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WINGED WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, January 2, 1955

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,014
Across
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Shah before Pahlevi. : AHMED
6
Come up for air. : GASP
10
Emcee's milieu. : DAIS
14
Relative of Spode. : DELFT
19
Pulitzer Prize poet. : MOORE
20
Devilkins. : IMPS
21
"Hep." : ONTO
22
Teacher's exams. : ORALS
23
Heroine of 26 books. : ELSIE
24
Obsessive notion. : BEEINONESBONNET
27
Literary follow-up: Abbr. : SEQ
28
Coblenz' river. : RHINE
30
The same. : IDEM
31
Farmed land. : ARADA
32
High ground. : UPLAND
34
Haarlem painter. : HALS
35
Grand ___, Acadia. : PRE
36
Bedouin's attire. : ABA
38
___ Wall of Jerusalem. : WAILING
40
Canapé spread. : PATE
41
Common Dickensian situation. : HARDSHIP
43
Frolics. : ANTICS
44
Dict. or lex. : VOCAB
45
Slippery. : ICY
46
Carry. : TOTE
47
Gillyflower. : STOCK
48
Skindiver's equipment. : MASK
49
Pacific Conference member. : UCLA
51
Haitian seaport. : CAYES
52
Armadillo. : PEBA
53
Overlooked (with "of"). : LOSTSIGHT
55
Quantity of sound: Abbr. : VOL
56
Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
57
English philosopher. : BENTHAM
58
Worthy. : ESTIMABLE
63
Dawdled. : SNAILED
65
Informed. : AWARE
67
___ noir, game of chance. : ROUGEET
68
Many Danbury citizens. : HATMAKERS
70
Four books of the Bible. : GOSPELS
72
___ St. Clare. : EVA
73
Epistolary addenda. : PSS
74
More addenda. : ETCETERAS
76
Slow down in skiing. : STEM
77
Piglet. : SHOAT
80
Gambrinus' invention. : BEER
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Aid illegally. : ABET
82
Thickened areas of skin. : CALLI
83
Cry of a bird. : CALL
84
Revenue agent: Colloq. : FED
85
Poetic beat. : ICTUS
87
Consommé dish. : TUREEN
88
Depending on luck. : ALEATORY
90
City on the Orne. : CAEN
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Cause ___, outstanding case. : CELEBRE
92
Between: Ital. : TRA
93
Work unit. : ERG
94
Runner used as landing gear. : SKID
95
Marker of migratory birds. : BANDER
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Incipience. : ONSET
98
Auxiliary verb. : BEEN
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Lucidity. : SENSE
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Passé: Abbr. : OBS
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Cho-Cho-San. : MADAMEBUTTERFLY
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Get control of: Colloq. : SEWUP
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Locale. : SCENE
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This: Span. : ESTE
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Gloriole. : HALO
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Sand: Latin. : ARENA
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Particle. : SHRED
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Mr. Heyerdahl. : THOR
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Farm animals. : OXEN
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Juniper. : CEDAR
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Iowa city. : AMES
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Defect, as in an argument. : HOLE
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PT. : MOSQUITOBOAT
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Joseph Lincoln character. : ERI
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Damp, salty place. : DEERLICK
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Mocking. : GIBING
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Revise. : AMEND
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German Count. : SPEE
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Rube Goldberg gadget. : DOODLEBUG
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Miss Jeffreys and others. : ANNES
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Detail. : ITEM
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Code signal. : SOS
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Portaled. : DOORED
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Singer Berger. : ERNA
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Possible nautical exclamation. : LANDAHOY
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Trifling annoyance. : FLEABITE
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Hush! : TST
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Dwarf cattle. : NIATA
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American dramatist. : BARRY
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He won the silver skates. : HANS
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Fold of skin. : PLICA
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Machine shop tool. : HACKSAW
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Relative of the agouti. : PACA
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Barbary ___. : APES
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Irascible. : WASPISH
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TV adjunct. : ANTENNA
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With speed. : POSTHASTE
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Sword handles. : HILTS
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German prison camp. : STALAG
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Boundless. : VAST
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World: Fr. : MONDE
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Danish pastry. : CHEESEBUN
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Greek god of festivity. : COMUS
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Floral symbols of Wales. : LEEKS
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Type. : IMAGE
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Instruments for ensembles. : VIOLS
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Sound of a trumpet. : BLAST
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Goody-goody. : TREAT
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Scowling. : BEETLEBROWED
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Farm implement. : LEVELER
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Bunting. : ETAMINE
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African antelope. : IMPALA
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Changed tours. : ROTATED
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Thin in tone. : REEDY
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Near: Fr. : PRES
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English athlete. : CRICKETER
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Garment for a ranee. : SAREE
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Relative of shoo-fly. : SCAT
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Producer of movie comedies. : HALROACH
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Evergreen shrub. : OLEANDER
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Patty the golfer. : BERG
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Dead end. : CULDESAC
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Metier. : FORTE
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Queeg's ship. : CAINE
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Hamilton adorns them. : TENS
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Rained hard. : TEEMED
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Tourist mecca in the west. : CANYON
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Rowdydow. : SETTO
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Beau's ideal. : BELLE
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Lucid. : SANE
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Atom scientist Vannevar. : BUSH
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Tunisian seaport. : SFAX
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Synthetic rubber. : BUNA
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Shadowbox. : SPAR
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Author's copies: Abbr. : MSS
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Short for a girl's name. : BET
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Prior to. : ERE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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