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Louis Jenkins
Louis Jenkins

AUTHORS AND OTHERS

New York Times, Sunday, January 18, 1948

27-Across : Short races.

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 41 Grid has duplicate clues.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 310
Across
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Novelist who was lawyer, publisher, editor, poet and dramatist. : SCOTT
6
Author of "Master Humphrey's Clock." : DICKENS
13
Essayist who was pastor, poet, philosopher and lecturer. : EMERSON
20
Lake in the Sierra Nevada. : TAHOE
21
Poem by Poe. : ISRAFEL
22
___ Hemans, author of "Casabianca." : FELICIA
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"The Education of Henry ___." : ADAMS
24
Rough wooden hut: Var. : SHANTEE
25
Bits of finery. : FALLALS
26
Guess wrongly. : ERR
27
Short races. : SPRINTS
29
Shield of Zeus. : EGIS
31
Formerly. : ERST
32
He wrote "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat." : LEAR
34
Secular. : LAIC
35
Editor of the "Tatler." : STEELE
37
Plant of the lily family. : ALOE
39
Narcotic. : HEROIN
42
Dodger. : EVADER
47
Inappropriate name. : MISTITLE
51
Riots. : MELEES
53
Buchanan's name for Edinburgh. : EDINA
54
Author of "The Promised Land." : ANTIN
55
Tooth adapted for cutting. : INCISOR
57
Guiding star. : POLARIS
59
"___ Delight" by Robert Sherwood. : IDIOTS
61
What Thunderhead and Flicka were. : COLTS
62
Cupbearer. : GANYMEDE
63
Where Gopher Prairie is: Abbr. : MINN
64
Companion of D'Artagnan. : ARAMIS
66
Half woman, half bird. : SIREN
67
Slumps. : SAGS
68
Guardian spirit of Mexican Indians. : NAGUA
69
Fragrant gum. : MATTI
70
Jumble. : HASH
74
Wife of David Copperfield. : AGNES
75
Gate. : PORTAL
76
On top of. : ONTO
77
Causes again. : REBREEDS
81
Wheel spokes. : RADII
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He wrote "Frenzied Finance." : LAWSON
84
"L'___" by Milton. : ALLEGRO
85
Form of pianoforte. : CELESTA
87
Bovine animal. : BEEVE
88
Utah Indian. : PIUTE
89
"The Weaver of Raveloe." : MARNER
91
Early English king. : ETHELRED
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"___ Agonistes" by Milton. : SAMSON
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Flyer. : SOARER
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___ Caine. : HALL
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Philosopher who quarreled with Leibnitz. : NEWTON
100
Mimic. : APER
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Playwright who was drama critic. : SHAW
106
Exclamation. : AHEM
110
Old-fashioned wagon. : WAIN
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Lariat made of horse hair. : MACARTE
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Attention. : EAR
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Casts rays again. : REBEAMS
117
Boston diplomat, essayist and educator. : EVERETT
119
Trumpet sound. : BLARE
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British naval captain, author of sea novels. : MARRYAT
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City in the Argentine. : ROSARIO
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Poet who sat in House of Lords. : BYRON
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City in Washington. : SPOKANE
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She played Sadie Thompson on the screen. : SWANSON
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Alpine herdsmen. : SENNS
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Mme. de ___. : STAEL
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Framework. : CADRE
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Scarlett ___. : OHARA
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Savior of Injun Joe. : TOM
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Heroine of 1891 novel. : TESS
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Novelist who became Prime Minister. : DISRAELI
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Japanese diplomat. : ISHII
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Christopher P. ___, American poet. : CRANCH
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Tutor, professor, philosopher and bachelor. : KANT
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Newts. : EFTS
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Formerly. : NEE
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More slippery. : SLEETIER
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Heroine of "Heart of Midlothian." : EFFIE
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Larva of a tapeworm. : MEASLE
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45 inches. : ELL
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Vex. : RILE
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Blemish. : SCAR
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Lubricates. : OILS
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Civil War cartoonist. : NAST
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Main story. : PLOT
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___ Fowler, author of "Solo in Tom-Toms." : GENE
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Soldiers' food. : RATIONS
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Arias. : SOLOS
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Dilettante and diarist (1620–1706). : EVELYN
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Cotton fiber. : LINT
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Iago's wife. : EMILIA
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Slumbers. : RESTS
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Old servant in "As You Like It." : ADAM
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Dreadful. : DIRE
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Geraint's wife. : ENID
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Demolish. : RASE
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Cripples. : MAIMS
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Scene of "Kim." : INDIA
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Bite. : STING
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Places in a zoo. : ENCAGES
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Lacedaemon. : SPARTA
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Masque by Milton. : COMUS
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Dramatist who went to sea. : ONEILL
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Family in "The Constant Nymph." : SANGER
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Philistine of Gath. : GITTITE
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"Roderick ___" by Smollett. : RANDOM
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Hindu garments. : SARIS
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Moderate: French. : MODERE
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Novelist who began as a printer. : HOWELLS
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Graylag goose. : ANSER
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Where Hedda burns the ms. : STOVE
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Whetted. : HONED
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Father of Antipholus twins. : AEGEON
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Whiter. : PALER
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Knocks. : RAPS
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C. Lamb. : ELIA
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French Premier, 1936–37. : BLUM
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Steeps. : RETS
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French historian. : RENAN
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Son of Eve. : ABEL
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Singers. : CROONERS
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She wrote "Black Oxen." : ATHERTON
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Birthplace of the poet Alfieri. : ASTI
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Stag. : HART
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Author of "Lead, Kindly Light." : NEWMAN
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Fast horses. : RACERS
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"The ___ Land" by T. S. Eliot. : WASTE
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Courtyard. : PATIO
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Author who became a Japanese citizen. : HEARN
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Moses' brother. : AARON
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Singing birds. : WRENS
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"___ and the Man." : ARMS
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"A ___ o' Livin' " by E. A. Guest. : HEAP
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River in Spain. : EBRO
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Mark: Scot. : MERK
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Natural terrace. : MESA
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Isles in Galway Bay. : ARAN
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Recedes. : EBBS
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Consort of Shamash. : AYA
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Promise. : VOW
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Soap ingredient. : LYE

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9 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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