
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Source of power. : ATOM
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Part of a garment. : YOKE
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Moslem priest. : IMAM
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___ Grosso, Brazil. : MATO
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Elysium. : EDEN
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Island: Fr. : ILE

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