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WORDS THE WORLD OVER

New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 1944

Author:
Clara Rushe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 661 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 63
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 144
Across
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Where Tinian is. : MARIANAS
9
Secretary of State under Fillmore. : EVERETT
16
President of Norwegian Parliament. : HAMBRO
22
Of the sun-god. : APOLLINE
23
Where Imphal is. : MANIPUR
24
Roman wing troops. : ALARES
25
Capital of Leyte. : TACLOBAN
26
Pledge. : PROMISE
27
Japan's "Pittsburgh," B-29 target. : YAWATA
28
Skill. : ART
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Sibilant signal. : PST
30
Meat dishes. : STEWS
31
Daughter of Saturn and Ops. : CERES
33
Angle of a path. : ZIG
34
Siamese. : TAI
36
Remunerates. : PAYS
37
F. D. R.'s son. : JAMES
38
Feed fuel to. : FIRE
39
Arms center 90 mi. N. of Frankfort. : MASSEL
43
Pelted. : STONED
45
Fox ___. : HOLES
46
Rail center N. of Crimea. : MELITOPOL
49
City in Donets coal basin. : STALIN
50
Through. : PER
51
Nancy Hank's son. : ABE
52
Spanish griddle cake. : AREPA
53
Where Italy's fleet surrendered. : MALTA
54
The Navy's fighting builders. : SEABEES
58
Wander. : ROVE
60
Sumatran wildcat. : BALU
61
Angers. : IRES
62
City on Bay of Naples. : SORRENTO
63
Heelplate. : CLEAT
65
More distant. : REMOTER
67
Oil center on W coast of Caspian. : BAKU
68
Pierce. : STAB
69
French town on the Oise. : HIRSON
71
Localities. : SITES
72
Household. : MENAGE
74
Exclamations. : EHS
75
Harmonized. : KEYED
77
Kobold. : NIS
78
Down: French. : BAS
79
Ship. : LINER
81
Father: Arabic name. : ABU
83
The sign of Libra : SCALES
85
Goethe drama, 1832. : FAUST
87
Makes suitable. : ADAPTS
90
Hiss. : SISS
92
Pairs. : TWOS
93
Of the Caribs. : CARIBAL
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Airfield runway. : STRIP
96
Strategic Chinese city. : KWEIYANG
98
Worry. : CARE
99
Finished. : OVER
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Island N. W. of Rhodes. : SIMI
102
Sand blowers. : SANDERS
103
Preserves. : CURES
104
Pilfer anew. : REROB
106
Drunkard. : SOT
107
Negative vote. : NAY
108
Ex-head of Martinique. : ROBERT
109
Aneroid barometers. : OROMETERS
111
King whose capital is Belgrade. : PETER
114
Gold units. : CARATS
115
Wanting in lucidity. : UNSANE
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Port W. of Formosa. : AMOY
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Indian. : HURON
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Wooden pins. : PEGS
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Friend. : AMI
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Bill. : NEB
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Old pot metal: French. : POTIN
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Dirt. : FILTH
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Tristful. : SAD
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Bitter vetch. : ERS
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Vibration. : TREMOR
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Island off Borneo. : TARAKAN
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Strategic city W. of Isigny. : CARENTAN
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Exit. : EGRESS
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Gateway to Petrified Forest, national monument. : ADAMANA
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Capital of S. Australia. : ADELAIDE
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Property. : REALTY
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Puts into characters. : NOTATES
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Lake of Constance: German. : BODENSEE
Down
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___ Hari. : MATA
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Separated. : APART
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Stringed instrument of Middle Ages. : ROCTA
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Ailing. : ILL
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Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
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Points. : NIBS
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Sky god: Var. : ANAT
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Jap coin. : SEN
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Vacant. : EMPTY
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Weasels: Eng. : VARES
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Enough: Poet : ENOW
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Wheel parts. : RIMS
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Slender finial. : EPI
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Town N. E. of Tarquinia, Italy. : TUSCANIA
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Foresters. : TREEMEN
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U. S. Ambassador to Spain. : HAYES
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Alackaday. : ALAS
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Bird's craw. : MAW
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It borders Venezuela. : BRAZIL
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Withdraw. : RETIRE
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Siouan Indians. : OSAGES
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Pas-de-Calais town. : SALLAUMINES
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Russ. : RED
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Japan Island N. W. of Kyushu. : IMI
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Races. : PEOPLES
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Bumps in a Jeep. : JOLTS
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New Zealand's Premier, 1930–35. : FORBES
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Luzon savage. : ATA
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Slavic native of Saxony. : SORB
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Lance. : SPEAR
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Looks fixedly. : STARES
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Early German silver coin. : TALER
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Give attention to. : HEAR
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Army Chief of Staff, 1918–21. : MARCH
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Italian town near Salerno. : EBOLI
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Poison gas center smashed by RAF. : LEVERKUSEN
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Strikes. : SMITES
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City taken by British Eighth Army. : PERUGIA
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Polish town on Bug River. : SOKAL
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U. S. aircraft carrier. : ENTERPRISE
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Allied base in Greenland. : ETAH
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Weeps. : SOBS
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Alleviate : EASE
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___ Juan Hill, battle of 1898. : SAN
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Puppets. : TOYS
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American patriot (1725–83). : OTIS
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Canada's Governor-General, 1931–35. : BESSBOROUGH
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Flower part sought by bee. : NECTARY
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Chief culture hero of Polynesia. : MAUI
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Purposes. : ENDS
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Appears to give promise. : DAWNS
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Merest. : BAREST
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Consumes. : EATS
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Inquires. : ASKS
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Lake N. E. of Kyoto, Japan. : BIWA
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Ship's record. : LOG
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Travelers. : FARERS
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Taphouses. : TAVERNS
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Strategic island N. W. of Darwin. : TIMOR
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Roasting sticks. : SPITS
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Mr. Hillman. : SIDNEY
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Mark of omission. : CARET
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Allied-held Aegean island. : LEROS
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Anno. : YEAR
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Native of Isle of Pines. : CUBAN
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Sunk Italian battleship. : ROMA
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Seaplane active in bombing of Wake. : CORONADO
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Franklin. : BEN
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___ Bay, N. J. : RARITAN
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Beverage herb. : TEA
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Gasper. : PANTER
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Come out. : EMERGE
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Rabaul airdrome bombed by AAF. : TOBERA
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Sever. : CUT
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Equine. : HORSY
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Weapon of war. : PLANE
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Heating devices. : ETNAS
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First wife of Zeus. : METIS
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Mohammedan decree. : IRADE
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Etiquette expert. : POST
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___ semper vivat. : FAMA
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Chine silk of Sumatra. : IKAT
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Island N. W. of Honshu. : SADO
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Interpreted: Archaic. : ARED
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Cancel. : DELE
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Ancient sword. : SNEE
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Honey: Lat. : MEL
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Hair pad. : RAT
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Band leader Callaway. : CAB
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Girl's nickname. : NAN

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 46 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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