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WORDS THE WORLD OVER

New York Times, Sunday, January 13, 1946

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 59
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 205
Across
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___ Flow, Orkney Islands. : SCAPA
6
Copied. : APED
10
Young cod for broiling. : SCROD
15
Islands ceded to Japan by Russia, 1875. : KURILS
21
Wine of a Greek island. : CHIAN
22
River near Leningrad. : NEVA
23
Battle region in Libya. : TRIPOLITANIA
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Small brooks. : RILLS
26
Precipitation. : HAIL
27
Native of central Pacific region. : AUSTRALASIAN
28
Arrow poison. : INEE
29
English city, E. of Solway Firth. : CARLISLE
31
Comedy pieces. : SKITS
32
Italy's southern tip. : TOE
33
New Ambassador to China. : MARSHALL
35
Successful plays. : HITS
37
Of a thing. : ITS
38
Pose. : SIT
39
Tryout. : TEST
40
Scottish group. : CLAN
42
Small glass. : PONY
44
Mountain pass: India. : GHAUT
46
Prodigal. : LAVISH
49
Famous wartime capital. : CHUNGKING
51
___ Green. : GRETNA
52
Balances. : EVENS
53
Persian silver coin. : KRAN
54
Rhoncus. : RALE
55
Moslem tribesmen of the Sahara. : TUAREGS
56
Seaport W. of Bizerte. : BONE
57
Famous London thoroughfare. : WHITEHALL
59
Isle N. of Zanzibar. : PEMBA
60
Particle. : ACE
61
Russo-Iranian river boundary. : ARAS
62
Old part of Hungary's capital. : BUDA
63
Fifth tone of scale. : SOL
64
French author, Madame de ___. : STAEL
68
Possible nickname for Hawthorne. : NAT
69
Middle section. : CENTRUM
71
The number four. : TETRAD
74
Spanish jar. : OLLA
75
Proclamations. : EDICTS
77
Bladed implement. : OAR
78
Indian memorial post. : XAT
79
Slayer of Prince Turnus. : AENEAS
81
Move effortlessly. : SOAR
82
Trinidad's neighbor. : TOBAGO
85
Eighteenth-century masquerade. : RIDOTTO
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First notes of Guido's scale. : UTS
88
Thralls. : ESNES
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___ Anthony Wayne. : MAD
91
Guttural exclamations. : UGHS
93
Negative votes. : NOES
94
Briton's favorite. : TEA
95
East Brazilian seaport. : NATAL
97
Shakespeare's town. : STRATFORD
99
Sweetheart. : GIRL
100
Birdman. : AVIATOR
103
Foreign section of Istanbul. : PERA
104
Overhanging section. : EAVE
105
Beat briskly. : FLAIL
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First Dutch settlement in Java. : BANTAM
107
Historic town near Mt. Vesuvius. : BENEVENTO
109
Surname of famous five. : DIONNE
110
Comedy star, partner of Johnson. : OLSEN
111
Heavy fabrics. : REPS
112
Town between Padua and Mantua. : ESTE
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Ancient Syrian kingdom. : MOAB
114
Lands ___, Cornwall. : END
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Prison: Slang. : PEN
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Catania's mountain. : ETNA
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Original capital of California. : MONTEREY
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Where Canada is: Abbr. : BNA
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Cinders. : SLAGS
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Buzzing noise: Var. : WHURRING
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Tunicate. : SALP
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Cape Glossa's ancient name, meaning "Thunder-Heights." : ACROCERAUNIA
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Hebrides isle. : IONA
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Rose oil. : ATTAR
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New Presidential yacht. : WILLIAMSBURG
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Lyrically poetic. : ODIC
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Rouen's river. : SEINE
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Catches with a rope. : LASSOS
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Cordage fiber. : ISTLE
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Something jotted down. : MEMO
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Sharp reminders. : PRODS
Down
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Light, coarse fabric. : SCRIM
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Once known as "Middle Kingdom." : CHINA
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Ill one. : AILER
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Where Jaffa is. : PALESTINE
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Town near Liège. : ANS
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German state, capital, Dessau. : ANHALT
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River into Gulf of Mexico. : PEARL
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___ eye. : EVIL
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Salvador ___, futurist. : DALI
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Turning-point in the war. : STALINGRAD
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Caster. : CRUET
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Japanese marine miles. : RIS
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Makes choice. : OPTS
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Surrey town, famous for special breed of fowl. : DORKING
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Scottish apparel. : KILTS
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Octave of a feast. : UTAS
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Eastern captain. : RAS
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Beginner. : INITIATE
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Peninsula in Yellow Sea, S. Manchuria. : LIAOTUNG
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Reasoning. : SANE
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Non-professionals. : LAITY
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Small-value Oriental coins. : CASH
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___ States, Burma. : SHAN
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Confessed malingerer. : HESS
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Paper sheath of cigarette. : SPILL
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English furniture maker. : SHERATON
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Small talk. : CHAT
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Prussian city, scene of surrender. : LUNEBURG
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Numeral. : ONE
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Seizes. : GRABS
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Pagodas. : TAS
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___ Republic on Mediterranean Sea. : LEBANESE
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Salad fruits. : AVOCADOS
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Native of Italian city. : VENETIAN
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Town, Atlantic entrance to Panama Canal. : CRISTOBAL
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Capital of Baluchistan. : KALAT
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Adhesive. : GUM
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Genghis ___. : KHAN
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Tissue. : TELA
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Take forcibly. : WREST
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Bombilate. : HUM
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Capital, Dahomey, Fr. W. Africa. : PORTONOVO
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Performance. : ACT
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Native village: S. Africa. : STAD
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Island group, including Andreanofs. : ALEUTIAN
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Substance derived from elaterium. : ELATERIN
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German Socialist, 1825–64. : LASSALLE
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S. African council. : RAAD
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Having life. : EXISTENT
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Old-fashioned. : DATED
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Marginally scalloped. : CRENATED
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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General Bradley. : OMAR
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Bizarre. : OUTRE
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Old name for the Volga. : RHA
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Split. : TORE
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Lucifer. : SATAN
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Dutch name for The Hague (with 's). : GRAVENHAGE
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Chairman Connally. : TOM
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Feeling. : SENSE
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Destiny. : FATE
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World-encircling aircraft. : GLOBESTER
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Turku. : ABO
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Gulf and seaport, E. Spain. : VALENCIA
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Entangles: Var. : INSNARLS
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Liveliness. : PEP
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Sanction. : FIAT
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Capital of Cyrenaica. : BENGASI
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Jacob's brother. : ESAU
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Bell sound. : DONG
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Furnish new weapons. : REARM
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Locale of Monte Carlo. : MONACO
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Allegations. : PLEAS
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Spin. : TWIRL
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About a drop. : MINIM
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Proportion. : RATIO
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African antelope. : ELAND
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Famous Belgian town. : YPRES
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Cry loudly. : BAWL
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Another name for Chios. : SCIO
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U-boats. : SUBS
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Town SW of Vichy. : RIOM
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Was borne. : RODE
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Town NE of Breslau. : OLS
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Problem. : NUT
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Serpent. : ASP

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 47 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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