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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 1944

12-Down : City on the Maas.

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 679 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 84
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 141
Across
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Comrades-in-arms. : ALLIES
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Cause to be. : MAKE
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Liberated. : FREE
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Ex-Fortress. : EUROPA
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Nocturnal lemur of Madagascar. : AYEAYE
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Democratic choices. : ELECTIONS
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Active Aleutian island-volcano, 4,100 ft. : AKUTAN
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Stretched the neck. : CRANED
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Chokes with the arm. : GARROTTES
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Travesty. : SATIRE
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Crone. : HAG
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Trench. : SAP
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Snap up bargains. : SNUP
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Doctors. : TREATS
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Orlando: Abbr. : ORL
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Small-article case. : ETUI
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Cozy corners. : NOOKS
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Scots barons. : THEGNS
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Girl's nickname. : ESSIE
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Lacks. : NEEDS
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___ Islands, Ga. : SEA
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Oldest. : HOARIEST
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Amateur Nazi chutist. : HESS
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Champing at the bit. : EAGER
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Strips. : DENUDES
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General Eaker. : IRA
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Cries of delight. : AHS
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Small cake. : BUN
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Italian title. : SER
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Chinese pagodas. : TAS
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Yank invasion general. : BRADLEY
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Attacker of Metz. : PATTON
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Principle or law. : THEOREM
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Amounts of money. : PROCEEDS
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Icy rain. : SLEET
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Viragoes. : HARPIES
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Thin silk material. : VOILE
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Wholesome respect. : AWE
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Irish legendary beauty. : EMER
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Ex-U-boat port of France. : LORIENT
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Symbol of evil. : HITLER
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Department of S. E. France. : VAR
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Fighting hosts. : ARMIES
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Dough mixer. : KNEADER
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Whipper. : LASHER
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Cries of wonder. : OHS
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Measures, 39.37 in. : METRES
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Soviet President. : KALININ
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Ampersands. : ANDS
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Remarks: Abbr. : REM
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Hunts the weak. : PREYS
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Cerberus, hound of Hades. : HELLDOG
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Britain's conqueror of India (1725-74). : CLIVE
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Some time before: Archaic. : EREWHILE
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Silk glue. : SERICIN
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Dragon slain by Sigurd. : FAFNIR
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Indian fig trees of great shade. : BANYANS
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Danish foot. : FOD
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Swedish county. : LAN
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Chum. : PAL
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Tomcat. : GIB
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French African colony: Abbr. : ALG
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Navy fighter plane. : WILDCAT
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After. : LATER
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Shed skin. : MOLT
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Irish cudgel: Var. : SHILELAH
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Favorite. : PET
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Scots borough. : BURGH
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Sharp. : ACUTE
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Copal resins. : ANIMES
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German Government. : REICH
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Plain. : MERE
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Motor torpedo boat. : MTB
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Withdraw from job. : RESIGN
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Second. : ABET
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Capital of Annam. : HUE
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Polish general. : BOR
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Story in song. : BALLAD
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Controversial. : ERISTICAL
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Pacific Naval chief. : NIMITZ
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Fly. : AVIATE
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Thousand-sesterce amounts. : SESTERTIA
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Italian province. : TRENTO
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Elder. : SENIOR
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Golf mounds. : TEES
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Over. : DONE
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Old sailor. : SEADOG
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Siegfried Line city. : AACHEN
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Lyre-shaped. : LYRATE
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___ of Nations. : LEAGUE
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Scots John. : IAN
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Looks at. : EYES
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Meuse River city. : SEDAN
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Margaret. : MEG
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Where Anchorage is. : ALASKA
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Irish peasants. : KERNS
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Beige. : ECRU
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In the pink. : FIT
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City on the Maas. : ROTTERDAM
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Powers. : ENERGIES
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Ascetic Jewish sect. : ESSENES
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Sunrise way. : EAST
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Decree. : UKASE
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Monotonous routine. : RUT
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Idle. : OTIOSE
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___ Island, S. C. Marine base. : PARRIS
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Anoints. : ANELES
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Borough in Berks Co., Pa. : TOPTON
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Largest city between Warsaw and Berlin. : POSEN
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Donkey. : ASS
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Food fish. : IDE
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Above: Poet. : OER
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___-Pyrenees, French province. : HAUTES
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Ghost. : SHADE
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Shoe. : SABOT
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Gallant woman. : HEROINE
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Of the Austrian Alps. : TIROLEAN
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Garand. : GUN
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Dredges. : DEEPENS
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Black snakes. : RACERS
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Church recess. : APSE
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Dutch island, stepping-stone to Philippines. : HALMAHERA
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Sailors at the helm. : STEERSMEN
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Butcherbirds. : SHRIKES
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"'Twas ___, and the slithy toves ... " : BRILLIG
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Dough raiser. : LEAVENING
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Father of George V and son of Queen Victoria. : EDWARDVII
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French-Belgian river. : YSER
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Tenure of office. : TERM
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Coal derivative. : TAR
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Recapturer. : RETAKER
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Utensil. : POT
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Caravansaries. : HOSTELS
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Green dye. : VIRIDIN
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Grimacings. : LEERINGS
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U. S. fighter plane. : HELLCAT
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Jap defeat in India. : IMPHAL
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Samson's barber: Var. : DALILAH
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Divided portion. : HALF
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Midianite chief. : OREB
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Whisky. : RYE
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Not: Prefix. : NON
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Yugoslav. : SERB
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Part of a loom. : HEDDLE
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Moses' man in Canaan. : CALEB
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Sir Thomas ___, pre-Elizabethan poet. : WYATT
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Observe with ceremony. : SOLEMNISE
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Chubby. : FAT
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Ornamental openwork. : FILIGREE
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General of Yank 7th Army. : PATCH
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Most bibulous. : WINIEST
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Hide, a land measure. : CASATE
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Hawaiian wreath. : LEI
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Cuban liquor. : RUM
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Tree cobras. : MAMBAS
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Eight. : OCTAVE
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City of the Polish conference. : LUBLIN
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Owns. : HAS
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Fallen French leader. : PETAIN
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Tie up again. : REBIND
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The Blue ___ of Capri. : GROTTO
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German title of duke. : HERZOG
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Muse of love poetry. : ERATO
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Right-hand page. : RECTO
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Tracks. : HUNTS
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Ex-dam in Germany. : EDER
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Flier. : BIRD
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Where the Shannon flows. : EIRE
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Medieval tale in verse. : LAI
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Avenues: Abbr. : STS
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New Guinea base. : LAE
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___ culpa. : MEA

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 70 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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