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New York Times, Sunday, January 7, 1951

96-Across : He wrote "Sweet and Low."

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 666 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 164, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 48
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 567
Across
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The Western Hemisphere. : AMERICAS
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Harvard's river. : CHARLES
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Impassioned. : FERVID
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Herb of memory. : ROSEMARY
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Abbess of the Paraclete. : HELOISE
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Sir Launcelot's lady. : ELAINE
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Wrong. : MISTAKEN
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Transact business. : OPERATE
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Important port of Turkey. : SMYRNA
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Porter. : ALE
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Psychological. : MENTAL
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Straw coat worn in Japan. : MINO
32
Oklahoma redskin. : OTO
33
Crude sugar of India. : GUR
34
Nick. : DENT
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Co-recipient of Nobel peace prize, 1925. : DAWES
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St. Laurent's country. : CANADA
40
Bearing. : MIEN
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Iridal area around the pupil. : AREOLE
44
Sherry. : XERES
46
Theocritean work. : IDYL
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England's princess. : ANNE
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They've been "ins" since '33. : DEMS
50
Biblical weed. : TARE
51
John Hersey's subject. : WALL
52
Finishing nails. : BRADS
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Belgian resort. : SPA
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Guiding principle. : MOTTO
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Verdi's outlaw hero. : ERNANI
60
French Communist leader. : DUCLOS
61
M. C. of "The Big Show." : TALLULAH
63
Negative particle. : ANION
64
Vapors. : BRUME
66
Pitcher Reynolds. : ALLIE
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Swallow one's words. : RETRACT
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Board an airliner. : EMPLANE
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Fascination. : SPELL
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American ostrich. : NANDU
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Pavilion or summerhouse. : GAZEBO
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Circular symbol on Japanese kimonos. : MON
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Goddess who drank with Odin. : SAGA
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He painted the "Holy Family." : MICHAELANGELO
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___ Kong. : HONG
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Summer in Paris. : ETE
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Stevedores. : LADERS
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Creator of Ephraim Tutt. : TRAIN
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The L in L. O. O. M. : LOYAL
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Soothing tonic. : NERVINE
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Hardpan. : SUBSOIL
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Phi, chi, psi, ___. : OMEGA
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Evelyn ___, George Moore heroine. : INNES
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Leader of rebellion against Moses: Num. xvi. : KORAH
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He wrote "Sweet and Low." : TENNYSON
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Governor Russell's state. : NEVADA
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Java village where the ape man was found. : TRINIL
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Shrank away. : SHIED
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Football player. : END
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Former queen of Italy. : ELENA
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Lampblack. : SOOT
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About half. : SEMI
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Jester's role. : FOOL
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Slavic native of Saxony. : WEND
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One of the Grail Knights. : BORS
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Lake source of Blue Nile. : TSANA
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Marksman. : SNIPER
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Gadids. : CODS
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Syncopation. : RHYTHM
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Light-colored tuff. : TRASS
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Horse mackerel. : TUNA
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The same. : ONE
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Low note in bovine gamut. : MOO
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Attack. : RAID
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President Bayar's capital. : ANKARA
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1101. : MCI
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Sheep: Fr. : MOUTON
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Hair ribbon. : BANDEAU
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Gov. Persons, for instance. : ALABAMAN
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Substitute. : ERSATZ
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Hellenistic dynasty of Pergamum. : ATTALID
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Shoptalk at Annapolis. : NAVALESE
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Boil with rage. : SEETHE
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Aye men. : YESSERS
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Sawhorses. : TRESTLES
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Famous fleet of 1588. : ARMADA
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Drudge. : MOILER
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Palestinian cenobite. : ESSENE
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Macerate. : RET
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Title of Yemen's ruler. : IMAM
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Subject of a song hit. : CAKE
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Vulture. : AREND
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Sentence structure. : SYNTAX
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Scourge of India. : CHOLERA
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___ cat. : HEP
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Ottoman standard. : ALEM
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Dewy. : RORIC
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Bushrope. : LIANA
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Native of Tallinn. : ESTONIAN
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Bishopric. : SEE
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Keeping holiday. : FESTAL
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Patron saint of sailors. : ELMO
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Broadway's ___ Bolger. : RAY
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16th-century spinet. : VIRGINAL
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Sly hint. : INNUENDO
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Reciprocal affection. : DEARNESS
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N. Zealand caterpillar. : AWETO
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Alleged hypnotic force. : ODYL
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Bushy clump. : TOD
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Open air music. : SERENADE
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Unrehearsed radio quip. : ADLIB
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He introduced the impermanent wave. : MARCEL
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Mr. Gulliver, Swift's voyager. : LEMUEL
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Abyssinian salt money. : EMOL
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He raises silkworms. : SERICULTURIST
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The sun. : STAR
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Pallid. : WAN
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Hero of Leatherstocking Tales. : BUMPO
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Prominent Republican. : STASSEN
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Examine by touch. : PALPATE
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He quotes without proof. : ALLEGER
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After that. : THENCE
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Negation. : NOT
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Walt Disney's flying elephant. : DUMBO
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Miss Lee, actress. : LILA
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Celebes oxen. : ARNAS
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Lively dance. : REEL
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Jemlah goat. : TAHR
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They populate the treaty port west of Formosa. : AMOYESE
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Nine-sided figure. : NONAGON
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Land of the Rose. : ENGLAND
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Grit the teeth. : GNASH
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Currency exchange rate. : AGIO
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Ne plus ultra. : ZENITH
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Divinely supplied nourishment. : MANNA
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Crossbow. : ARBALEST
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Intimate: Coll. : HOMY
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Miss Darnell. : LINDA
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___ Bridge. : LONDON
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Provisions. : VIANDS
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Boy. : SON
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Son of Eric the Red. : LEIF
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Yarn. : STORY
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Miss Cornell. : KIT
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Breakers of tradition. : NEOS
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Family in 1855 Thackeray novel. : NEWCOMES
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Girl's name: Fr. : ELEONORE
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Saleswoman in Pleven's country. : VENDEUSE
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Beak-shaped. : ROSTRATE
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Designer of Selim mosque. : SINAN
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Foreign quarter of London. : SOHO
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Raids for booty. : MARAUDS
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Afire. : LIT
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Age preceding the Iron Age. : BRONZE
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With a side glance. : ASKANT
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Thump. : PUMMEL
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Box up. : ENCASE
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Actress Ella. : RAINES
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Ghosts: Humorous. : HANTS
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Phrygian king, unfortunate possessor of ass's ears. : MIDAS
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Salty. : SALAR
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Light-green Luna ___. : MOTH
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Take out of galleys. : DELE
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Blurb. : RAVE
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Arab gowns. : ABAS
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Anglo-Indian pony. : TAT
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Our Ambassador to Norway. : BAY
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Finletter's realm. : AIR
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High in pitch. : ALT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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