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JIGSAW OF WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, October 12, 1952

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.61, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,211
Across
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Spy in Canaan. : CALEB
6
Nedjis. : ARABS
11
Hals of Haarlem. : FRANS
16
Butterflies-to-be. : PUPAS
21
Roman factotum. : EDILE
22
Dissuade. : DETER
23
Face with stone. : REVET
24
Where Xanthippe shopped. : AGORA
25
Phrase for a magician. : SEVENTHSONOFASEVENTHSON
29
Author Waugh. : ALEC
30
He wrote "The Lorelei." : HEINE
31
Garment worker. : OPERATOR
32
Bay of Japan. : ISE
33
A payment. : RENT
34
Cousin of the bald eagle. : ERNE
35
Members of the mob scene. : SUPES
36
Slate. : ROSTER
38
House plants. : IVIES
40
Scintilla. : SHRED
41
Wine city of Italy. : SIENA
43
Folding money. : FIVERS
45
Disregard. : OMIT
46
Motorist's mentor. : SIGN
47
Either of the Bears. : URSA
51
Buffaloes of India. : ARNEES
52
Product of California. : PRUNE
53
Where Clear Lake is: Abbr. : CAL
54
Athenian orator. : CLEON
55
Town in Holland. : VAALS
56
A way: Latin. : VIA
57
Sappho or any superior poetess. : TENTHMUSE
61
Against. : CON
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Toward the center. : INLY
63
Noted surgeon of 19th century. : SENN
64
City near Sioux City. : ONAWA
65
Of a lofty mountain range. : ANDINE
67
What they do at Sun Valley. : SKI
68
Of law: Lat. : DELEGE
70
The common people. : THIRDESTATE
73
G. O. P. celebration in 1954. : ONEHUNDREDTHANNIVERSARY
77
"Buzfuz," for instance. : ONOMATOPEIA
78
Lourdes is one. : SHRINE
79
Part of many Chinese names. : TSE
80
Traveled on foot: Ref. Sp. : TRAMPT
81
Antagonist. : ENEMY
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Surface between flutes of a pillar. : ORLO
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Wife of Ramachandra. : SITA
85
Optic. : ORB
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River site of Muscle Shoals. : TENNESSEE
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Ethiopian prince. : RAS
90
Britain's "Nye." : BEVAN
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He wrote "Little Orphant Annie." : RILEY
93
Tidelands have it. : OIL
94
Radio star, player of Luigi. : NAISH
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Shoestrings. : LACETS
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Navigating. : ASEA
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Ship's displacement units. : TONS
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Mild oath. : DRAT
100
In the dumps. : MOROSE
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Bonn's river. : RHINE
103
Blurb writers. : ADMEN
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Division of the zodiac. : DECAN
106
Leader of a square dance. : CALLER
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Did wrong. : ERRED
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Where the Ucayali flows. : PERU
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Twofold. : DUAL
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Rosary bead. : AVE
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Prominent Democrat. : ROSENMAN
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Thresh grain. : FLAIL
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Prefix used in electricity. : RHEO
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Winston Churchill, 1911–15. : FIRSTLORDOFTHEADMIRALTY
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Decamp. : ELOPE
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Language of Unalaska. : ALEUT
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French girl's name. : RENEE
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Flier of Babylonian myth. : ETANA
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Woodland deity. : SATYR
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Hero of Put-in-Bay. : PERRY
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Kiloliter. : STERE
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Disciplinary. : PENAL
Down
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M. Franck. : CESAR
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Lady Cavendish. : ADELE
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Pep up. : LIVEN
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Voluntarily. : ELECTIVELY
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Mr. Bolt. : BEN
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Cleaves. : ADHERES
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Pine exudates. : RESINS
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"Go to Canossa." : ATONE
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Nota ___. : BENE
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No seats. : SRO
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Water ice. : FRAPPE
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Do additional planting. : RESEED
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States positively. : AVERS
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Printer's direction. : STET
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Benefactor. : PATRON
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Disgusted comment. : UGH
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Set fixedly. : POSIT
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Emanated. : AROSE
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More rational. : SANER
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"___ not to reason why . . . " : THEIRS
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Legislation dealing with the Reconstruction. : FOURTEENTHAMENDMENT
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Irv of the Yankees. : NOREN
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Japanese religion. : SHINTO
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Son of Kish. : SAUL
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Symbolic letters. : VEES
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The Mustangs' school. : SMU
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King Phumiphon's country. : SIAM
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Innuit's residence. : IGLU
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He wrote "The Octopus." : FRANKNORRIS
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Descriptive of the rights stated in the Declaration. : INALIENABLE
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Ingredient of marmalade. : ORANGEPEELS
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Sister ship of the Gneisenau. : SCHARNHORST
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Portions of an opera. : RECITATIVES
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Oklahoma. : SOONERSTATE
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Miss Jeffreys. : ANNE
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Dispatch boat. : AVISO
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Creator of Lady Teazle. : PINERO
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College of "The Praying Colonels." : CENTRE
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Grassland in Transvaal. : VELDT
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Capital of Okinawa. : NAHA
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Romulus and Remus. : TWINS
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Albanian fortress island. : SASENO
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Upper house. : SENATE
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German article. : DAS
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Last name of an egg. : DUMPTY
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Clarissa and Anthony. : EDENS
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Penance whip of the Mohammedans. : DIRRAH
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Malefactions. : EVILS
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Man: Prefix. : HOM
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Sleepers. : TIES
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Lambs. : YEANS
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Law of Moses. : TORA
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Held for a twelvemonth. : YEARED
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Inferior. : SECONDRATE
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Meridian. : NOON
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Number of muses. : NINE
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Theda of the silents. : BARA
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Husband of a countess. : EARL
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Highlander's name. : IAN
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Small places. : LOCULI
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Where Innsbruck is. : TIROL
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Creator of Carmen. : MERIMEE
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Dever's opponent for Governor. : HERTER
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Former Ambassador to Spain. : ARMOUR
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Breezy. : DRAFTY
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More monotonous. : DEADER
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Bistros. : CAFES
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Lopez's second baseman. : AVILA
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Dormouse. : LEROT
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Finisher. : ENDER
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Shooting Star. : PLANE
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Lancer. : UHLAN
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Sicilian erupter. : AETNA
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Truehearted. : LOYAL
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Lather. : SOAP
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Mr. Gardner. : ERLE
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___ of clay. : FEET
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Peeper. : SPY
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Divisions of time: Abbr. : HRS
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Corded fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 20 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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