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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, October 21, 1945

18-Across : Rut.

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 66
Charles Cross has 25 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 193
Across
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Holy mountain of modern Greeks. : ATHOS
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No. 1 Jap war criminal. : TOJO
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The devil's grandmother: Slav. Myth. : BABA
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New world. : WEST
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Rut. : GROOVE
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Phenol derivative. : ANOL
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Spirit. : ELAN
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Hurts. : ACHES
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___ theory, in chemistry. : ATOMIC
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Capital of Iceland. : REYKJAVIK
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Ancestor worship. : SHINTO
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Pilgrims. : PALMERS
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Of a general plan. : SCHEMATIC
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William Taylor Adams. : OPTIC
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Skillful. : ADEPT
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Anglo-Saxon nobleman. : EORL
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Tight. : SNUG
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Identical. : SAME
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Letters written on a farewell card. : PPC
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Fishing port, W. Hokkaido. : OTARU
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Man's name. : NEIL
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Agrees. : GEES
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Letters on Stonewall Jackson's uniform collar. : CSA
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Spring. : LEAP
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Famous Tuscan city. : SIENA
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Russian doctors' badge. : ZNAK
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Swiss tunnel, 12 m. long. : SIMPLON
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Placed in a receptacle. : URNED
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Brads. : NAILS
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Stern. : GRIM
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Tempters of Ulysses. : SIRENS
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Holy. : SACRED
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Hog-chokers. : SOLES
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Become aggressive. : BRISTLE
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Plane's auxiliary wing-tip. : AILERON
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Dance resembling the minuet. : GAVOTTE
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City N. E. of Dusseldorf. : ESSEN
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Cape on E. coast of Delaware. : HENLOPEN
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Followers of Daniel O'Connell. : REPEALERS
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Fruit used in making gin. : SLOE
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Type of champagne. : SEC
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Breathe. : RESPIRE
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___ Dolorosa. : VIA
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Blanche of the Gay '90s. : RING
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Endure. : WITHSTAND
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Most ridiculous. : SILLIEST
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One of the thanes in "Macbeth." : ANGUS
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Arrange. : PREPARE
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Bake in crumb sauce. : SCALLOP
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POW's hope. : RELEASE
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Shelley's muse. : ERATO
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Noted English economist (1790-1864). : SENIOR
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Popular woman radio commentator. : BEATTY
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Robin Goodfellow. : PUCK
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Twenty things. : SCORE
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Rosalind's relationship to Duke Frederick. : NIECE
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Card game. : AUTHORS
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Short distance. : STEP
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The clown in "Pagliacci." : TONIO
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Where Alfieri was born. : ASTI
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Expression of disgust. : UGH
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What "Sairey Gamp" took on the sly. : NIPS
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Catch in. : SNAG
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Last Emperor of Brazil. : PEDRO
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Bush. : TOD
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Kernel. : SEED
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Kilkenny scrappers. : CATS
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Peat. : TURF
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Germany. : REICH
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Bulbous-rooted plant. : ONION
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Individuals. : SINGULARS
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Turner. : ROTATOR
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African guenon monkey. : NISNAS
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What all Nordics are. : CAUCASIAN
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Peak in Colorado, 11,654 ft. : LAVETA
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Shelter for Siberian convicts. : ETAPE
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Crotchet. : KINK
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Dry. : SERE
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English diarist: Var. : EVELIN
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Fatty tissue. : SUET
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Murder. : SLAY
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Popular light-opera singer. : EDDY
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Vends. : SELLS
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Gulf, inlet of Ionian Sea. : ARTA
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Drive a coach. : TOOL
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Japanese war criminal. : HOMMA
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City in N. Spain. : OVIEDO
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Mysteries. : SECRETS
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Product of wood distillation. : TAR
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Low numbers. : ONES
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Lord Haw Haw. : JOYCE
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Island in Lake Baikal, Siberia. : OLKHON
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Little ray of light: Obs. : BEAMLING
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Tyrannical Spanish Duke (1508-1582). : ALVA
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Artificial flies. : BAITS
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City on the Yangtze. : ANKING
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Existed. : WAS
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Oread who talked incessantly. : ECHO
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Transports. : SHIPS
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Feeler. : TENTACLE
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Mountain pass. : GAP
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Former Secretary of War. : STIMSON
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Wine district in Spain. : JEREZ
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Unlimited quantities. : OCEANS
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Where Armour is Ambassador. : SPAIN
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Tips. : CUES
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What Ezra Pound is accused of. : TREASON
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Spirit: German. : GEIST
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In addition. : PLUS
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European quarter of Istanbul. : PERA
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Dancing a gay French dance. : CANCANING
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What Lincoln preserved. : UNION
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Port. : LARBOARD
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Look pleased. : SMILE
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Danger. : PERIL
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Total. : ALL
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Frock. : KIRTLE
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Fourth estate. : PRESS
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One of the Cyclades. : DELOS
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Ancient city of Sicily. : SEGESTA
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Small portion. : MITE
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Noted Senator from New York (1834-1928). : DEPEW
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Cyanite. : SAPPARE
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Where World War I started. : SERVIA
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Cooking directions. : RECIPE
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Gouges used in wood-carving. : VEINERS
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Most somnolent. : SLEEPIEST
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Long spaces of time. : EONS
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Home. : NEST
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Queen of the gods. : HERA
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Its emblem is the harp. : ERIN
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Regards. : RESPECTS
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Frame supports. : SILLS
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Laboratory monkey. : RHESUS
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Author of "Anthony Adverse." : ALLEN
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Serf in Ivanhoe. : GURTH
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Bedeck. : TRAP
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Contemptuous one. : SCORNER
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Where the temples of Diana and Apollo were. : IONIA
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Founder of Sisters of Charity. : SETON
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Condescension. : STOOP
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Verse. : LYRIC
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Procedure. : ACT
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Eight: Comb. form. : OCTO
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American journalist. : REID
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Badger: Obs. : BAUSON
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Empress of the French. : EUGENIE
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Followers of Ernst Haeckel. : ATHEISTS
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"Happy" Chandler's state. : KENTUCKY
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Sea duck. : EIDER
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Health resorts. : SPAS
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Pinero heroine. : PAULA
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Baltimore birds. : ORIOLES
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Hinterland. : STICKS
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Town in Alpes-Maritimes. : GRASSE
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Interval: Music. : OCTAVE
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What the Viennese call their river. : DONAU
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Bulimus. : SNAIL
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American master mariner, George ___. : FRIED
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River at Potsdam. : HAVEL
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Nucha. : NAPE
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Mountain in Abyssinia, 14,000 ft. : GUNA
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Carnelian. : SARD
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Swiss patriot. : TELL
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Lawyer patriot (1725-83). : OTIS
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Flowed. : RAN
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Establish. : SET
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Greer Garson's married name. : NEY

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 48 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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