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WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, January 20, 1952

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 667 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 945
Across
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Intensify. : DEEPEN
7
Great-souled person. : MAHATMA
14
Bowling marks. : SPARES
20
Where the Crazy Mts. are. : MONTANA
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Native of Riyadh. : ARABIAN
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Attainment. : ARRIVAL
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Iran's Ambassador to U. S. : ENTEZAM
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Unfamiliar. : STRANGE
26
The double escudo of Spain. : PISTOLE
27
Beetles. : DORS
28
Congressman: Abbr. : REP
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Greek letter. : IOTA
31
Dascoli, Warneke, etc. : UMPS
33
Edison's middle name. : ALVA
34
Grape. : UVA
35
Kitty of musical comedy. : CARLISLE
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He composed "The Sandman." : BRAHMS
39
Johnson of Hollywood. : VAN
40
More rational. : SANER
42
Tossed greens. : SALAD
43
He reformed musical notation. : GUIDO
44
Belgian fortress city. : LIEGE
46
Hunter's souvenir. : ANTLER
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Hamilton graces these. : TENS
49
The late Mrs. Boissevain. : EDNA
50
Owned up: Colloq. : FESSED
51
Stage whispers. : ASIDES
53
Ripped. : TORE
55
One of the Dionnes. : MARIE
57
A hill dweller. : ANT
60
Senator from Tacoma. : CAIN
61
Being concerned. : CARING
63
Seek a new homeland. : MIGRATE
67
Snakelike constellation. : SERPENS
69
Noted Indian physicist. : BOSE
70
Resort on the Limmat river. : ZURICH
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Maestro Bernstein to his friends. : LEN
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Hit musical. : TWOONTHEAISLE
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Stool pigeon: Brit. : NARK
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Syrian deity. : BAAL
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Fully grown. : ADULT
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Turkomen, Uzbek, etc. : USSR
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Spaghetti sauce. : PASTA
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River in northern Italy. : RENO
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Carbonize. : CHAR
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Group of allied nations. : NORTHATLANTIC
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Touch: Comb. form. : TAC
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Dweller on Helicon. : URANIA
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Senator from N. C. : HOEY
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Charming. : WINSOME
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Voter. : ELECTOR
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Privileged. : EXEMPT
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Sound of a bullet. : PING
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Peak in Colorado. : RED
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Misplaces. : LOSES
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Girl's name. : ILSE
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Areca nuts. : BETELS
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Pyramid builder. : CHEOPS
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Golf instructors. : PROS
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Seaport in Spain. : ADRA
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Senile person. : DOTARD
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Florentine painter. : LIPPI
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Smyrna figs. : ELEME
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Lunchtimes. : NOONS
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More astute. : SAGER
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Humorist of Kin Hubbard's day. : ADE
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He portrayed Disraeli. : ARLISS
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Republican renegades of 1884. : MUGWUMPS
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Ike's wartime command. : ETO
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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Second word of first telegraphic message. : HATH
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Bamboo. : CANE
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Deadlock. : TIE
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Brews. : ALES
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Dense fog of the Sierra Nevadas. : POGONIP
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Native of Bari or Taranto. : APULIAN
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Mary Jane, Harry and Vivian. : TRUMANS
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Army summer wear. : SUNTANS
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Rhode Island Senator. : PASTORE
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A good characteristic. : HONESTY
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One taking an exam. : TESTEE
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Stretch. : EXPANSE
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Contemptuous sounds. : SNORTS
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Former OSS chief. : DONOVAN
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New member. : ENTRANT
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Summers in Calais. : ETES
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La ___, Bolivia. : PAZ
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Finnish lake in the Arctic: Var. : ENARA
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Choosers. : NAMERS
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Parents. : MAS
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Craftsman. : ARTISAN
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New hat in the ring. : HAROLDSTASSEN
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Decrease. : ABATE
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Girl's nickname. : TINA
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Chatterbox. : MAG
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Britain's "Nye." : ANEURIN
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The "tenth Muse." : SAPPHO
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Geometric solid. : PRISM
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Arms depot: Abbr. : ARS
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Girl's name. : RITA
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Developed. : EVOLVES
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Rescue. : SALVAGE
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Perseus killed her. : MEDUSA
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Slanted. : LEANED
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Part of a printing press. : PLATEN
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Ethel Merman. : MADAM
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Emblem of the Turkish Empire. : CRESCENT
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Insular French territories. : ILES
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Professor, frequent testifier in loyalty hearings. : BUDENZ
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Pleasure vehicle. : SLEIGH
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Anything highflown. : ELA
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One of Odin's wolves. : GERI
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Bohemian river. : ISER
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Baseball czar. : FRICK
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Platter. : DISH
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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Prince. : AMIR
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Ishtar. : ASTARTE
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FDR's regime. : NEWDEAL
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Defeat. : TROUNCE
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Quarter. : COIN
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Describing certain dogs. : GUNSHY
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Poem by Shelley. : ALASTOR
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Afternoon in England. : TEATIME
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Interwoven. : ENLACED
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Game originated in the Orient. : POLO
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Creator of Maggie Wylie. : BARRIE
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___ avis. : RARA
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Eastern. : EOAN
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Goal of the Schuman Plan. : EUROPEANUNION
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Taboo. : BANS
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Printer's term. : STET
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Candide's tutor. : PANGLOSS
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Opera announcer. : CROSS
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Our Ambassador in Yemen and Saudi Arabia. : HARE
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Electrical units. : OHMS
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Ridicule. : TWIT
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Striated. : LINED
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Thomas More's ideal. : UTOPIA
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Saws. : AXIOMS
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Hoofbeat. : CLOP
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Other. : ELSE
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Goober. : PEANUT
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Seaport in Yugoslavia. : SPLIT
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Projecting part. : BROW
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Santa: Abbr. : STA
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Brooches. : CLASPS
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Gangster's refuge. : HIDEOUT
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Table centerpiece. : EPERGNE
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Mold anew. : RESHAPE
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Paginal disfigurations. : DOGEARS
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Person who never laughts. : AGELAST
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Things remembered. : RETENTS
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Worthless. : DROSSY
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Pass. : ELAPSE
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Adam and Al. : SMITHS
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Duisburg's river. : RHINE
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___, Gozo, and Comino. : MALTA
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Juan Domingo. : PERON
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Sums up. : TOTS
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Pointed end. : CUSP
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Native of U. S.: Abbr. : AMER
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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___ vobiscum. : PAX
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Born. : NEE
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Original "one-world" set-up. : UNO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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