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SOME LIKE 'EM HARD

New York Times, Sunday, January 8, 1950

Author:
Henry A. Wolfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.78, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 614 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 198, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 61
Henry A. Wolfe has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 413
Across
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"Richard ___," by the American Winston Churchill. : CARVEL
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City sacred to three religions. : JERUSALEM
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Sir Lawrence Alma-___, painter. : TADEMA
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Minerva. : ATHENA
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Absolve. : EXONERATE
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Genus of the hawk fly. : ASILUS
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Newspaper term meaning the end. : THIRTY
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Chivalrous competitors. : SPORTSMEN
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Pipes. : SPOUTS
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___ de Balzac. : HONORE
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Capital of Bulgaria. : SOFIA
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Whistler's forte. : ART
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Mint herbs: Lat. : MENTAE
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Arise. : EMANATE
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Fiber knot. : NEP
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The A in A. D. : ANNO
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Scottish philosopher (1788–1874). : ARNOTT
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Softens. : RELENTS
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Ancient Greek city, famous as center of Elian philosophy. : ERETRIA
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Geese. : ANSERES
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Mountains in the Rockies. : TETONS
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North African weight. : ROTL
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___ grass, meadow barley. : RIE
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Von ___, German admiral. : SPEE
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Grade. : SORT
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Schedule. : TIME
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___ Khan. : AGA
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Among ___ works are "Tamerlane," "Ulalume," etc. : POES
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British educator. : LASKI
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County in Mississippi. : NESHOBA
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___ Khan. : ALY
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Break suddenly. : BURST
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Wife of Admetus, who died in his stead. : ALCESTIS
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Employs. : USES
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Indisposed. : ILL
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Open-mouthed. : AGAPE
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Part of verb "to see": Sp. : VEA
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Inlet. : RIA
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Bows. : ARCS
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Niter. : SALTPETER
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Discovery. : ESPIAL
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Small cafe. : ESTAMINET
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Transfer of tenancy or ownership: Law. : ATTORN
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Without a country. : STATELESS
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Islands in Galway Bay. : ARAN
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Consort of Vishnu. : SRI
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Siamese measure. : RAI
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Hideout: Obs. : HIDEL
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Apothecary's degree. : LSA
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___ B'rith, Hebrew fraternity. : BNAI
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Aromatic resins. : BENZOINS
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Carib. : INERI
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River in Surrey. : WEY
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Native of Adriatic peninsula. : ISTRIAN
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International statesman. : EVATT
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Mexico's dollar. : PESO
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"___ and Cox," famous farce. : BOX
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English poet (1836–89). : ASHE
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Paul ___, of stage and screen. : MUNI
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Son of Tros. : ILOS
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A people of Nigeria. : ARO
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Reeds or rushes: Var. : SPRETS
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Disdained. : SPURNED
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Carver of food: Lat. : CARPTOR
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Services used at afternoon receptions. : TEASETS
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Declare without proof. : ALLEGE
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Game: Var. : LOTO
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Poem of eight lines. : TRIOLET
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Glued. : PASTED
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Wife of Athamas. : INO
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Humiliate. : ABASH
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Ceremonial section of an Italian church. : ALTARE
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Unbroken. : ENTIRE
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Ability to estimate short intervals. : TIMESENSE
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Fisherman. : NETTER
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Professional mourner. : KEENER
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Sweet liqueur. : ANISETTES
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Malay dagger. : CREESE
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Violins. : STRADS
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Those who favored withdrawing from the Union: Colloq. : SECESHERS
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Name in the Apocrypha. : ESDRAS
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She wrote "My Antonia." : CATHER
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Reception. : ATHOME
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Nasal. : RHINAL
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Italian city: Fr. sp. : VERONE
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Applicant. : ENTRANT
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Babies' outfits. : LAYETTES
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___ Willard. : JESS
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Arithmetical symbols. : EXPONENTS
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Certain housing mechanics. : ROOFERS
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Immature. : UNRIPE
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Mushroom: Span. : SETA
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Art: Latin. : ARS
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Mormon name for Indian. : LAMANITE
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Timeless. : ETERNAL
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Chin: Comb. form. : MENTO
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Its capital is Hobart. : TASMANIA
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Traduce. : ASPERSE
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Famous Canadian family. : DIONNE
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Implement used in sugar refining. : ELUTOR
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Change. : MUTATE
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Worldly goods. : ASSETS
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Baltic country. : ESTONIA
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Fragrances. : AROMAS
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Skill, as a member of a social group. : TRIBESMANSHIP
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Earl of ___, supporter of Cromwell. : ARGYLL
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Minerals. : ORES
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"The ___," famous painting by Turner. : SLAVESHIP
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Scene of unrest in Near East. : PALESTINE
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Pranks. : ESCAPADES
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Piece out. : EKE
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"La ___." : TOSCA
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Syro-Arabian goddess. : ALLAT
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Sound off coast of Washington. : PUGET
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Rhetorical: Rare. : ORATORIAL
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Universal language. : ESPERANTO
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Former terrorists in Near East. : STERNISTS
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Ben-Gurion. : ISRAELI
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Damage. : HURT
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Territory in Chile. : AISEN
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Christianize. : BAPTIZE
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Cultivate. : TILL
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Chemical test. : ASSAY
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Lake. : TARN
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I repeat: Latin. : ITERO
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Queen Elizabeth's favorite. : ESSEX
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Angry. : IRATE
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Dravidian. : NAIR
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Willkie's home town. : ELWOOD
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Originator of Keystone Comedies. : SENNETT
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Wine shop. : BISTRO
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Screen star of "Volpone." : BAUR
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Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
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Imprinter. : IMPRESSER
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Stock farmers. : BREEDERS
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Of the bodily structure. : ANATOMIC
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Repetition. : ITERANCE
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Enraged. : ANGERED
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Drug from monkshood. : ACONINE
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Resounding: Mus. : SONANTE
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Vessels. : SAILERS
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Coins known as cash. : SAPEKS
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The earth. : PLANET
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North of Ireland. : ULSTER
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Part of the eye. : RETINA
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Hebrew month. : TEBETH
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Drunken. : SOTTED
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Beetle. : ELATER
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Girl's name. : TERESA
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Metric measures. : STERES
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Coin of Lithuania. : LITAS
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"___ Death." : ASES
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Imprisoned Nazi. : HESS
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Compass point. : ESE

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 41 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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