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ALL OVER THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 1943

Author:
W. W. Webster
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 91
W. W. Webster has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 87
Across
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Willy-nilly Nazi ally. : FINLAND
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Looking for. : SEEKING
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Liberation. : FREEDOM
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Pacific and Malay island groups. : OCEANIA
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Wm. Allen White's home town. : EMPORIA
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Native African republic. : LIBERIA
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Dependent. : RELIANT
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Becoming. : SUITING
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Sequester. : ISOLATE
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Old long measure. : ELL
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Measures out. : METES
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Detective job. : CASE
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Pay up. : ANTE
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Started: Poet. : GAN
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Port ___, north terminal, Suez Canal. : SAID
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Invigorating. : TONIC
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Turk defeat by Don John of Austria in Greece, 1571. : LEPANTO
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Richest isle of N. E. I. : JAVA
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Power to work. : ENERGY
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Insult. : SLAP
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Daggers. : DIRKS
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Mild Irish oath. : BEDAD
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Henry Ford's son. : EDSEL
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Casablanca's successor. : QUEBEC
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Nothing. : NIL
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Fondle. : CARESS
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Perform what follows at once: Music. : SEGUE
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"Yond Cassius has a ___ and hungry look."—Julius Caesar. : LEAN
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Unload troop-ships. : DEBARK
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Finnish Arctic port. : PETSAMO
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Crumbling foe. : GERMAN
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Bull in the ring. : TORO
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Cries of delight. : AHS
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Biblical name. : ONO
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Dull finish. : MATTE
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Snooped. : SPIED
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Famed cigar smoker. : WINSTON
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Lone performances. : SOLI
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Bombed isle just southwest of the Gilberts. : NAURU
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Girt for battle. : ARMED
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Scarab. : BEETLE
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Meat fats. : SUETS
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Great Peninsula. : SCANDINAVIA
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Curt. : TERSE
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Make beloved. : ENDEAR
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Blitz ___. : KRIEG
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Saw of a sawfish. : SERRA
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Highhat: Slang. : RITZ
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Battle-marked. : SCARRED
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Señorita. : DONNA
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Welsh. : RENIG
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Golf mound. : TEE
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Soldier's pay: Jap. : SEN
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Pertaining to wings. : ALAR
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"Où sont les ___ d'antan?" : NEIGES
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Asian wild asses. : ONAGERS
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Open the eyes. : AWAKEN
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River obstruction. : SNAG
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Droll fellow. : CLOWN
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Mole rat genus. : SPALAX
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English tavern. : PUB
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French-Allied chief. : GIRAUD
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Former lives. : PASTS
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Site of crushing Jap air-losses in New Guinea. : WEWAK
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Dutch isle west of New Guinea. : CERAM
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Build a little home. : NEST
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Say. : ASSERT
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Plows: Var. : ERES
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Light rowboat. : SHALLOP
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Anglo-Saxon thane. : THEGN
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Penitent's shirt. : HAIR
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Pluto. : DIS
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Two-fold. : DUAL
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Egyptian King, 1922–36. : FUAD
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Florentine iris. : ORRIS
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New Guinea base, taken by paratroops. : LAE
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Luzon natives. : IGOROTS
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Smashed German Baltic port. : ROSTOCK
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Envision. : IMAGINE
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Highest Java mountain, live volcano. : SEMEROE
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Nazi annex. : AUSTRIA
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French defense wall. : MAGINOT
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Careful ones. : HEEDERS
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Betrayal. : TREASON
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Typewriter rollers. : PLATENS
Down
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Play the prophet. : FORESEE
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Reykjavik is its capital. : ICELAND
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"Nice" people. : NELLIES
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Medieval tale in verse. : LAI
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Kingdom in Indo-China. : ANAM
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A ripe old age. : NINETY
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Malay chief. : DATTO
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Continuously employed. : SESSILE
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Australian national bird. : EMU
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Homeric. : EPIC
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Mountain pass: Afghanistan. : KOTAL
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Colored, as the eye. : IRISED
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Bowling target. : NINEPIN
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Punch line. : GAG
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Fire stones. : FLINTS
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___ Ryti, Finn President. : RISTO
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Tropic oil-yielding tree. : EBOE
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Dodger. : EEL
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Break up molten glass by pouring it into water. : DRAGADE
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Portuguese and Brazilian weights. : OITAVAS
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Bacchantes. : MAENADS
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Follow. : ENSUE
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Short sock. : ANKLET
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Garb. : DRESS
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Ship's hawser. : CABLE
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Desert-dry. : ARID
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Sudden pull. : JERK
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Glint. : GLEAM
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Squints. : PEERS
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Title above a knight's. : BARONET
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Yearly numbers of immigrants. : QUOTAS
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Electioneering. : CAMPAIGNING
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West Indian native. : CARIB
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Federal operative. : GMAN
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County in North Scotland. : NAIRN
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First appearance. : BOW
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Own. : POSSESS
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Enunciate. : ENOUNCE
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Native of Spain's city of swords. : TOLEDAN
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U. S. Ambassador to Germany, World War I. : GERARD
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Eelworms. : NEMAS
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Penitent through fear: Theol. : ATTRITE
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Leather revolver case. : HOLSTER
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Kerchoos. : SNEEZES
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Robin Hood's jolly friar. : TUCK
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U. S. chief in European Theatre of Operations. : DEVERS
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Crystal-gazer. : SEER
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Roman road. : ITER
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The South African colonies. : UNION
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Portentous. : DIRE
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British portion of Borneo. : SARAWAK
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English dunes. : DENES
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U. S. air chief. : ARNOLD
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Loosen. : RELAX
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Primitive native of North Japan. : AINO
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Mail, in India. : DAK
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Once more. : AGAIN
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Stares like a yokel. : GAWPS
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Knell of prohibition. : REPEAL
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Heron. : EGRET
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Grind the teeth. : GNASH
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Cry of woe. : ALAS
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Knot in wood: Var. : NURL
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More cunning. : CUTER
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Premier Hanson's nationality. : SWEDISH
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Point where moon is nearest earth. : PERIGEE
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Inspiring with fear. : AWESOME
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British Prime Minister, 1902–5. : BALFOUR
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Artificial lake, N. Y. C. reservoir. : ASHOKAN
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Ocean horizon. : SEALINE
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Versailles treaty palace. : TRIANON
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Paved ways. : STREETS
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Hunts. : CHASES
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Sort of ice cream. : MOUSSE
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Beast. : ANIMAL
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Shoemaker: Rare. : SUTOR
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Puttee: India. : PATTA
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To climb. : GRIMP
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Famous French engraver-artist. : DORE
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Buzzing insects. : DORS
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Epic. : SAGA
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Russian. : RED
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Aleutian island group, including Kiska. : RAT
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Labor union group. : CIO
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"___ along little dogies . . . " : GIT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 82 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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