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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

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New York Times, Sunday, January 31, 1943

81-Across : River nymph.

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 116
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 51
Across
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Pound with block-busters. : BOMBARD
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Germans. : TEUTONS
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Without error. : RIGHTLY
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Cold-shoulderer. : AVOIDER
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French Mediterranean colony. : ALGERIA
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Fruit like the raspberry. : ETAERIO
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Balcony. : TERRACE
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Native under Windsor. : BAHAMAN
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Judy of the movies. : GARLAND
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Walked. : TROD
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Forbidden. : TABU
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Ship's book. : LOG
32
Dance: Fr. : BAL
33
Born. : NEE
34
Milk. : LAC
35
Black rhinoceroses. : BORELES
38
Terse. : LACONIC
41
Nickname of sententious President. : CAL
42
Artist in acid. : ETCHER
44
Repository. : SAFE
45
Euro-Asiatic range. : URAL
46
Charge. : ALLEGE
48
Grease again. : REOIL
49
"My dear, my ___ half."—Sir P. Sidney. : BETTER
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Eheu! : ALAS
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Furthered. : AIDED
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Exhausted. : EFFETE
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Fix prices. : PEG
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Close, friendly: Fr. : INTIME
60
Scorns. : DISDAINS
63
French ballet painter. : DEGAS
65
Rookie flier. : DODO
66
Commendation with the palm. : PAT
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Pindaric poem. : ODE
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India's Lakshmi, beauty's goddess. : SRI
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Pertaining to a standard. : MODULAR
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Closely woven cotton fabric. : PERCALE
75
Step up the RPM of plane motors. : REV
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Horse's rope. : TETHER
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Bivalve mollusks. : LEDAS
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Depth charge. : ASHCAN
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River nymph. : NAIS
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Salient. : OUTSTANDING
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Directions for gunners. : AIMS
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Brighten. : ILLUME
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"A merry ___ goes all the day,/Your sad tires in a mile-a."—Winter's Tale. : HEART
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Prairies of South America. : LLANOS
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Stone money of Island of Yap. : FEI
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Canadian Arctic bay. : ELLIOTT
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Drenches. : SLUICES
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Mouths: Latin. : ORA
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Simplified Esperanto. : IDO
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Hardy grain. : RYE
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Boisterous. : LOUD
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Search for diligently. : SCOUR
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Fighter on many fronts. : AMERICAN
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Fusilladed with bullets. : GUNNED
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Abstract being. : ENS
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Viragoes. : SCOLDS
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Pertaining to Mohammedan mysticism. : SUFIC
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Distant. : AFAR
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Russian man of Steel. : STALIN
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Leningrad's lake. : ILMEN
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Deck ring for a davit. : CRANCE
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Discoverer of Greenland. : ERIC
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Geraint's wife. : ENID
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Think but little of (with at). : SNEEZE
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The Bluff King. : HAL
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Tool manufacturer. : AXMAKER
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Emit light. : RADIATE
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Allow. : LET
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Tierra del Fuego Indian. : ONA
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Islet. : AIT
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Came upon. : MET
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Refrigerant. : ICER
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Tempo: Music. : TAKT
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Gaunt American hero. : LINCOLN
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Greek letter. : EPSILON
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Minister. : DOMINIE
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Imperial Roman female. : AUGUSTA
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Curbing a horse. : BITTING
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One who comes forth. : EMERGER
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Comes out of water. : EMERSES
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In addition to. : BESIDES
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Pompano-like fishes. : SAURELS
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Fighter. : BATTLER
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Glutted one's self. : OVERATE
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African colony of France. : MOROCCO
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Born flier. : BIRD
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Girl's name. : ADA
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Parish clergyman. : RECTOR
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"In a ___-nighted December."—Keats. : DREAR
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Arrange methodically. : TABULATE
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Anything high-flown. : ELA
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Redskin grunt. : UGH
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Wild duck. : TEAL
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Gilt metal. : ORMOLU
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Mighty cataract. : NIAGARA
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Saint: Span. : SAN
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Lear's second daughter. : REGAN
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Mussolini's land. : ITALIA
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Mississippi pike. : GAR
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Norse Queen of Underworld. : HEL
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Enraptured. : TRANCED
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Descent. : LINEAGE
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Sang in the Alps. : YODELED
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Attacks. : BESETS
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Stage comedienne. : BOLAND
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Seaport where A. E. F. has landed. : BELFAST
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Newt. : EFT
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Leaked through. : SEEPED
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Capital of Valle department, Colombia. : CALI
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Noisy cries. : CLAMORS
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Sped to. : HIED
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Be situated. : LIE
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Hitler's jackal. : BENITO
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Army rules. : REGULATIONS
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Cessation. : STOP
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"Baptism of ___"—Napoleon III. : FIRE
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Greek father of Medicine. : GALEN
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Concept. : IDEA
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German aircraft works. : DORNIER
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Perfectly. : IDEALLY
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City on the Guadalquivir River. : SEVILLE
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Fins. : DORSALS
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Equine-leather maker. : SADDLER
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Vastest war theatre. : PACIFIC
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Tree-lined walk. : ALAMEDA
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State of strain. : TENSION
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Deals out. : METES
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Vital transportation equipment. : RAILS
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Chinese tea. : CHA
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Derogatory grunt. : HUH
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Snow: Scot. : SNA
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___ generis. : SUI
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Temporary peace. : TRUCE
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Pin of a sundial. : GNOMON
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Pertaining to the Spice Islands. : MOLUCCA
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British school. : ETON
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Embattled Russian city. : OREL
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Former Norwegian export to U. S. : SARDINE
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Fish delicacy. : TUNA
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General who died at Little Big Horn. : CUSTER
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Hitler's tête à tête. : DEFEAT
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Sourish. : ACIDIC
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Archipelago unit. : ISLE
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Drink to be made no more. : GIN
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Blacked out. : DARK
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Trombone manoeuvres. : SLIDINGS
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Roman schools. : SCHOLAE
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Radioactive element. : URANIUM
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Spanish political party under Franco. : FALANGE
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Oxhide strap of South Africa. : RIEMPIE
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Santa ___, of the Alamo. : ANA
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Medley. : MELANGE
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Prophetical book of Old Testament. : EZEKIEL
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Fishermen. : NETTERS
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Uplifted: Fr. : EXALTE
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Riders of the waves. : CRESTS
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Framework of a red corpuscle. : STROMA
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Low caste watchmen: India. : MINAS
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Any Roman building. : AEDES
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Buckwheat tree. : TITI
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Tear off: Scot. : TIRR
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Mongrel. : CUR
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Dutch commune in Brabant. : OSS
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Wane. : EBB
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Eye shade. : LID
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"___ Country, ___ Constitution, ___ Destiny." : ONE
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An herb, spicknel. : MEU

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 103 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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