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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, October 31, 1943

Author:
James E. Kisner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 620 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 91
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 90
Across
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"Venice of the North." : STOCKHOLM
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Reserved. : ALOOF
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West Coast labor leader. : BRIDGES
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Goal of Jap southwest expansion. : AUSTRALIA
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Ecclesiastic's residence. : MANSE
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Shine. : RADIATE
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Etruscan Juno. : UNI
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Author of over 100 books, died 1899. : ALGER
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Between: Prefix. : INTER
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Mystic. : EPOPTIC
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Gentlemen. : SIRS
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Crazes. : FADS
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Self-preserving tendency. : EGO
33
Recaptured city in White Russia. : GOMEL
35
That lady. : HER
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Oriental. : ASIAN
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Fine whetstone. : HONE
40
Ultrafashionable men. : DUDES
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___ of Anjou, titular king of Sicily (1409–80). : RENE
42
Rice weight of Zanzibar, 360 lbs. : GISLA
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Scratches. : CLAWS
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Violinist's necessity. : ROSIN
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Scorched. : BURNT
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American operatic soprano. : EAMES
48
Former Senator from Tennessee. : HULL
49
Evil spirit. : DEMON
50
Perceives. : SENSES
51
High-pitched. : SHRILL
53
___ Anne's War, in America, 1702–13. : QUEEN
54
Rake tooth. : TINE
55
Friend. : AMI
58
Totality. : ALL
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Combats between two. : DUELS
60
Inspector General of U. S. Army. : PETERSON
64
Senator from Georgia. : RUSSELL
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Large: Fr. : GROS
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Coniferous trees. : PINES
69
Salutation. : AVE
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Angry: Irish. : CROUSE
71
Political union of old German Empire. : TRIAS
72
City on the Rhone. : ARLES
73
Twist about. : SLUE
74
Pneumatic necessities. : TIRES
75
Escort plane on Emden raid. : THUNDERBOLT
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Chicago newspaper publisher. : FIELD
78
Son of Tros, founder of Troy. : ILUS
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Behave pompously: Colloq. : SWANK
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Legal claims. : LIENS
81
Designed for use in religious rites. : SACRAL
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Resin of Chian turpentine. : ALK
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Particular. : POINT
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Jutlander. : DANE
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Agreement between nations. : ENTENTE
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Short story: Fr. : NOUVELLE
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Leaf of a fern. : FROND
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Essay. : TRY
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Violent whirlwinds. : OES
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Scene of Russian victory. : OREL
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Awake. : ALERT
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Geographical center of U. S. : KANSAS
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Means of mounting. : STAIRS
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Distress. : GRIEF
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Heap up. : PILE
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Sinful: Lat. : NEFAS
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Sweets. : CANDY
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Felt solicitude. : CARED
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Group of 17 islands, part of New Hebrides. : BANKS
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Figure of speech-irony. : TROPE
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Animal trails. : RUNS
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Walking sticks. : CANES
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Step of a ladder. : RUNG
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Oceanic tunicate. : SALPA
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Tribe of Mindanao. : ATA
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Cask stoppers. : BUNGS
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Fruit stone. : PIT
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Sound of a bell. : BONG
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Gil ___ by Le Sage, 1735. : BLAS
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Ukrainian patriot assassinated in 1926. : PETLURA
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Musical shake. : TRILL
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Epic poem written by Homer. : ILIAD
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Republic on Gulf of Finland. : ESTONIA
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Seal of the U. S. A. : EAGLE
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Done over. : RENOVATED
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Make strong. : STOUTEN
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Climber. : RISER
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Commander of Strategic Bombing, Northwest Africa. : DOOLITTLE
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Highly seasoned meat. : SAUSAGE
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Scene of Allied victory. : TUNISIA
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Worship of Osiris. : OSIRISM
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New England State: Abbr. : CT
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Narrowest isthmus of Malay Peninsula. : KRA
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Partial. : HALF
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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Deceived. : LIED
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Vice President of U. S., 1913–21. : MARSHALL
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City on the Somme. : AMIENS
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Norwegian diplomat, 1921 Nobel Peace Prize winner. : LANGE
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Upon. : ONTO
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Nonhydrolyzable sugar. : OSE
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Former Governor of Texas. : FERGUSON
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Site of Focke-Wulf plane factories. : BREMEN
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Pomace of grapes. : RAPES
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Person adored. : IDOL
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Submerge. : DIP
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Collects. : GATHERS
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Bay on coast of Attu Island. : ETIENNE
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Mysteries. : SECRETS
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Auctions. : SALES
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One-eyed god. : ODIN
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New Zealand Minister. : NASH
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Curtis Wright observation plane. : OWL
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Swells upward. : DOMES
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Bard among the Goths. : RUNER
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Lacking warmth. : CHILL
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Tranquilize. : LULL
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Part of a movie. : REEL
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Czech President in exile. : BENES
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Germany's third inland port continually bombed. : DUESSELDORF
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Situations. : SITES
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Sound of breathing. : RALE
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So far as: Lat. : QUOAD
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Doctrine. : TENET
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Arctiid moth. : ARCTIAN
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Spanish painter (1617–82). : MURILLO
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Given name of Yamamoto, deceased Jap Fleet Admiral. : ISORUKU
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Potation. : DRINK
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Medicine. : PILLS
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Where the Fifth Army landed. : SALERNO
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Containing immature seeds. : OVULATE
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Sewing implements. : NEEDLES
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Entreats. : SUES
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S-shaped worm. : ESS
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Deep guttural sound. : GRUNT
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Lying flat. : PRONE
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Anglo-Saxon freeman. : THANE
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Far Eastern correspondent. : ABEND
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Number six on a die. : SICE
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Flute, as cloth. : TWILL
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Obese. : FAT
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Shoe bottoms. : SOLES
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Bends in timber. : SNYS
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Protagonist of open door for Japan, 1852. : PERRY
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Sea eagles. : ERNES
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Makes vacant. : VOIDS
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Aviates. : FLIES
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Foe of yellow fever. : REED
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Converse. : TALK
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Restrainer. : ARRESTER
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Tyrant flycatcher. : KINGBIRD
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Emmets. : ANTS
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Mirage. : SERAB
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Grades a road. : SCRAPES
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Tightest. : TAUTEST
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Salmon color. : ANNATTO
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Crew. : GANG
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Kitchen utensil. : PAN
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___ Bradley, Inspector General of U. S. Army Air Forces. : FOLLETT
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Vesture. : APPAREL
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Seashore. : SEASIDE
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Land of Promise of the Israelites. : CANAAN
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Establisher and president of famous university. : BUTLER
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Discoverer of radium. : CURIE
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Valley on the moon. : RILLE
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Baseball term. : BUNT
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Swine. : PIGS
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Kind of margarine. : OLEO
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Tree yielding red dye. : NINO
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Prison. : GAOL
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"Iron Man" of baseball. : LOU
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Siamese measure. : RAI
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506 : DVI
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Toward. : AT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 85 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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