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New York Times, Sunday, January 17, 1943

Author:
Amy L. Glazier
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 180, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 4.96, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 112
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 49
Across
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Important base in New Guinea. : GONA
5
Aircraft carrier in French fleet. : BEARN
10
Naval base taken by Allies. : DAKAR
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Shinto temple gateway. : TORII
20
Baseball fault. : ERROR
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Famous cow. : ELSIE
22
Angry. : IRATE
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Fiat. : EDICT
24
Condition of the scalp. : DANDRUFF
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Those open to attack. : VULNERABLES
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Unknown Hindu god. : KA
30
Shunners. : EVADERS
31
Oblivion. : LETHE
32
At right angles to a ship's keel. : ABEAM
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Egyptian god of earth. : BEL
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The ___ lion, killed by Hercules. : NEMEAN
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Out of style. : DATED
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Norse singer. : SKALD
37
Former coin of German East Africa. : PESA
38
Do wrong. : ERR
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Word meaning O. K. among bomber crews. : ROGER
40
Hits out of bounds. : FOULS
41
Period of time. : ERA
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French commune. : SENS
44
Purple seaweed. : LAVER
45
Becomes dull. : PALLS
46
Spice. : CLOVES
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"___, ___ in the living present."—Longfellow. : ACT
50
Excitement. : FEVER
51
Wields. : PLIES
52
Least firmly attached. : LOOSEST
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150. : CL
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Sapper. : MINER
55
Desert hazard. : HEAT
56
Cause to become separated in flight. : DISPERSE
57
City on the Volga. : KALININ
59
First-rate: colloq. : TIPTOP
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Poker stake. : ANTE
62
Pledge. : BET
63
Plagiarized. : STOLEN
64
Early English franchise. : SOC
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Fighters in New Guinea. : AUSSIES
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Eagles. : ERNS
68
War Volunteer in Britain. : VAD
69
Shirts, in "Tam o' Shanter." : SARKS
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Lists. : ROLLS
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Highest mountain in Philippines. : APO
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City on Orne River, France. : CAEN
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Gas found in petroleum. : PENTANE
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Beam of light. : RAY
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Vocal solo. : ARIOSO
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Mountain on Baranof Island. : ADA
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Pungent. : TART
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Perhaps. : MAYHAP
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Evader of military service. : SLACKER
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Center of Allied struggle in Tunisia. : TEBOURBA
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Arguments in favor. : PROS
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Strike-breakers. : SCABS
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Paid: abbr. : PD
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Customers. : CLIENTS
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Founder of dynasty of French kings. : CAPET
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Frothy. : FOAMY
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They: German. : SIE
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Commander of U. S. Fleet in Solomons area. : HALSEY
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Herring barrels. : CADES
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British stronghold. : CAIRO
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Guide of the Magi. : STAR
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Noun suffix denoting agency. : IER
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Sounder. : SANER
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Begins a voyage. : SAILS
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Shut out. : BAR
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One pound in North Africa. : ROTL
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Athenian astronomer of Fifth Century B. C. : METON
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Chimes. : BELLS
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Bog. : MORASS
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One of whatever kind. : ANY
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Devoured. : EATEN
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Cripples. : MAIMS
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Bird family, including the thrushes. : TURDINE
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Exists. : IS
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Place in Caucasus where Nazis were turned back. : ORJONIKIDZE
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U. S. battleship damaged at Pearl Harbor. : VIRGINIA
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Title of Abyssinian ruler. : NEGUS
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German party members. : NAZIS
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Ridge of gravel. : ESKAR
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Unsuitable. : INEPT
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Keep in reserve. : STORE
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Sows. : SEEDS
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Supreme Court justice. : STONE
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In bronze: Latin. : AERE
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Serious. : GRAVE
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Decoration. : ORNAMENT
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Sleepy folk. : NODDERS
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Balance due. : ARREAR
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English armies fighting abroad: abbr. : BEFS
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Sprite. : ELF
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In equal degree. : AS
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Defense worker. : RIVETER
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Grammatical gender. : NEUTER
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Eat. : DINE
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Plot 10 meters square. : ARE
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Sheep. : KARAKULS
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Kettledrums. : ATABALS
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Insurgents. : REBELS
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Abound. : TEEM
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Hypnotic forces. : ODS
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State: abbr. : RI
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Cabinet member. : ICKES
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Latin version of the Scriptures. : ITALA
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Recently appointed leader of House of Commons. : EDEN
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Vase. : URN
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Doctor of Humanities: abbr. : LHD
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"When all the world is old, ___"—Kingsley. : LAD
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Beer. : LAGER
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British Minister of Supply. : BEAVERBROOK
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Bombed seaport. : DOVER
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Part of the foot. : SOLE
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Ordinary language. : PROSE
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Poem published 1845 in N. Y. Mirror. : RAVEN
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Loafer: dial. : FAITOUR
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Slip away. : ELOPE
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Fires. : SACKS
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Brilliancy. : ECLAT
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Vladimir Ilich Ulianov. : LENIN
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225-mile river between Uruguay and Argentina. : PLATA
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Expenses. : COSTS
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Bombed city in Ruhr. : ESSEN
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Directs printer to leave. : STETS
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Penalized. : FINED
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Enthusiasm. : PEP
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Formations of troops. : LINES
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Italian city. : MILAN
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Bombed airfield in Hawaii. : HICKAM
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Every day. : DAILY
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Power to arouse affection: var. : LOVEABILITY
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Wrongful act. : TORT
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Skin diseases. : PSORAS
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Annual visitor. : SANTA
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Strike. : SLAP
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Narrative poems. : EPICS
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Balkan fighters. : SERBS
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Kind of turtle. : SNAPPER
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Ibn Saud's land: poet. : ARABY
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Intercept. : CATCH
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Girl's name. : ADELA
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Detachment of troops. : PARTY
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Circuit journeys. : EYRES
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Site of massacre in 1836. : ALAMO
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Brownish color. : SEPIA
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Command. : ORDER
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Engine adjuster. : TUNER
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Angry. : HOT
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Results of injuries. : SCARS
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Estonian island in Baltic. : OESEL
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Earths. : SOILS
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Declare a saint. : CANONIZE
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Gulf between Arabia and Africa. : ADEN
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Flunks. : FAILS
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Kitchen utensil. : STRAINER
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Chains. : CATENAE
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Least disturbed. : CALMEST
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Young of the pilchard. : SARDINE
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Medical threads. : SETONS
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Takes. : SEIZES
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Infamous Italian family. : BORGIA
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Precipitations. : RAINS
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Beginning. : ONSET
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Military rank: abbr. : MAJ
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Evil. : BAD
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Wall: Fr. : MUR
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Shoot from ambush. : SNIPE
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Location. : SEAT
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Irish language. : ERSE
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Title. : MISS
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Vital part of a jeep. : TIRE
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Belonging to us. : OUR
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Child: slang. : KID
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Leading unit in battle. : VAN
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Depart. : GO
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Boxing term. : KO

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 98 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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