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GLOBAL WORDFARE

New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1943

Author:
P. J. Lamanna
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 85
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 92
Across
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Scaly plants. : CACTI
6
Ditches. : MOATS
11
Inveterate strifes. : FEUDS
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200-mile river in northeast Italy. : ADIGE
21
Medicine from a lily plant. : ALOIN
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Italian city reported taken by Tito. : IDRIA
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Strip of water. : INLET
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Shakespearean villainess. : REGAN
25
Housing costs. : RENTS
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Head of U. S. Navy in European theatre. : STARK
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Not hampered. : UNTRAMMELED
29
Shades. : DEGREES
31
British islands northeast of Cuba. : BAHAMA
33
Copies. : APES
34
Ear: Comb. form. : OTO
35
Title of Queen of England's father. : EARL
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French title. : MADAME
37
Bronze coins of Palestine. : MILS
38
Light gray. : HOAR
39
Partition in shaft of a mine. : BRATTICE
42
Note in Guido's scale. : ELA
43
Region in Poland and Czechoslovakia. : SILESIA
45
Assumed function. : ROLE
46
Changes. : TRANSITIONS
49
Bombed Jap island, 1,185 miles from Tokyo. : MARCUS
53
Attentive regard. : EYE
54
River on which Rouen lies. : SEINE
55
Kol ___, Hebrew prayer. : NIDRE
56
With avidity. : EAGERLY
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Vamoose. : SCRAM
59
Assumes without proof. : BEGS
61
Strait joining Adriatic to Mediterranean. : OTRANTO
63
What King commands: Abbr. : USN
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Proving device. : TESTER
66
Streamlet. : RUNNEL
69
Patron saint of married women. : ANNE
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___ Marcantonio. : VITO
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Location of a Fortress gunner. : TAIL
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Port ___, Egypt. : SAID
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Mirth. : GLEE
75
Served as a groundwork for. : BASED
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Small cake. : MACAROON
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Region: Poet. : CLIME
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Falterers. : WAVERERS
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Shots that fall beyond the target. : OVERS
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One of the Nazi-held Channel Islands. : SARK
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Commune near Calais. : LENS
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Pair. : DUAD
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"Last ___ of Pompeii." : DAYS
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Its population is 1,085,000,000. : ASIA
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Reinsert a cartridge. : RELOAD
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Honored. : GRACED
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Cloth measure. : ELL
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Girl in a song. : ADELINE
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Sacred animal of ancient Egypt. : APIS
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Play. : DRAMA
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Main ingredient of a popular soup. : NOODLES
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Entertained at a meal. : DINED
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Musical pipes. : REEDS
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Snare. : PIT
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Temper. : ANNEAL
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Make strategic survey of land. : RECONNOITER
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One of the Cyclades. : MILO
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Lineament. : FEATURE
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Let the bait bob. : DIB
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Trains. : EDUCATES
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Man's nickname. : MATT
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Plant with many-hued flowers. : IRIS
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"'e shot a comrade sleepin.'" : DEEVER
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Naval base in northeast Italy. : POLA
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Pulpy fruit. : UVA
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Gulf between two continents. : ADEN
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Small quantity. : MORSEL
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Rendered easy. : GENTLED
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Reinvigorated. : REJUVENATED
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Hackneyed. : TRITE
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Talk loudly. : NOISE
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Herb with aromatic seeds. : ANISE
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Comb: Comb. form. : CTENO
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City of twisted steel. : ESSEN
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Brief composition. : ESSAY
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Allied naval base in Senegal. : DAKAR
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Minds. : HEEDS
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Interprets. : READS
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Legendary Roman. : REMUS
Down
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Program. : CARD
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Nautical term of direction. : ALEE
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Thickening agents. : CONGEALERS
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Determine the concentration of: Chem. : TITRATE
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Interpolate. : INSERT
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Fail. : MISS
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Eastman's important agency. : ODT
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Wadi el ___, valley between Dead Sea and Gulf of Aqaba. : ARABA
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Harangues. : TIRADES
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Island in Sea of Okhotsk, part to Russia, part to Japan. : SAKHALIN
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North Italian port on Adriatic. : FIUME
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City in central Sicily. : ENNA
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Last month: Lat. abbr. : ULT
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Causes to run off track. : DERAILS
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Chief item. : STAPLE
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Readies for war. : ARMS
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English river. : DEE
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Residence of a Malemiut. : IGLOO
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Gulf north of Naples. : GAETA
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Ancient village of Palestine. : ENDOR
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Sailor's table companion. : MESSMATE
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Choice part. : ELITE
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Italian craftsman (1596–1684). : AMATI
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More ignoble. : MEANER
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Inorganic. : MINERAL
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Animal in an Aesop fable. : HARE
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Port of northwest France. : BREST
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Chief of U. S. forces in Middle East. : ROYCE
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Plagiarism. : CRIB
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Nature. : SORT
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Enemy of Cassio. : IAGO
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Title of sovereign of Abyssinia. : NEGUS
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Object of passionate devotion. : IDOL
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Casual trip. : CRUISE
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Where John Millar Andrews is Prime Minister. : ULSTER
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Councils. : SYNODS
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Defames. : SMEARS
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Group of nine. : ENNEAD
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Perfumes. : ATTARS
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K ration. : SNACK
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Over again. : ANEW
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___ de Oro. : RIO
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At bridge, no game. : NIL
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Official of ancient Rome. : EDILE
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River on Balkan invasion route. : VARDAR
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Failures. : LOSSES
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Blasted Ligurian naval base. : GENOA
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American historians. : BEARDS
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City on railway between Parma and Bologna. : MODENA
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Ocean isle of medieval romance. : AVALON
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Mountbatten's island base. : CEYLON
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Secure. : NAIL
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Ott. : MEL
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Cavity in a rock. : VUG
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Attacking planes. : RAIDERS
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City of southeast Salerno. : SAPRI
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Capital of South Australia. : ADELAIDE
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Seat of Western university. : RENO
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Calorie counter. : DIETER
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Economic system. : CAPITALISM
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___ Gaboriau. : EMILE
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Moro chiefs. : DATOS
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Thin wings in certain seeds. : ALAE
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City on the Mediterranean. : NICE
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First principle. : SEED
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Adroit. : DEFT
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Finishing touch. : ENDER
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River in path of Russian drive. : DNIESTER
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Fruit. : DRUPE
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Bring to downfall. : RUINATE
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Counterpart. : OBVERSE
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Crystalline sugar. : MALTOSE
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Soldier's home. : TRENCH
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Peruser. : CONNER
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Ottoman sultan (1611–40). : MURAD
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Oat genus. : AVENA
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Soviet republic in Asia, capital Stalinabad. : TAJIK
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Persons with old-fashioned ideas: Colloq. : DODOS
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Feminine name. : ELISA
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Declare. : AVER
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Improve. : MEND
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Old Roman clan. : GENS
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Biblical twin. : ESAU
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North African native rulers. : DEYS
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Either of two allies: Abbr. : USA
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Shape of draftsman's instrument. : TEE
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Captain Lawson of the Tokyo raid. : TED

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 79 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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